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Decisions

When judges decide important cases – decisions that are intended to influence judges and lawyers in future cases – the courts “report” the decisions to law book publishers and legal databases.

Guin Stokes & Evans lawyers have represented parties in more than 125 reported decisions handed down by federal and state courts, including the following decisions (among others):

United States Supreme Court:

Dept. of Rev. of Kentucky v. Davis, 553 U.S. 328, 128 S.Ct. 1801 (2008)

Lampf, Pleva, Lipkind, Prupis & Petigrow v. Gilbertson, 501 U.S. 350 (1991)

United States Circuit Courts of Appeals:

Jones v. Freedom Rain, TLC, 401 Fed.Appx. 409, 2010 WL 4121301 (11th Cir. 2010)

Corporate America Credit Union v. Herbst, 397 Fed.Appx. 540, 2010 WL 3705914 (11th cir. 2010)

In re HealthSouth Corp. Securities Litig., 572 F.3d 854 (11th Cir. 2009)

In re HealthSouth Corp. Securities Litig., 334 Fed.Appx. 248, 2009 WL 1684422 (11th Cir. June 17, 2009)

Culpepper v. Irwin Mortg. Corp., 491 F.3d 1260 (11th Cir. 2007)

Nunnally v. Equifax Information Services, LLC, 451 F.3d 768 (11th Cir. 2006)

Heimmermann v. First Union Mortg. Corp., 305 F.3d 1257 (11th Cir. 2002)

In re Synthroid Marketing Litigation, 264 F.3d 712 (7th Cir. 2001)

Culpepper v. Irwin Mortg. Corp., 253 F.3d 1324 (11th Cir. 2001)

Culpepper v. Inland Mortg. Corp., 144 F.3d 717 (11th Cir. 1998)

Culpepper v. Inland Mortgage Co., 132 F.3d 692 (11th Cir. 1998) (rehearing app. denied 144 F.3d 717)

Musson Theatrical, Inc. v. Federal Exp. Corp., 89 F.3d 1244 (6th Cir. 1996)

Freeman v. Laventhol & Horwath, 34 F.3d 333 (6th Cir. 1994)

Sewell v. Bank of Wedowee, 918 F.2d 152 (11th Cir. 1990)

United States District Courts:

In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation, 26 F. Supp. 2d 1172 (N.D. Ala. June 18, 2014)

Bussey v. Macon County Greyhound Park, Inc., 2011 WL 1216296 (M.D. Ala. 2011)

In re BP, PLC Securities Litigation, 758 F. Supp. 2d 428 (S.D. Tex. 2010)

In re Farmers Ins. Co., Inc. FCRA Litigation, 741 F. Supp. 2d 1211 (W.D. Okla. 2010)

In re Farmers Ins. Co., Inc. FCRA Litigation, 738 F. Supp. 2d 1180 (W.D. Okla. 2010)

Professional Asset Strategies v. Continental Cas. Co., 2010 WL 4284991 (N.D. Ala. 2010)

In re HealthSouth Securities Litig. , 261 F.R.D. 616 (N.D. Ala. 2009)

In re HealthSouth Securities Litig., 257 F.R.D. 260 (N.D. Ala. 2009)

Fish v. Greatbanc Trust Co., 667 F.Supp.2d 949 (N.D. Ill. 2009)

In re Nissan North America, Inc. Odometer Litig., 664 F.Supp.2d 873 (M.D. Tenn. 2009)

In re Bisphenol-A (BPA) Polycarbonate Plastic Products Liability Litig., 2009 WL 3762965 (W.D. Mo Nov. 9, 2009)

Fish v. Greatbanc Trust Co., 2009 WL 2515116 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 17, 2009)

Fish v. Greatbanc Trust Co., 2009 WL 2487073 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 12, 2009)

In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litig., 2009 WL 1955796 (N.D. Cal. July 6, 2009)

Dees v. Colonial Bancgroup, Inc., Slip Copy, 2009 WL 1285424 (M.D. Ala. May 7, 2009)

Dees v. Colonial Bancgroup, Inc., Slip Copy, 2009 WL 1033258 (M.D. Ala. April 17, 2009)

In re OSB Antitrust Litig., Slip Copy, 2009 WL 579376 (E.D. Pa. March 4, 2009)

In re TJX Companies Retail Security Breach Litig., 584 F.Supp.2d 395 (D. Mass. 2008)

In re Xerox Corporation ERISA Litigation, Civ. No. 3:02 cv 01138, 2008 WL 918539 (D. Conn. March 31, 2008)

In re TJX Companies Retail Sec. Breach Litig., 246 F.R.D. 389 (D. Mass. 2007)

In re Xerox Corporation ERISA Litigation, 483 F. Supp. 2d 2006 (D. Conn. 2007)

In re TJX Companies Retail Sec. Breach Litig., 524 F.Supp.2d 83(D. Mass. 2007)

