Utah Employment Decisions (2009 to Present)




ARRANGED
by TOPIC, then

by COURT, and then

by DATE   (in Reverse Chronological Order)

Index of Topics: 
 i.  Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful Termination .

Utah Supreme Court
  1. Nelson v. Orem City (Utah, August 19, 2013) (upholding termination of police officer for excessive use of force (cf. Nelson v. Orem City Dept. of Public Safety, below)
  2. Zions Management Services v. Jeffrey S. Record (Utah, June 25, 2013) (vacating lower court ruling enforcing mandatory arbitration clause)
  3. Cabaness v. Thomas (Utah April 23, 2010) (breach of implied contract, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and wrongful termination claim)
Utah Court of Appeals
  1. Fowler v. Teynor (Utah Ct. App., March 20, 2014) (affirming termination over plaintiff's issue preclusion claims)
  2. Cardon v. Jean Brown Research (February 13, 2014) (dismissing fraud claim and affirming summary judgement against unjust enrichment claim)
  3. Giles v. Mineral Resources International, Inc. (February 13, 2014) (noncompetition agreement)
  4. Perez v. South Jordan City (Utah Ct. App., February 6, 2014) (affirming city appeal board's affirmation of police officer's termination)
  5. A&B Mechanical Contractors and Workers Compensation Fund v. Labor Commission and Scott Driscoll (Utah Ct. App., September 19, 2013) (interpretation of disability agreement)
  6. Howick v. Salt Lake CityCorp. (Utah Ct. App., September 6, 2013) (waiveability of merit employee status) (see also Howick v. Salt Lake City Employee Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Nov. 19, 2009) (appeal of city decision regarding jurisdiction to hear appeal))
  7. Stepsaver, Inc., v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., August 22, 2013) (overturning board ruling that termination was improperly based on hearsay evidence: evidence was not adduced to prove the truth of complaints, merely the complaints' existence)
  8. Tomlinson v. NCR Corporation (Utah Ct. App., January 31, 2013) (employment manual could have created an implied contract subject to the covenant of Good Faith)
  9. Anderson v. Larry H. Miller Communications Corp. (Utah Ct. App., July 19, 2012) (termination of oral contract; question of reasonable reliance)
  10. Nelson v. Orem City Dept. of Public Safety (Utah Ct. App., May 17, 2012) (upholding the OCPD's termination of the petitioner for excessive use of force)
  11. Blauer v. Career Service Review Board (Utah Ct. App., April 19, 2012) (upholding board's determinations regarding jurisdiction, job parameters, and reassignment as reprimand)
  12. CDC Restoration & Construction, LC v. Tradesmen Contractors, LLC (Utah Ct. App., Feb. 24, 2012) (analysis of trade secret determinations)
  13. Hicks v. UBS Financial Services, Inc. (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 4, 2010) (breach of arbitration agreement entered as a condition of employment)
  14. Young Living Essential Oils, LC v. Marin (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 24, 2009) (breach of employment contract)
United States Supreme Court
  1. Rent-A-Center, West, Inc. v. Jackson (U.S. June 21, 2010) (employment arbitration agreement)
  2. Mac's Shell Service, Inc., v. Shell Oil Products Co. LLC (U.S., March 2, 2010) (franchise renewal and termination vis-a-vis the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act)
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

  1. Everplay Installation Inc. v. Huber (10th Cir., March 22, 2012) (failure to diligently pursue enforcement of Ontario arbitration award based on a noncompete agreement)
  2. Arnold Oil Properties LLC v. Schlumberger Technology Corporation (10th Cir., March 6, 2012) (affirming refusal to enforce contractual limitation of liability provision based on inequality of bargaining positions)
  3. Wallace v. Microsoft (10th Cir., January 4, 2012) (affirming district court denial of wrongful termination and outrage tort claims)
  4. Hoko v. Huish Detergents, Inc. (10th Cir., December 27, 2011) (affirming denial of Title VII claims)
  5. Trinity Mortgage v. Dryer (10th Cir., December 19, 2011) (claims of breach of contract, fraud, defamation, and conversion, all concerning his alleged wrongful termination)
  6. Boston Scientific Corp. v. Mabey (10th Cir. Oct. 31, 2011) (breach of non-competition agreement claim)
  7. McGuire v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co. (10th Cir. September 9, 2011) (breach of contract claims for termination of insurance agent contract)
  8. Brown v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (10th Cir. July 25, 2011) (wrongful termination claim)
  9. Clearone Communications, Inc. v. Bowers (10th Cir. June 27, 2011) (misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract claims)
  10. Tyler v. Tsurumi (America), Inc. (10th Cir. June 7, 2011) (breach of employment contract claim)
  11. Rosenzweig v. Johns Mansville (10th Cir. April 25, 2011) (breach of employment contract claim)
  12. Geras v. International Business Machines Corp. (10th Cir. April 18, 2011) (breach of employment contract claims)
  13. Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co. v. American National Insurance Co. (10th Cir. Jan. 26, 2011) (claim of trade secrets violations, inducement of breaches of fiduciary duties, civil conspiracy, and tortious interference with prospective economic relations arising out of employee defection)
  14. Carroll v. Los Alamos National Security, LLC (10th Cir. Jan. 19, 2011) (negligent misrepresentation claims regarding statements made by employer regarding benefits)
  15. Matthews v. Labarge, Inc. (10th Cir. Jan. 7, 2011) (wrongful termination, fraudulent hiring, and deceitful hiring claims)
  16. Kepas v. eBay (10th Circuit Nov. 2, 2010) (enforceability of arbitration agreement)
  17. Defranco v. Storage Technology Corp. (10th Cir. Oct. 20, 2010) (breach of employment contract and wrongful termination claim)
  18. McKissick v. Yuen (10th Cir. Sept. 8, 2010) (interpretation of a separation agreement)
  19. Flood v. ClearOne Communications, Inc. (10th Cir. August 30, 2010) (whether employer was obliged to indemnify CEO in criminal case brought against her)
  20. Williams v. Solvay Chemicals Inc. (10th Cir. July 7, 2010) (breach of contract claim for wrongful termination)
  21. Abbott v. BNSF Railway Company (10th Cir. June 15, 2010) (retaliation in violation of public policy and breach of contract claims)
  22. McBride v. Market Street Mortgage (10th Cir. June 2, 2010) (breach of employment agreement)
  23. Wallace v. Microsoft Corp., (10th Cir. Feb. 18, 2010) (breach of contract case)
  24. O'Toole v. Northrup Grumman Corp. (10th Cir. Feb. 5, 2010) (breach of employment contract case)
  25. Legacy Trading Co., Ltd. v. Hoffman (10th Cir. Jan. 29, 2010) (arbitration agreement related to unpaid commissions)
  26. Conrad v. Phone Directories Co. (10th Cir. Nov. 10, 2009) (arbitration provision in employment agreement)
  27. Kenney v. Facilities Performance Group (10th Cir. Sept. 30, 2009) (wrongful termination)
  28. Southwest Stainless, L.P. v. Sappington (10th Cir. Sept. 21, 2009) (breach of covenant not to compete)
  29. Cory v. Allstate Insurance (10th Cir. Sept. 9, 2009) (breach of independent agency agreement and defamation claims)
  30. Hertz v. Luzenac Group (10th Cir. Aug. 11, 2009) (appropriation of trade secrets)
  31. Turner v. A. Passmore & Sons Inc. (10th Cir. Aug. 4, 2009) (unjust enrichment claim for failure to pay bonus on at-will contract)
  32. Boone v. MVM, Inc. (10th Cir. July 9, 2009) (wrongful termination claim)
  33. Puls v. Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc. (10th Cir. July 7, 2009) (breach of employee severance agreement case)
  34. Creative Consumer Concepts, Inc. v. Kreisler (10th Cir. April 21, 2009) (breach of severance agreement)
 ii.  Defamation .


Utah Supreme Court

Utah Court of Appeals

  1. Westmont Maintenance v. Vance (Utah Ct. App., October 3, 2013) (dismissal of defamation claim against attorney) 
  2. Zoumadakis v. Uintah Basin Medical Center, Inc. (Utah Ct. App. May 21, 2009) (defamation claim stemming from termination)
  3.  

United States Supreme Court

None

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

  1. Rogers v. Alezopulos (10th Cir., December 6, 2013) (due process claim: failure to hold a name-clearing hearing in connection with termination)
  2. Spacecon Contractors v. Bensinger (10th Cir., April 15, 2013) (affirming summary judgment in favor of film-maker on charges of defamation)
  3. D'Souza-Kamath v. Cloud County Health Center, Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 2, 2010) (defamation, tortious interference, breach of contract claims)
 iiiDiscrimination/Retaliation .


