Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In the Matter of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., 14-CV-8680

Woman's Actual Work for Lehman Brothers Was Prerequisite for Performance Bonus

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts , Contracts , Breach , Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Ronald Reape, Plaintiff v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Comm'r of Soc. Sec., Defendant, 1:13-CV-1426

Complaint Untimely Under Strict 60-Day Deadline for Final Decision's Review

Practice Areas: Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation , Civil Procedure , Statute of Limitations

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ronald G. Taylor, Plaintiff v. T-Mobile USA, Inc., Defendant, 14CV4965

Settlement Pact Preserved Three-Day Notice Requirement for Phone Service Cancellation

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Torts

U.S. District Court, Western District

Charles R. Livecchi, Sr., Plaintiff v. Gordon and Schall, LLP, Defendant, 14-CV-6270

Law Firm Representing Chapter 7 Trustee Judicially Immune From Suit on Subpoenas

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Civil Procedure

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Luis Matta, Defendant-Appellant, 13-4078

District Judges Must Decide Treatment, Circuit Rules

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Beautyko, LLC d/b/a Beauty America, Plaintiff v. Fedex Ground Package System, Inc., Fedex Smartpost, Inc., and Nomorerack.com, Inc., Defendants, 14-cv-0037

Wholesaler Must Arbitrate Breach, Negligence Claims Against Web Site's Operator, Shippers

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Contracts , Breach , Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Debra Clayborne, Plaintiff v. Human Resource Director, and Harmony Outreach, L.L.C., Defendants, 11-CV-3491

Age Discrimination Claimant Denied Default Judgment in Suit Asserting ADEA's Violation

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ann Zeak, as Executor of the Estate of Steven Sullivan, Plaintiff v. United States of America, Defendant, 11 Civ. 4253

Prior Judgment as to Medical Malpractice Negate's Assertion of Negligent Hiring Claim

Practice Areas: Torts , Medical Malpractice

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. James W. Rulison, Defendant, 12-CV-6470

Government's Suit for $1.013 Million in Unpaid Taxes Timely Under 26 USC §6502(a)(1)

Practice Areas: Taxation , Civil Procedure , Statute of Limitations

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Daniel Atkins, Plaintiff v. Pitney Bowes Management Services et al., Defendants, 12 Cv. 5575

Race, Religion Bias Claimant Legitimately Fired for Not Completing Mandatory Training

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ritchie Capital Management, LLC, et al., Plaintiffs v. General Electric Capital Corp., Defendant, 14 Civ. 8623

Suit Over Failure to Disclose Ponzi Scheme's Discovery Is Stayed Pending Motion to JPML

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Securities Fraud , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Nina Jafari a/k/a Fatemeh Jafari, Defendant, 13-CR-19

Government Entitled to $125,000 Forfeiture For Social Worker's Health Care Fraud

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , White Collar Crime , Fraud (White Collar) , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Juanica Henry, et al., Plaintiffs v. Nannys for Grannys Inc., et al., Defendants, 13-CV-2264

Issues Exist Whether Care Givers Fall Within FLSA's 'Companionship' Exemption

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Yasser Ashburn, Jamal Laurent, and Trevelle Merritt, Defendants, 11-CR-0303 (NGG)

Letter to Court Prompts Warning to Lawyers

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Claire Allison, Plaintiff v. Clos-Ette Too, L.L.C., Clos-Ette, L.L.C., and Melanie Charlton Fascitelli, Defendants, 14 Civ. 1618

Firms' Operation as Single Entity Not Enough To Pierce Veil Absent Showing of Unfairness

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lee Siegel, Philip Harris, and Jorge Oliveros, Plaintiffs v. Bloomberg L.P., Defendant, 13cv1351

Service Desk Representatives Not Exempt From FLSA's Wage, Hour Requirements

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re China North East Petroleum Holdings Limited Securities Litigation, 10 Civ. 4577

Securities Fraud Claims Dismissed on Basis Of Lead Plaintiff's Failure to Plead Scienter