In re OSB Antitrust Litig., 2007 WL 2253418 (Aug. 3, 2007)

In re OSB Antitrust Litig., 2007 WL 2253419 (Aug. 3, 2007)

Babcock v. Computer Associates, No. 00-cv-1648, 2007 WL 526601 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 9, 2007)

Alexander v. Certegy Check Services, Inc., 2006 WL 1515841 (M.D. Ala. 2006)

Culpepper v. Inland Mortg. Corp., 243 F.R.D. 459 (N.D. Ala. 2006)

Culpepper v. Inland Mortg. Corp., 243 F.R.D. 453 (N.D. Ala. 2006)

Lynn v. Amoco Oil Co., 459 F. Supp. 2d 1175 (M.D. Ala. 2006)

Nelson v. UBS Global Asset Management (Americas), Inc., 2005 WL 327034 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 9, 2005)

Jones v. Sonic Automotive, Inc., 2005 WL 1801415 (M.D. Ala. 2005)

Jones v. Sonic Automotive, Inc.,391 F.Supp.2d 1064 (M.D. Ala. 2005)

Nunnally v. Equifax Information Services, LLC., 366 F.Supp.2d 1119 (N.D. Ala. 2005)

Baynes v. ALLTEL Wireless of Alabama, Inc., 322 F.Supp.2d 1307 ( M.D. Ala. 2004)

In re HealthSouth Corp. Ins. Litig., 219 F.R.D. 688 (N.D. Ala. 2004)

Cokenour v. Household Intern. Inc., No. 02 C 7921, 2004 WL 725973 (N.D. Ill. March 31, 2004)

Nelson v. Brinson Partners, Inc., No. 03 C 6446, 2004 WL 178180 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 16, 2004)

Glover v. Standard Federal Bank, 2003 WL 23721332 (D. Minn. March 5, 2003)

In re Bank One Securities Litigation, First Chicago Shareholders Claims, 209 F.R.D. 418 (N.D. Ill. 2002)

Glover v. Standard Federal Bank, 2002 WL 32631442 (D. Minn. Feb. 27, 2002)

Alexander v. Phoenix Bond & Indem., 149 F. Supp. 2d 989 (N.D. Ill. 2001)

In re Telectronics Pacing Systems, Inc., 137 F.Supp.2d 985 (S.D. Ohio 2001)

Glover v. Standard Federal Bank, 2002 WL 32631442 (D. Minn. Aug. 9, 2001)

Alexander v. Phoenix Bond & Indem. Co., 149 F.Supp.2d 989 (N.D. Ill. 2001)

In re Terazosin Hydrochloride Antitrust Litigation, 164 F. Supp. 2d 1340 (S.D. Fla. 2000)

In re Synthroid Marketing Litigation, 110 F. Supp. 2d 676 (N.D. Ill. 2000)

In re Healthsouth Corp. Securities Litigation, 2000 WL 34211319 (N.D. Ala. 2000)

Glover v. Standard Federal Bank, 2002 WL 32631442 (D. Minn. May 31, 2000)

Culpepper v. Inland Mortgage Co., 189 F.R.D. 668 (N.D. Ala. 1999)

In re Copley Pharmaceutical, Inc., Albuterol Products Liability Litigation, 50 F.Supp.2d 1141 (D. Wyo. 1999)

Heimmerman v. First Union Mortgage Corp., 188 F.R.D. 403 (N.D. Ala. 1999)

Dujanovic v. Mortgage America, Inc., 185 F.R.D. 660 (N.D. Ala. 1999)

Iberville Parish Waterworks District No. 3 v. Novartis Crop Protection, Inc., 45 Fed. Supp. 2d 934 (S.D. Ala. 1999)

In re Telectronics Pacing Systems, Inc., 186 F.R.D. 459 (S.D. Ohio 1999)

In re Ford Motor Co. Ignition Switch Products, 199 WL 34824273 (D. N.J. July 27, 1999)

Sebago, Inc. v. Beazer East, Inc., 18 F.Supp.2d 70 (D. Mass. 1998)

Peters v. Brants Grocery, 990 F.Supp. 1337 (M.D. Ala. 1998)

Woodward v. Nor-Am Chemical Co., 1996 WL 1063670 (S.D. Ala. 1996)

In re Copley Pharmaceutical, Inc., 158 F.R.D. 485 (D. Wyo. 1994)

In re Comptronix Securities Litigation, 831 F.Supp. 1563 (N.D. Ala. 1993)

U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co. v. Patriot’s Point Development Authority, 788 F. Supp. 880 (D.S.C. 1992)

Ayers v. Sutliffe, Fed. Sec. L. Rep. P 96,552 (1992 S.D. Ohio)

U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co. v. Patriot’s Point Development Authority, 772 F. Supp. 1565, Fed. Sec. L. Rep. P 96,902 (D.S.C. 1991)

