Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Western District

Niagara Restitution Services, Inc. v. Degen, 15-CV-580

Venue in Western District Proper But Breach Claim Vague, Lacks Necessary Information

15-CV-580
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Micillo v. Liddle & Robinson LLP, 15-CV-6141

Responsive Files Not Shown Protected by Law Enforcement Privilege, Must Be Disclosed

15-CV-6141
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lifeguard Licensing Corp. v. Kozak, 15 Civ. 8459

No Discovery as to 'Anticipated' Defenses; Motion to Compel Disclosures Partly Granted

15 Civ. 8459
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Haber v. USA, 15-2078-cv

IRS Summons to Aid Assessment's Collection Not Quashed; Sovereign Immunity Not Waived

15-2078-cv
Before: Calabresi, Lynch, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

904 Tower Apartment LLC v. The Mark Hotel LLC, 10 Civ. 9701

Summary Judgment Motions Denied in Action To Recover Deposits for Luxury Apartments

10 Civ. 9701
District Judge Louis Stanton

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Linde v. Arab Bank, PLC, 04-CV-2799

Damages Judgment Clears Way for Arab Bank Appeal

04-CV-2799 (BMC)(PK) and related ATA cases1
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Powlette v. Morris, 13 Civ. 7378

Prison Official Shielded From Suit Over Rastafarian Holiday

13 Civ. 7378
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

DME Construction Assoc., Inc. v. USA, 15-cv-4322

Miller Act Does Not Waive Immunity in Action By Contractor to Recover Overpayment Offset

15-cv-4322
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Feelings v. O.B.C.C. Warden Kenneth Stukes, 15-CV-1889

Inmate's Claim Over Retaliatory Segregation Not Dismissed; Nonexhaustion May Be Excused

15-CV-1889
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Komatsu v. NTT Data, Inc., 15 Civ. 7007

Court's Jurisdiction Over SOX Retaliation Claim Lacking; Wages Action Dismissed

15 Civ. 7007
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Snow v. Colvin, 3:15-CV-694

ALJ's 'Step-Five' Findings Not Supported; Decision Reversed, Case Remanded

3:15-CV-694
District Judge Frederick Scullin

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Zap v. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., 6:15-cv-00624

Bulk of Former Homeowner's Claims Arising From Foreclosure Time-Barred, Dismissed

6:15-cv-00624
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Western District

Acevedo v. Workfit Medical, 6:14-CV-06221

Firms Share $700,000 in Class Action Lawsuit

6:14-CV-06221
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In re: LIBOR‐Based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation, 13‐3565

Court Reinstates Claim Banks Manipulated LIBOR

13-3565-cv (L)
Before: Jacobs, Raggi, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States ex rel., O'Donnell v. Countrywide Home Loans, 15-496

Finding No Evidence of Fraud, Circuit Reverses $1.27B Verdict

15-496
Before: Raggi, Wesley, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Domingo Santiago Nuñez Peña, aka Domingo S. Nuñez, aka Domingo Nuñez, aka Mingo Nuñez, aka Domingo Santiago Muñez, aka Domingo S. Muñez, aka Domingo Santiago Nuñez, Petitioner v. Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney General, Respondent, 15-27-ag

Nothing in Supreme Court's Decision in 'Varteles v. Holder' Casts Doubt on Continuing Validity of Circuit's Decision in 'Peralta-Taveres v. Attorney General' as to Discretionary Relief From Deportation Under INA §212(c)

15-27-ag
Before: Cabranes, Straub, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

AGCS Marine Ins. Co. v. World Fuel Services, Inc., 14 Civ. 5902

Stolen Fuel Cargo Was Lost While 'In Transit,' Was Covered Under Policy's 'All-Risk' Clause

14 Civ. 5902
District Judge Paul Englemayer

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Warren v. Pataki, 13-3412

Judgment in Rights Challenge to Commitments Under 2005 Sexual Predator Initiative Affirmed

13-3412
Before: Sack, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Epps, 11-CR-309

New Trial, Acquittal Denied; No Injustice By Admission of Evidence of Other Guns

11-CR-309
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Southern District

City of Perry v. Procter & Gamble Co., 15-CV-8051

Bulk of City's Claims Over 'Flushable' Wipes Dismissed; DJA Claim Duplicates Others

15-CV-8051
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Elliott v. City of Hartford, 14‐3633‐cv

Pro Se Appellant's Appeal From Order Closing Case Constitutes Appeal From All Prior Orders

14‐3633‐cv
Before: Pooler, Hall, Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cohen v. Cohen, 09-CV-10230

Judge Finds No Concealment of Assets in Cohen Divorce

09-CV-10230
District Judge Loretta Preska

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Law Offices of Oliver Zhou v. Citibank N.A., 15 Civ. 5266

Law Firm Targeted in Counterfeit Check Scheme Sought to Shift Risk of Loss to Collecting Bank

15 Civ. 5266
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Monroe v. The GEO Group, Inc., 14-CV-3130

Lawyer Sanctioned $500 for Failure to Probe Delays in HIPAA Forms' Receipt by Defendants

14-CV-3130
Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Apotex Inc. v. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., 14-4353-cv

Dismissal of Drug Maker's Sherman Act §2 Claim Against Its Rival Is Affirmed as Sound

14-4353-cv
Before: Jacobs, Livingston and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Wertman v. Annucci, 9:15-cv-00941

Parolee Denied Habeas Relief From Bench Trial's Conviction for Strangling Girlfriend

9:15-cv-00941
District Judge James Singleton

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Motorola Solutions, Inc. v. Xerox Business Services, LLC, 14 Civ. 206

'Good Cause' to Amend Court's Order Setting Pleadings Amendment Deadline Not Shown

14 Civ. 206
Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Weight Watchers International, Inc., 14-cv-1997

Allegedly Misleading Statements Were Of Opinion Only; Fraud Suit Dismissed

14-cv-1997
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States ex rel. Polansky v. Pfizer, 14-4774

Dismissal of FCA Suit Claiming Pfizer Induced Lipitor's 'Off-Label' Use Affirmed

14-4774
Before: Jacobs, Livingston, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Monadnock Construction, Inc. v. Westchester Fire Ins. Co., 16-CV-0420

Standard Interpretation Rules Apply Where Contractually Shorter Limit Period at Issue

16-CV-0420
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Palaguachi, 15-CR-133

Statutory Rape is 'Crime of Violence' as Applied To Sentencing Guidelines for Illegal Re-Entry

15-CR-133
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hector Vargas, Jorge Andrade, and Amilcar Portillo on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs v. Black Forest Brew Haus, L.L.C., and Todd Waite, in his individual capacity, Defendants, CV 15-4288

Restaurant Must Provide Names, Last Known Addresses, Telephone Numbers for Putative Class Comprising Dishwashers, Kitchen Cleaners, Preparatory Cooks and Cooks for Last Six Years

CV 15-4288
Magistrate Judge Arlene Lindsay

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Jose Rivera, 13-CR-83S

Suppression Denied Where Suspect Divulged Information

13-CR-83S
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Meyer v. Kalanick, 15 Civ. 9796

Right to Proceed Agianst Uber CEO via Class Action Not Waived Under User Agreement

15 Civ. 9796
District Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wells Fargo Bank v. Bivona & Cohen, P.C., 12 Civ. 5212

Loans' Guarantor Must Pay Bank $1.53 Million Plus Prejudgment Interest at $109.95 Daily

12 Civ. 5212
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

U.S. District Court, Western District

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated v. Mimetogen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 14-CV-6640

Partial Dismissal of Breach Suit Over 'Dry Eye' Treatment's Commercialization Is Explained

14-CV-6640
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

SymQuest Group, Inc. v. Canon U.S.A., Inc., CV 15-4200

Canon Exercised Legitimate Contract Rights When Terminating 1999 Dealer Agreement

CV 15-4200
District Judge Leonard Wexler

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mason v. Antioch University, 15-CV-5841

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Ohio University Having Seattle Campus; Bias Suit Dismissed

15-CV-5841
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Warren v. Pataki, 13-3412

Limits on Liability for Involuntary Confinement Upheld

13-3412
Before: Sack, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Spavone v. Transitional Services of N.Y. Supportive Housing Program, 16-CV-1219

Discrimination Not Stated Under §1983, FHA, Or ADA; Residence Not Public Accommodation

16-CV-1219
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Bridge Construction Services of Florida, Inc., 12-cv-3536

Bridge Project's General Contractor Must Be Paid $62,779 Over Employee's Fall in River

12-cv-3536
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

American Psychiatric Assoc. v. Anthem Health Plans, Inc., 14-3993-cv

Psychiatrists, Associations Lack Standing To Sue Insurers Over Reimbursement Rates

14-3993-cv
Before: Walker and Raggi,1 C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Crenshaw v. McNamara, 6:15-CV-6229

Rule 41(b) Factors Lead Court to Dismiss Claims Grounded on Actions 20 Years Ago

6:15-CV-6229
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Western District

Buchanan v. Colvin, 15-CV-88

ALJ's Failure to Explain Arrival at RFC, Credibility Findings Requires Remand

15-CV-88
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

American Psychiatric Association v. Anthem Health Plans, 14-3993-cv

Psychiatrists Lack Standing in Insurance Dispute, Circuit Finds

14-3993-cv
Before: Walker and Raggi,1 C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Taft v. Agricultural Bank of China Ltd., 15 Civ. 5321

Bank Secrecy Act 'Whistleblower' Claim Survives In Suit Over Constructive Discharge by Bank

15 Civ. 5321
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ICC Chemical Corp. v. Nordic Tankers Trading A/S, 15 Civ. 9766

Arbitrators Found Dispute Centered on Cargo's Contamination, Not Ship Fitness; Award Stands