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Tianbo Huang, Plaintiff v. iTVmedia, Inc., iTVmedia (Hong Kong), Ltd., iTV.CN, Inc., and Song Lin, Defendants, 13-CV-3439

'Rocanova' Leads to Conclusion SAC Could Not Support Punitive Damages Award Under NY Law

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

M.D. Ronald Hoffman, Plaintiff v. Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc., Defendant, 14-CV-8629

Perpetual Royalty Agreement for Unpatented Vitamin Products Not Federally Pre-Empted

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Contracts , Breach , Civil Procedure

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re: Motors Liquidation Company, et al., Debtor, 13-2187

Circuit Holds Parties to $1.5 Billion Filing Error

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Insurance Law , Automotive

U.S. District Court, Northern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Bank of America Account #XXXXXXXX4939, et al. Defendants, 5:14-CV-723

Forfeiture Claimants Do Not Show Locus of Facts Supports Transfer to California's Central District

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Civil Forfeiture , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sean Sullivan, Plaintiff v. Istoregreen, LLC, John Doe, President, Istoregreen, LLC, Leia Yodice, Employee, Istoregreen, LLC, Defendants, 14-CV-7163

'Unemployed Attorney's' Complaint Provides No Basis for Federal Question Jurisdiction

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Contracts

U.S. District Court, Western District

Lachin Hatemi, Plaintiff v. M&T Bank Corporation, Defendant, 13-CV-1103

Refusal to Stay Proceedings Pending Interlocutory Appeal to Circuit Explained

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Appellate Law - Civil , Interlocutory Appeal , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Wigberto Viera, a/k/a "Roberto," a/k/a "Wiz," Louie Santiago, a/k/a "Lionel," a/k/a "L," a/k/a "Leonel," Ernesto Colon, Eduardo DeJesus, and Eva Figueroa, Defendants, 14 Cr. 83

Sting Operation Not Outrageous Government Conduct Warranting Indictment's Dismissal

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Delama Georges, et al., Plaintiffs v. United Nations, et al., Defendants, 13-CV-7146

United Nations, Officials Immune From Suit Arising From 2010 Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

Practice Areas: International Law (Public) , Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

James H. Fischer, Plaintiff v. Stephen T. Forrest and Sandra F. Forrest, Defendants, 14 Civ. 1304

Use of Proprietary Text, Images to Sell 'Knock-Off' Product Infringed Copyright

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights , Infringement (Copyright) , Trademarks , Infringement (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Western District

Rich Products Corporation, Plaintiff v. David Bluemke and Darifair Foods, Inc., Defendants, 13-CV-30

No Evidence Confidentiality Agreement Was Actually Breached; Lawsuit Dismissed

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation This Document Relates to all Actions, 14-MD-2543 (JMF)

Notes From GM Investigation Are Privileged, Judge Finds

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Torts , Insurance Law , Automotive

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Citigroup, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant v. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Defendant-Appellee, 13-4825-cv

Circuit Refuses to Block 2nd Abu Dhabi Arbitration

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

James Goldring and Gina Goldring, Plaintiffs v. Det. Jason Zumo, et al., Defendants, 14 Civ. 4861

Dismissal of §1983 Due Process Violation Claim Asserting Malicious Abuse of Process Explained

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wall Street Systems Sweden AB, Plaintiff v. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., Defendant, 14-cv-7819

Agreement Was Properly Terminated Months Before Invoice Underlying Breach Action

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Western District

Michael Hallmark, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Cohen & Slamowitz, Midland Funding LLC, Defendants, 11-CV-842

Random Sampling to Seek, Produce Records In Debt Collection Class Action Is Directed

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Stewart Hardison and Katherine Hardison on behalf of their daughter, A.N.H., a student with a disability, Appellees, Cross-Appellants v. Board of Education of the Oneonta City School District, Appellant, Cross-Appellee, 13-1594-cv

Court's Grant of IDEA Reimbursement Reversed; Court Should Have Shown Greater Deference to State Review Officer's Determinations

