32 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 195,191 times   262 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the sufficiency of the allegations is a legal question so appellate courts have jurisdiction to consider it on appeal from denial of qualified immunity
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 209,562 times   342 Legal Analyses
    Holding that conclusory allegations that the defendants acted unlawfully were insufficient to state a claim
  3. Blum v. Yaretsky

    457 U.S. 991 (1982)   Cited 2,348 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that nursing home is not a state actor in part because provision of nursing home services is not a traditional and exclusive sovereign function
  4. Formosa Plast v. Presidio Engineers

    960 S.W.2d 41 (Tex. 1998)   Cited 1,509 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that evidence of damages was legally insufficient and overly speculative where the interested party testified that, had he known the truth, he would have increased his bid from $600,000 to $1.3 million, a bid that likely would have never been accepted by the offending party
  5. Davis v. Coca-Cola Bottling

    516 F.3d 955 (11th Cir. 2008)   Cited 819 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that hiring decisions were "discrete acts of discrimination" that could not go forward under the continuing-violation doctrine
  6. Strat. Income Fund v. Spear, Leeds Kellogg

    305 F.3d 1293 (11th Cir. 2002)   Cited 585 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Deciding that the third amended complaint, which contained 127 paragraphs, all incorporated by reference into nine separate counts created an "onerous task" for the trial court to sift through
  7. Anderson v. District Board of Trustees of Central Florida Community College

    77 F.3d 364 (11th Cir. 1996)   Cited 716 times
    Holding that plaintiffs are required to "present each claim for relief in a separate count" rather than asserting numerous claims within a single count
  8. English v. Fischer

    660 S.W.2d 521 (Tex. 1983)   Cited 458 times
    Holding that under the terms of a similar deed of trust, the mortgagee was entitled to collect the insurance proceeds after a fire and “to apply such proceeds to the indebtedness and pay the remainder to [the mortgagor]”
  9. Centurion Air Cargo v. United Parcel Serv

    420 F.3d 1146 (11th Cir. 2005)   Cited 192 times
    Affirming summary judgment on the district court's finding that UPS did not breach the post-closing agreement by its five-day delay in making the June 2005 payment
  10. Griffin v. Dugger

    823 F.2d 1476 (11th Cir. 1987)   Cited 237 times
    Holding that "each claim must be analyzed separately, and a claim cannot be asserted on behalf of a class unless at least one named plaintiff has suffered the injury that gives rise to that claim"