Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bamundo, Zwal & Schermerhorn, LLP, Plaintiff v. Sentinel Insurance Company, Ltd., Defendant, 13-cv-6672

Law Firm's Business Interruption Arose From Evacuation Orders Resulting From Flooding

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Policy Terms , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Robert Shkreli, Plaintiff v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Defendant, 13 Civ. 5647

Issues Exist on False Imprisonment Claims Raised Over Firing for False Credit Reports

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Hiring/Firing , Civil Rights , Torts , Intentional Torts , False Imprisonment

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Naeem Ahmed, Plaintiff v. GEO USA LLC, Defendant, 14-CV-7486

Conclusory Statements Noted in Dismissal Of Lanham Act Suit for Mark's Infringement

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ACR Systems, Inc., Plaintiff v. Woori Bank, Defendant, 14 Civ. 2817

Court Only Partly Dismisses Claims Arising From Bank's Failure to Honor Letter of Credit

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Commercial Law , Negotiable Instruments

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Evelyn Graham, Plaintiff v. Macy's Inc., Defendant, 14 Civ. 3192

ADA Failure to Accomodate Suit Against Macy's Is Dismissed

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Rohan Hamilton, Petitioner v. William Lee, Superintendent, Respondent, 13-CV-4336

Habeas Bid Over Evidence Buried by Sandy Rejected

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Evidence , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rabbi James Bernstein, et al., Plaintiffs v. The Village of Wesley Hills, et al., Defendants, 08-CV-156 (KMK)

Group's Bias Bid Against Ramapo Is Rejected

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Constitutional Law , Environmental Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Sebrena Robinson, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Concentra Health Services, Inc.,1 Defendant-Appellee, 14-941-cv

Disability Benefits Recipient Is Estopped From Claiming She Was Qualified for Job When Fired

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Christine Wright-Darrisaw, Defendant-Appellant, 14-1809-cr

Deliberation Considered Under USSG §2A6.1(b)(6) Is That Related to Threat's Communication

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hicham Azkour, Plaintiff v. Bowery Residents' Committee, Inc., et al., Defendants, 13 Civ. 5878

Shelter Resident Does Not Allege State Action, Nonprofit's Operation Under Color of State Law

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Social Services Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kia Song Tang, Plaintiff v. Glocap Search LLC, et al., Defendants, 14-CV-1108

Fact Trier Can Find Job Duties Decreased Due To Pregnancy, Woman Fired After Complaint

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Pregnancy Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Western District

Wi3, Inc., Plaintiff v. Actiontec Electronics, Inc., Defendant, 14-CV-6321

Company Not Entitled to Summary Judgment As to Infringement on Competitor's Patent

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Paula Holcomb, Plaintiff v. State University of New York at Fredonia, et al., Defendant, 12CV673

Unrelated Romantic Interactions Cannot Aid In Deciding if Colleague's Conduct Sex Harassment

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sexual Harassment , Civil Procedure , Discovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

John Trane, Plaintiff v. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Defendant, 11-CV-4040

Employer's Non-Discriminatory, Non-Retaliatory Reasons For Negatively Evaluating, Transferring, Terminating Plaintiff's Employment Due To Poor Performance, Behavior At Work Not Shown Pretexts For Discrimination Due To Iranian National Origin

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hugo Velazco, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Columbus Citizens Foundation, John Boden, an individual, Defendants-Appellees, 14-842

District Court Failed to Separately, Independently Analyze Age Discrimination Claims Under New York City Human Rights Law From Those Raised Under ADEA

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

The Independence Project, Inc., a New Jersey Non Profit Corporation, and Ronald Moore, Individually, Plaintiffs v. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, an Agency of the Executive Branch of New York State, and Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, Defendants, CV 13-3389

Nonprofit Has 'Associational' Standing To Sue In Own Name Because Member—Claimed to Be 'Tester' To Evaluate ADA Compliance—Has Standing To Bring Action And Interests Nonprofit Seeks to Protect Are Germane To Its Organizational Purpose

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Standing , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Milk Studios, LLC, Plaintiff v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd; Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, Defendants, 14 Civ. 09362

Expedited Trial On Claims Samsung's Music, Video Streaming Applications Infringed Media Firm's Federally Registered Trademarks Is Denied

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Brian Heffernan, Plaintiff v. Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner, Social Security Administration, Defendant, 12-cv-5410

Counsel in Social Security Disability Benefits Action Awarded $5285 In Attorney Fees, Must Promptly Reimburse Plaintiff $2,878 for Equal Access to Justice Fees Already Received; Fee Sought By Counsel Would Be Windfall

Practice Areas: Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation , Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Roman Rozenfeld, Plaintiff v. MTA Bus Company, Defendant, 13 Civ. 4847