Utah Supreme Court

None


    United States Supreme Court
    1. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (U.S., June 24, 2013) (Title VII retaliation claims require proof of but-for causation, not a lessened standard)
    2. Vance v. Ball State University (U.S., June 24, 2013) (upholding definition of "supervisor" pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act)
    3. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes (U.S. June 20, 2011) (Whether discrimination claim could be properly certified as a class action) 
    4. Staub v. Proctor Hospital (U.S. March 1, 2011) (USERRA claim)
    5. Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP (U.S. Jan. 24, 2011) (retaliation claim)
    6. Lewis v. Chicago, (U.S. May 24, 2010) (statute of limitations on disparate impact claims of racial discrimination) 
    7. Ricci v. DeStefano (U.S. June 29, 2009) (Title VII racial discrimination case)
    8. Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc. (U.S. June 18, 2009) (ADEA claim)
    9. AT&T v. Hulteen (U.S. May 18, 2009) (Pregnancy Discrimination Act claim)
    10. Crawford v. Metropolitan Government (U.S., Jan. 26, 2009) (sexual harassment)
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Hunt v. Riverside Transportation, Inc. (10 Cir., September 5, 2013) (affirming dismissal of racial discrimination claim)
      2. Apsley v. Boeing (10th Cir., August 27, 2012) (Boeing not liable for alleged age discrimination under the ADEA, ERISA, and the ADA)
      3. Nozlic v. Romano (10th Cir., March 13, 2012) (disability and discrimination claims dismissed as frivolous)
      4. Jones v. UPS, Inc. (10th Cir., March 5, 2012) (affirming award for retaliatory discharge and recalculation of punitive damages to equal actual damages)
      5. Huaqiang Leo v. Garmin International, Inc. (February 28, 2012) (Rule 60B issues in connection with claims of discrimination based upon age and national origin) related cases: Huaqiang Leo v. Garmin International, Inc. (February 28, 2012), and Huaqiang Leo v. Garmin International, Inc. (February 28, 2012) (in which Mr. Leo is threatened with fines should he file any more post-judgement motions)
      6. EEOC v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (10th Cir., February 27, 2012) (Evidential and Procedural questions in connection with claims of discrimination based on perceived disability)
      7. Berry v. Mission Group Kansas, Inc. (10th Cir., February 23, 2012) (claim of termination in retaliation for reporting sexual harassment of students by instructor)
      8. Johnson v. Sedgwick County Sheriff's Dept. (10th Cir., February 14, 2012) (race and disability discrimination claims)
      9. DeGraw v. Exide Technologies (10th Cir., February 10, 2012) (retaliation and workers compensation claims under Kansas law and the FMLA)
      10. Mapp v. Sturdivant (10th Cir., February 9, 2012) (affirming dismissal of age discrimination and breach of contract claims)
      11. Boese v. Fort Hays State University (10th Cir., February 9, 2012) (gender discrimination and retaliation claims)
      12. Khalik v. United Air Lines (10th Cir., February 6, 2012) (affirming dismissal of discrimination and retaliation claims based upon Khalik's religion (Islam)) 
      13. Sampson v. Integra Telecom Holdings, Inc. (10th Cir., February 6, 2012) (affirming summary judgement against racial discrimination and retaliation claims)
      14. Igwe v. Saint Anthony's Hospital (10th Cir., January 31, 2012) (affirming summary judgement against discrimination and retaliation claims)
      15. Yarberry v. Vilsack (10th Cir., January 31, 2012) (affirming dismissal for failure to exhaust administrative remedies)
      16. Morris v. City of Colorado Springs (10th Cir., January 18, 2012) (retaliation and sexual harassment claims)
      17. Davis v. Akin's (10th Cir., January 11, 2012) (affirming trial court's dismissal of racial discrimination claim)
      18. Field v. Board of Water Commissioners (10th Cir., December 30, 2011) (pro se discrimination/retaliation claims denied for failure to timely exhaust administrative remedies)
      19. Dumas v. Proctor and Gamble Manufacturing Co. (10th Cir., December 30, 2011) (failure to timely exhaust administrative remedies)
      20. Allen v. Southcrest Hospital (10th Cir., December 21, 2011) (discrimination claim based on disability)
      21. Oleynikova v. Bicha (10th Cir., December 21, 2011) (claim of retaliation for speaking out against another public employee, under the First Amendment)
      22. Luster v. Vilsack (10th Cir., December 1, 2011) (sex discrimination, retaliation, and privacy claims)
      23. Smith v. Morton (10th Cir., December 1, 2011) (affirming dismissal of an unusual ADA discrimination claim based upon "regarded as" disability)
      24. Almond v. Unified School District #501 (10th Cir. Nov. 29, 2011) (Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act claims)
      25. Lopez-Fisher v. Abbott Laboratories (10th Cir. Nov. 22, 2011) (gender, race, color, and national origin discrimination claims)
      26. Carter v. Pathfinder Energy Services, Inc. (10th Cir. Nov. 3, 2011) (ADA, ERISA, and implied-in-fact contract claims)
      27. Williams v. Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC (10th Cir. Nov. 1, 2011) (motion granting petition to proceed in forma pauperis on an FMLA claim)
      28. Anderson v. The Cato Corporation (10th Cir. Oct. 27, 2011) (Pregnancy Discrimination Act claim)
      29. Twigg v. Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (10th Cir. Oct. 13, 2011) (FMLA, race discrimination, and retaliation claims)
      30. Gross v. General Motors LLC (10th Cir. Oct. 6, 2011) (sexual harassment and ADA claims)
      31. Johnson-Stanton v. Management & Training Corp. (10th Cir. September 15, 2011) (race and national origin discrimination claims)
      32. Helm v. Kansas (10th Cir. Sept. 7, 2011) (sexual harassment claims)
      33. Williams v. McCallin (10th Cir. September 7, 2011) (race discrimination and first amendment claims)
      34. Norouzian v. University of Kansas Hospital Authority (10th Cir. August 31, 2011) (national origin discrimination)
      35. Felix v. Denver (10th Cir. August 31, 2011) (race and disability discrimination claims)
      36. Bagwell v. Safeway Denver Milk Plant (10th Cir. August 25, 2011) (sex discrimination claim)
      37. Low v. Chu (10th Cir. August 23, 2011) (gender discrimination and retaliation claims)
      38. Lauer v. Thelin (10th Cir. August 22, 2011) (ADA claim)
      39. Locke v. Grady County (10th Cir. August 19, 2011) (age discrimination claim)
      40. Winne v. Lakewood (10th Cir. August 15, 2011) (FMLA claim)
      41. Tomlinson v. El Paso Corp. (10th Cir. August 11, 2010) (age discrimination and ERISA claims)
      42. Honeyfield v. Gallup (10th Cir. Aug. 2, 2011) (retaliation claim)
      43. Simmons v. Donahoe (10th Cir. Aug. 2, 2011) (disability discrimination in violation of the Rehabilitation Act)
      44. Boston v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield (10th Cir. July 29, 2011) (age discrimination claim)
      45. White v. Schafer (10th Cir. July 28, 2011) (sex discrimation, retaliation, and violation of Privacy Act claims)
      46. McClelland v. Deluxe Financial Services, Inc. (10th Cir. July 26, 2011) (race discrimination claims)
      47. Leo v. Garmin International, Inc. (10th Cir. July 21, 2011) (age and national origin discrimination claims)
      48. Parker v. Salazar (10th Cir. July 18, 2011) (retaliation in violaiton of Title VII and Rehabilitation Act claims)
      49. Christian v. AHS Tulsa Regional Medical Center, LLC (10th Cir. July 15, 2011) (sexual harassment claims)
      50. Koon v. Sedgwick County (10th Cir. July 8, 2011) (claim for retaliatory discharge under Kansas law)
      51. Powell v. Laborers Union #1271 (10th Cir. June 7, 2011) (racial discrimination claims)
      52. Adudell v. Gardner Tanenbaum Group, LLC (10th Cir. June 6, 2011) (whether Title VII retaliation claim was barred by severance agreement)
      53. Simmons v. Sykes Enterprises, Inc. (10th Cir. June 2, 2011) (ADEA claims)
      54. McDonald-Cuba v. Santa Fe Protective Services, Inc. (10th Cir. May 9, 2011) (sex discrimination and retaliation claims)
      55. EEOC v. CR England, Inc. (10th Cir. May 3, 2011) (ADA discrimination and retaliation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and invasion of privacy claims)
      56. Crowe v. ADT Security Services, Inc. (10th Cir. April 25, 2011) (race discrimination and retaliation claims)
      57. Mauerhan v. Wagner Corp. (10th Cir. April 19, 2011) (ADA claim for drug addiction)
      58. Villalpando v. Salazar (10th Cir. April 15, 2011) (race discrimination claims)
      59. McInerney v. United Air Lines (10th Cir. April 11, 2011) (sex discrimination and retaliation claims)
      60. Keeler v. Aramark (10th Cir. April 7, 2011) (race and gender discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, defamation, and FLSA claims)
      61. Laughter v. Gallup Indian Medical Center (10th Cir. April 7, 2011) (race, national origin, and religious discrimination claims)
      62. Kline v. Utah Anti-Discrimination and Labor Division (10th Cir. April 7, 2011) (sex discrimination, retaliation, and breach of employment contract claims)
      63. Calloway v. Aerojet General Corp. (10th Cir. April 5, 2011) (sexual harassment claim involving Ellerth/Faragher defense)
      64. Wheeler v. BNSF Railway Co. (10th Cir. April 4, 2011) (gender and race discrimination and retaliation claims)
      65. Pretlow v. Garrison (10th Cir. March 22, 2011) (discrimination and defamation claims)
      66. Harley v. Potter (10th Cir. March 22, 2011) (ADEA claim)
      67. Higgins v. Potter (10th Cir. March 22, 2011) (race discrimination claim)
      68. Mathews v. Denver Newspaper Agency LLP (10th Cir. March 16, 2011) (arbitration provision effect on right to bring discrimination claim)
      69. Durant v. MillerCoors, LLC (10th Cir. March 16, 2011) (gender discrimination, retaliation, and USERRA claims)
      70. Gorny v. Salazar (10th Cir. Feb. 22, 2011) (retaliation claims)
      71. Dossa v. Donley (10th Cir. Feb. 22, 2011) (national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      72. Sarkar v. McCallin (10th Cir. Feb. 22, 2011) (first amendment, race discrimination, and retaliation claims)
      73. Fryer v. Coil Tubing Services, LLC (10th Cir. Feb. 9, 2011) (ADA claim)
      74. Fields v. Walgreen Company (10th Cir. Feb. 3, 2011) (discrimination and retaliation claims)
      75. Muller v. Culbertson (10th Cir. Feb. 1, 2011) (discrimination and 14th Amendment claims)
      76. Nanomantube v. Kickapoo Tribe (10th Cir. Jan. 31, 2011) (immunity of tribe from Title VII claims after agreeing to comply with Title VII)
      77. Shaw v. Tulsa Dynaspan Arrow Concrete (10th Cir. Jan. 28, 2011) (race discrimination claims)
      78. Aguiar v. Bartlesville Care Center (10th Cir. Jan. 28, 2011) (sexual harassment and retaliation claims)
      79. Thomas v. Avis Rent A Car (10th Cir. Jan. 24, 2011) (ADA and retaliation claims)
      80. Dasgupta v. Harris (10th Cir. Jan. 14, 2011) (race discrimination claims)
      81. Logan v. Cox Communications Kansas LLC (10th Cir. Jan. 13, 2011) (age discrimination claims)
