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Breach of Contract: Barton v. Concept Laboratories

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Breach of Contract Licenses — Duration Barton v. Concept Laboratories 08-CV-591 Judge Curtin Background: The plaintiff commenced an action Aug. 8, 2008, seeking damages for trademark infringement and breach of contract. Her ...

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Debt Collection: Graffeo v. Revenue Assistance Corp.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Debt Collection Maximum Damages — Mootness Graffeo v. Revenue Assistance Corp. 08-CV-929 Judge Arcara Background: The case concerns allegations of improper debt collection attempts in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices ...

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Attorney Disqualification: WeCare Holdings LLC v. Bedminster International Limited

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Attorney Disqualification WeCare Holdings LLC v. Bedminster International Limited 08-CV-6213 Judge Telesca Background: Defendant Bedminster International Limited moves to disqualify the law firm Harris Beach PLLC from representing WeCare Holdings LLC and ...

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Social Security: VanValkenburg v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Social Security VanValkenburg v. Astrue 09-CV-6060 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff seeks judicial review of the denial of her claim for SSI benefits. She claimed disability beginning Dec. 31, 2003 based on ...

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Federal Jurisdiction: Garner v. DII Industries LLC 

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Federal Jurisdiction Pleadings Garner v. DII Industries LLC 08-CV-6191 Judge Siragusa Background: The decedent, Angelo Palermo, was a union insulation mason for 29 years, from 1937 through 1966, in the construction asbestos ...

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Due Process: Eleby v. Selsky

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Due Process Prison Disciplinary Hearings Eleby v. Selsky 08-CV-6420 Judge Larimer Background: Plaintiff, Terrell Eleby, commenced this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1983. He asserts a claim against Donald Selsky, who was ...

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Chapter 11: In Re 2670 West Ridge Road LLC

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York Chapter 11 Mortgage Foreclosure Sale-Stay In Re 2670 West Ridge Road LLC 09-22062 Judge Ninfo Background: In August, 2670 West Ridge Road LLC, the debtor, filed a petition initiating a Chapter 11 ...

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ERISA: LaScala v. Scrufari

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York ERISA Fiduciary Duties — Damages LaScala v. Scrufari 93-CV-982 Judge Curtin Background: On Jan. 15, 2004, the court issued findings of fact and conclusions of law after trial, finding defendant Santo Scrufari ...

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Dismissal: The Omega Institute Inc. v. Universal Sales Systems Inc.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Dismissal Corporations — Ceased Operations The Omega Institute Inc. v. Universal Sales Systems Inc. 08-CV-6473 Judge Telesca Background: Plaintiff, The Omega Institute Inc. — doing business as Money Tree Training Group — ...

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