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Tag Archives: Judge Mary Grace O’Brien

Trucker Hits Bicyclist, Changes Critical Fact at Trial (access required)

In this case of involuntary manslaughter resulting from a truck driving over a bicyclist at 10:56 p.m. on a four-lane-highway, the defendant truck driver’s testimony changed over the course of events. The Court of Appeals affirmed appellant’s conviction for involuntary ...

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No Lawyer Fees Under PSA ‘Enforcement’ Clause (access required)

A couple’s property settlement agreement called for wife to submit a Military Qualified Consent Order to divide husband’s military pension, and the court’s modification of wife’s proposed MQCO at husband’s request did not amount to enforcement of the PSA that ...

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Statements Suppressed, But Drug Evidence Comes In (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds a trial court’s decision to suppress statements defendant made to police prior to waiving her Miranda rights, but reverses the lower court’s suppression of evidence seized from a backpack and shaving kit. Social workers made ...

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Claimant Can’t Collect for Commission Mistake (access required)

A school guidance counselor injured in a compensable car accident cannot overturn a commission decision enforcing a termination agreement and denying her request for benefits and penalties pursuant to a June 2005 workers’ compensation award. Forms not entered In January 2006, the ...

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Awards Reversed for GI Bill, Military Pension Benefits (access required)

Although husband claimed he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and was hospitalized for depression shortly after failing to appear for a divorce trial, the trial court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to reopen the case on husband’s motion ...

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