      82. Faragalla v. Douglas County School District (10th Cir. Jan. 12, 2011) (national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      83. Andrews v. Central Parking System, Inc. (10th Cir. Jan. 7, 2011) (race discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation claims)
      84. Bronakowski v. Boulder Valley School District (10th Cir. Jan. 4, 2011) (national origin discrimination claims)
      85. Brantley v. Unified School District No. 500 (10th Cir. Dec. 16, 2010) (sex discrimination claim)
      86. McCully v. American Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir. Dec. 16, 2010) (ADA, FMLA, and state law claims)
      87. Parker v. Unified Government of Wyandotte County (10th Cir. Nov. 30, 2010)
      88. Chaplin v. Park Hospital District, Inc. (10th Cir. Nov. 16, 2010) (ADA, FMLA, and breach of contract claims)
      89. Mendelsohn v. Sprint/United Management Co. (10th Cir. Nov. 12, 2010) (ADEA claim)
      90. Perez v. St. John Medical Center (10th Cir. Nov. 5, 2010) (race and national origin discrimination claims)
      91. Musungayi v. Whirpool Corp. (10th Cir. Nov. 4, 2010) (race and national origin discrimination claims)
      92. Kosak v. Catholic Health Initiatives (10th Cir. Oct. 28, 2010) (age discrimination claims)
      93. Logsdon v. Turbines, Inc. (10th Cir. Oct. 20, 2010) (age, sex, and retaliation claims)
      94. Gardner v. Sears Holdings Corp. (10th Cir. Oct. 15, 2010) (race, age, and retaliation claims)
      95. Baker v. Target Corp. (10th Cir. Oct. 13, 2010) (discrimination claims)
      96. Hall v. Interstate Brands Corp. (10th Cir. Sept. 15, 2010) (racial discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment, and wrongful termination claims)
      97. Helmick v. Utah Valley State College (10th Cir. Sept. 2, 2010) (ADEA and civil rights claims)
      98. Jones v. Oklahoma City Public Schools (10th Cir. August 24, 2010) (ADEA claim)
      99. Wagoner v. Pfizer, Inc. (10th Cir. August 12, 2010) (ADEA claims)
      100. Kirkpatrick v. Pfizer, Inc. (10th Cir. August 12, 2010) (ADEA and state-law outrage claims)
      101. Flitton v. Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (10th Cir. August 5, 2010) (attorney fees claim on discrimination claim)
      102. Spencer v. U.S. Postal Service (10th Cir. July 21, 2010) (Rehabilitation Act claims)
      103. Lester v. KMart Corp. (10th Cir. July 20, 2010) (dismissal of employment discrimination appeal for lack of jurisdiction)
      104. Fulcher v. City of Wichita (10th Cir. July 19, 2010) (class race discrimination claims)
      105. Skrzypczak v. Roman Catholic Diocese (10th Cir. July 13, 2010) (gender and age discrimination, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, and breach of contract and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims defended with the ministerial exception)
      106. Martinez v. Target Corp. (10th Cir. July 1, 2010) (age discrimination complaint)
      107. Dean v. Computer Sciences Corp. (10th Cir. June 30, 2010) (race, color, sex, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims)
      108. Miller v. Kansas Highway Patrol (10th Cir. June 23, 2010) (ADA claim)
      109. Medlock v. United Parcel Service, Inc. (10th Cir. June 22, 2010) (ADEA claim)
      110. Duvall v. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, L.P. (10th Cir. June 9, 2010) (ADA claim)
      111. Clark v. Yellow Transportation, Inc. (10th Cir. June 7, 2010) (race discrimination and retaliation claims)
      112. McNeil v. Kennecott Holdings (10th Cir. June 2, 2010) (racial discrimination and retaliation claims)
      113. Wilkerson v. Shinseki (10th Cir. June 2, 2010) (Rehabilitation Act and ADEA claims)
      114. Anthony v. Alorica, Inc. (10th Cir. May 28, 2010) (discrimination claim)
      115. Odom v. Potter (10th Cir. May 24, 2010) (retaliation claims)
      116. Lowber v. New Cordell (10th Cir. May 19, 2010) (sex discrimination claim)
      117. Shabestari v. Utah Non-Profit Housing (10th Cir. May 10, 2010) (race, religion, and national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      118. Barfoot v. Public Service Company (10th Cir. May 5, 2010) (ADA and ADEA claims)
      119. Douglas v. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 141 (10th Cir. April 28, 2010) (race discrimination claims)
      120. Lumpkin v. United Recovery Systems, L.P. (10th Cir. April 26, 2010) (race discrimination and retaliation claims)
      121. Rodriguez v. Wet Ink, LLC (10th Cir. April 26, 2010) (sex, race, and national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      122. Phillips v. Pepsi Bottling Co. (10th Cir. April 22, 2010) (age discrimination claim)
      123. Samuels v. Potter (10th Cir. April 14, 2010) (retaliation claim)
      124. Hernandez v. Potter (10th Cir. March 31, 2010) (national origin, sex, and age discrimination and retaliation)
      125. Williams v. Midtown Chevron (10th Cir. March 30, 2010) (discrimination claim)
      126. Lewis v. D.R. Horton, Inc. (10th Cir. March 24, 2010) (gender discrimination claim)
      127. Jones v. Ferguson Pontiac Buick GMC, Inc. (10th Cir. March 22, 2010) (Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act claim)
      128. McKinzy v. Kansas City Power & Light Co. (10th Cir. Feb. 25, 2010) (discrimination claim)
      129. McKinzy v. Interstate Brands Corp. (10th Cir. Feb. 25, 2010) (discrimination claim)
      130. Johnson v. Weld County (10th Cir. Feb. 24, 2010) (gender discrimination and ADA claims)
      131. Mayberry v. EPA (10th Cir. Feb. 23, 2010) (race and age discrimination and retaliation claims)
      132. Unruh v. Colorado Department of Corrections (10th Cir. Feb. 17, 2010) (gender discrimination and retaliation)
      133. Robinson v. Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC (10th Cir. Feb. 10, 2010) (racial discrimination and retaliation claims)
      134. Mershwin v. The Williams Companies, Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 3, 2010) (race and national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      135. Swimmer v. Sebelius (10th Cir. Feb. 3, 2010) (race, sex, and age discrimination claims)
      136. Anderson v. AOL, LLC (10th Cir. Jan. 27, 2010) (race and gender discrimination and retaliation claims)
      137. Lowe v. Independent School District No. 1 (10th Cir. Jan. 25, 2010) (ADA claim)
      138. Fisher v. Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. (10th Cir. Jan. 25, 2010) (ADA and retaliation claims)
      139. McCans v. Truth or Consequences (10th Cir. Jan. 13, 2010) (sexual harassment and section 1983 claims)
      140. Stanley v. Abacus Technology Corp. (10th Cir. Jan. 5, 2010) (gender, pregnancy, and retaliation claim)
      141. Kannady v. City of Kiowa (10th Cir. Jan. 6, 2010) (ADEA claim)
      142. Reeder v. Wasatch County School District (10th Cir. Dec. 23, 2009) (ADEA claim)
      143. Dalvit v. United Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir. Dec. 21, 2009) (discrimination and retaliation claims)
      144. Woods v. The Boeing Company (10th Cir. Dec. 8, 2009) (ADEA claim)
      145. Barone v. United Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir. Dec. 7, 2009) (gender discrimination and retaliation)
      146. McKinzy v. Norfolk Southern Railroad (10th Cir. Dec. 2, 2009) (racial discrimination and retaliation claims)
      147. Brown v. Board of Regents (10th Cir. Nov. 30, 2009) (ADEA and ADA claims)
      148. Hennagir v. Utah Department of Corrections (10th Cir. Nov. 25, 2009) (ADA and retaliation claim)
      149. Scruggs v. Exxonmobil Pension Plan (10th Cir. Nov. 9, 2009) (ERISA claim)
      150. Lara v. Unified School District #501 (10th Cir. Oct. 22, 2009) (FMLA, ADA, ADEA claims)
      151. Schmidt v. Medicalodges, Inc. (10th Cir. Oct. 20, 2009) (sexual harassment claim)
      152. Trujillo v. Huerfano County Board (10th Cir. Oct. 19, 2009) (Title VII, Section 1983, and First Amendment claims)
      153. McKinzy v. Union Pacific Railroad (10th Cir. Oct. 15, 2009) (discrimination claim)
      154. Ewing v. TWA Restaurant Group, Inc. (10th Cir. Oct. 5, 2009) (race discrimination claim)
      155. Longmire v. Regents of the University of California (10th Cir., Sept. 16, 2009) (Equal Pay Act, ADEA, sexual discrimination, and breach of contract claims)
      156. Patel v. University of Kansas Hospital Authority (10th Cir. Sept. 4, 2009) (race and national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      157. Thompson v. Weyerhaeuser Company (10th Cir. Aug. 26, 2009) (ADEA claim)
      158. Woods-Gaston v. Sequoyah Enterprises, Inc. (10th Cir. Aug. 4, 2009) (racial discrimination claim)
      159. Nettle v. Central Oklahoma American Indian Health Council, Inc. (10th Cir. July 1, 2009) (civil rights complaint alleging retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination)
      160. Dillon v. Mountain Coal Company (10th Cir. June 23, 2009) (ADA claim)
      161. Iverson v. Shawnee (10th Cir. June 17, 2009) (ADA claim)
      162. Harvey-Burgin v. Sprint/United Management Co. (10th Cir. June 9, 2009) (challenge of settlement in ADEA case)
      163. Nealy v. Water District No. 1 (10th Cir. May 12, 2009) (ADA, ADEA, FMLA claims)
      164. Palmer v. Salazar (10th Cir. April 29, 2009) (rescission of settlement contract pursuant to the ADEA and OWBPA)
      165. Turner v. Public Service Company (10th Cir. April 28, 2009) (sex discrimination in hiring)
      166. Guttman v. New Mexico (10th Cir. April 28, 2009) (ADA claim for revocation of license)
      167. Durham v. McDonald's Restaurants (10th Cir. April 28, 2009) (ADA claim)
      168. Pinkerton v. Colorado Department of Transportation (10th Cir. April 16, 2009) (sex discrimination and retaliation)
      169. Detterline v. Salazar (10th Cir. April 7, 2009) (Rehabilitation Act claim)
      170. Avila v. Jostens, Inc. (10th Cir. March 19, 2009) (national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      171. Zokari v. Gates (10th Cir. March 17, 2009) (racial and national origin discrimination and retaliation claims)
      172. Mitchell v. Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (10th Cir. March 4, 2009) (race discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims)
      173. Perkins v. Silver Mountain Sports Club and Spa, LLC (10th Cir. Feb. 25, 2009) (FMLA and sex discrimination claim based upon pregnancy)
      174. Strickland v. UPS (10th Cir. Feb. 24, 2009) (FMLA and sex discrimination claims)
      175. Anderson v. Wintco Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 24, 2009) (sexually hostile work environment and retaliation claims)
      176. Logan v. Sabre, Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 23, 2009) (racial discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims)
      177. Lee v. University of Colorado (10th Cir. Feb. 23, 2009) (race and sex discrimination claims)
      178. Semsroth v. Wichita (10th Cir. Feb. 17, 2009) (retaliation for sex discrimination claim)
      179. Harris v. Crosshaven Properties, Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 10, 2009) (retaliation for racial discrimination claim)
      180. Burnett v. Southwest Bell Telephone, L.P. (10th Cir. Feb. 3, 2009) (FMLA and ERISA case)
      181. Burris v. Novartis Animal Health U.S., Inc. (10th Cir. Jan. 27, 2009) (ADA and FMLA case)
      182. Chapman v. Carmike Cinemas (10th Cir. Jan. 12, 2009) (sexual harassment)
      183. Sunderman v. Westar Energy Inc. (10th Cir. Jan 14, 2009) (sexual harassment)
       iv.  ERISA .