15 Civ. 9766
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Consolidated Precision Products Corp. v. General Electric Co., 15-cv-8721

G.E. Granted Stay of Breach Suit Over Locomotive Diesel Engine Component in Favor of Arbitration

15-cv-8721
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Western District

Biondo v. Kaleida Health, 15-CV-362

$4,790 Fee Award Against Defense Counsel Arising From Motion to Compel Is Explained

15-CV-362
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Northern District

National Life Ins. Co. v. Gomez, 1:15-cv-00439

Bank's Dismissal After Depositing $358,977 In Dispute Over Life Policy Benefits Explained

1:15-cv-00439
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Western District

Rosehoff, Ltd. v. Truscott Terrace Holdings LLC, 14-CV-277

Expenses, Legal Fees Granted as Sanction in Bid To Compel Electronic Documents' Production

14-CV-277
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Western District

Martinez v. Capra, 6:14-cv-06222

Habeas Relief Denied; State Court Remedies Not Exhausted; Appeal Right Knowingly Waived

6:14-cv-06222
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Salazar v. King, 15-832-cv

Court Revives Suit Against U.S. Over Fraudulent Student Loans

15-832-cv
Before: Hall and Lynch, C.JJ., and Rakoff, D.J.**

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Taylor v. United States, 15‐827

Late Notice of Loss in Case May Restart Rehearing Clock

15‐827
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Cabranes, C.J., and Kaplan, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In Re: Grand Jury Subpoena Subpoena To Facebook, 16-MC-1300

Judge Balks at Bid for Nondisclosure of Subpoenas

16-MC-1300(JO)
Magistrate Judge James Orenstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Gennaro Bruno, Defendant, 14-CR-556

Court Explains Acceptance of Plea Agreement Leading to 21-Year Prisons Sentence Running Concurrently with Any Sentence Imposed on Supervised Release Violation Filed in Southern District of Florida

14-CR-556
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Walker v. Martuscello, Jr., 14-CV-7458

Juror Bias, 'Antonmarchi' Rights Claims Procedurally Barred; Habeas Relief Denied

14-CV-7458
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pacific Legwear, Inc. v. Sizemore, 16-CV-2064

Claim Firm Was Fraudulently Joined to Defeat Complete Diversity Rejected; Suit Remanded

16-CV-2064
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barton v. SmartStream Technologies, Inc., 16 Civ. 1718

'Transferred Employee' Lacks Standing To Enforce Agreement's Severance Provision

16 Civ. 1718
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pereira v. Department of Justice, 16 Civ. 2599

Judge Upholds Suspension of Bankruptcy Trustee

16 Civ. 2599 (NRB)
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Myers v. The People, 1:14-cv-1492

Bulk of Claims Accrued on Night of Arrest, Should Have Been Brought by June 28, 2012

1:14-cv-1492
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Grand v. Schwarz, 15-CV-8779

N.Y. Jurisdiction Over Trademark Infringement Action Is Proper Under CPLR §302(a)(1)

15-CV-8779
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Anjus v. Look & Pick, Inc., 14 CV 7585

Codefendant Meets 'Economic Reality' Test To Be Considered Deli Worker's 'Employer'

14 CV 7585
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Cliffstar Corp. v. Alpine Foods, LLC, 09-CV-00690

Court Explains $1.78 Million Judgment On Breach Claims Over Cranberry Crop

09-CV-00690
Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Archambault, 13-CR-100

'New' Evidence That Phone Illegally Searched Denied in Rejection of Rule 33 New Trial Motion

13-CR-100
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Western District

Peacock v. City of Rochester, 6:13-cv-6046-MAT

Exonerated Man's Claims of Rights Violations Proceed

6:13-cv-6046-MAT
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Washington Paredes, Defendant, 15-CR-436

Commission Guideline for Drug Sentence Rejected, Earlier Civil Infraction Does Not Cut Off Access to "Safety Valve" Relief

15-CR-436
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Plaintiff v. Daniel H. Mudd, Defendant, 11 Civ. 9202

Court Explains Grant of Bulk of Parties' Motions to Exclude Their Adversary's Experts in Litigation Over Exposure to Subprime, Reduced-Documentation Loans

11 Civ. 9202
District Judge Paul Crotty

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Solfire Group, LLC v. Solfire Enterprises, LLC, 14-CV-3054

Infringement, False Designation Allegations Fail to State Claim; Diversity Is Incomplete

14-CV-3054
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vasto v. Credico (USA) LLC, 15 Civ. 9298

Collective Conditionally Certified in FLSA Suit Over 'Independent Contractor' Classifications

15 Civ. 9298
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Infinity Headwear & Apparel v. Jay Franco & Sons, 15-CV-1259

Sanctions for Noncompliance With 2015 Discovery Response Order Explained

15-CV-1259
Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis

U.S. District Court, Western District

Neil v. Amoia, 6:14-cv-06573

No Suggestion Intoxication Defense Would Have Succeeded at Trial; §2254 Habeas Relief Denied

6:14-cv-06573
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Domenech v. N.Y. City Employees' Retirement System, 15-CV-2521

ADA, Religious Bias Claims Dismissed; Title VII Retaliation Claim Partly Survives

15-CV-2521
District Judge I. Leo Glasser

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Carter v. HealthPort Technologies, 15-1072

Lawsuit Over Excessive Medical Record Fees Is Revived

15-1072
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barnetson v. USA, 12 CR 157

Benefits Received Were Pecuniary Under 'Newman'; Coram Nobis Relief Denied

12 CR 157
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ABKCO Music, Inc. v. Sagan, 15 Civ. 4025

Fair, True Press Release Accurately Reported Complaint's Claims, Is Protected by CPLR §74

15 Civ. 4025
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Snyder v. Alam, 15 CV 4033

Inmate's Medical Indifference Claim Over Leg, Foot Breaks Survives as Against Nurse Only

15 CV 4033
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Fann v. Sgt. Ederer, 9:15-CV-1339

Prison Superintendent Must Answer Inmate's Claims Over Unreasonable Strip Searches

9:15-CV-1339
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Voccia v. USA, 12-CV-05909

Ad Damnum in FTCA Action Cannot Be Raised To $5M; TBI Diagnosis Not Shown Unforeseeable

12-CV-05909
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Almeciga v. Center for Investigative Reporting, 15-cv-4319

Judge Rejects Handwriting Analysis in Forgery Dispute

15-cv-4319
District Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re: Arab Bank, Alien Tort Statute Litigation, 13-3605

Full Circuit Won't Review Alien Tort Statute Decision

13-3605
Before: Katzmann, Ch. J., Jacobs, Cabranes, Pooler, Raggi, Wesley, Hall, Livingston, Lynch, Chin, Lohier, Jr., Carney, Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Martin v. Giordano, 11-CV-4507

Court Sanctions Attorneys Without Probing Reports of Mom's 'Death'

11-CV-4507
District Judge Allyne Ross

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hart v. BHH, LLC, 15cv4804

Only Californian's State Fraud Claims Over 'Pest Repeller' Product Survive Dismissal

15cv4804
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barone v. US, 12-cv-4103

Inmate's FTCA Claim for Intentional Infliction Of Emotional Distress Survives Dismissal

12-cv-4103
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Feltenstein v. Wykagyl Assoc. HJ, LLC, 14-cv-4797

Shopping Center's Owner Granted Judgment On ADA Claim Over Protrusion in Walkway

14-cv-4797
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Quinio v. Aala, CV-15-04912

Woman Denied Sanctions for Brother's Alleged Interrogatory Violations Over Settlement

CV-15-04912
Magistrate Judge Steven Tiscione

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Christian v. Sposato, 15-CV-06874

Inmate's §1983 Suit Against Sheriff, Jail Staff Dismissed; Personal Involvement Not Alleged

15-CV-06874
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barone v. US, 12cv4103

Informant's Claims Proceed Against U.S., FBI Agents

12cv4103
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Abascal v. Fleckenstein, 14-1591-cv

Jury Awards Against Prison Guards Are Scuttled

14-1591-cv
Before: Pooler, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jindeli Jewelry, Inc. v. USA, 14-cv-0314

Regulation Assessing Fine Against Counterfeit Goods Did Not Just 'Parrot' Statutory Phrase

14-cv-0314
District Judge Nina Gershon

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Perez v. First Bankers Trust Services, Inc., 12 CV 8649

FBTS's Proposed Bar Order Reducing Judgment By 'Greater-Of' Amount Is Most Fair, Equitable

12 CV 8649
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Parisi, 15-963

Decision Imposing Now Standard Sex Offender Conditions on Supervised Release Affirmed

15-963
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Sack and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Farone and Son Funeral Home, Inc. v. DeLee, 5:15-CV-0679

Policy's Language Mandated Insurer's Denial Of Claim on Policy to Pay Funeral's Cost

5:15-CV-0679
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Allfield Construction & Remodeling, Inc., 15-CV-0254

Government Granted $72K Default Judgment On Failure to Fully Re-Pay SBA Loan

15-CV-0254
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kindle v. Dejana, 14-CV-6784

Class Certified for ERISA Violation Action Regarding Employee Stock Ownership Plan

14-CV-6784
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

TNS Media Research, LLC v. TiVo Research and Analytics, Inc., 11 Civ. 4039

No Standing to Sue Former Shareholder for Acts Allegedly Committed Before Acquisition

11 Civ. 4039
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cain v. Esthetique, 13 civ. 7834

Court Finds Sufficient Evidence to Make Out a Claim Under the Rehabilitation Act

13 civ. 7834
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Howington v. Eiffe, 5:15cv115