Bias Claimant's Use of Two-Step Disciplinary Hearing Process Was Adequate Due Process

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Arzuaga v. Quiros, 13-4586

Inmate's In Forma Pauperis Status Not Violated; NSSBPA Barred Access to Social Security Benefits

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. $7,877.61 United States Currency, Defendant, 09-CV-6306

Pro Se Litigant Warned Discovery Violations Could Lead to Rule 37 Dismissal Sanction

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Civil Forfeiture , Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mitchell Krevat, Plaintiff v. Burgers To Go, Inc. and Sammy Sultan, Defendants, 13-CV-6258

Burger Shop Principal's Direct Participation In Trademarks' Infringement Is Alleged

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Tom Alexander William Hayes and Roger Darin, Defendants, 12 MJ 3229

Fifth Amendment, Fugitive Disentanglement Doctrine Addressed in LIBOR Conspiracy Case

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Banking and Financial Institutions , White Collar Crime , Banking Crimes

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mario Rivero, Plaintiff v. Intl FCStone, Inc., Defendant, 14 Civ. 3879

'Finder's Fee' Suit Dismissed for Failure To Satisfy New York's Statute of Frauds

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

John Trane, Plaintiff v. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Defendant, 11-CV-4040

Discrimination Not Motive in Termination For Poor Job Performance, Combativeness

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Malpractice , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cathleen Graziadio, Plaintiff v. Culinary Institute of America, Shaynan Garrioch, and Loreen Gardella, Defendants, 13-cv-1082

Dismissal of Suit for Interference, Retaliation Under Family Medical Leave Act Is Explained

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Family and Medical Leave Act

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The UPS Store, Inc., et al., Plaintiffs v. Robert Hagan, et al., Defendants, 14cv1210

Judge Orders Parties to 'End the Madness' With Pleadings

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

136 Field Point Holding Company LLC, Plaintiff v. Invar International Holding, Inc., Defendant, 1:13-cv-6285

Guarantor Must Pay Landlord $1 Million For Overstay of Luxury Mansion's Lease

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law , Contracts , Breach , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jayselle Amponin, Plaintiff v. Olayan America Corp., Defendant, 14 Civ. 2008

Pregnancy Discrimination Claimant Does Not State 'Plausible' FLSA Claim for Unpaid Overtime

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours , Discrimination , Pregnancy Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sell It Social, LLC, Plaintiff v. Acumen Brands, Inc., Defendant, 14 Civ. 3491

E-Retailer's Monopolization Claims Do Not Allege Antitrust Injury or Exclusionary Conduct

Practice Areas: Antitrust , Monopolies , Torts , Intentional Torts , Defamation , Internet Law , E-commerce

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Thomas Doherty, Plaintiff v. Fishers Island Ferry District, et al., Defendants, CV 14-3739

Procedural Bar Does Not Prevent Age Bias Claimant's Pursuit of Aiding, Abetting Claim

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Anthony Belfiore, Individually and on behalf of all others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs v. The Procter & Gamble Company, Defendant, 14-CV-4090

'Flushable' Wipes' Buyer Has Standing to Seek Injunction Despite Unlikely Repeat Purchase

Practice Areas: Products Liability , Civil Procedure , Class Actions , Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re World Trade Center Lower Manhattan Disaster Site Litigation, 21 MC 102 (AKH)

Settlements Reached by Workers Claiming 9/11-Related Illnesses

Practice Areas: Torts , Toxic Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mark L. Parker, Plaintiff v. BJ'S Wholesale Club, Inc., Defendant, 13-CV-6065

Title VII Race Bias Claim May Be Re-Pleaded; Disparate Treatment Claim Survives Unscathed

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Race Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Adonica Gill and Roslyn Hunter, Plaintiffs v. Acacia Network et al., Defendants, 13 Civ. 9088

Prior Ruling Leads to Survival of WARN Act Claims Against Ex-Employer Health Providers

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Western District

James D. Hills, Plaintiff v. Liberty Mutual Insurance et al. Defendants, 14-CV-0328

Dismissal of Privacy, HIPPA Act Claims In Lawsuit Over Discovery Explained

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Discovery , Civil Rights , Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Donahue Francis, Plaintiff v. Kings Park Manor, Inc., Corrinne Downing, and Raymond Endres, Defendants, 14-cv-3555

Landlord Dismissed From Racial Discrimination Claims Arising From Neighbor's Harassment

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Landlord/Tenant Law , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

David Floyd, et al, Plaintiffs v. City of New York, Defendant, 08 Civ. 1034 (AT)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Peter Ricci, Barbara Ricci, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Teamsters Union Local 456, GoDaddy.com, LLC, Defendants-Appellees.*, 14-1732