      Utah Supreme Court

      None.

      Utah Court of Appeals

      None.
      United States Supreme Court
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Peterson v. Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada (10th Cir., March 22, 2012) (upholding summary judgment dismissing ERISA claims)
      2. Hansen v. Harper Excavating, Inc. (10th Cir. April 13, 2011) (ERISA claim for employer failure to provide insurance when it claimed to be)
      3. Jensen v. Solvay Chemicals, Inc. (10th Cir. Sept. 7, 2010) (ERISA and ADEA claims)
      4. Rasenack v. AIG Life Insurance Co. (10th Cir., November 2, 2009) (claim for payment of hemiplegia benefits)
      5. Holdeman v. Devine (10th Cir. July 21, 2009) (ERISA)
      6. Kerber v. Qwest Pension Plan (10th Cir. July 17, 2009) (ERISA)
      7. Chastain v. AT&T (10th Cir. March 9, 2009) (ERISA)
       v.  False Claim Act .


      Utah Supreme Court


      None.


      Utah Court of Appeals

      None.



      United States Supreme Court

      None.



      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. United States ex rel. Lacy v. New Horizons, Inc. (10th Cir. Oct. 9, 2009) (False Claims Act retaliation claim) 
      2. Blackwell v. Shelter Mutual Ins. Co. (10th Cir., April 1, 1997) (Affirming determination below that termination was nonretaliatory)
       vi.  Labor Unions .


      Utah Supreme Court
      1. UTA v. Local 382 of the Amalgamated Transit Union (Utah, November 6, 2012) (dismissal of dispute as moot following the parties' own negotiated settlement; lengthy discussion of jurisdiction)

      Utah Court of Appeals
      United States Supreme Court

      1. Granite Rock Company v. International Brother of Teamsters (U.S. June 24, 2010) (arbitratibility of a labor contract allegedly formed during strike period and claim of union tortious interference with CBA
      2. New Process Steel, L.P. v. NLRB (U.S. June 17, 2010) (authority of NLRB to delegate duties)
      3. Union Pacific Railroad Company v. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S., December 8, 2009) (meaning of jurisdiction under the Railway Labor Act) 
      4. 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett (U.S. April 1, 2009) (mandatory arbitration clause in Union Contracts)
      5. Ysursa v. Pocatello Ed. Ass'n (U.S. Feb. 24, 2009) (First Amendment case involving state ban on Union political payroll deductions)
      6. Locke v. Karras (U.S. Jan 21, 2009) (First Amendment question involving union dues chargeable to non-union governmental employees)
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Cillo v. City of Greenwood Village (10th Cir., December 31, 2013) (allegation that city fired police sergeant because it opposed the union chapter he led)
      2. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers v. BNSF Railway Company (10th Cir., December 9, 2013) (upholding as unambiguous NARB arbitration order)
      3. Suncor Energy (U.S.A.), Inc. v. United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC; USW Local Union 12-477 (10th Cir., March 29, 2012) (affirming ruling that contract-interpretation was subject to arbitration)
      4. San Juan Coal Co. v. International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 953 (10th Cir., March 6, 2012) (judicial deference to arbitral award regarding overtime pay)
      5. Chavez v. Albuquerque (10th Cir., January 12, 2011) (multi-union appeal regarding overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act)
      6. United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Services Workers International Union v. Conoco Phillips Co. (10th Cir. April 13, 2011) (arbitrability of union grievances)
      7. Teamsters Local Union No. 523 v. NLRB (10th Cir. Oct. 29, 2010) (Authority of NLRB to Act)
      8. Menges v. ABF Freight System, Inc. (10th Cir. July 7, 2010) (termination in violation of CBA) 
      9. Chevron Mining Inc. v. United Mine Workers of America Local 1307 (10th Cir. August 12, 2010) (appeal of CBA arbitration of just cause termination) 
      10. CP Kelco US, Inc. v. International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 627 (10th Cir. June 3, 2010) (breach of collective bargaining agreement claim)
      11. Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. (10th Cir. March 2, 2010) (Railway Labor Act and breach of collective bargaining act claims)
      12. Laborers' International Union, Local 578 v. NLRB (10th Cir. Feb. 2, 2010) (unfair labor practices claim)
      13. Teamster Local No. 523 v. National Labor Relations Board (10th Cir. Dec. 22, 2009) (unfair labor practices claim)
      14. Colorado Springs v. Solis (10th Cir. Dec. 21, 2009) (Urban Mass Transportation Act claim)
      15. Air Methods Corp. v. Office & Professional International Union (10th Cir. July 16, 2009) (appeal of arbitration award)
      16. Utah Education Association v. Shurtleff (10th Cir. April 21, 2009) (First Amendment case involving Utah ban on union political payroll deductions)
       vii.  Minimum Wage/Overtime .


      Utah Supreme Court
      1.  Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. (U.S. March 22, 2011) (FLSA claims)
      Utah Court of Appeals

      None.



      United States Supreme Court

      None.