A Jury Could Find That Force Used by Police Officers on Detainee Was Unnecessary

5:15cv115
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

The Hemmerdinger Corp. v. Ruocco, 12-cv-2650

Plaintiff Establishes Continuity Sufficient To Establish a 'Pattern' of Racketeering

12-cv-2650
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Bishop, et al. v. Wells Fargo, 15-2449

Dismissal of False Claims Case Against Wells Fargo Affirmed

15-2449
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Sack and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Charles Kux-Kardos, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Vimpelcom, Ltd., Jean-Yves Charlier, Jo Lunder, Alexander Izosimov, Andrew Davies, and Cornelis Hendrik Van Dalen, Defendants, 1:15-CV-08672

Securities Fraud Class Suits Consolidated; Westway Alliance Has Largest Financial interest, Is Presumptive Lead Plaintiff

1:15-CV-08672
District Judge Andrew Carter

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States. v. James Tagliaferri

Circuit Affirms Conviction Under Investment Advisor Act

15-536
Before: Leval, Pooler, and Wesley, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Welby, Brady & Greenblatt, LLP v. The U.S. Dept. of Health, 15-cv-195

HHS Granted Judgment in Law Firm's Bid For Papers Withheld Under FOIA Exemption

15-cv-195
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Growblox Sciences, Inc. v. GCM Administrative Services, LLC, 14 Civ. 2280

Bid to Supplement Complaint to Add Breach Claim Against Counterclaimants Is Denied

14 Civ. 2280
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pfizer Inc. v. McNeil-PPC, Inc., 1:14-cv-4659

Pfizer's Newer Pediatric Advil Products Included In Consent Decree Resolving Prior Litigation

1:14-cv-4659
District Judge Andrew Carter

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Garber v. United Healthcare Corp., 15-CV-1638

Underpayment Claims Against Health Insurer Not Preempted Under ERISA; Suit Remanded

15-CV-1638
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ingenito v. Riri USA, Inc., 11-CV-2569

Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege by Emails Did Not Extend to Reasons Underlying Firing

11-CV-2569
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pesce v. The City of N.Y., 12cv8663

Jury Charges Denied in Suit Over Medical Examination Before Conditional Job Offer

12cv8663
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Abascal v. Fleckenstein, 14-1591-cv

Court Abused Discretion by Admitting Report That Was Hearsay, Did Not Meet Exceptions

14-1591-cv
Before: Pooler, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

HSBC Bank USA v. Zair, 15-cv-4958

Mortgagee Bank Could Not Be Forced to Accept Ownership of Home Destroyed by Hurricane

15-cv-4958
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Evans v. Aramark Food and Commissary Services of Orange County Correctional Facility, 14 cv 6469

Ramadan Faster Did Not Exhaust Remedies Before Suing Over Quantity of Food Served

14 cv 6469
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Li v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, 15 CV 06099

Judge Orders Insurers to Pay Legal Fees of FIFA Official

15 CV 06099 (RJD) (JO)
District Judge Raymond Dearie

U.S. District Court, Western District

Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff v. Unified Global Group, LLC, et al., Defendants, 1:15-cv-00422

Freeze Order Modified to Allow Bank to Perfect Security Interest, Place Lien on 2012 Ferrari that Defendant May Sell in His Bankruptcy Case

1:15-cv-00422
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cho v. Seventh Avenue Fine Foods Corp., 11 Civ. 3436

Suit Claiming Fraudulent Transfer Dismissed As Res Judicata After Bankruptcy's Settlement

11 Civ. 3436
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Paniagua v. Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc., 15 Civ. 1858

Insufficient Evidence Supports Claim Smoke Alarm in Deadly Fire Was Made by Defendant

15 Civ. 1858
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Goel v. Bunge, Ltd., 15‐3023‐cv

RICO Claims Properly Held Untimely But Court Wrongly Considered Materials Outside Pleadings

15‐3023‐cv
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Live Face on Web, LLC v. Five Boro Mold Specialist Inc., 15 CV 4779

Alleged Defamatory Statements Expressed Opinion But Infringement Claim Survives

15 CV 4779
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Fiumano, 14 Cr. 518

Evidence of Prior Participation in Similar Fraud Scheme Admissible as Evidence of Crime Charged

14 Cr. 518
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Cooper v. N.Y. State Dep't of Labor, 15‐3392‐cv

Proposal to Change How State Agencies Handle Internal EEO Complaints Did Not Violate Title VII

15‐3392‐cv
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Efrain Reyes Cabrera, Plaintiff v. Dream Team Tavern Corp., Doing Business as Tommy's Place, and Thomas Schafer, Defendants, 12-CV-6323

Wages Claimant Cannot Seek Liquidated Damages Under Both Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law; Recent Amendments to NYLL Render Liquidated Damages Provision Identical to FLSA; Recovery Under NYLL Permitted as Providing Greater Potential Recovery Than FLSA.

12-CV-6323
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

LP Funding, LLC v. Tantech Holdings, Ltd., 15CV4081

Fraud, Fraudulent Inducement Counterclaims May be Raised in Breach Suit Over Stock Offer

15CV4081
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re M/V MSC Flamina, 12-cv-8892

Jones Act, DOHSA, Maritime Law Inapplicable In Suit by Wife of Chief Mate Killed in Fire

12-cv-8892
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

U.S. District Court, Western District

Lombardi v. U.S. Postal Service, 15-CV-1047

Court Lacks Derivative Jurisdiction Over Suit Against Post Office Over Wedding Invitations

15-CV-1047
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Schieno v. Colvin, 5:15-CV-0335

ALJ Erred in Failing to Give Controlling Weight To Treating Physician's Medical Report

5:15-CV-0335
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Daniel Halloran, 15-996-cr

Circuit Upholds Conviction of Ex-City Councilman

15-996-cr
Before: Calabresi, Lynch, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Terrence Pendergrass, 15-1965

Conviction of Former Rikers Guard Is Affirmed by Circuit

15-1965
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Cabranes, C.J., Lewis A. Kaplan, D.J. *

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Odeon Capital Group, LLC v. Ackerman, 16 Civ. 274

Confirmation of $1.1 Million FINRA Arbitral Award for Bond Trader Explained

16 Civ. 274
District Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mahon v. Commissioner of N.Y. City Police Dept., 15 Civ. 4120

City, Police Granted Judgment on Rights Claims Over Drug Buy Money's 'Recycling'

15 Civ. 4120
Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Badinelli v. The Tuxedo Club, 15 CV 6273

Country Club's Manager Must Arbitrate Termination, Discrimination Claims

15 CV 6273
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Mohamed, 13-CR-527

Pact's Acceptance Under Rule 11 Binds Court To Terrorist's Sentence for Murder Conspiracy

13-CR-527
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Verint Systems Inc. v. Red Box Recorders Ltd., 14-cv-5403

Executive Not Shown 'Obviously' Better Than Other Custodians to Have Discoverable ESI

14-cv-5403
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Zaretsky v. William Goldberg Diamond Corporation, 15-35

Jeweler Declared Rightful Owner of $500,000 Diamond

15-35
Before: Newman, Sack, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Legg v. County of Ulster, 14-3636

Circuit Reinstates Pregnancy Bias Suit Against Ulster Jail

14-3636 (L)
Before: Parker, Lynch, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Price, 03-CR-0297-3

Re-Sentenced Drugs Defendant Ineligible for Reduced Sentence Under 18 USC §3582(c)(2)

03-CR-0297-3
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tekvet Technologies, Co. v. Crystaltech Web Hosting, Inc., 15 Civ. 7284

Breach, Other Claims Over Proprietary Data's Deletion Stand; Bailment, Care Duty Noted

15 Civ. 7284
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bello v. C.O. Bryan Long, 15 CV 2148

Inmate Could Not Have Exhausted Remedies Within 14 Days; §1983 Action Is Dismissed

15 CV 2148
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kyntec Corp. v. ITT Enidine, Inc., 14-CV-271

Record Supports Stay Order's Violation Pending Patent's Reexamination; Sanctions Granted

14-CV-271
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hadid v. The City of N.Y., 15-CV-19

Complaint Denied Amendment, Ruling Denied Reconsideration; 'Brady' Violation Not Shown

15-CV-19
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gattinella v. Michael Kors, 14cv5731

Retailers Face a Surge of Lawsuits Over Deceptive Pricing

14cv5731
District Judge William Pauley III

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Bradley Pattee, 14-2163-cr

Stick to the 'Script' in Taking Pleas, Circuit Advises Judges

14-2163-cr
Before: Calabresi, Lynch, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lever v. Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc., 15-CV-3327

'Hybrid' §301 Claim Over Termination Time Barred Under Six-Month Limit Period

15-CV-3327
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Keith, 15-CR-827

'Franks' Hearing Denied, Inference of Images' Hoarding Noted in Suppression's Denial

15-CR-827
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Carmichael v. Chappius, 14 Civ. 10012

'Batson' Violated by Prosecutor's Discriminatory Use of Peremptory Challenges; Habeas Granted

14 Civ. 10012
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Federal Insurance Company, Plaintiff v. CAC of N.Y., Inc. and Cutlass Industries, Inc., Defendants, 14-CV-4132

Firm Must Show Cause Why It Should Not Be Held In Contempt for Noncompliance with Order, Insurer's Post-Judgment Information Subpoenas

14-CV-4132
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke

U.S. District Court, Western District

Buczek v. Tirone, 15-CV-28

'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine Not Triggered By Parallel Litigation; Claims Res Judicata

15-CV-28
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Northern District

General Mills, Inc. v. Chobani, LLC, 3:16-CV-58

Chobani Denied Relief From Injunction Barring It From Claiming Yoplait Ingredient 'Unsafe'

3:16-CV-58
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

National Football League Management Council v. National Football League Players Assoc., 15-2801