Practice Areas: Education Law , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Mrs. United States National Pageant, Inc., Plaintiff v. Crown Couture, LLC, Gaspar Cruz, individually, Defendants, 14-CV-6114

$4381 in Fees, $242 in Costs Awarded Beauty Pageant Operator as Sanctions for Defendant Firm's Default in Trademark Infringement Action

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Trademarks , Infringement (Trademark) , Civil Procedure , Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Joseph Licata, Plaintiff v. Karen B. Salmon and Bay Shore Schools, Defendants, 14-CV-2637

IDEA Suit Over Refusal to Transport Child Home From Program Fails; Remedies Not Exhausted

Practice Areas: Education Law , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dynamic Worldwide Logistics, Inc., Plaintiff v. Exclusive Expressions, LLC, David Saad and Joseph Saad, Defendants, 14 Civ. 1370

Court Lacks Admiralty Jurisdiction Over Cargo Theft Claim Also Failing to Allege Conversion

Practice Areas: Torts , Contracts , Breach , Admiralty

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. David Norman, a/k/a "Jim Norman," Defendant-Appellant, 13-2840

No Error in Finding Testimony Part Perjury; Prison Term for Wire Fraud Conspiracy Stands

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Western District

Mark Sam, Plaintiff v. Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP, Mitchell Selip, Mitchell G. Slamowitz, and David A. Cohen, Defendants, 14-CV-611

Inference Shown That Law Firm Knew, Sought To Conceal Violation of FDCPA Venue Provision

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Yassa Ashburn, Jamal Laurent, and Trevelle Merritt, Defendants, 11-CR-0303

Refusal to Suppress Bullets, Pistol Potentially Associated With Earlier Murder Is Explained

Practice Areas: Evidence , Admissibility , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jean Romeo, individually and as the Administratrix of the estate of John Prodan, and the Estate of John Prodan, on behalf of the decedent, John Prodan, Plaintiffs v. Aid to the Developmentally Disabled, Inc.; Board of Directors, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled, Inc.; Individual Group Home Living Program, Inc.; Board of Directors, Individual Group Home Living Program, Inc.; Donald Reib, individually and in his capacity as Executive Director, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; Sallyann Burgess, individually and in her capacity as Quality Assurance Officer, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; Stacey Rohde, individually and in her capacity as Resident Manager, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; Paula Wanat, individually and in her capacity as Program Director, QMRP, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; Stephanie Bolognese, Nursing Coordinator, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; James Philips, individually and in his capacity as Direct Care Counselor, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; Margaret Prokop R.N., individually and in her capacity as Registered Nurse, Aid to the Developmentally Disabled; Walter Stockton, individually and in his capacity as Executive Director, Independent Group Home of Long Island; William Herrick, individually and in his capacity as Quality Assurance Officer, Independent Group Home of Long Island; Victor Taylor, individually; Gerald Huber, individually; Robert Lopez, individually, Defendants, 11-CV-6340

Jurisdiction on Basis of Rehabilitation, Medicaid Acts Could Have Been Earlier Raised

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Trusts and Estates , Health Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Ulysses Antoine Banks, Defendant-Appellant, 13-3473

Sentence for Conviction Arising From 'Alford' Plea Is 'Prior Sentence' Under Guideline §4A1.2

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Alan H. Fox, Plaintiffs v. Lifemark Securities Corp. and Jeffrey Morrison, Defendants, 12-CV-6650

Advisor Had No Reason to Believe Investments Were Unsuited to Client's Investment Needs

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Securities Fraud , White Collar Crime , Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

John Carter, Plaintiff v. Tuttnaeur U.S.A. Co., Ltd., Defendant, 13-CV-00679

Motor Carrier Act Exemption Inapplicable to Worker's FLSA, NYLL Unpaid Overtime Claims

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Aikiam Floyd, Plaintiff v. Cosi, Inc., Defendant, 14-CV-3772

Judge Who Guided Pro Se Plaintiff Recuses Himself Sua Sponte

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mashud Parves Rana, Plaintiff v. Monirul Islam and Fahima Tahsina Prova, Defendants, 14-Cv-1993