      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Dudley-Barton v. Service Corporation International (10th Cir. July 28, 2011) (overtime and wage claims brought only Colorado law)
       viii.  Miscellaneous .


      Utah Supreme Court
      1. Strohm v. Clear One Communications, Inc. (Utah, April 9, 2013) (lengthy opinion regarding indemnification of former CFO)
      2. In re Inquiry of the Honorable Kevin Christensen (Utah, May 21, 2013) (justice court judge employed by four municipalities censured for accepting too large a salary)
      3. Torian v. Craig (Utah, September 28, 2012) (a claim of individual injury that allows him to move forward directly rather than derivatively, not foreclosed by the dissenters' rights statute)
      4. Archuleta v. St. Mark's Hospital (Utah May 14, 2010) (claim against hospital for negligently credentialing a doctor)
      Utah Court of Appeals
      1. Velasquez v. Harman (10th Cir., January 9, 2014) (unripe claims in interlocutory appeal (travel reduction act) regarding employee-caused fatal car accident)
      2. Rayner v. Rayner (Utah Ct. App., November 15, 2013) (analysis of "voluntary underemployment")
      3. Koerber v. Mismash (Utah Ct. App., November 7, 2013) (tenants attempt to connect allegations against landlord's employer, Robert DeBry, held too vague and dismissed)
      4. Orem City v. Santos (Utah Ct. App., June 20, 2013) (applying the Walther test to find that private employees were not acting as government agents in detaining and searching shoplifter)
      5. Employers' Reinsurance Fund v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., May 31, 2013) (dismissal for lack of jurisdiction over nonfinal agency action)
      6. Doyle v. Lehi City (Utah Ct. App.,  December 6, 2012) (analysis of the volunteers as opposed to employees)
      7. Bagley v. KSM Guitars, Inc. (Utah Ct. App., September 13, 2012) (denial of unpaid wage claim upheld because of the plaintiff's entire disregard for procedure)
      8. Alpine Orthopaedic Specialists, LLC v. Intermountain Healthcare, Inc. (Utah Ct. App., Feb. 2, 2012) (recruitment of contracted physician not intentional interference with economic relations)
      9. Sutton v. Byer Excavating, Inc. (Utah Ct. App., Feb. 2, 2012) (course and scope of employment, apparent authority, and respondeat superior)
      10. Johnson v. Johnson (Utah Ct. App., Jan. 26, 2012) (calculation of military retirement pension post divorce)
      11. Busche v Busche (Utah Ct. App., Jan. 20, 2012) (modification of alimony and support based on underemployment)
      12. McNeil Engineering and Land Surveying, LLC, v. Dale K. Bennett (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 15, 2011) (interpretation of the meaning of "employment" vis-a-vis leased employees)
      13. Bellucci v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. August 25, 2011) (timeliness of administrative appeal)
      14. Guss v. Cheryl, Inc. (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 10, 2010) (whether son of a home-business owner was an employee making business owner vicariously liable)
      15. Juricic v. Autozone, Inc. (Utah Ct. App. April 29, 2010) (claim that dress code requirements equated to uniform requirement)
      16. Chilton v. Young (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 17, 2009) (malpractice claim brought against attorneys prosecuting labor law violations)
      United States Supreme Court
      1. Sekhar v. United States (U.S., June 26, 2013) (defining "extortion" as opposed to "coercion" for purposes of the Hobbs Act as pertaining to the New York's employee pension plan)
      2. Mayo Foundation v. U.S. (U.S. Jan. 11, 2011) (definition of wages for withholding purposes)
      3. Mohawk Industries, Inc., v. Norman Carpenter (U.S., December 8, 2009) (disclosures adverse to attorney-client privilege do not qualify for immediate appeal)
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. CSG Workforce Partners, LLC v. Watson (10th Cir., March 7, 2013) (determining compliance by CSG of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act in the context of a subpoena proceeding)
      2. Rockefeller v. Chu, DOE (10th Cir., March 27, 2012) (affirming Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of Title VI and the 1st, 5th, and 14th Amendments)
      3. Patillo v. Larned State Hospital (10th Cir., January 30, 2012) (upholding dismissal of employment discrimination and civil rights suit)
      4. Maestas v. Day & Zimmerman (10th Cir., January 4, 2012) (claim of improper classification of employees as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act)
      5. Mike v. Professional Clinical Laboratory, Inc. (10th Cir., December 9, 2011) (drug testing act creates a cause of action only by an employee against an employer)
      6. Carrera v. Tyson Foods, Inc. (10th Cir., December 1, 2011) (employer absolved of harassment liability if it takes reasonably preventative action)
      7. Bork v. Carroll (10th Cir., November 29, 2011) (federal courts have no jurisdiction over suits against the United States or its officers in their official capacities)
      8. Slocum v. Corporate Express US Inc. (10th Cir. Nov. 2, 2011) (claims of illegal surveilance, harassment, and discrimination)
      9. Sandoval v. Martinez-Barnish (10th Cir. Aug. 9, 2011) (claim of assault, battery, extreme and outrageous conduct, and intentional interference with contractual relations)
      10. In re Dittmar (10th Cir. Sept. 14, 2010) (question of whether stock appreciation rights were property of a bankruptcy estate)
      11. Clyma v. Sunoco, Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 3, 2010) (request by Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association to interview jurors in employment law case)
      12. Chamber of Commerce v. Edmondson (10th Cir. Feb. 2, 2010) (enforceability of Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act regarding state statute regulating employer action with immigrants)
      13. Four Corners Nephrology Associates, P.C. v. Mercury Medical Center (10th Cir. Sept. 29, 2009) (antitrust suit arising from hospital's exclusive contract with doctor for nephrology services)
      14. Grisby v. Boeing Company (10th Cir. April 9, 2009) (effective counsel on discrimination claim)
       ix. Public Employees/Employers .


      Utah Court of Appeals
      1. Larsen v. Davis County (Utah Ct. App., April 3, 2014) (termination letter's extraneous points (unmentioned at hearing below) insufficient to render the termination unlawful)
      2. Fierro v. Park City Municipal Corporation (Utah Ct. App., March 27, 2014) (setting aside police officer's termination for misusing credentials for ecclesiastical purposes)
      3. Bhatia v. Retirement Board Long-Term Disability Program (Utah Ct. App., April 25, 2013) (upholding denial of ongoing permanent disability claim)
      4. Taylorsville City v. Taylorsville City Employee Appeal Board (Utah Ct.App., March 14, 2013) (setting aside Board reinstatement of police officer terminated by the City:  in-depth discussion of standards-of-review applicable when none designated, and appropriate factors for administrative review)
      5. Bailey v. Retirement Board (Utah Ct.App., December 20, 2012) (upholding termination of disability benefits under the Public Employees' Long-Term Disability Act, for absence of proof of "total" disability)
      6. Mallory v. Brigham Young University (Utah Ct. App., August 23, 2012) (In-depth analysis of the nature of "agents" versus "servants" in the context of governmental immunity) 
      7. Brook v. Division of Peace Officer Standards and Training, Dept. of Public Safety (Utah Ct. App., April 26, 2012) (review of greater than required peace-officer suspension for engaging in criminal conduct)
      8. Becker v. Sunset City (Utah Ct. App., April 5, 2012) (standards of review for city termination of a peace officer for drunkenness on duty)
      9. Pearson v. South Jordan City (Utah Ct. App., March 29, 2012) (scope of municipal employee's responsibilities governs whether a city may terminate an employee at-will)
      United States Supreme Court