Circuit Reinstates Brady's 'Deflategate' Suspension

15-2801 (L), 15-2805 (CON)
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Parker and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Lombardi v. United States Postal Service, 15-CV-1047-A

Postal Service Can't Be Sued Over Invitations, Judge Says

15-CV-1047-A
Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dickerson v. Novartis Corp., 1:15-cv-1980

Woman's Claims Severed From Class Claims, Transferred to Northern District of Texas

1:15-cv-1980
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Severstal Wheeling, Inc. Retirement Committee v. WPN Corp., 10 Civ. 954

Counsels' Reasonable Proposed Hourly Rates Reduced for Block Billing, Duplicated Work

10 Civ. 954
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Western District

Scott-Iverson v. Independent Health Assoc., Inc., 13-CV-451

Court Explains Grant of Expenses Incurred In Compelling Attendance for Depositions

13-CV-451
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Alsaifullah v. Smith, 9:14-cv-01309

State Inmate Denied §2254 Habeas Relief From Penalties After Disciplinary Proceeding

9:14-cv-01309
District Judge James Singleton

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Schoenefeld v. Schneiderman, 11-4283-cv

Circuit Upholds NY Office Rule for Out-of-State Attorneys

11-4283-cv
Before: Raggi, Hall, Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Nature's Plus Nordic A/S, Dermagruppen A/S, Plaintiffs-Appellees v. Natural Organics, Inc., Defendant-Appellant, House of Nature A/S, Hans Kare Lundestad, Organic House A/S, Defendants, 15-714-cv

Norwegian Health Products Distributor Successfully Defends $6.4 Million Judgment for New York Firm's Renege of Contract Granting Exclusive Rights to Distribute in Scandinavia; Firm's Purchase of 99.5 Percent of $600,000 Quota Constitutes Substantial Performance as Matter of Law

15-714-cv
Before: Walker, Jr., Raggi, Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fu v. Mee May Corp., 15 Civ. 4549

Delivery Workers Are Denied Certification Of FLSA Collective Action Against Eatery

15 Civ. 4549
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sasson v. Presse, 15-CV-00194

Actual Controversy Pleaded in Suit to Declare Rights as to Trademark Used in Commerce

15-CV-00194
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Myers v. Police Officer Patterson, 14-2554-cv

Qualified Immunity Vacated, Suit Remanded For Record's Expansion on Grounds for Arrest

14-2554-cv
Before: Jacobs, Leval, and Calabresi, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cosme v. Lee, 16 Civ. 1173

Habeas Relief Procedurally Barred as Asserting Claims Able to Be Raised Only on Direct Appeal

16 Civ. 1173
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Inficon, Inc. v. Verionix, Inc., 15 Civ. 8044

Arbitrator's $6.3M Award Over Gas Sensors Sold During 'Earn Out' Period Confirmed

15 Civ. 8044
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Gray-Davis v. Rigby, 5:14-CV-1490

Intent to Interfere With Familial Relationship Not Found; Suit Over Parole Condition Dismissed

5:14-CV-1490
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Global Funding Group, LLC v. 133 Community Road, Ltd., 15 CV 6595

Breach Suit Dismissed; Intent Letter Non-Binding, No Duty to Consummate Transaction With HR

15 CV 6595
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hoefer v. Bd. of Educ. of Middletown, 14-2020-cv

2014 Order Dismissing Bulk of §1983 Action Vacated as Being Abuse of Court's Discretion

14-2020-cv
Before: Sack and Droney, C.JJ, and Stanceu, JJ.*

U.S. District Court, Western District

Washington v. USA, 12-CR-6072

Sentence Grounded on ACCA's Residual Clause, Retroactively Invalid Under 'Johnson' Ruling

12-CR-6072
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Glenn v. Fuji Grill Niagara Falls, LLC, 14-CV-380

Despite Rule 68 Offer's Acceptance, Plaintiff Is Granted $11,118 in Legal Fees, Costs

14-CV-380
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Seidman v. Chobani, LLC, 14 Civ. 4050

Defendants Not Prejudiced by Federal Claims' Voluntary Dismissal; State Law Claims Continue

14 Civ. 4050
District Judge Paul Gardephe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Telit Wireless Solutions, Inc. v. Axesstel, Inc., 15-cv-5278

Seller Granted Judgment in Breach Action; Goods Not Timely Rejected Under Terms, UCC

15-cv-5278
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Steven Reginella, et al. v. Target Corp., 15-1589-cv

Store Patron's Estate Fails to Adequately Show Fall, Injury Caused by Defective Restroom Door

15-1589-cv
Before: Calabresi, Lynch, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Godson v. Eltman, Eltman & Cooper, PC., 11-CV-0764

Sanctions Imposed in Suit Over Collection Letter Inadequately Disclosing Debt Owed Explained

11-CV-0764
Magistrate Judge Kenneth Schroeder

U.S. District Court, Northern District

The People v. Utica City School Dist., 6:15-CV-1364

§1983 Suit Over Diversion of Limited-English Students to Non-Diploma Programs Proceeds

6:15-CV-1364
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Elliott, 09-cv-7594

SEC's Liens Against Property Have Priority Over Those of Ex-Wife of Judgment's Target

09-cv-7594
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ivers v. Ciena Capital LLC, 15-CV-7993

Appeal of Bankruptcy Court's Order Dismissed As Untimely Filed Under Rule 8002(a)(1)

15-CV-7993
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Jesurum, 14-4464-cr

Court's Written Judgment Must be Amended To Conform to Controlling Oral Judgment

14-4464-cr
Before: Kearse, Pooler, and Sack, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mil-Spec Industries v. Expansion Industries, LLC, 15-cv-5108

Action Remanded as Untimely Removed But Award of Attorney Fees, Costs Inappropriate

15-cv-5108
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Schenker A.G. v. Société Air France, 14 Civ. 4711

Suit's Stay Pending Dutch Action's Resolution Denied; Actions, Parties Not Entirely the Same

14 Civ. 4711
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Daniel Bonventre, et al., 14-4714-cr

14-4714-cr(L)
Before: Walker, Jr., Raggi, Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Duhs v. Capra, 13-CV-1056

Judge Says He's Forced to Deny Habeas to Possibly Innocent Man

13-CV-1056 (JBW)
District Judge Jack B. Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Boddie v. The City of N.Y., 1:15-cv-4275

'Monell' Claim Not Stated Against City in Suit For False Arrest, Excess Force Suit Over Grill

1:15-cv-4275
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wang v. USA, 13-cr-452

Ineffective Counsel Claims Meritless, Guilty Plea Voluntary; §2255 Relief Denied

13-cr-452
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sanguineti v. Boqvist, 15-cv-3159

Court Explains Reduced Legal Fees Awarded In International Child Abduction Action

15-cv-3159
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Diggs v. Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., 1:14-cv-244

Arbitrator's Just Cause Finding Probative Of Nondiscriminatory Reason for Firing

1:14-cv-244
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Abdelaziz v. City of N.Y., 13 CV 7268

Issue Exists if Officer Acted Under Color of Law In Altercation Giving Rise to Rights Action

13 CV 7268
District Judge Sterling Johnson

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Virginia Properties v. T-Mobile Northeast, 13 Civ. 3493

Landlord Ordered to Pay Costs of Litigation After 'Bad Faith'

13 Civ. 3493 (AKH)
District Judge Alvin Hellerstein

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In re: Pfizer, Securities Litigation, 14-2853-cv

Circuit: Judge Went Too Far in Excluding Expert's Testimony

14-2853-cv
Before: Kearse, Pooler, and Livingston, C.JJ

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Comolli v. Huntington Learning Centers, Inc., 15-cv-1204

Copies of Releases Executed for Commercial's Filming Were Appropriately Authenticated

15-cv-1204
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Probulk Carriers Ltd. v. Marvel International Management and Transportation, 14-cv-8338

Subpoenas in Action to Enforce Maritime Arbitral Award Modified But Not Quashed

14-cv-8338
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Mitchell v. Garrison Protective Services, Inc., 15-2137-cv

CPLR §5225 Motion to Enforce Default Judgment Properly Recast as Plenary Action

15-2137-cv
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cabrera v. Schafer, 12-CV-6323

Motion in Limine to Note Workers' Compensation Hearing's Findings in FLSA Wages Suit Denied

12-CV-6323
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gonsalves v. Brooklyn Detention Complex, 15-CV-5750

Inmate's §1983 Action Over Fall at Jail's Shower Dismissed for Failure to State Claim

15-CV-5750
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

U.S. District Court, Southern District

US v. Dean Skelos, S1 15 Cr. 317

Judge Refuses to Grant Skelos, Son New Trial

S1 15 Cr. 317
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Felix, 15-CR-414

Gun Not Suppressed; Officer Explained How He Saw Gun's Transfer From Jeans to Shorts

15-CR-414
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Widad v. Brooklyn Public Library, 15-CV-4312

State Actor Status Not Alleged as to §1983 Claims Against Library, Unnamed Librarian

15-CV-4312
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tropical Sails Corp. v. Yext, Inc., 14 Civ. 7582

Only Advertiser's Marketing and Business Development Papers Should Remain Sealed

14 Civ. 7582
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Western District

Allen, Jr. v. USA, 10-CR-358

Denial of §2255 Relief for Career Offender's Enhanced Sentence Under Guidelines Explained

10-CR-358
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vale v. Great Neck Water Pollution Control Dist., 14-CV-4229

Subpoena Quashed as Overbroad, Seeking Propensity Evidence Beyond Discovery's Scope

14-CV-4229
Magistrate Judge Anne Shields

U.S. District Court, Southern District

US v. Sheldon Silver, 15-CR-93

15-CR-93 (VEC)
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Busher v. Barry, 14-cv-4322

