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WDNY — Federal Tort Claims Act: McKnight v. United States

U.S. District Court, WDNY Federal Tort Claims Act Administrative Remedies McKnight v. United States 11-CV-6121L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against the director of the Canandaigua, New York Veterans Administration Medical Center in Canandaigua City Court, small ...

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WDNY — Default Judgment: Christa Construction LLC v. Connelly Drywall LLC

U.S. District Court, WDNY Default Judgment Failure to Obtain Counsel Christa Construction LLC v. Connelly Drywall LLC 09-cv-6535L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff commenced a breach of contract action on or about Nov. 3, 2009. The defendant appeared by counsel, ...

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WDNY — Disability Benefits: Reices-Colon v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Disability Benefits Disability — Past Relevant Work Reices-Colon v. Astrue 11-cv-6134L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff appealed from a denial of disability benefits by the commissioner of Social Security. The plaintiff filed an application for benefits ...

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WDNY — Long-arm Statute: Mrs. United States National Pageant Inc. v. Miss United States of America Organization LLC

U.S. District Court, WDNY Long-arm Statute Website — Trademark Infringement Mrs. United States National Pageant Inc. v. Miss United States of America Organization LLC 12-cv-6137L Judge Larimer Background: In this trademark dispute, the plaintiff brought an action against the defendant ...

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WDNY — Bullying and Harassment: Preston v. Hilton Central School District, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Bullying and Harassment Imputation on to School Officials Preston v. Hilton Central School District, et al. 11-cv-6420L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiffs brought an action on behalf of their son asserting numerous claims arising from an incident ...

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WDNY — Employment Discrimination: Douglass v. Rochester City School District

U.S. District Court, WDNY Employment Discrimination Adverse Employment Action — Hostile Work Environment Douglass v. Rochester City School District 10-cv-6031L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against her former employer alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation based on race and ...

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WDNY — Plausible Claim for Relief: Bey v. City of Rochester, County of Monroe & State of New York

U.S. District Court, WDNY Plausible Claim for Relief Motion to Dismiss Bey v. City of Rochester, County of Monroe & State of New York 11-cv-6457-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiffs commenced an action alleging that the city foreclosure on their ...

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WDNY — Malicious Prosecution — Federal & State Actions: Capo v. County of Steuben, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Malicious Prosecution — Federal & State Actions Notice of Claim — Failure to State a Claim Capo v. County of Steuben, et al. 11-cv-6447-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff alleged that the assistant district attorney began an investigation ...

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WDNY — Judicial Immunity: Wik v. Swapceinski

U.S. District Court, WDNY Judicial Immunity Judicial Activities Wik v. Swapceinski 11-cv-6220 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, filing pro se, sued the town justice of Bergen, N.Y. for allegedly failing to provide the plaintiff with certain documents pertaining to ...

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WDNY — Wrong Corporation: Herzog v. Delphi Corporation

U.S. District Court, WDNY  Wrong Corporation Leave to Amend — Bankruptcy Herzog v. Delphi Corporation 10-cv-6518 CJS Judge Siragusa   Background: The plaintiff brought an action against her former employer, which, at the time, was called Delphi Corporation. She alleged ...

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