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Preston v. Hilton Central School District, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Sealing Court Records Public Interest Preston v. Hilton Central School District, et al. 11-cv-6420L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiffs alleged that their autistic son was bullied and sexually harassed by students attending the defendant school. The ...

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Brown v. Superior Contract Cleaners

U.S. District Court, WDNY Title VII Sufficiency of Complaint Brown v. Superior Contract Cleaners 10-cv-6238 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, a Jamaican of national origin, was employed by the defendant for three months. The plaintiff alleged that he had ...

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Beechwood Restorativ, et al v. Leeds, et al

U.S. District Court, WDNY Summary Judgment Subsequent Motion — Additional Discovery Beechwood Restorativ, et al v. Leeds, et al 02-cv-6235L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiffs brought suit alleging the defendants had targeted the plaintiffs for closure of the plaintiff nursing ...

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Guadagno v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Attorney’s Fees Block-Billing Guadagno v. Astrue 10-cv-6348 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff brought the action against the commissioner of Social Security after she was denied Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. The parties had stipulated ...

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Vermette v. Verizon Wireless

U.S. District Court, WDNY Discrimination Retaliation — Pretext Vermette v. Verizon Wireless 09-CV-6085 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff alleged that the defendant had retaliated against her for complaining of gender and racial discrimination by demoting her, denying her pay increases, ...

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NXIVM Corporation v. Doyes

U.S. District Court, WDNY Sealing Court Records Standard NXIVM Corporation v. Doyes 11-MC-6009L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff sought to compel the deposition of a nonparty witness. The witness responded by filing a motion to quash the subpoena served upon ...

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United States v. Briggs, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Electronically Stored Information Criminal Proceedings — File Format United States v. Briggs, et al. 10-cr-184S Judge Scott Background: Over 20 defendants had been charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine, money laundering and other unlawful monetary transactions. ...

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Lufthansa Technik AG v. Astronics Corporation

U.S. District Court, WDNY Duplicative Litigation Court Authority to Dismiss Lufthansa Technik AG v. Astronics Corporation 11-cv-628A Judge Arcara Background: The plaintiff sued the defendant, a Washington State company, in Germany for patent infringement. The plaintiff sought discovery from a ...

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Discrimination — Hostile Work Environment: Hilton v. Bedford Paving LLC, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Discrimination — Hostile Work Environment Retaliation Hilton v. Bedford Paving LLC, et al. 08-cv-6552 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff brought a Title VII action against the defendants claiming that the defendants’ racial discrimination created a hostile ...

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