Shareholder Suit Against Winged Foot Golf Club Proceeds

14-cv-4322
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Northern District

John Doe v. Colgate University, 5:15-cv-1069

Expelled Student Granted Anonymity in Sex Suit

5:15-cv-1069
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM Radio, 15-1164-cv

Circuit Seeks Guidance on Important Issue in NY Copyright Law

15-1164-cv
Before: Calabresi, Chin, Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

IntelliPayment, LLC. v. Trimarco, 15-CV-01566

Counterclaim's, Third-Party Complaint's Dismissal in Suit Over 'Hacking' Explained

15-CV-01566
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Arcapita v. Bahrain Islamic Bank, 15-cv-03828

Banks' New York Correspondent Accounts Sufficient to Provide Long-Arm Jurisdiction

15-cv-03828
District Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Plumbing Supply, LLC v. Exxonmobil Oil Corp., 14 CV 3674

Navigation Law Claim Against Gas Station Untimely; Store's Amended Complaint Dismissed

14 CV 3674
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Wendel v. Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn, L.L.P., 15-CV-936

Disclaimer Noted in Dismissal of Lawsuit Claiming Collection Letter Violated FDCPA

15-CV-936
District Judge John Curtin

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kology v. My Space NYC Corp., 2015NY010820

Intermediary Firm Does Not Insulate Brokerage From Liability Under Discrimination Statutes

15-CV-3061
District Judge Leo Glasser

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. William Scully, also known as "Liam Scully," Defendant, 14-CR-208

Defendant Must Forfeit $889,875; $500,000 of $1.38 Million Stipulated Amount Was Already Contributed Pursuant to Forfeiture Order Against Codefendant

14-CR-208
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Porter v. W. Keyser, 15-CV-816

Habeas Petition, Bid to Hold It in Abeyance To Exhaust Claim in State Court Denied

15-CV-816
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Means v. The City of N.Y., 15-cv-4855

Municipal Liability Claims Dismissed in Action Arising From Police 'Accostment' on Subway

15-cv-4855
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cupersmith v. Piaker & Lyons, P.C., 3:14-CV-1303

Award of $7,250 in Fees Associated With Failed Depositions Explained

3:14-CV-1303
Magistrate Judge David Peebles

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mitchell v. USA, 14 Cr. 55-07

Sentences After Guilty Pleas Denied §2255 Relief; Right to Challenge Sentences Waived

14 Cr. 55-07
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Oklu v. USA, 14cv845

Former Officer Only Partly Granted §2255 Habeas Relief for Counsel's Ineffectiveness

14cv845
District Judge William Pauley

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Legal Profession, Attorney Malpractice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jordan v. City of N.Y., 15-cv-6364

Rights Complainant Denied Default Judgment; City's Default Not Willful, Defense Presented

15-cv-6364
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Delpilar v. Foodfest Depot, LLC, 15-CV-0459

Sanctions Inappropriate Where Lawyer Entering Action Was Provided Incomplete Information

15-CV-0459
Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Settlement

U.S. District Court, Western District

Hatemi v. M & T Bank Corp., 13-CV-1103S

Stay of Lawsuit Over Bank's Overdraft Fees Pending Arbitration Is Explained

13-CV-1103S
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Capricorn Management Systems, Inc. v. Government Employees Ins. Co., 15-CV-2926

Complaint Specifies Trade Secrets, Alleges Economic Value Thereof Under Maryland Law

15-CV-2926
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing (Copyright), Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Picaro v. Pelham 1130, 14-CV-7398

City Department Released from Liability for Building Woes

14-CV-7398 (DAB)
District Judge Deborah Batts

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Romeo & Juliette Laser Hair Removal, Inc. v. Assara I LLC, 08cv0442

$30,000 Fee Award to Lanham Act Suit's Partially Succesful Party Explained

08cv0442
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation, Business Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wework Companies Inc. v. Zoumer, 16-cv-457

California Action Stayed Pending Arbitration; Pact's Arbitration Clause Not 'Unconscionable'

16-cv-457
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Hiring/Firing

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: North Sea Brent Crude Oil Futures Litigation, 1:13-cv-03473

FSIA Leads to Dismissal of Norway's Statoil From Suit on Brent Crude Price Manipulation

1:13-cv-03473
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Step By Step, Inc. v. City of Ogdensburg, 7:15-CV-925

Animus Against Disabled Was Significant Factor In City's Decision Denying Zoning Application

7:15-CV-925
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Land Use and Planning, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Playtex Products, LLC v. Munchkin, Inc., 14-cv-1308

Partial Judgments on Claims in Action Over Diaper Pail Refill Claims Explained

14-cv-1308
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Joanne Fratello, Plaintiff v. Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, St. Anthony's Shrine Church, and St. Anthony's School, Defendants, 12-CV-7359

Ministerial Immunity Defense Applies in Catholic School Principal's Discrimination, Retaliation Suit Over Employment's Termination

12-CV-7359
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Hiring/Firing, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Eastern Savings Bank v. Aufiero, 14-CV-0256

Foreclosure Defendants Fail to Raise Issue On Procedural, Substantive Unconscionability

14-CV-0256
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Knopf v. Meister, 15cv5090

Allegations of Constructive Fraudulent Conveyance Adequately Plead Insolvency

15cv5090
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vlad-Berindan v. NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 14-CV-10304

Court Dismisses FLSA Minimum Wage Claim As Plaintiff Intern Was Not an 'Employee'

14-CV-10304
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Labor Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Onebeacon American Ins. Co. v. Fulton Boiler Works, Inc., 5:13-cv-01525

Court Denies Travelers Casualty and Surety Company's Declaratory Judgment Motion

5:13-cv-01525
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

JAB Distributors, LLC v. Home Linen Collections, 14-CV-6859

Plaintiff Fails to Adequately Plead That Mark Qualifies as 'Famous' Under the Lanham Act

14-CV-6859
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In re Gaspar Castillo, 14-90008-am

Circuit Suspends Lawyer From CJA Cases for Two Years

14-90008-am
Before: Cabranes, Sack, Wesley, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Vasquez v. N.Y. State Office of Mental Health, 9:16-CV-0320

Eleventh Amendment Bars Money Damages Claims Against OMH, Psychiatric Center

9:16-CV-0320
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Miller v. St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Ctr., 15 Civ. 7019

Title VII Suit Against Hospital Time Barred; Valid EEOC Charge Not Filed Before Deadline

15 Civ. 7019
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Hiring/Firing

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lee v. Corneil, 1:13-cv-8359

Probable Cause to Prosecute, Confine Noted In ADA's Dismissal From §1983 Rights Action

1:13-cv-8359
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. McQuiller, 15-CR-131

'Boissoneault' Distinguished in Acquittal, New Trial's Denial After Cocaine Conviction

15-CR-131
District Judge Lawrence Vilardo

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Steuben Foods, Inc. v. GEA Process Engineering, Inc., 12-CV-00904

After Partial Reconsideration Court Finds Disclosures Did Not Breach Protective Order

12-CV-00904
Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Houston v. Cotter, 07-CV-3256

Jury Could Find Incident Leading to Suicide Watch Placement Part of Retaliation Scheme

07-CV-3256
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Croak v. Saatchi & Saatchi, 15 Civ. 7201

Stuffed Animal TV, Print Ads for Toyota RAV4 Did Not Infringe Copyrighted 'Pegasus' Sculpture

15 Civ. 7201
District Judge Jed Rakoff

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Albunio v. International Safety Group, Inc., 15-CV-152

Breach Suit Dismissed; Firm Lacked RICO Standing, RICO Violation Not Plausibly Alleged

15-CV-152
District Judge Valerie Caproni

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Torts, Business Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Coleman v. County of Suffolk, 12 CV 3509

Police Officer Liability for Due Process Violations Under State-Created-Danger Doctrine Addressed

12 CV 3509
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Continental Casualty Co. v. Contest Promotions NY, LLC, 15-CV-501

$62,867 Damages to Insurer Arise From Breach; Fraudulent Conveyance Claim Not Stated

15-CV-501
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Fraud (Contracts), Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

City of New York v. FedEx Ground Package System, 14 Civ. 8985

FedEx Loses Bid to Toss Suit Alleging Cigarette Shipments

14 Civ. 8985 (ER)
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Taxation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Payton, 14 Civ. 4644

Judge Eschews Perjury Referral in Insider Trading Case

14 Civ. 4644
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: White Collar Crime, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Insider Trading

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Innovation Ventures, LLC, Living Essentials, LLC, and International IP Holdings, LLC, Plaintiffs v. Ultimate One Distributing Corp., et al., Defendants, 12-CV-5354

Damages on Summary Judgment of More Than $20 Million Issued Against Three Defendants That Conspired to Manufacture, Distribute Counterfeit Versions of Popular '5- Hour Energy' Beverage

12-CV-5354
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Manning v. Griffin, 15-CV-3

Transgender Inmate Fails to Plead Prison Conditions Pose Substantial Risk to Inmates

15-CV-3
District Judge Kenneth Karas

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mendez v. U.S. Nonwovens Corp., CV 12-5583

Disparate Facts, Defenses Noted in FLSA Wage Suit's Decertification as Collective Action

CV 12-5583
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Civil Procedure, Class Actions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

O.M. v. CEC Entertainment Concepts, L.P., 14-cv-6041

Fraudulent Joinder Not Shown; Absent Contract Court Cannot Find No Claim Against Guard Firm

14-cv-6041
District Judge Dora Irizarry

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Koziol v. King, 6:14-cv-946

Hourly Rates Reasonable in Award of Fees, Costs as Sanction for Frivolous Representations

