Monday, December 09, 2019


Selected New Judicial Opinions

Judge Filed Case
Judge David M. Lawson 10/15/2019 [18-11546] DANIEL J. O'BRIEN v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY

OPINION AND ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION, DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, GRANTING DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, AFFIRMING THE FINDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER, AND DISMISSING COMPLAINT

Judge David M. Lawson 9/30/2019 [16-13174] JOHN DOE v. DAVID H. BAUM, et al

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO DISMISS, PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT, AND PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR INTERIM RELIEF, AND DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR INTERIM ATTORNEY’S FEES

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 9/27/2019 [14-10957] WALTER CUMMINGS v. PAUL KLEE ET AL.

OPINION AND ORDER ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION [226]; OVERRULING DEFENDANT'S OBJECTION [227]; AND DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT [201]

Judge Avern Cohn 9/19/2019 [14-12175] ELIZABETH DeLUCA, and EDS CARE MANAGEMENT, INC., v. AMICA MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANT/COUNTERPLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (Doc. 83)

Judge Avern Cohn 9/11/2019 [19-10948] MERCEDES BENZ, USA, LLC. v. JAMES LEWIS, et. al

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS TO DISMISS

Judge Avern Cohn 9/3/2019 [18-20467] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. NABOR ACOSTA-BARRERA, ALBERTO FLORES-HERNANDEZ

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS TO SUPPRESS (Docs. 23, 24)

Judge Avern Cohn 8/29/2019 [18-13533] TODD and MARICA BATES v. GREEN FARMS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, THE HIGHLANDER GROUP, and MAKOWER ABBATE GUERRA WEGER VOLLMER, PLLC

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS (Docs. 22, 23) AND DISMISSING CASE

Judge David M. Lawson 8/22/2019 [18-10887] JAMES LEE SALTMARSHALL v. VHS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN, INC. and SCOTT LANGENBERG

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION, VACATING IN PART OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, DISMISSING AMENDED COMPLAINT, AND DISMISSING MOTIONS IN LIMINE AS MOOT

Judge David M. Lawson 7/29/2019 [18-12792] CHRISTOPHER OGDEN v. LITTLE CAESAR ENTERPRISES, INC. and LC TRADEMARKS, INC.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS AND DISMISSING COMPLAINT WITH PREJUDICE

Judge David M. Lawson 7/27/2019 [18-12713] MICHELLE N. PEARL v. COMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY

OPINION

Judge David M. Lawson 7/11/2019 [18-10887] JAMES LEE SALTMARSHALL v PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, et.al

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BY DEFENDANTS PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES – GARDEN CITY, LLC, SHAWNA WRIGHT, CHRISTIAN BAUERFELD, JONATHAN MUNSON, JEFFREY TWARDZIK, JEFFREY SMITH AND THE CITY OF INKSTER, AND GRANTING IN PART AND DENYNG IN PART MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BY DEFENDANTS VHS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN, INC., AND SCOTT LANGENBERG

Judge David M. Lawson 7/9/2019 [18-13359] LESLIE D. NOLAN v DETROIT EDISON COMPANY, et.al

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS AND DISMISSING COMPLAINT

Judge David M. Lawson 7/3/2019 [16-11546] SHAUNA M. MOTE, et. al v CITY OF CHELSEA, et. al

OPINION AFTER TRIAL

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 7/2/2019 [07-20498] United States of America v Earl Payton, Ronald Rice

ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS FOR SENTENCE REDUCTION PURSUANT TO THE FIRST STEP ACT [127, 138]

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 6/17/2019 [18-11776] JOHN DOE v. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ET AL

RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS' PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS

Judge David M. Lawson 5/22/2019 [17-02744] IN RE: FCA US LLC MONOSTABLE ELECTRONIC GEARSHIFT LITIGATION MDL No. 2744

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO EXCLUDE TESTIMONY OF BRUCE STROMBOM, AND DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTIONS TO EXCLUDE TESTIMONY OF JUSTINE HASTINGS AND CRAIG ROSENBERG

Judge David M. Lawson 5/15/2019 [17-13062] DAVONTAE SANFORD v. MICHAEL RUSSELL and JAMES TOLBERT

CORRECTED OPINION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 5/9/2019 [17-13062] DAVONTAE SANFORD v. MICHAEL RUSSELL and JAMES TOLBERT

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTIONS TO EXCLUDE VARIOUS DEFENSE EXPERT WITNESSES

Judge David M. Lawson 5/1/2019 [16-02744] IN RE: FCA US LLC MONOSTABLE ELECTRONIC GEARSHIFT LITIGATION MDL No. 2744

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING IN PART MOTIONS TO SEAL CERTAIN DOCUMENTS

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 4/24/2019 [18-20715] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. LLOYD DAVID SPRINGFIELD

ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR SEVERANCE [13]; DENYING MOTION TO DISMISS UNDER THE COMMERCE CLAUSE [14]; DENYING MOTION TO DISMISS ON FOR SELECTIVE PROSECUTION [15]; DENYING MOTION TO DISMISS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL VAGUENESS [16]; AND GRANTING MOTION FOR NOTICE FROM THE GOVERNMENT REGARDING 404(B) EVIDENCE