I have the Note II and love it. My case is the Ringke slim, about $10 on Amazon. Protects back from scratching, but probably wouldn't save me if I dropped it. I'm extremely careful with my phone, and wanted a slim case so the phone would still comfortably fit in my pocket (which it does).
Q: Did you know something was wrong right away?
HUARD: “Yeah, it was just kind of a funny feeling in my groin.”