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WDNY – First Amendment: Washington v. Donahue

U.S. District Court, WDNY First Amendment Retaliation – Prisoner Write-ups Washington v. Donahue 11-cv-6176L Judge Larimer Background: The pro se plaintiff commenced an action against employees and officials of Southport Correctional Facility alleging unlawful retaliation in violation of the First ...

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WDNY – Indicative Motion: Medgraph, Inc. v. Medtronic, Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Indicative Motion Basis for Relief – Underlying Predicate Motion Medgraph, Inc. v. Medtronic, Inc. 09-CV-6610L Judge Larimer Background: Following summary judgment for the defendant dismissing the complaint against it, the plaintiff has filed a motion for ...

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WDNY – Social Security Disability: Perkins v. Commissioner of Social Security

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability Disabled – Work Capacity Perkins v. Commissioner of Social Security 14-cv-6400L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff sought review of the administrative law judge’s decision that she was not disabled under the Social Security ...

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WDNY – Social Security Disability: Westfall v. Colvin

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability Credibility – Inconsistent Opinion from Treating Physician Westfall v. Colvin 13-cv-6504L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff appealed from the denial of disability benefits on the grounds that she was not disabled. Ruling: The ...

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WDNY – Motion to Reconsider: Security Plans, Inc. v. Cuna Mutual Insurance Society

U.S. District Court, WDNY Motion to Reconsider Claim Dismissed by Request – Abandoned Legal Issue Security Plans, Inc. v. Cuna Mutual Insurance Society 08-CV-6313L Judge Larimer Background: In this contract dispute, at issue is a motion asking the District Court ...

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WDNY – Employment Discrimination: Postell v. Rochester City School District

U.S. District Court, WDNY Employment Discrimination Adverse Employment Action – Policy Maker Postell v. Rochester City School District 11-cv-6550L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff is an African-American woman and a former employee of the defendant. She alleged that the defendants ...

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WDNY – Eighth Amendment: Lawrence v. Evans

U.S. District Court, WDNY Eighth Amendment Failure to Provide Medical Care – Deliberate Indifference Lawrence v. Evans 14-cv-6444L Judge Larimer Background:  The pro se plaintiff is an inmate in the custody of the New York State Department of Corrections and ...

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WDNY – Eighth Amendment: Downey v. Sheahan

U.S. District Court, WDNY Eighth Amendment Unauthorized Incarceration – Brief Delay in Release Downey v. Sheahan 15-cv-6129L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff alleged that five employees of the Five Points Correctional Facility violated his rights by causing him to serve ...

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WDNY – Aguirre v. Kendra

U.S. District Court, WDNY Inmate – Due Process Pro Se – Replead Aguirre v. Kendra 14-cv-6346L Judge Larimer Background: The pro se plaintiff commenced an action alleging that, while he was an inmate in custody of the defendants, violated his ...

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Prisoner can amend his due process claim

An Auburn Correctional Facility inmate will be given more time to develop his complaint against officials at the Attica Correctional Facility where he claims his due process rights were violated with respect to disciplinary measures taken against him for receiving ...

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