6:14-cv-946
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Telesford v. Annucci, 9:15-CV-1241

Constitutional Rights Violations Not Stated In Inmate's Suit Over Surveillance at Showers

9:15-CV-1241
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. American International Group, 10 Civ. 03902

10 Civ. 03902 (GBD)
District Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Strauss v. Crédit Lyonnais, 06-cv-702

Judge Allows Terror Suits Against Banks to Proceed

06-cv-702 (DLI) (MDG)
District Judge Dora Irizarry

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Institutions, Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Meyer v. Kalanick, 15 Civ. 9796

Antitrust Suit Against Uber Survives Motion to Dismiss

15 Civ. 9796
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Antitrust

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Weiss v. National Westminster Bank, 05-cv-4622

Judge Allows Terror Suits Against Banks to Proceed

05-cv-4622 (DLI) (MDG)
District Judge Dora Irizarry

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Institutions, Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Farmer v. U.S., 15-cv-6287

Claims of Counsel's Ineffectiveness Rejected In Denial of §2255 Relief Vacating Conviction

15-cv-6287
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Singh v. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 15-CV-1411

Alien's Suit Is Indirect Challenge to Removal Order; Court of Appeals Has Jurisdiction

15-CV-1411
District Judge Jesse Furman

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fialkov v. Alcobra Ltd., 14 Civ. 09906

Securities Fraud Suit Dismissed for Failure To Plead False, Misleading Statements, Scienter

14 Civ. 09906
District Judge George Daniels

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Peter J. Solomon Com., v. ADC Products (UK) Ltd., 14CV4086

Investment Advisory Firm Granted Judgment As to Liability Only on Contract Breach Claim

14CV4086
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Burma Task Force v. Sein, 15 Civ. 7772

Court Bound By Executive Decision Myanmar's President, Foreign Minister Immune From Suit

15 Civ. 7772
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Torts, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, International Law (Public)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Peoples v. Annucci, 11-cv-2694

Judge Signs Pact to Curtail Solitary Confinement in NY

11-cv-2694
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Makransky v. Johnson, 15-CV-1259

2006 Law's Use to Deny Sex Offender Visa For Alien Wife Not Ex Post Facto Violation

15-CV-1259
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Criminal Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

CVR Energy, Inc. v. Wachtell, 14-cv-6566

Res Judicata Noted in Dismissal of Energy Company's Malpractice Suit Against Law Firm

14-cv-6566
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Malpractice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

N.Y. City Health and Hospitals Corp. v. Burwell, 15cv662

Record Did Not Support PRRB's Reversal, Denial of Medicare Reimbursements to HHC

15cv662
District Judge William Pauley

Practice Areas: Health Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Lafayette SC, LLC v. Crystal Coast Investments, Inc., 14-CV-6284

Breach Suit Dismissed for Lack of Jurisdiction; Contract Inextricably Linked to North Carolina

14-CV-6284
District Judge Frank Geraci

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

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Comprehensive Manufacturing Assoc. v. Supplycore, Inc., 3:15-cv-835

Offeror CMA's Terms Controlled; Arbitration Not Required, Suit's Transfer to Illinois Denied

3:15-cv-835
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Hannabury v. Hilton Grand Vacations Co., LLC, 14-CV-6126

'Estwick' Factors Balanced to Find TCPA Claims Penal in Nature, Abated When Plaintiff Died

14-CV-6126
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Integra Fx3x Fund, L.P. v. Deutsche Bank, AG, 14-CV-8400

No Claim Stated Against Bank for Change in Margin's Calculation, Portfolio's Liquidation

14-CV-8400
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Contracts, Breach, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vaughn v. Williams, 15CV5766

Bankruptcy Court's Findings on Claims Not Clearly Erroneous; Discharge Affirmed

15CV5766
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re China XD Plastics Co. Ltd. Securities Litigation, 1:14-cv-5359

Securities Fraud Suit Claiming Chinese Filings More Accurate Than Filings With SEC Dismissed

1:14-cv-5359
District Judge George Daniels

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ecopetrol S.A. v. Offshore Exploration and Production LLC, 14-CV-529

Bid to Hold Firm, Principal in Contempt for Failing to Reimburse Tax Payment Rejected

14-CV-529
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Taxation

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Charles Momrow, Plaintiff v. The County of Rensselaer et al., Defendants, 8:15-cv-521

Claim of Improper Access to Medical Records Proceeds

8:15-cv-521
District Judge Gary Sharpe

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Colbert v. Gumusdere, 15CV1537

Detainee Fails to State Claim for Inadequate Confinement Conditions Over Puddle in Cells

15CV1537
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Smith, 11 Cr. 0079

Inside Trader's Bar From Securities Industry Not 'In Custody' for Habeas Corpus Purposes

11 Cr. 0079
District Judge Jed Rakoff

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Ins. Co. of the State of Pennsylvania v. Lakeshore Toltest JV, LLC, 1:15-cv-1436

Gridiron Capital Never Executed Amendment To Be 'Indemnitor'; Third-Party Suit Dismissed

1:15-cv-1436
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Contracts, Interpretation

U.S. District Court, Western District

Malcolm v. Honeoye Falls-Lima Education Assoc., 08-CV-6551

Reconsideration Denied on Claims Union Discriminated Against Teacher Due Sex, Race

08-CV-6551
Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mundo S.A. v. Trousdale, 14-CV-4235

'Lollo' Factors Lead to Dismissal of Bid to Hold Guaranty's Signer Individually Liable Thereon

14-CV-4235
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

US v. Adam Smith, 11 Cr. 0079

Bid to Upset Insider Trading Plea Under 'Newman' Fails

11 Cr. 0079 (JSR)
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Fine v. ESPN, 5:12-CV-0836

Wife of Ex-Coach Loses Libel Case Against ESPN

5:12-CV-0836
Magistrate Judge David Peebles

Practice Areas: Communications and Media Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

McLennon v. City of New York, 14-CV-6320

Claims Against NYPD Over Traffic Checkpoints Are Narrowed

14-CV-6320
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Goldson v. Kral, 13 Civ. 2747

Law Firm Granted Judgment on Paralegal's Title VII, ADEA Claims But Not Retaliation Claim

13 Civ. 2747
District Judge George Daniels

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

National Casualty Co. v. Resolute Reinsurance Co., 15cv9440

Arbitral Award Confirmed Despite Party's Compliance With Its Payment Requirement

15cv9440
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Associates Against Outlier Fraud v. Huron Consulting Group, Inc., 15-425-cv

Costs Awarded in FCA Qui Tam Action For Deposition Transcripts Affirmed

15-425-cv
Before: Jacobs, Livingston, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Medicare/Medicaid, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

American Tax Funding, LLC v. City of Syracuse, 5:12-CV-0290

Firm Entitled to Judgment Over City's Breach Of Tax Lien Claims But Contracts Ambiguous

5:12-CV-0290
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Taxation, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Li, 15 Cr. 870-1

Sentence, Restitution Imposed on Hedge Fund's Operator for Fraud, False Statements Explained

15 Cr. 870-1
District Judge Robert Sweet

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Souratgar v. Fair, 14-904

Abusive Husband's Award Found 'Clearly Inappropriate'

14-904
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Lohier and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Family Law, International Law (Public), Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Derek Kenney, Plaintiff v. Anthony Clay, James Lorenzoni, Edgar Beaudin, John Does 1-5, and the City of Gloversville, Defendants, 6:11-CV-790

Coerced Confession Cited in Allowing Claim to Proceed

6:11-CV-790
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Taylor v. 312 Grand Street LLC, 15 Civ. 5410

ADA Title III Liability Claim Stated But Fee Award Deferred Over Concerns About Suit's Motive

15 Civ. 5410
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA and N.Y. State ex rel. v. Northern Adult Daily Health Care Center, 13-CV-4933

FCA Qui Tam Action's Validity Not Decided; Motion for 'Alternative Remedy' Premature

13-CV-4933
District Judge Margo Brodie

Practice Areas: Torts, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Alpha Recyclying, Inc. v. Crosby, 14-CV-5015

Plaintiff Granted Judgment on Cybersquatting Claim; Domain Names Confusingly Similar

14-CV-5015
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark), Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation, Internet Law, Domain Names

U.S. District Court, Western District

National Labor Relations Board v. ACE Masonry, Inc., 14-CV-6469

Respondents Comply With Order to Receipt Expenses Beyond $300; Sanctions Unwarranted

14-CV-6469
Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Mello v. College, 1:15-CV-0013

Professor Engaged in FLSA Protected Activity When He Complained About Disparate Pay

1:15-CV-0013
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Civil Procedure, Standing

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

MHANY Management v. County of Nassau, 14-1634-cv

Circuit Upholds Housing Bias Claim Against Garden City

14-1634-cv(L)
Before: Pooler, Lohier, and Droney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Appellate Law - Civil, Land Use and Planning

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Avila v. Riexinger & Assoc., 15-1584

Circuit Clarifies Notice in Debt Collection Letters

15-1584(L)
Before: Calabresi, Pooler, and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Auto-Kaps, LLC v. Clorox Co., 15 Civ. 1737

Expert Is Disqualified Over Risk of Disclosure Of Information Obtained in Prior Consultancy

15 Civ. 1737
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Evidence, Expert Witnesses, Intellectual Property, Patents, Infringement (Patents)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dorchester Financial Holdings Corp. v. Banco BRJ, S.A., 11-CV-1529

Bank Granted Judgment in Breach Action; Agreement, Letter of Credit Were Forgeries

11-CV-1529
District Judge Kimba Wood

Practice Areas: Contracts, Fraud (Contracts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar), Banking Crimes

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Concord Assoc., L.P. v. Entertainment Properties Trust, 13-3933-cv