      1. Knox v. Service Employees International Union, Local 1000 (U.S., June 21, 2012) (First Amendment issues with a requirement that nonunion employees pay to fund union political action)
      2. Duryea v. Guarnieri (U.S. June 20, 2011) (whether Petition Clause claims must relate to matters of public concern)
      3. Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting (U.S. May 26, 2011) (Arizona mandatory E-verify law not preempted)
      4. NASA v. Nelson (U.S. Jan. 19, 2011) (whether background checks of governmental employees violated a constitutional right to privacy)
      5. Ontario v. Quon (U.S. June 17, 2010) (review of governmental employees' expectation of privacy text messages)
      6. Hui v. Castaneda (U.S., May 3, 2010) (Federal Tort Claims Act exclusive remedy against improper actions of federal employees, who are not themselves individually liable)
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Eisenhour v. Weber County (10th Cir., December 31, 2013) (Whistle-blower and sexual harassment issues)
      2. Hooper v. Jones, et al., and Drummond (10 Cir., September 4, 2013) (compensation of attorney's work (pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act) in connection with an unsuccessful challenge to execution)
      3. Bjorklund v. Miller and Smaligo (10th Cir., March 7, 2012) (affirming denial of summary judgment regarding termination in violation of civil rights)
      4. Pennington v. Uintah County, Wyoming (10th Cir., December 5, 2011) (prison guard's sexual abuse of prisoner did not inculpate county employer) 
      5. Childress v. Harms (10th Cir., December 5, 2011) (claim of medical indifference against jail nurse)
      6. Bork v. Carroll (10th Cir. Nov. 29, 2011) (appeal of an army reservist of personnel decisions made by his superiors)
      7. James v. Independent School District (10th Cir. August 31, 2011) (due process and first amendment claims)
      8. Cypert v. Independent School District (10th Cir. August 15, 2011) (Due Process, First Amendment, and age discrimination claims)
      9. Bunch v. Independent School District (10th Cir. August 15, 2011) (Due Process and First Amendment claims)
      10. Merrifield v. Board of County Commissioners (10th Cir. July 25, 2011) (due process and First Amendment claims)
      11. Trant v. Oklahoma (10th Cir. June 15, 2011) (First Amendment and Due Process claims)
      12. Borde v. Board of County Commissioners (10th Cir. May 18, 2011) (claim that termination of contract by county violated due process)
      13. Leverington v. Colorado Springs (10th Cir. May 5, 2011) (First Amendment claim of right to free speech)
      14. Underwood v. Board of County Commissioners (10th Cir. March 8, 2011) (claim of retaliatory discharge in violation of First Amendment rights)
      15. Dillon v. Twin Peaks Charter Academy (10th Cir. Dec. 15, 2010) (First amendment freedom of speech and association claims)
      16. Lauck v. Campbell County (10th Cir. Dec. 13, 2010) (breach of contract, due process, and First Amendment claims)
      17. Skogen v. Overland Park (10th Cir. Dec. 10, 2010) (claim that terminated police officer was not given due process)
      18. Bryson v. Oklahoma City (10th Cir. Dec. 6, 2010) (municipal liability for abuses of former employee)
      19. Hook v. Montano, (10th Cir. Sept. 13, 2010) (First Amendment and retaliation claims)
      20. Deutsch v. Jordan (10th Cir. August 24, 2010) (federal civil rights claim claiming termination in retaliation for bringing a defamation law suit)
      21. Franke v. ARUP Laboratories, Inc. (10th Cir. August 16, 2010) (due process, ADEA, and wrongful termination claims)
      22. Heutzenroeder v. Mesa County Valley School District 51 (10th Cir. August 3, 2010) (due process and breach of employment contract claims)
      23. Narotzky v. Natrona County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees (10th Cir. June 23, 2010) (constructive discharge and unreasonable discharge claims)
      24. Brammer-Hoelter v. Twin Peaks Charter Academy (10th Cir. April 21, 2010) (first amendment claims)
      25. Rohrbough v. University of Colorado Hospital Authority (10th Cir. Feb. 19, 2010) (first amendment case)
      26. Chavez-Rodriguez v. Santa Fe (10th Cir. Feb. 18, 2010) (first amendment case)
      27. Reinhardt v. Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education (10th Cir. Feb. 16, 2010) (free speech claims and retaliation claims)
      28. Simmons v. Uintah Health Care Special Service District (10th Cir. Feb. 9, 2010) (due process claims arising out of termination)
      29. Gosline v. Sisneros (10th Cir. Jan. 12, 2010) (violation of due process and First Amendment claims)
      30. Phillips v. Dale (10th Cir. Dec. 15, 2009) (governmental employee asserting violation of Free Speech right)
      31. Couch v. Board of Trustees (10th Cir. Dec. 3, 2009) (public employee First Amendment free speech claim)
      32. Agrawal v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (10th Cir. June 10, 2009) (enforcement of a settlement agreement arising out of academic dismissal from medical school)
      33. Ripley v. Wyoming Medical Center, Inc. (10th Cir. March 16, 2009) (Section 1983 action for failure to allow staff privileges at state run hospital)
      34. Castillo v. Hobbs Municipal School Board (10th Cir. March 2, 2009) (breach of contract, defamation, and Section 1981 claim against school district)
      35. Dixon v. Kirkpatrick (10th Cir. Jan. 8, 2009) (governmental employee free speech case)
      36. Potts v. Davis County (10th Cir. Jan. 6, 2009) (governmental employee due process claim)
       x.  Sarbanes-Oxley .


      Utah Supreme Court

      None.



      Utah Court of Appeals


      None.

      United States Supreme Court
      1. Free Enterprise Fund et al. v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board et al. (U.S., June 28, 2010) (declaring that the dual for-cause limitations on the removal of Board members contravene the Constitution’s separation of powers)
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Lockheed Martin Corp. v. Admin. Review Board, US Department of Labor (10th Cir., June 4, 2013) (upholding Board decision in favor of Andrea Brown, who had suffered egregious retaliation for her protected disclosure of fraudulent and illegal accounting misconduct by company vice president)
      2. Hill v. Ricoh Americas Corp., (10th Cir. April 19, 2010) (Sarbanes-Oxley claim)
      3. Rzepiennik v. Archstone-Smith, Inc. (10th Cir. June 1, 2009) (Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation claim)
       xi.  Unemployment Appeals .


      Utah Supreme Court

      1. Carbon County v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah, July 9, 2013) (affirming entitlement to unemployment benefits despite allegations of conduct violating universal standards of behavior)