Diplomat Not Immune From Domestic's Claims Of Fraudulent Misrepresentation, Servitude

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Torts , Intentional Torts , False Imprisonment , International Law (Public)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hasim Husic, Petitioner v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., United States Attorney General, Respondent, 14-607

LPR Who Entered Country Lawfully Without LPR Status Eligible to Seek INA §212(h) Waiver

Practice Areas: Immigration Law , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Universitas Education, LLC, Petitioner v. Nova Group, Inc., Respondent, 11CV1590

Motions for Protective Orders, Turnover Stemming From Arbitral Award Are Denied

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

William B. Corley, Plaintiff v. Joseph Spitzer and Brian Loftman, Defendants, 11-cv-9044

Dismissal of Lawsuit Alleging FHA's Violation In Refusal to Rent Apartment Is Explained

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice

U.S. Appellate Division, Third Department

Sherri Ceravolo, Respondent v. Michael DeSantis, Appellant, 518134

Ex-Wife Loses Bid to Have Home Declared Marital Property

Practice Areas: Family Law , Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. Appellate Division, Third Department

The People of the State of New York, Respondent v. Lydia Ann Salce, Appellant, 105516

Defendant Was Entitled to Call Expert on Wounds, Panel Rules

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., Plaintiff v. Ningbo Toptrade Imp. Exp. Co. Ltd., Toptrade Recycling (USA) Inc., and Newdeh Lee, an Individual, Defendants, 06 CIV 3391

Admiralty Jurisdiction Over Indemnity Claim Arising From Contract Breach Suit Explained

Practice Areas: Admiralty , Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Application of Operacion y Supervision de Hoteles, S.A. de C.V. for an Order to Conduct Discovery for use in a Foreign Proceeding, 14 Misc. 82

'Intel' Factors Favor Enforcement of Subpoena Directing Deposition; Quash Motion Is Denied

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Evidence , Witnesses , Contracts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Joao Control and Monitoring Systems, LLC., Plaintiff v. Slomin's, Inc., Defendant, 14-cv-2598

Direct Patent Infringement Claims Survive But Contributory Infringement Claim Does Not

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Patents , Infringement (Patents)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Anya Rosen, as parent and natural guardian of infant plaintiff Joseph Vincent Cannariato, et uno, Plaintiffs, v. Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC and Marriot Int'l, Inc., Defendants, 14-cv-1385

Negligence Suit's Transfer to 'Sister Court' District of Puerto Rico Is Explained

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue , Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission, Plaintiff v. Steven Byers et al., Defendants, 08 Civ. 7104 (DC)

Dewey Left Out of Latest Fees in Six-Year-Old Case

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery , Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Scott Fappiano, Plaintiff v. The City of New York, et al., Defendants, 07-CV-2476 (SLT) (SMG)

Judge Rejects Unfair Trial Claim of Wrongfully Convicted Man

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Evidence , Burden of Proof , Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Cheryl A. Rock et al., Defendants, 8:14-cv-523

Deed Conveying Property Interest Absent Consideration Is Voided as Fraudulent

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Stewart Hardison and Katherine Hardison on behalf of their daughter, A.N.H., a student with a disability, Appellees, Cross-Appellants v. Board of Education of the Oneonta City School District, Appellant, Cross-Appellee, 13-1594-cv

Court's Grant of IDEA Reimbursement Reversed; Court Should Have Shown Greater Deference to State Review Officer's Determinations

Practice Areas: Education Law , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Darian Webster, Defendant, 13-cr-349

Exigent Circumstances, 'Plain View' Noted In Refusal to Suppress Evidence After Gunshots

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Evidence , Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wiav Solutions LLC, Plaintiff v. Skyworks Solutions, Inc., Defendant, 13 Civ. 6683

Breach Suit Over Warranties of Patent Rights' Freedom From Encumbrances Not Dismissed

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Intellectual Property , Patents

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Thamud Eldridge, Kevin Allen, and Galen Rose, Defendants, 09-CR-329

