Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests (page 3562) /

Opinion Digests

Jury & Jurors – Batson Challenge – Race-Neutral Reasons – Age – Parental Status – Address (access required)

Where defendant, in challenging the prosecutor’s purported reasons for striking two African-American members of the venire (a female was too young and had no children, and a male was inappropriately dressed in an athletic letter jacket and had an address ...

Read More »

Partnerships – Loans To Partnership – Interest (access required)

Where plaintiff and defendant, former neighbors, entered into a business venture to broker automobile leases, the venture was a partnership, albeit loosely organized, and the trial court’s final decree accounting for the partnership’s remaining assets is affirmed. First, plaintiff argues ...

Read More »

Civil Practice – Habitual Offender – Alcoholic – Guardian Ad Litem (access required)

Although defendant contends that because he was an alcoholic, he was entitled to have a guardian ad litem appointed to represent him in his earlier adjudication as an habitual offender, the failure to appoint a guardian does not void the ...

Read More »

Criminal – Intent To Commit Felony – Breaking & Entering – Sufficiency (access required)

Where defendant went to his mother’s boyfriend’s apartment to “talk to him” about his abuse of the mother, and defendant entered the apartment after one of his companions kicked in the door, and evidence indicated defendant was “very mad” and ...

Read More »

Criminal – Driving After HO Adjudication – Alcoholic – Guardian Ad Litem – County Of Residence (access required)

Although defendant presented evidence from a psychiatrist concerning his severe alcoholism at the time he was adjudicated an habitual offender, defendant nevertheless may not challenge his prior habitual offender adjudication on the ground that he was entitled to appointment of ...

Read More »

Criminal – Embezzlement – Sufficiency – Tow Truck Driver (access required)

Where the victim was involved in an automobile accident with a tow truck belonging to defendant’s towing company, and defendant told the victim that he felt responsible for the accident and would take her car to her boyfriend’s house, but ...

Read More »

Workers' Comp – Appeals – Interlocutory Order (access required)

Where the deputy commissioner to whom this case was remanded still has not considered whether the late filing of the first report of accident prejudiced the case, and this determination may resolve this matter without the need to address the ...

Read More »

Workers' Comp – Temporary Total Disability – Injuries From Fall (access required)

Where the medical reports for claimant, a field representative for a health insurance company, disclosed no evidence that claimant’s regular employment duties exceeded the initial light duty restrictions placed on claimant, we cannot say as a matter of law that ...

Read More »