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ADA: Attorneys’ Fees: Grievson v. Rochester Psychiatric Center

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York Attorneys’ Fees ADA Claims Grievson v. Rochester Psychiatric Center 06-CV-6240 Judge Payson Background: In May 2006, plaintiff Kim Marie Grievson brought action against the Rochester Psychiatric Center under the Americans ...

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Job Discrimination: Rojas v. Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Job Discrimination Retaliation Rojas v. Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester 07-CV-6250 Judge Siragusa Background: The action alleging hostile environment employment discrimination on the basis of sex and retaliation, pursuant to Title VII ...

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ERISA: Buffalo Laborers’ Welfare Fund v. D. Land Construction Company Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY ERISA Default Buffalo Laborers’ Welfare Fund v. D. Land Construction Company Inc. 08-CV-746 Judge Curtin Background: In this action, brought pursuant to section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act and the Employment Retirement Income Security ...

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Federal Jurisdiction: Scipar Inc. v. Chubb Corporation

U.S. District Court, WDNY   Federal Jurisdiction Diversity — Corporations Scipar Inc. v. Chubb Corporation 09-CV-128 Judge Skretny Background: The plaintiff, Scipar Inc., commenced this action on Nov. 18, 2008, by filing a summons and complaint in New York State ...

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Contribution: ProMaxima Manufacturing Ltd. v. M-F Athletic Company Inc.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Contribution ProMaxima Manufacturing Ltd. v. M-F Athletic Company Inc. 05-CV-6735 Judge Siragusa Background: On May 16, 2004, at approximately 7:30 a.m., plaintiff Louis Bloom was working out at the fitness center located ...

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Discovery: Lunts v. Rochester City School District

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Discovery Sanctions Lunts v. Rochester City School District 07-CV-6272 Judge Feldman Background: The plaintiff, Ellen Lunts, was employed by Empire State College in Rochester from 2004 to 2006.  The plaintiffs allege that ...

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Secured Creditors: In Re Lyons Equipment Co. Inc.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York Secured Creditors Fiduciary Duty — Restructuring In Re Lyons Equipment Co. Inc. 09-12419 Judge Bucki Background: Prior to the commencement of bankruptcy proceedings, a secured creditor caused the appointment of a chief ...

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ADA: Hoffman v. Williamsville Central School District

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York ADA Hoffman v. Williamsville Central School District 09-CV-1065 Judge Curtin Background: Plaintiff Linda Maher Hoffman, an employee of the school district since 1984, brought action against the Williamsville Central School District for ...

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