Denial of Drug Dealers' Severance Motions In RICO, Murder, Hobbs Act Trial Explained

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Marino Rodriguez Rodriguez, Petitioner v. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Attorney General of the United States, Respondents, 13-CV-6313

USCIS, Embassy Adjudicated I-130 Petition, Visa Application; Mandamus Request Is Moot

Practice Areas: Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Engels Sosa-Rodriguez, Petitioner v. Steven Racette, Superintendent, Great Meadow Correctional Facility, Respondent, 12 CV 2209

Claim of Sentence's Harshness Adjudicated On Merits by State Court; Habeas Denied

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Musafiri G. Kabenga, Petitioner v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., et al., Respondents, 14-CV-9084

Removal Stayed After Showing of Legal Error Rendering 2012 Removal Order Null

Practice Areas: Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

John Gorman, Plaintiff v. Covidien Sales, LLC, et al., Defendants, 13 Civ. 6486

Employer May Amend Answer to Assert After-Acquired Evidence Defense in Bias Suit

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Melvin Cwibeker, also known as "Mel Cwibeker," Richard Hurwitz, Shimon Metz, and Mark Samuel, Defendants, 12-CR-0632

Warrant Lacked Particularity But Was Not So Deficient to Render Reliance Unreasonable

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Social Services Law , Medicare/Medicaid

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Christopher Couch, Plaintiff v. AT&T Services, Inc., Defendant, 13-CV-2004

Age Bias Claimant Does Not Rebut Presumed Receipt of Employer's Emails About Arbitration

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination , Labor Law , Arbitration (Labor and Employment)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

PNC Bank, National Ass'n, successor by merger to National City Bank, Plaintiff v. Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Inc., et al., Defendants, 12 Civ. 8570

$4.9 Million Sought in Breach Action Found Consequential Damages Barred by Agreements

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Western District

Northpointe Commerce Park, LLC, Plaintiff v. The Cincinnati Insurance Company, Defendant, 14-CV-587

Partial Dismissal of Suit Asserting Losses Arising From Wind Storms Recommended

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gilberte Fouche, Plaintiff v. St. Charles Hospital, Defendant, 14-CV-02492

Dismissal of Nurse's Claims of Discrimination, Retaliation Violating 42 USC §1981 Explained

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination , National Origin Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Deborah Raimey and Larry Raisfeld, Plaintiffs v. Wright National Flood Insurance Co., Defendant, 14-CV-00461 (JFB)(SIL)(GRB)

District Judge Upholds Sandy Sanctions Order

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Civil Procedure , Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Berkley Networks Corporation d/b/a Inmarkit, Plaintiff v. Inmarket Media, LLC, f/k/a Checkpoints LLC, et al., Defendants, 14cv5145

Judge Denies Injunction Bid for 'InMarket' Trademark Use

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Russell Publishing Group, Ltd., Plaintiff v. Brown Printing Company, Defendant, 13 Civ. 5193

Fraud Claim Dismissed Where Publishing Company Fails to Plead Justifiable Reliance

Practice Areas: Contracts , Fraud (Contracts)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc., Plaintiff v. Del Monte Foods, Inc., Defendant, 13 Civ. 8997

Little Prejudice Exists in Inclusion of New Claims; Motion to Amend Granted

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Amy Ingber, et al., Plaintiffs v. New York City Department of Education, et al., Defendants, 14-CV-3942

Public School Teachers' Federal Claims Against DOE Fail as Matter of Law

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Stephen Reed and Cindy Reed, Plaintiffs v. Aqueon Products and Central Garden and Pet, Defendants, 11-CV-6027

Anti-Subrogation Rule Does Not Apply To Damages That Exceed Policy Limit

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Richard Palase, Ralph Matroantonio, et al., Defendants, 11-CR-413

Court Denies Motion to Suppress Statements Made While Defendants Were Not in Custody

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Laurie J. Fine, Plaintiff v. ESPN, Inc., et al., Defendants, 5:12-CV-0836 (LEK/DEP)

Documents From Investigation of Coach Must Be Disclosed

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Discovery