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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • United States v. Brown
    In 2003 Brown pleaded guilty to filing a false income tax return. He was sentenced to five years of probation. In 2005, he was charged...
  • Adkins v. Nestle Purina PetCare Co.
    The district court certified a nationwide class action, alleging that Nestlé and Waggin’ Train sold dog treats that injured the dogs. The parties reached a...
  • Iqbal v. Patel
    Iqbal bought a gasoline service station and contracted with S-Mart Petroleum for gasoline. Iqbal then hired Patel to conduct the business, ceding operational control to...
  • Gyorgy v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue
    The Internal Revenue Service determined that Gyorgy (who did not file tax returns 2001-2007) owed approximately $100,000 in unpaid income taxes, penalties, and interest for...
  • Underwood v. City of Chicago
    Since 1982 Chicago has provided free or subsidized health care to certain retirees who receive pension benefits. In 2013 the ordinance establishing those benefits expired....
  • Nelson v. Holinga-Katona
    Nelson, a former employee of the Lake County Auditor’s office, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against Katona, individually and as Lake County Auditor, and...
  • Dugan v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue
    When the dude ranch owned by a closely held Wisconsin corporation was sold, the shareholders planned to liquidate, but the asset sale had produced a...
  • Kallal v. CIBA Vision Corp.
    Nearly two years after he stopped using CIBA contact lenses, Kallal sued the company, claiming that a defect had hurt his eyes. CIBA itself had...
  • Keirkhavash v. Holder
    Keirkhavash did not depart when her tourist visa lapsed. Two days before the statutory deadline, she sought asylum, contending that Iran would persecute her because...
  • Hall v. Colvin
    Hall, an aviation mechanic, was discharged in 2001 by the military because of pain from an ankle injury. He was deemed by the Department of...

 

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