Developers of Casino-Resort in Catskills Did Not Assert Plausible Relevant Geographic Market

13-3933-cv
Before: Jacobs, Pooler, and Hall, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Antitrust

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rizzo v. Applied Materials, Inc., 6:15-cv-557

Dismissal of Products Liability, Warranty Breach Claims in Exposure Action Explained

6:15-cv-557
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Torts, Toxic Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Chesir, 08-CV-2552

Foreclosure Sale Order Reinstated; Sale At Foreclosure Extinguished Redemption Right

08-CV-2552
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Taxation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Time Warner Cable of New York City LLC, Plaintiff v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, AFL-CIO, Local Union No. 3, and Derek Jordan, Individually and in his Capacity as Business Agent of Local 3, Defendants, 14-CV-2437

Final Arbitration Award in Time Warner Cable's Favor Confirmed; Arbitration Agreement Valid, Enforceable Even If NLRB Found Collective Bargaining Agreement With Relevant No-Strike and General Arbitration Clauses Was Never Operable

14-CV-2437
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Collective Bargaining Agreements

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rifenburgh v. Colvin, 1:14-cv-01210

Commissioner Granted Judgment on Challenge Over Law Judge's Findings Child Not Disabled

1:14-cv-01210
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Eliya, Inc. v. Steven Madden, Ltd., 15-CV-1272

Infringement Complaint May Be Amended to Assert Contributory Infringement by Supplier

15-CV-1272
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Neopharm Ltd. v. Wyeth-Ayerst International LLC, 14-Cv-8192

Amended Distribution Pact Did Not Permit Wyeth to Terminate It Absent Cause in 2014

14-Cv-8192
District Judge Sidney Stein

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Interpretation

U.S. District Court, Western District

Bristol Village, Inc. v. Louisiana-Pacific Corp., 1:12-CV-263

'Trim Board' Product's Maker Granted Partial Judgment on Warranty Breach Claims

1:12-CV-263
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Breach of Warranty

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Fox v. Hobbie, 6:15-cv-0616

Court Access Deprivation Suit Partly Dismissed; Papers' Possession Is 'Personal Involvement'

6:15-cv-0616
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, 15-888-cv

Circuit Clarifies Standards as It Revives Lawsuit

15-888-cv
Before: Calabresi, Lynch, Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Labor and Employment, Family and Medical Leave Act, Hiring/Firing

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Binder & Binder v. Colvin, 14-4141-cv

Circuit Rejects Advocates' Bid to Sue SSA to Collect Fees

14-4141-cv, 14-4457-cv
Before: Calabresi, Pooler, and Lynch, C.JJ.

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Shkreli, 15-CV-7175

Judge Pauses SEC Case Against Shkreli, Greebel

15-CV-7175
District Judge Matsumoto

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Stebbins v. Artificial Horizon, Ltd., 15-CV-1196

No Error in Bankruptcy Court Finding Of Mortgagor's Right to Enforce Guaranty

15-CV-1196
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wellington Shields & Co. LLC v. Breakwater Inv. Mgmt. LLC, 14-cv-7529

Summary Judgment on Investment Bank's Tortious Interference Claims Explained

14-cv-7529
District Judge Richard Sullivan

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

CF 135 Flat LLC v. Triadou SPV S.A., 15-CV-5345

No Authority Exists for City's Suit for Interpleader Res Even if Interest's Assignment Was Invalid

15-CV-5345
District Judge Alison Nathan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Westcode, Inc. v. Mitsubishi Electric Corp., 3:15-cv-1474

Bulk of Claims Survive in Breach Action Over Payments Due Under Agreements

3:15-cv-1474
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mullen v. USA, 12-MC-724

Record Arising From 1991 Arrest Not Expunged; Harm, Extreme Circumstances Not Identified

12-MC-724
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Henry Vela-Estrada, aka Henry Vela, Petitioner v. Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney General, Respondent, 14-619-ag

Decision Not to Certify Untimely Appeal of Removal Order Is Committed to BIA's Discretion; Action Remanded to BIA due to Its Failure to Address Alien's Motion to Re-Open Removal Proceedings

14-619-ag
Before: Straub, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In Re Motion for Civil Contempt by John Doe, 12-mc-0557 (BMC)

Judge Wants U.S. to Explain Basis for Sealing Record

12-mc-0557 (BMC)
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sung-Ho Hwang, Conservator of the Estate of Seungick Chung, Plaintiff v. Grace Road Church (In New York), Grace Road Church (In South Korea), and Ok-Joo Shin, Defendants, 14-CV-7187

Man Injured in Church 'Healing' Can Proceed With Suit

14-CV-7187
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Midamines SPRL Ltd. v. KBC Bank NV, 12-cv-8089

'Blended' Hourly Rate Is Reasonable in Action For Fees, Costs in Disqualification Motion

12-cv-8089
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cofimco USA, Inc. v. Mosiewicz, 15-cv-9118

Texas, Not Italy, Is Fan Maker's Principal Place Of Business; Breach Action Denied Remand

15-cv-9118
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Contracts, Breach, Intellectual Property, Patents

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Mundle, 15-cr-315

Evidence of Defendant's Conduct Leading to Jan. 23, 2015, Incident Is Directly Admissible

15-cr-315
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Admissibility, Prior Bad Acts

U.S. District Court, Western District

WD Encore Software, LLC v. The Software Mackiev Co, 6:15-cv-6566

Transfer of Lanham Act Infringement Action's Venue to District of Massachusetts Explained

6:15-cv-6566
District Judge Micahel Telesca

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Licensing (Trademark)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Dervishaj, 13-CR-0668

Hobbs Act Robbery's Predicate Crimes Satisfy 18 USC §924(c)(3)'s 'Firearms Residual Clause'

13-CR-0668
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bloomingburg Jewish Education Center et al., Plaintiffs v. Village of Bloomingburg, New York et al., Defendants, 14-cv-7250

Judge Orders Release of Municipal Communications With PR Firm

14-cv-7250
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Evidence, Privileges, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

James G. Paulsen, Regional Director of Region 29 of the National Labor Relations Board, for and on behalf of National Labor Relations Board, Petitioner v. CSC Holdings, LLC and Cablevision Systems Corp., Respondents, 15-7054

Temporary Injunciton Under Section 10(j) of National labor Relations Act Denied; Record Evidence Does Not Support Reasonable Cause to Believe Respondent Firms Violated NLRA §§8(a)(1) and (3) when Employee Terminated

15-7054
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Labor Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pablo Star Ltd. v. The Welsh Government, 15-CV-1167

Wales Government Dismissed From Infringement Action Over Photos' Use in Tourism Promotion

15-CV-1167
District Judge Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright), Civil Procedure, Venue

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Diego Beekman Mutual. Housing. Assoc. HDFC v. Dish Network, L.L.C., 15 Civ. 1094

Building Owner's Trespass Suit Against TV Firms Dismissed; Exclusive Possession Not Alleged

15 Civ. 1094
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Torts, Intentional Torts, Trespass, Communications and Media Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Harris v. Fischer, 14-2957

Vacatur, Remand of Judgment for Guards On Former Inmate's Search Claim Explained

14-2957
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Kearse, C.J., and Schofield, D.J.†

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Western District

Baker v. Anschutz Exploration Corp., 11-CV-6119

After Reconsideration Court Adheres to Prior Determination Expert's Report Not Reliable

11-CV-6119
District Judge Charles Siragusa

Practice Areas: Evidence, Expert Witnesses, Energy and Natural Resources

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Iron Gate Security, Inc. v. Lowe's Co., Inc., 15-cv-8814

Security Firm Pleads Direct Infringement Of Each of Patent's Independent Claims

15-cv-8814
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Rinehart v. Lehman Brothers Holdings, 15‐2229

15‐2229
Before: Jacobs, Wesley, and Livingston, C.J.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Matthew Christiansen, Plaintiff v. Omnicom Group, Inc., et al., Defendants, 15 Civ. 3440

Judge Dismisses Suit by Gay Man Alleging Workplace Bias

15 Civ. 3440
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Berkshire Bank v. Tedeschi, 1:11-CV-0767

Denial of CPLR 5240 Protective Order Vacating Bank's Restraining Notice Is Explained

1:11-CV-0767
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Haru Holding Corp. v. Haru Hana Sushi, Inc., 13 Civ. 7705

Contemnor Must Pay $50,000, Interest For Breach of 2014 Consent Judgment

13 Civ. 7705
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Infringement (Trademark), Contracts, Breach, Civil Procedure, Provisional Remedies

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Geertgens v. Colvin, 13 Civ. 5133

Lawyer Entitled to Only $900 for Suit Leading To Vacatur of 'Widow's Insurance Benefits' Denial

13 Civ. 5133
Magistrate Judge James Francis

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Gold v. Stryker Corp, 15-CV-470

Knee Replacement Action Remanded; Hospital Not Shown Joined to Defeat Diversity Jurisdiction

15-CV-470
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Products Liability

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Biasi v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, 6:15-CV-0454

Action Seeking Wal-Mart's Compensation For Uniform Vests' Laundering Proceeds

6:15-CV-0454
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Sinem Dokmeci, Defendant, 13-CR-00455

Departing U.S. Judge Calls for Sentencing Alternatives

13-CR-00455
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pablo Star v. Welsh Government, 15-CV-1167

15-CV-1167
District Judge Paul Oetken

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Olin Corp. v. Ins. Co. of North America, 84-cv-1968

Parties Intended Insurers to Make Payments Under 1984 Pact Resolving DDT-Related Claims

84-cv-1968
District judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Reinsurance, Civil Procedure, Settlement

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Humphrey v. RAV Investigative & Security Services Ltd., 12 Civ. 3581