Communications Decency Act Shields Web Site's Host From Defamation Liability

Practice Areas: Torts , Intentional Torts , Defamation , Internet Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Grunenthal GBMH, Plaintiffs v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., and Barr Laboratories, Inc. Defendants, 12-CV-8060

Claims in Plaintiffs' '383 Patent Previously Invalidated as Anticipated by Prior Art

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dustin Macolor, Plaintiff v. Rhandy R. Libiran et al., Defendants, 14-CV-4555 (JMF)

Court's Sanctions for Lawyer Climb to $12,000

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Robert Friedman, Plaintiff v. Self Help Community Services, et al., Defendants, 11-CV-3210

Counsel Sanctioned for Frivolous Complaint Arising From Client's Psychiatric Commitment

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Civil Rights , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Compunnel Software Group, Inc. Petitioner v. Arvind Gupta and Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor, Respondents, 14 Civ. 4790

H-1B Worker Loses Breach Claims Over Wages; Job Agreement Not Valid Under New York Law

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours , Immigration Law , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Securities Litigation, 14 Civ. 1123

Scienter Shown in Withholding of Information About NASH Treatment's Lipid Abnormalities

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Stephen Nuccio, Plaintiff v. Nicole Duve, in her official capacity as District Attorney of the County of Saint Lawrence, New York, Defendant, 7:13-cv-1556

Action Over In-Home Possession of Nunchaku Stayed Pending Ruling in Prior 'Maloney' Case

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Victor M. Serby, Plaintiff v. First Alert, Inc. and BRK Brands, Inc., Defendants, 09-CV-4229

Denial of Summary Judgment on Patent's Invalidity as Based on Prior Art Is Explained

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Richard Nicholson, Plaintiff v. Allied Interstate, LLC, and Iqor, Inc., Defendants, 14-CV-1167

Mootness Claim Grounded on Expiry of Rule 68 Offer Exceeding FDCPA Recovery Is Rejected

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In the Matter of the Arbitration Between Hess Corporation, Petitioner, -and- Dorado Tanker Pool, Inc., Respondent, 14 Civ. 6412

Court Explains Confirmation of $1.19 Million Award For Jet Fuel Cargo's Contamination

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Admiralty , Torts , Damages

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Daniel Callahan, Plaintiff v. City of New York, P. Smith, Sergeant Robert Holt, Officer Timothy Evans, Shield #12421, and Officer Jimmy Ponce, Shield #29568, Defendants, 13-CV-2726

Probable Cause, Exigent Circumstances Noted In Action Over Children's Placement With ACS

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Family Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Vincent P. McCrudden, Defendant, CR-11-061

Threats to Judges Didn't Violate Release Terms, Court Finds

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Criminal Law , Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Jose Espinal, Defendant, 10 Cr. 905

Indictment Upheld Despite Prosecutors' 'Troubling' Conduct

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

K. Doe, Plaintiff v. State of New York, et al., Defendants, 10 CV 1792 (RJD) (VVP)

Pataki to Remain in Lawsuit Over Prison Hepatitis Policy

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

RIO Tinto PLC, Plaintiff v. Vale S.A., et al., Defendants, 14 Civ. 3042

Court's Approval Of Parties' Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Protocol Is Result Of Parties' Agreement, Not Court Order

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Discovery , Evidence

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Baja Food Services S. De RL De DV, Plaintiff v. Peanut Butter & Co., Inc., et al., Defendants, 14 Civ. 5290

Breach Action Over Unauthorized Domestic Sales Of Peanut Butter At Reduced Prices Denied Dismissal; Complaint Sufficiently Pleads Movant The 'But For' Cause Of Breach

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Torts , Intentional Torts , Tortious Interference with Contract

U.S. District Court, Western District

Steuben Foods, Inc., Plaintiff v. GEA Process Engineering, Inc., d/b/a GEA Procomac and GEA Procomac S.p.A., Defendants, 12-CV-00904

Infringement Suit Is Stayed Pending Inter Pares Review By U.S. Patent And Trademark Office But Motion Seeking Stay's Extension Is Denied

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Loredana Ingenito, Plaintiff v. Riri USA, Inc., Benjamin Howell, II, Riri SA and Riri Group, Defendants, 11-CV-2569

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Informal Trade Name Used For Marketing Purposes But Long-Arm Jurisdiction Exists, Claim Is Stated Against, Employer Firm's Swiss Corporate Parent

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Pregnancy Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London, et al., Plaintiffs v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation, et al., Defendants, 14-CV-04717

Amtrak Is Denied Transfer of Insurers' Action To Federal Court in District of Columbia

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Venue , Insurance Law , Transportation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Jose Espinal, Defendant, 10 Cr. 905

