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Hernandez v. Alpine Logistics LLC

U.S. District Court, WDNY Fair Labor  Standards Act Motor Vehicle Operation Hernandez v. Alpine Logistics LLC 08-cv-6254T Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiffs, delivery drivers for the defendant, commenced a class action under the Fair Labor Standards Act alleging that they ...

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Patent Infringement: Spread Spectrum Screening LLC, v. Eastman Kodak Co., et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Patent Infringement Motion to Stay Spread Spectrum Screening LLC, v. Eastman Kodak Co., et al. 10-CV-6523L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff commenced the action alleging that the defendants had infringed upon the plaintiff’s patent for a ...

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‘Habeas’ Relief: Agee v. Brandt

U.S. District Court, WDNY ‘Habeas’ Relief Ineffective Assistance — Procedural Default Agee v. Brandt 10-cv-0630T Judge Telesca Background: The petitioner filed for a writ of habeas corpus challenging his custody following a judgment convicting him of assault in the first ...

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First Amendment: Olma v. Collins et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY First Amendment Political Speech — Legislative Immunity Olma v. Collins et al. 11-cv-61A Judge Acara Background: The plaintiff alleged that the defendants violated his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights to political speech and association by firing ...

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Insurance Coverage: One Beacon Insurance Company v. Freundschuh d/b/a Bobcat of Buffalo et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Insurance Coverage Notice of Occurrence One Beacon Insurance Company v. Freundschuh d/b/a Bobcat of Buffalo et al. 08-cv-823 Judge Curtin Background: The plaintiff insurance company sought a declaratory judgment to determine the rights and obligations of ...

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Prisoner Litigation: Medina v. Skowron, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Prisoner Litigation Retaliation Medina v. Skowron, et al. 08-cv-6561L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a prisoner in custody of the New York State Department of Correctional Services, commenced a civil rights action alleging claims related to ...

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Colantuono v. S. Hockeborn

U.S. District Court, WDNY Prisoner Rights Due Process Colantuono v. S. Hockeborn 10-CV-6446L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a former inmate of the Elmira Correctional Facility, commenced the action alleging a number of civil rights violations that stemmed from a ...

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Odom v. Hazen Transport Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Class Action Settlement Attorney’s Fees Odom v. Hazen Transport Inc. 10-CV-6304T Judge Payson Background: The plaintiffs instituted a class action that alleged that the defendant failed to pay the appropriate overtime wages and improperly deducted moneys from ...

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Immigration: Achouatte v. Holder

U.S. District Court, WDNY Immigration Order of Removal — ‘Habeas’ Relief Achouatte v. Holder 10-cv-6203 Judge Telesca Background: The petitioner was declared an alien under a final immigration order of removal. He filed a petition for a writ of habeas ...

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