      Utah Court of Appeals
      1. Stauffer v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 20, 2014) (upholding denial of unemployment benefits to independent contractor)
      2. Carlos v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., November 21, 2013) (claimant bail bond producer ineligible for unemployment benefits as an insurance agent)
      3. Spencer Law Office v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., May 31, 2013) (“not every legitimate cause for discharge justifies a denial of [unemployment] benefits." Overview of elements of "just cause" for discharge.)
      4. Peyton v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., May 23, 2013) (upholding finding of termination for cause and, thus, ineligibility for benefits)
      5. Johnson v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., May 9, 2013) (upholding denial of benefits, Johnson voluntarily quit without good cause)
      6. Hasratian v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 28, 2013) (upholding determination Hasratian was not entitled to benefits because of fraud)
      7. Levier v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 21, 2013) (citing Dorsey (q.v., below) in setting aside denial of benefits based upon Levier's being out of the country)
      8. Kendell v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 21, 2013) (citing Dorsey (q.v., below) in setting aside denial of benefits based upon Kendell's being out of the country)
      9. Anderson v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 14, 2013) (denial of benefits proper, based on absence of good cause for voluntary resignation as defined in the relevant administrative rules, the equity and good conscience standard notwithstanding)
      10. Munoz v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., February 22, 2013) (substantial evidence of good cause for discharge: violation of safety policies)
      11. Durbin v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., February 22, 2013) (substantial evidence of good cause for discharge: tardiness and absence)
      12. Lewis v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., December 28, 2012) (analysis of conditions necessary for benefits despite voluntarily quitting. UAC Rule 994-405)
      13. Dorsey v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., December 20, 2012) (setting aside determination of ineligibility for benefits because Dorsey was not in the Country; the Court found the board's ineligibility presumption improperly went beyond its mandate under governing statute)
      14. Morris v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., December 20, 2012) (upholding determination that Morris fraudulently obtained benefits)
      15. Ranae Nicol v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., December 20, 2012) (upholding Workforce Appeals Board's denial of benefits based on her discharge for just cause)
      16. Latorre v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., October 12, 2012) (upholding rejection of timely appeal)
      17. Roberts v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., October 4, 2012) (upholding assessment of fraudulently obtained overpayment and statutory penalty)
      18. Syed v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., September 20, 2012) (upholding denial of benefits on a discharge for cause (theft))
      19. Daybell v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., August 16, 2012) (upholding board decision requiring repayment of unemployment benefits and civil penalties for fraud)
      20. Provo City v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., August 16, 2012) (upholding board determination granting unemployment compensation to terminated city employee)
      21. Adams v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., August 16, 2012) (affirming ineligibility for unemployment benefits on grounds of insufficient efforts to seek employment)
      22. Hoskins v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., August 9, 2012) (affirming denial of unemployment benefits and imposing penalties for fraud on grounds of failure to provide records)
      23. Atamanczyk v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., July 27, 2012) (upholding the board's denial of unemployment benefits because he refused to accept a suitable, available offer of employment)
      24. Erickson v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App., July 19, 2012) (upholding board's determination that petitioner was ineligible for benefits as a result of fraud)
      25. Davis v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., June 1, 2012) (upholding board denial of unemployment and unemployment insurance benefits because petitioner voluntarily quit his job)
      26. Nave v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., June 1, 2012) (upholding board denial of unemployment benefits because Nave quit his job voluntarily without good cause)
      27. Colquitt v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., June 1, 2012) (refusing to disturb the board's finding that the petitioner was not credible)
      28. Tomlinson v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., May 17, 2012) (termination for fraud goes unchallenged because appeal was untimely)
      29. Stanley v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., May 10, 2012) (upholding board decision that it lacked jurisdiction over a significantly untimely appeal)
      30. Ordonez v. Dept. of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., May 10, 2012) (affirming denial of unemployment benefits as supported by substantial evidence in light of the whole record)
      31. Vijil v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 15, 2012) (upholding denial of benefits for just-cause discharge)
      32. Giles v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 15, 2012) (untimely appeal)
      33. Wight v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., March 8, 2012) (untimely appeal of finding of fraud)
      34. Swenson v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., Jan. 26, 2012) (lack of jurisdiction over untimely appeal)
      35. Carbon County v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., January 6, 2012) (affirming entitlement to unemployment benefits despite allegations of conduct violating universal standards of behavior)
      36. Correa v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 27, 2011) (unemployment appeal)
      37. Swenson v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 20, 2011) (appeal of Workforce Appeals Board's use of new evidence on appeal)
      38. Mack v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 14, 2011) (untimely appeal of unemployment decision)
      39. Record v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 6, 2011) (appeal of Workforce Appeals Board's decision to refuse to supplement record)
      40. Bohl v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. September 9, 2011) (timeliness of unemployment appeal)
      41. Case v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. August 25, 2011) (unemployment appeal of question whether statutory penalty under payment of wages act should count as wages toward base wages under unemployment statute)
      42. Martinez v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. August 18, 2011) (unemployment appeal of voluntariness of quit)
      43. Kimball v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Aug. 4, 2011) (unemployment appeal of voluntary quit determination)
      44. Lowrey v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. July 29, 2011) (unemployment appeal of determination that tatoo parlor was exempt from coverage because it was a purported religious entity)
      45. Lockyear v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 29, 2011) (timeliness of unemployment appeal)
      46. Prosper Team, Inc. v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 29, 2011) (unemployment appeal of just cause determination)
      47. Brown v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 14, 2011) (appeal of untimely filing of appeal with the DWS)
      48. Rasmussen v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 14, 2011) (appeal of untimely filing of appeal with the DWS)
      49. InnoSys, Inc. v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. May 26, 2011) (unemployment appeal of just cause determination)
      50. Kimber v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. May 12, 2011) (unemployment appeal)
      51. Wright v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. May 5, 2011) (unemployment appeal of just cause for voluntary quit)
      52. Prosper Team, Inc. v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. May 5, 2011) (unemployment appeal of just cause determination)
      53. Pecic v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. April 14, 2011) (unemployment appeal of finding of just cause)
      54. Frislie v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. April 14, 2011) (unemployment appeal of finding of fraud)
      55. Fragomeno v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 31, 2011) (unemployment appeal of determination of voluntary quit)
      56. Smith v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 24, 2011) (unemployment appeal of finding of fault overpayment when applicant also received SSI benefits)
      57. Pender v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 17, 2011) (unemployment appeal)
      58. Campbell v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 17, 2011) (unemployment appeal)
      59. Van Otten v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 10, 2011) (unemployment appeal)
      60. Smith v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. March 10, 2011) (unemployment appeal)
      61. Conner v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 3, 2011) (unemployment appeal of denial that voluntary quit was for good cause)
      62. Konan v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 17, 2011) (unemployment appeal of fraud overpayment penalty)
      63. Welte v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 17, 2011) (unemployment appeal of voluntariness of quit)
      64. Carr v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Jan. 27, 2011) (unemployment appeal of untimely appeal filing)
      65. Salt Lake Donated Dental Services, Inc. v. DWS (Jan. 13, 2011) (unemployment appeal of just cause determination)
      66. Ivie v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Jan. 13, 2011) (unemployment appeal of voluntary quit without good cause determination)
      67. Naylor v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 30, 2011) (unemployment appeal of excusable neglect determination)
      68. Rufino v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 23, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      69. Smith v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 23, 2010) (unemployment appeal regarding improperly excluding representative)
      70. Bowdrey v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 16, 2010) (whether not showing up to work for personal reasons qualified as good cause for voluntary quit)
      71. Kennick v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 16, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      72. Stoddard v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 16, 2010) (timeliness of unemployment appeal)
      73. Issa v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 9, 2010) (appeal of unemployment denial based on finding that claimant quit without good cause)
      74. Carver v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Nov. 12, 2010) (unemployment appeal regarding timeliness of appeal)
      75. Higgs v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Nov. 12, 2010) (unemployment appeal regarding availability to work)
      76. Brucks v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Nov. 4, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      77. Nicolosi v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 28, 2010) (unemployment appeal regarding finding of insubordination)
      78. Duong v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 21, 2010) (unemployment appeal of whether rejecting offer of two days of work was rejecting suitable employment)
      79. Madson v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 15, 2010) (unemployment appeal regarding availability for work)
      80. Lowry v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 30, 2010) (unemployment appeal of finding that unemployment recipient was unavailable for full time work)
      81. Target Interact US, LLC v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 16, 2010) (unemployment appeal regarding just cause termination)
      82. Dev v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 10, 2010) (unemployment appeal of civil penalty)
      83. Kivalu v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Aug. 5, 2010) (claim that unemployment applicant fraudulently obtained unemployment)
      84. Ashdown v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 29, 2010) (claim that unemployment applicant provided false information)
      85. Lopez v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 15, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      86. Caldwell v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 24, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      87. Porter v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 17, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      88. Tavake v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 4, 2010) (untimely appeal of unemployment decision)
      89. Fassett v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. April 15, 2010) (unemployment appeal)
      90. Ellsworth v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. April 15, 2010) (unemployment appeal of fraud determination)
      91. Bray v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. March 23, 2010) (unemployment appeal of fraud overpayment)
      92. Herrera v. DWS (March 11, 2010) (unemployment appeal of fraud decision)
      93. Gurunian v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 19, 2010) (unemployment appeal
      94. Heggestad v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 11, 2010) (appeal of denial of backdated unemployment benefits)
      95. Dugdale v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 11, 2010) (unemployment appeal
      96. Rowley v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 10. 2009) (unemployment appeal)
      97. Ulrich v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 3, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      98. Johnson v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 3, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      99. Daines v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 27, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision
      100. Ayuso v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 24, 2009) (appeal of denial of unemployment benefits)
      101. Nigohosian v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 3, 2009) (denial of motion for reconsideration to appeals board)
      102. Johnston v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Aug. 27, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      103. Ellis v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Aug. 27, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      104. Seager v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 30, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      105. Mineral Resources International v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. July 9, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      106. Shaffer v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 25, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      107. Madero v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 11, 2009) (timeliness of appeal)
      108. Mugleston v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 4, 2009) (fraud in unemployment application)
      109. Doe v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. June 4, 2009) (untimely filing of appeal)
      110. Haggard v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. March 5, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      111. Cheney v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Feb. 26, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      112. Hughes General Contractors v. Workforce Appeals Board (Utah Ct. App. Jan. 15, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      113. Montoya v. DWS (Utah Ct. App. Jan. 8, 2009) (appeal of unemployment decision)
      United States Supreme Court

      None.



      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

      None.



       xii.  WARN Act .

      Utah Supreme Court

      None.

      Utah Court of Appeals


      None.
      United States Supreme Court

      None.

      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Gross v. Hale-Halsell Co. (10th Cir. Jan. 20, 2009) (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act case)
       xiiiWorkers Compensation/Occupational Safety; Diseases .