South Carolina National Bank v. Stone, 749 F. Supp. 1419 (D.S.C. 1990)

Southside Internists Group PC Money Purchase Pension Plan v. Janus , 741 F.Supp. 1536 (N.D. Ala. 1990)

Mashburn v. National Healthcare, Inc., 684 F. Supp. 679 (M.D. Ala. 1988)

Mashburn v. National Healthcare, Inc., 684 F. Supp. 660 (M.D. Ala. 1988)

Thomasson v. Amsouth Bank, N.A., 59 B.R. 997 (N.D. Ala. 1986)

Alabama Appellate Courts:

Southeastern Meats of Pelham, Inc. v. City of Birmingham, 895 So.2d 909 (Ala. 2004)

Leon C. Baker, P.C. v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., 821 So.2d 158 (Ala. 2001)

Equifirst Corp. v. Ware, 808 So.2d 1 (Ala. 2001)

In re Long Distance Telephone Litigation, 783 So.2d 800 (Ala. 2000)

Ex parte State Mut. Ins. Co., 715 So.2d 207 (Ala. 1997)

Doremus v. Business Counsel of Alabama Self-Insurance Fund, 686 So. 2d 252 (Ala. 1996)

Hatch v. Health-Mor, Inc., 686 So. 2d 1132 (Ala. 1996)

Ex parte James D. Blake, 624 So. 2d 528 (Ala. 1993)

Blake v. American Family Care, Inc., 599 So. 2d 5 (Ala. 1992)

Defco, Inc. v. Decatur Cylinder, Inc., 595 So.2d 1329 (Ala. 1992)

Hackney v. First Alabama Bank, 555 So. 2d 97 (Ala. 1989)

Banton v. Hackney, 557 So.2d 807 (Ala. 1989)

Western Sling and Cable Co., Inc. v. Hamilton, 545 So. 2d 29 (Ala. 1989)

Katopodis v. Pope, 542 So. 2d 1229 (Ala. 1993)

Selby v. Quartrol Corp., 514 So. 2d 1294 (Ala. 1987)

City of Birmingham v. Smith, 507 So. 2d 1312 (Ala. 1987)

Stallworth v. Hicks, 434 So. 2d 229 (Ala. 1983)

Woodward v. Woodward, 413 So. 2d 1060 (Ala. 1982)

Limbaugh v. Richardson, 402 So. 2d 957 (Ala. 1981)

Cook v. Cook, 396 So. 2d 1037 (Ala. 1981)

State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. v. Erwin, 393 So. 2d 996 (Ala. 1981)

Forrester v. Putman, 409 So. 2d 773 (Ala. 1981)

Limbaugh v. Richardson, 402 So. 2d 957 (Ala. 1981)

Brumbeloe v. Brumbeloe, 429 So. 2d 1063 (Ala. Civ. App. 1983)

Forrester v. Putman, 409 So. 2d 773 (Ala. 1982)

Jerrell v. Jerrell, 418 So. 2d 157 (Ala. Civ. App. 1982)

McClure v. Cassady, 426 So. 2d 430 (Ala. Civ. App. 1982)

Piggly Wiggly, Inc. v. McCormick, 411 So. 2d 789 (Ala. Civ. App. 1981)

Other State Courts:

Dunn v. North Carolina, 635 S.E. 2d 604 (N.C. App. 2006), appeal dismissed as rev. improvidently granted, — S.E.2d —-, 2007 WL 4276659 (N.C. Dec. 7, 2007)

In re PNB Holding Co. Shareholders Litigation, No. Civ. A 28-N, 2006 WL 2403999 (Del. Ch. Aug. 18, 2006)

Sogg v. Zurz, 121 Ohio St. 449 (2009)

Rowlette v. State, 362 N.C. 474 (2008)

Dunn v. State, 653 S.E.2d 881 (2007)

Dunn v. State, 649 S.E.2d 900 (2007)

Dunn v. State, 647 S.E.2d 96 (2007)

Dunn v. State, 645 S.E.2d 767 (2007)

Dunn v. State, 179 N.C. App. 753 (2006)

Davis v. Department of Revenue, 197 S.W. 3d 557 (Ky. App., 2006), rev’d, Department of Revenue v. Davis, 128 S.Ct. 1801 (2008)

Canel v. Topinka, 212 Ill. 2d (2004)

Canel v. Topinka, 342 Ill. App. 3d 65 (Ill. App. 2003)

Musson Theatrical, Inc. v. Federal Express Corp., 2001 WL 370035 (Tenn. Ct. App., Apr 12, 2001)

Banton v. Hackney, 700 So. 2d 1248 (Fla. App. 1997)

O’Malley v. Boris, No. Civ. A 15735-NC, 2002 WL 453928 (Del. Chan. March 18, 1992)