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Personal Jurisdiction: Federal Trade Commission v. Navestad

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Personal Jurisdiction Federal Trade Commission v. Navestad 09-CV-6329 Judge Telesca Background: The Federal Trade Commission brought an  action pursuant to the Federal Trade Commission Act claiming the defendants violated that Act by ...

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Securities: Industrial Technology Ventures LP v. Pleasant T. Rowland Revocable Trust

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Securities Industrial Technology Ventures LP v. Pleasant T. Rowland Revocable Trust 08-CV-6227 Judge Siragusa Background: The diversity lawsuit alleging unjust enrichment, tortious interference with business relationships, common law fraud, civil conspiracy and ...

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Job Discrimination: Ward v. Empire Vision Centers Inc.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Job Discrimination Ward v. Empire Vision Centers Inc. 08-CV-6193 Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, Ernestine Ward, brings an action, pro se, against her former employer, Empire Vision Centers, alleging racial discrimination, racial ...

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False Claims Act: Johnson ex rel. U.S. v. University of Rochester

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York False Claims Act Johnson ex rel. U.S. v. University of Rochester 07-CV-6149 Judge Larimer Background: The action falls under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §3729. The plaintiff relators, Keith Johnson, M.D., ...

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ADA: Weigand v. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York ADA Weigand v. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority 03-CV-794 Judge Skretny Background: The plaintiff alleges he was discriminated against on the basis of a disability, and terminated from his position as a bus ...

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Sanctions: Diversified Control, Inc. v. Corning Cable Systems, LLC

U.S. District Court, WDNY Sanctions Diversified Control, Inc. v. Corning Cable Systems, LLC 05-CV-277 Judge McCarthy Background: Before the court is the motion of defendant Corning Cable Systems, LLC for an award of costs and expenses, including and attorneys’ and ...

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Job Discrimination: Avgerinos v. Palmyra-Macedon Central School District

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Job Discrimination Avgerinos v. Palmyra-Macedon Central School District 08-CV-6572 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff is a 62-year-old male with an extensive teaching and administrative background. He maintains that he holds a Bachelor ...

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