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Search & Seizure – Investigative Stop – DUI – Driving After HO Adjudication – Tip From Store Clerk (access required)

Where a convenience store clerk called police about someone who was causing a disturbance and had been drinking and was possibly intoxicated, and the officer who responded to the call observed the defendant, who was identified by the clerk, leave ...

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Workers' Comp – Refusal Of Selective Work – Return To Work (access required)

Where claimant, who injured his ankle on the job, never attempted to perform the alternative work arranged by the rehabilitation specialist: automobile “detailing” for a car dealership, and claimant went to work on his father’s farm instead, claimant’s refusal of ...

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Evidence – Hearsay – Out-Of-Court Identifications (access required)

Where the trial court allowed a police officer to testify that a young girl, on the day following the purse-snatching outside a Giant Food Store, had told the officer that on the day before, she observed defendant shortly after the ...

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Criminal (309099) (access required)

Grand Larceny Of Payroll Checks Where a store cashier identified defendant as the person who attempted to cash a particular payroll check on the morning the checks were stolen from the plant where defendant had gone to interview for a ...

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Workers' Comp – Medical Expenses – Myotherapist – Mileage Reimbursement (access required)

Where claimant, a nurse-midwife who injured her back in 1984, was referred by her own treating physician to a myotherapist for relief from continued muscular problems, the employer was obliged to pay for those treatments. It was incumbent upon claimant ...

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Workers' Comp – Independent Contractor – Drywall Hanger (access required)

Where claimant and the gypsum company owner stated that the company controlled where and when claimant was to show up for work, the company had trained claimant, provided equipment for claimant to use in hanging drywall, paid his wages on ...

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Workers' Comp (309147) (access required)

Refusal Of Selective Employment Where claimant had a full-time night job which paid $7 per hour, and a part-time evening janitorial job for another employer, paying $4.25 per hour, and claimant was injured at the day job, claimant was not ...

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Domestic Relations – Child Support – Multiple Decrees Consistent (access required)

Where the trial court’s 1988 child support decree left intact a 1981 decree setting child support at $100 per child, and the 1988 decree merely sets the terms of the payroll deduction for current support and for collection of arrearage, ...

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