U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • Fontaine v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co
    In 1989, the Supreme Court held that courts should apply de novo review in suits challenging denials of employee benefits governed by the Employee Retirement...
  • United States v. Latin
    Anzaldi, DeSalvo, and Latin concocted an $8 million fraudulent tax scheme based on a sovereign citizen-type theory that the U.S. government holds hidden bank accounts...
  • Grace Schools v. Burwell
    Religious, not-for-profit organizations challenged the “contraceptive mandate” of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), 42 U.S.C. 300gg-13(a)(4), arguing that the ACA’s...
  • Avila v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
    Avila bought his Chicago home with a $100,500 CitiMortgage loan. Five years later, a fire made the house uninhabitable. Avila’s insurance carrier paid out $150,000....
  • AutoNation, Inc. v. Nat'l Labor Relations Bd.
    Libertyville Toyota is a 140-employee car dealership with an 80-person service department. In 2011 Libertyville’s owner, AutoNation, became aware of interest in unionization and held...
  • United States v. Mullins
    Beginning in 2008 Mullins served as Cook County’s Director of Public Affairs and Communications. At that time, contracts requiring the county to spend $25,000 or...
  • United States v. Rollins
    Rollins pleaded guilty to selling crack cocaine and was sentenced to 84 months in prison and four years of supervised release. The Seventh Circuit vacated...
  • United States v. Jines
    Falor was convicted of two counts of tax evasion, 26 U.S.C. 7201, and sentenced to 74 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release. In...
  • United States v. Grzegorczyk
    Grzegorczyk met with undercover officers posing as gun suppliers and stated that he wanted to have individuals killed because he held them responsible for his...
  • Dr. Robert L. Meinders, D.C. v. UnitedHealthcare, Inc.
    Dr. Meinders sued United Healthcare in Illinois state court, alleging that in 2013, United sent him and a number of similarly-situated persons an unsolicited “junk...

 

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