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John Parrinello suspended from federal court for 180 days

ROCHESTER — The alleged misdeeds that got him suspended from federal court for 180 days are just the most recent courthouse incidents for prominent defense lawyer John Parrinello. The latest round of purported unprofessional conduct was so egregious the court ...

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Tax Foreclosure: Albert and Francis vs. Watkins Glen International Inc.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Tax Foreclosure Due Process — Constitutional Liberties Albert and Francis vs. Watkins Glen International Inc. 10-CV-6613 Judge Siragusa Background: In their amended complaint, the plaintiffs raise seven causes of action against the ...

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ERISA: Trapp v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co.

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York ERISA Short-Term Disability Insurance — Medical Disorders Arising Out of Work Trapp v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co. 07-CV-835 Judge Curtin Background: This action was commenced by the filing of a summons ...

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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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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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