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WDNY — Employment Discrimination: Tolleson v. Unity Health System

U.S. District Court, WDNY Employment Discrimination Qualifications Tolleson v. Unity Health System 09-cv-6350 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The defendant moved to dismiss the plaintiff’s action alleging employment discrimination. The plaintiff was hired as a food service assistant when she was four ...

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WDNY — Injunctive Relief: Perkins v. D. F. Napoli, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Injunctive Relief Relationship between Injury Claimed and Conduct Complained of Perkins v. D. F. Napoli, et al. 08-cv-6248 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, a prison inmate in the custody of the Department of Correctional Services, ...

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WDNY — Title VII: Lopez, et al. v. Flight Services & Systems Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Title VII English-only Work Policy Lopez, et al. v. Flight Services & Systems Inc. 07-cv-6186 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiffs were hired by the defendant as entry-level ramp agents. After approximately seven months of employment, the ...

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WDNY — Attorney-Client Privilege: Gill, et al. v. Bausch & Lomb Supplemental Retirement Plan I, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Attorney-Client Privilege ERISA — Fiduciary Exception Gill, et al. v. Bausch & Lomb Supplemental Retirement Plan I, et al. 09-CV-6043CJS Judge Payson Background: The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants had unlawfully reduced their vested benefits in Bausch ...

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WDNY – ERISA: Holley v. Empire State Carpenters Pension Plan, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY  ERISA Plan Interpretation Holley v. Empire State Carpenters Pension Plan, et al. 11-cv-6316L Judge Larimer   Background: The plaintiff alleged that the defendants wrongfully denied him disability retirement pension benefits in violation of ERISA. The defendants ...

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WDNY — Federal Indictment: United States v. Rondeau

U.S. District Court, WDNY Federal Indictment Dismissal — Attorney-client Privilege United States v. Rondeau 92-cr-0080L Judge Larimer Background: A grand jury entered a one-count indictment against the defendant for willfully and knowingly failing to appear at a Federal Correctional Facility ...

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WDNY — Suppression of Physical Evidence: United States v. Ahmad

U.S. District Court, WDNY Suppression of Physical Evidence Suppression of Statements — Legal Sufficiency United States v. Ahmad 11-CR-6130L Magistrate Payson Background: The defendant was charged with inducing, enticing and coercing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the ...

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Sheriff’s deputy’s claims can proceed

In a decision and order issued last week, U.S. District Court, WDNY Judge Michael A. Telesca ruled that Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Michelle Albertelli’s claims against the county for violating her procedural due process rights and for municipal liability can ...

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WDNY — Social Security: Juliano v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Residual Functional Capacity — Type II Diabetes Juliano v. Astrue 10-cv-6682L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff filed for disability insurance benefits alleging an inability to work due to diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, a ...

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