'Brady', 'Massiah' Rights Not Violated; Indictment Goes Forward

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Elenir Silvestre Do Nascimento, Plaintiff v. Carolyn W. Colvin1, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant, 12-CV-3750

Despite Medical Improvement ALJ Did Not Follow Treating Physician Rule or Develop Record

Practice Areas: Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation , Labor and Employment , Administrative Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Brian Fischer, Superintendent, Respondent-Appellant v. Patrick Smith, Petitioner-Appellee, 13-3022

Circuit Says Ruling 'on the Merits' Forecloses Habeas

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Hall v. NYS DOCCS, 9:12-CV-0377

Judge Allows Narrowed Claims to Proceed in Inmate's Suicide

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dean Gordon, Petitioner v. Christopher Shanahan et al., Respondents, 15 Cv. 261

Detaining Immigrant Violates Due Process, Judge Rules

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law , Immigration Law , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Vantone Group Limited Liability Co., Plaintiff v. Yangpu NGT Industrial Co., Ltd., et al., Defendants, 13CV7639

Alleged Infringers Do Not Show Irreparable Harm; Preliminary Injunction Is Denied

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Trademarks , Infringement (Trademark) , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In re Peter S. Gordon, Attorney, 11-90055-am

Panel Reverses Judgment, Awards Elderly Tenant Dismissal of Holdover Proceeding

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Malpractice

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kioomars Moosazadeh and Katayoun Moosazadeh, Plaintiffs v. Cream-O-Land Dairy, Inc., et al., Defendants, 13-CV-6069

Claim of Arbitrators' Bias Is Conclusory; Plaintiff's $75,000 Award Is Confirmed

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Michael J. Foreste, Defendant-Appellant, 13-4880

Circuit Allows Examination of K-9 Past Performance

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal , Evidence , Admissibility , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Akers Biosciences, Inc., Plaintiff v. Lawrence Martin, Defendant, 14-cv-8241

Court Explains Refusal to Transfer Contract Dispute's Venue to Middle District of Florida

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Frank Nicholas, Plaintiff v. Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC, and WHG Hotel Management, Inc., Defendants, 14-cv-5726

Contract Breach Suit Dismissed; Presumption Of At-Will Employment Was Not Overcome

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Larry Stryker, Petitioner v. Securities and Exchange Commission, Respondent, 13-4404-ag

Information Given SEC Before Dodd-Frank Act Enacted Not Qualified for Whistleblower Award

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

OOCL (USA) Corp., Plaintiffs v. Transco Shipping Corp., et uno, Defendants, 13-cv-5418

By Signing, Presenting Lading Bills Consignee Was Obligated; Breach Claim Survives

Practice Areas: Admiralty , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Elizabeth Bilinski, et al., Plaintiffs v. The Keith Haring Foundation, Inc., et al., Defendants, 14cv1085

Antitrust, False Advertising Claims Rejected In Suit Alleging Interference With Art's Sale

Practice Areas: Antitrust , Monopolies , Intellectual Property , Copyrights , Torts

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Maryann Heiser, Plaintiff v. Joseph Collorafi, Christopher Holmes, and state of New York, Defendants, 1:14-cv-00464

Remedies Election Doctrine Does Not Bar Sex Bias Claims Under State's Human Rights Law

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sexual Harassment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Corey Lashley, Plaintiff v. New Life Business Institute, Inc., and Sheila Flynn a/k/a Sheila Allen, Defendants, 13 Civ. 2683

Damages Awarded Sex Harassment Claimant In Suit Against School, Its President Upheld

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sexual Harassment

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Appellant v. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Appellee**, 14-2949

Circuit Upholds Sanction Against Boies Schiller

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice , Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Western District

Ralph T. Pescrillo, Appellant v. HSBC Bank USA, National Association, Appellee, 14-CV-1083

Bankruptcy Court's Discreiton Not Abused In Gran Of Bank's Request Forr Relief From Stay Under 11 USC §362(d)(1) As Related To Bank's Interest In Foreclosure Property

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Levi Huebner on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Midland Credit Management, Inc., Defendant, 14-cv-6046

FDCPA Suit Is Deliberate, Transparent Attempt by Sophisticated Debtor To Entrap Collection Company Into Technical Violation; Party, Lawyer Must Show Cause As To Award of Attorney's Fees, Rule 11 Sanctions

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Gilbert Solnin, also known as "Gil Solnin" and "Gil Solomon," Defendant, 12-cr-040

Only Superseding Indictment's Two Mail Fraud Counts Dismissed, Without Prejudice, On Speedy Trial Grounds; John Doe Victims' Identities Must Be Disclosed To Defendant

Practice Areas: Criminal Law