      Utah Supreme Court
      1. Hughes General Contractors, Inc. v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah, January 31, 2014) (rejecting the multi-employer worksite doctrine under the Utah Occupational Safety and Health Act, despite federal approval of same)
      2. Jex v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah, July 9, 2013) (clarification of course-of-employment rule vis-a-vis the Workers' Compensation Act) 
      3. Murray v. Labor Commission (Utah, June 28, 2013) (discussion of abuse-of-discretion standard of review and legal versus factual causation)
      4. Workers Compensation Fund v. Utah Business Insurance Company (Utah, January 25, 2013) (rejecting the targeted tender doctrine in the context of workers compensation)
      5. Employers Reinsurance Fund v. Labor Commission (Utah, November 6, 2012) (upholding permanent disability benefits, but remanding for reconsideration of amount due to long delay in claim)
      6. Gudmundson v. Ozone (Utah May 14, 2010) (claim against third parties for injuries sustained in workplace) 
      7. Stamper v. Johnson (Utah April 30, 2010) (whether Workers' Compensation claim against a third-party is prohibited by the fellow-servant doctrine)
      8. Frito-Lay v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah Nov. 3, 2009) (workers compensation appeal)
      9. Raab v. Utah Railway Company (Utah Sept. 18, 2009) (Federal Employers Liability Act and Federal Locomotive Inspection Act claims)
      10. LPI Services v. McGee (Utah July 21, 2009) (workers compensation appeal)
      11. Merrill v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah April 24, 2009) (constitutionality of workers compensation act provision reducing benefits to retirees)
      12. Dale T. Smith & Sons v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah April 7, 2009) (occupational disease claim)
      13. Ameritech v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah April 7, 2009) (occupational disease claim)
      14. Workers' Compensation Fund v. Wadman Corp. (Utah March 24, 2009) (definition of statutory employee) 
      15. Helf v. Chevron U.S.A, Inc. (Utah Feb. 13, 2009) (Workers Compensation Act claim)
      Utah Court of Appeals
      1. Oliver v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., December 27, 2013) (discussion of rule governing a claim of aggravation of an earlier, primary compensable workplace injury)
      2. Scott v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., December 12, 2013) (upholding exclusion of late-filed evidence)
      3. Cook v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., November 29, 2013) (question of medical causation: Bank's refusal to give employee time-off for surgery allowed aggressive melanoma to metastasize)
      4. Cromwell v. A and S Construction (Utah Ct. App., October 10, 2013) (subcontractor has no duty to a non-employee for injuries beyond the scope of its duties as subcontractor)
      5. Allied Construction v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., September 12, 2013) (setting aside Labor Commission decision upholding ALJ determination that Allied exposed its employees to a dangerous work condition)
      6. Washington County School District v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., August 22, 2013) (eligibility for worker's compensation arising in part from earlier injury) 
      7. Green v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., July 5, 2013) (untimely, insufficient notice of injury)
      8. Clawson v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., May 16, 2013) (vacating denial of permanent total disability claim based on silicosis as opposed to smoking)
      9. Migliaccio v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., February 28, 2013) (upholding Commission dismissal of compensation claim for neck injury as unrelated to earlier industrial accident)
      10. Workers Compensation Fund v. Utah Business Insurance Company (Utah Ct. App., January 25, 2013) (rejecting the targeted tender doctrine in the context of workers compensation)
      11. Waste Management v. Labor Commission and Hartley (Utah Ct. App., December 6, 2012) (upholding Labor Commission's award of temporary disability compensation and the costs of recommended surgical and medical treatment)
      12. Certified Bldg Maintenance and State Farm Fire and Casualty v. Appeals Board of the Utah Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., August 23, 2012) (affirming commission board's order requiring that State Farm pay injured employee's medical benefits)
      13. Jex v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., April 5, 2012) (personal vehicle not an instrumentality of employer's business for purposes of driving)
      14. Barron v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., March 22, 2012) (drug use as the main cause of employee injury is a rebuttable presumption, not evidence)
      15. Ramirez v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., Feb. 24, 2012) (denial of workers' compensation benefits based on absence of medical causal connection between occupation and injury)
      16. Flemal v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., Feb. 16, 2012) (fact question as to whether injured worker had been injured prior to termination)
      17. Murray v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., Feb. 2, 2012) (denial of workers' compensation claim due to absence of legal causation)
      18. Peterson Hunting v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App., Jan 20, 2012) (denial of claimed agricultural-employer exemption from the Workers' Compensation Act)
      19. Davis & Sanchez, PLLC v. University of Utah Health Care (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 8, 2011) (question of awardability of attorney fees in workers compensation claim)
      20. Hansen v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. Nov. 3, 2011) (appeal of workers compensation claim)
      21. Rosenbaum v. Utah Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. August 18, 2011) (timeliness of appeal of workers compensation decision)
      22. Blair v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. July 29, 2011) (appeal of workers compensation decision regarding causation of injury)
      23. Columbia HCA v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. June 30, 2011) (workers compensation appeal)
      24. Carradine v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. June 30, 2011) (request to reopen worker's compensation hearing)
      25. Stampin' Up, Inc. v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. May 12, 2011) (workers compensation appeal of determination that termination precluded payment of disability benefits)
      26. Henderson v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. April 21, 2011) (workers compensation appeal of finding that injury did not arise out of work)
      27. French v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. April 14, 2011) (workers compensation appeal)
      28. Timpanogos Hospital & Zurich American Insurance v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. April 7, 2011) (workers compensation appeal involving refusal to refer to a medical panel, to grant motion to reopen, to reverse finding based on equal protection arguments)
      29. Rathmann v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. April 7, 2011) (workers compensation appeal)
      30. Smith's Food & Drug, Inc. v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. March 10, 2011) (workers compensation appeal)
      31. Olsen v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. March 10, 2011) (appeal of permanent total disability determination under Workers Compensation statute)
      32. Larsen Beverage v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. March 10, 2011) (employer appeal of right to reimbursement issue under Workers Compensation statutes)
      33. Kivalu v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. Jan. 13, 2011) (workers compensation appeal)
      34. Norris v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. Dec. 16, 2010) (workers compensation appeal of finding that a person was an independent contractor)
      35. Mecham v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. Oct. 15, 2010) (appeal of workers compensation decision regarding total disability compensation claim brought by an estate)
      36. Resort Retainers v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. August 19, 2010) (temporary total disability workers compensation claim)
      37. Minor v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. August 12, 2010) (dismissal of appeal for lack of jurisdiction)
      38. Wood v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. June 10, 2010) (workers compensation decision regarding mental stress)
      39. Wilkins v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. April 15, 2010) (workers compensation appeal)
      40. Brady v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. March 11, 2010) (workers compensation appeal)
      41. Gallegos v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. Sept. 17, 2009) (workers compensation appeal)
      42. Germer v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. July 30, 2009) (workers compensation appeal)
      43. Chapman v. White (Utah Ct. App. June 11, 2009) (defense that Workers Compensation Act bars claim)
      44. Salt Lake County v. Labor Commission (Utah Ct. App. April 30, 2009) (workers compensation appeal regarding reduction in compensation for willful failure to obey safety order)
      United States Supreme Court
      Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
      1. Alvey v. Colvin (10th Cir., August 28, 2013) (harmless error in fourth step of the five-step sequential disability evaluation process)
      2. Villalobos v. Colvin (10th Cir., August 26, 2013) (review of various alleged procedural errors in connection with a disability claim)
      3. Lundgren v. Colvin (10th Cir., March 12, 2013) (affirming denial of disability benefits)
      4. Jones v. UPS (10th Cir., March 5, 2012) (affirming judgement in favor of employee on claim of retaliation based on disability)
      5. Bridger Coal Co. v. US Dept of Labor and Dolores Ashmore (10th Cir., February 28, 2012) (affirming reinstatement of benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act)
      6. Rabon v. Astrue (10th Cir., February 17, 2012) (upholding denial of her application for supplemental security income benefits)
      7. Barker v. Astrue (10th Cir., February 15, 2012) (affirming denial of disability benefits under the Social Security Act)
      8. Park v. TD Ameritrade Trust Co. (10th Cir., February 14, 2012) (affirming denial of retaliation, gender discrimination, harassment, and hostile workenvironment)
      9. Valdez v. McGill (10th Cir., February 13, 2012) (ADA, FMLA, and Retaliation claims)
      10. Mayberry v. Astrue (10th Cir., February 7, 2012) (denial of social security disability benefits)
      11. Williams v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. (10th Cir., February 7, 2012) (affirming denial of long-term disability payments)
      12. Gomez v. United States (10th Cir., February 1, 2012) (Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000)
      13. Murdock v. Astrue (10th Cir., January 13, 2012) (affirming denial of disability insurance, discussion of "effective ambulation")
      14. Leach v. Astrue (10th Cir., January 11, 2012) (affirming denial of disability insurance and supplemental security income benefits)
      15. Shiplett v. Astrue (10th Cir., January 10, 2012) (denial of Social Securitydisability based on petitioner's residual functional capacity (RFC) 
      16. Conger v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 30, 2011) (denial of supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act)
      17. Johns v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 29, 2011) (denial of attorneys fees in connection with claims of disability benefits)
      18. Compass Environmental, Inc., v. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (10th Cir., December 19, 2011) (upholding determination of serious safety violations resulting in miner's electrocution)
      19. Franklin v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 16, 2011) (denial of disability claim---credibility analysis under Luna v. Bowen, 834 F.2d 161 (10th Cir. 1987))
      20. Zaricor-Ritchie v. Astrue (10th Cir., Dec 15, 2011) (denial of disability claim)
      21. Boswell v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 14, 2011) (denial of disability benefits  because the appellate court had no power to reweigh evidence)
      22. George v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 14, 2011) (reversal of finding absence of disability as a result of complete failure to cite any evidence  as to mental disability)
      23. Saterlee v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 12, 2011) (overturning denial of disability based upon ALJ's ignoring documented medical evidence of a condition)
      24. Elkins v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 2, 2011) (Affirming denial of disability claim)
      25. Gibbs v. Astrue (10th Cir., December 1, 2011) (Affirming denial of disability claim)
      26. Ensey v. Ozzie's Pipeline Padder, Inc (10th Cir. Nov. 14, 2011) (New Mexico workers compensation claim)
      27. Jones v. United Parcel Services, Inc. (10th Cir. Oct. 24, 2011) (wrongful termination for filing workers compensation claim under Kansas law) 
      28. Department of Labor v. Copart, Inc. (10th Cir. July 28, 2011) (appeal of administrative order issued pursuant to OSHA violations)
      29. French v. American Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir. June 28, 2011) (appeal of dismissal of civil rights complaint arising out of workers compensation claim)
      30. Hysten v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. (10th Cir. March 16, 2011) (wrongful discharged in violation of filing FELA claim)
      31. Baros v. Advantage Logistics USA West, LLC (10th Cir. Feb. 23, 2011) (retaliation for filing Workers Compensation Claim)
      32. Robinson v. BNSF Railway Co. (10th Cir. Jan 13, 2011) (claim for injuries sustained by employee under the LIA and FELA acts)
      33. Energy West Mining Company v. Hunsinger (10th Cir. July 29, 2010) (Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act claim)
      34. Rawlings v. Gilt Edge Flour Mills, Inc. (10th Cir. May 19, 2010) (attorneys fees on OSHA claim)
      35. Gunderson v. U.S. Dept. Labor (10th Cir., April 8, 2010) (analysis of miner's Black Lung Benefits Act disability claim)
      36. Wynnewood Refining Co. v. Secretary of Labor (10th Cir. Aug. 4, 2009) (review of OSHA fine)
      37. Smith v. United States (10th Cir., May 31, 2009) (Inmate Accident Compensation Act and analysis of the Twombly plausibility standard)
      38. Energy West Mining Co. v. Oliver (10th Cir. Feb. 20, 2009) (Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act Claim)
         xiv.  Workplace Violence/Weapons .


        Utah Court of Appeals

        None.

        United States Supreme Court
        
        None.


        Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
        1. Nielander v. Bd. of County Commissioners (10th Cir., August 31, 2009) (Analysis of true threat and qualified immunity in context of public officers)
        2. Ramsey Winch Inc. v. Henry (10th Cir. Feb. 18, 2009) (constitutionality of ban on firearms at workplace)