Collective Allegations Struck But Amended Complaint Alleges FLSA, NYLL Wage Violations

12 Civ. 3581
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Hiring/Firing

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gordian Group, LLC v. Syring A Exploration, Inc., 15-CV-1312

'Sunward' Factors Do Not Support Long-Arm Jurisdiction; Forum Clause Unenforceable

15-CV-1312
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Fequiere v. Tribeca Lending, 14-CV-812

Res Judicata Bars Claims in Suit Alleging Foreclosure Obtained by Conspiracy, Fraud

14-CV-812
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

Practice Areas: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Minnie Rose LLC v. Yu, 15 Civ. 1923

Court Explains Refusal to Dismiss Clothier's Fraud, Enrichment Suit Against Sourcing Agent

15 Civ. 1923
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Fraud (Contracts), Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Ronell Wilson, Defendant, 04-CR-1016

Garaufis Lifts Death Sentence in Cop Killing Case

04-CR-1016
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Scientific Evidence

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Oklu v. Weinstein, 15 Civ. 6488

Appointed Lawyer Not 'State Actor' for Purposes Of 42 USC §1983 Suit Asserting Ineffectiveness

15 Civ. 6488
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Legal Profession, Attorney Malpractice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Albaniabeg Ambient Sh.P.K. v. Enel S.P.A., 15 Civ. 3283

No Jurisdiction Under FAA §205 to Enforce Albanian Judgment Against Italian Firms

15 Civ. 3283
District Judge Paul Gardephe

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), International Arbitration, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gen. Partner Glenn Tongue v. Sanofi, 15-588-cv

No Reasonable Investor Could Have Been Misled By Optimistic Statements About Drug's Approval

15-588-cv
Before: Parker, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Abromats v. Abromats, 15-CV-00904

Suit Between Brothers, Over Parents' Trusts, Transferred to District Court in Florida

15-CV-00904
Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Trusts and Estates

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Wrubel v. John Hancock Life Ins. Co., 11 Civ. 1873

Court Rejects Proposed 'Expert' in Suit Over Misrepresentations in Policies' Applications

11 Civ. 1873
District Judge Ann Donnelly

Practice Areas: Evidence, Expert Witnesses, Insurance Law, Policy Terms, Trusts and Estates

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Entergy Nuclear Fitzpatrick, LLC v. Zibelman, 5:15-CV-230

Suit Opposing Power Plant Conversion Subsidy to Proceed

5:15-CV-230
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Energy and Natural Resources, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Moncrieffe, 15-CR-366

Judge Faults Illegal Re-entry Case Based on Unfair Deportation

15-CR-366
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Paul Nungesser, Plaintiff v. Columbia University, Trustees of Columbia University, Lee C. Bollinger, and Jon Kessler, Defendants, 1:15-cv-3216-GHW

Columbia Wins Dismissal of 'Mattress Performance' Suit

1:15-cv-3216-GHW
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

National Indemnity Company, Petitioner v. IRB Brasil Resseguros S.A., Respondent, 15 Civ. 3975

Brazilian Reinsurer Loses Bid To Vacate Arbitral Awards in Nebraska Reinsurer's Favor; Claim Umpire's Revelation of Concurrent Service in Another Arbitration and His Subsequent Refusal to Withdraw From Instant Case Does Not Approach Standard of Partiality That a Reasonable Person Would have To Conclude Unpire Was partial to Nebraska Reinsurer

15 Civ. 3975
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Insurance Law, Reinsurance

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Furmansky v. Mutual of Omaha Ins. Co., 15-cv-5047

Policy's Plain Language Renders Former Employee Ineligible for LTD Benefits

15-cv-5047
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Health Benefits, Insurance Law, Policy Terms

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rone v. Shanahan, 15 Civ. 9063

Alien Granted §2241 Habeas Relief; 'Lora' Hearing He Was Entitled to Never Received

15 Civ. 9063
District Judge Alvin Hellerstein

Practice Areas: Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kasparov v. Ambit Texas, LLC, 12-CV-3488

Breach, Estoppel Claims Transferred to Texas' Northern District; 'Phillips' Factors Satisfied

12-CV-3488
Magistrate Judge James Orenstein

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Venue, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jane Doe, Petitioner v. United States of America, Respondent, 15-MC-1174 (JG)

Expungement Is Denied, but Court Offers Novel Relief

15-MC-1174 (JG)
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

The Sofa Doctor, Inc. v. N.Y. Couch Doctor, Inc., 14-CV-05496

Defendants Adequately Alleged Superior Rights To Mark, And That Plaintiffs Knew Thereof

14-CV-05496
District Judge Pamela Chen

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Diaz v. City of N.Y., 13 Civ. 8281

DAO Investigator Did Not Instigate Officer's Seizure Contrary to Fourth Amendment

13 Civ. 8281
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Gilleo, 15 Cr. 346

Robber 'Brandished' But Did Not 'Otherwise Use' Firearm, Not BB Gun, Under Sentence Guidelines

15 Cr. 346
District Judge Katherine Forrest

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Nescolarde v. Satispie, LLC, 12-CV-6707

Factual Issues Preclude Summary Judgment On Hispanic Workers' Discrimination Claims

12-CV-6707
District Judge Charles Siragusa

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Universal Entertainment Events, Inc. v. Classic Air Charter, Inc., 15-CV-1104

Aid/Abet, Breach, Unjust Enrichment Claims Survive in Lawsuit Over Failed Charter Flight

15-CV-1104
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Transportation, Fraud (Contracts)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ganek v. Leibowitz, 15cv1446

Allegations That Raid Violated Civil Rights Permitted to Proceed

15cv1446
District Judge William Pauley III

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, White Collar Crime, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Insider Trading, Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Tatiane Souza De Oliviera, Plaintiff v. Syneron, Inc., a/k/a Syneron Medical Ltd., Costa Tropical Beauty Spa, Inc., Rosagela Slomski, Defendants, 13-cv-5562

Complaint's Dismissal Required Because of Complete Inaction Over Two Years, Disregard of Service Obligations, Failure to Oppose Dismissal Motion

13-cv-5562
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Products Liability, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cappelli v. Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc, 1:13-cv-3481

Coworkers' Sexual Activities in His Presence Do Not Support Man's Sexual Harassment Claim

1:13-cv-3481
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Playboy Enterprises International Inc. v. Mediatakeout.Com LLC, 15 Civ. 7053

Web Site's License, 'Fair Use' Claims Over Its Infringement on Copyrighted Photos Rejected

15 Civ. 7053
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright), Internet Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Crawford v. Tribeca Lending Corp., 15-1403-cv

Evidentiary Challenges Rejected in Affirmance Of Ruling on Fraud, TILA Claims Over Mortgage

15-1403-cv
Before: Cabranes, Parker, and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Evidence, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rozema v. U.S. Depart. of Health, 5:14-CV-0495

Information as to Menthol in Cigarettes Properly Withheld Under FOIA Exemptions 3, 4

5:14-CV-0495
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Health Law, Food and Drug Act

U.S. District Court, Western District

Scott-Iverson v. Independent Health Association, 13-CV-451A

Court Rejects Plaintiff's Reason for Boycotting Deposition

13-CV-451A(F)
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States v. Agron Hasbajrami, 11-CR-623

Judge Explains Refusal to Suppress Evidence in Terrorism Case

11-CR-623 (JG)
District Judge John Gleeson

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Sheldon Fuller, Petitioner v. United States of America, Respondent, 15-3006

Murder Convict's Instant Third Motion For 28 USC §2255 Relief Properly Transferred to Second Circuit As Successive Because It Was Filed After Adjudication Of His First §2255 Motion Became Final; Defendant Already Had 'One Full Opportunity' For Collateral Review

15-3006
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Sack and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hom v. Vale, 1:15-cv-9539

Consolidation of Class Suits Against Brazilian Iron Ore Producer After Dam's Burst Explained

1:15-cv-9539
District Judge Gregory Woods

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Acumen Re Management Corp. v. General Security National Ins. Comp., 09 Civ. 01796

Bid for Order's Interlocutory Appeal Untimely, Would Not Advance Litigation's Termination

09 Civ. 01796
District Judge George Daniels

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Interlocutory Appeal, Insurance Law, Reinsurance, Contracts, Breach

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Tulsiram, 14‐2483‐cr

Conviction Judgment Final When Prison Term Imposed, Even if Restitution Amount Is Pending

14‐2483‐cr
Before: Cabranes, Parker, and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sibley v. Choice Hotels International, Inc., CV 14-634

Woman Denied Sanctions; Hotel Representative's Failure to Attend Deposition Deemed Justified

CV 14-634
Magistrate Judge Anne Shields

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Hoo-Chong v. Citimortgage, Inc., 15-CV-4051

FDCPA Violation Claim Not Pleaded; Foreclosure Action Not 'Initial Communication' Under FDCPA

15-CV-4051
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Malmberg v. United Sates, 14-3555-cv

Review Ordered for Damages Award to Veteran Rendered Quadriplegic in Surgery

14-3555-cv(L)
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, C.JJ, and Gardephe, D.J.1

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Torts, Personal Injury

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Marom v. City of New York, 15-cv-2017

Judge Narrows Lawsuit by Occupy Protesters Against City

15-cv-2017
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Robinson v. Vineyard Vines, LLC, 15 Civ. 4972

'Investigative Documents' Created After Email Deemed Protected by Work-Product Privilege

15 Civ. 4972
Magistrate Judge Judith McCarthy

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Washington v. Kellwood Co., 05-CV-10034

Plaintiff Entitled to 9 Percent Simple Interest Calculated From Contract's Breach in 2005

05-CV-10034
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Civil Procedure, Judgments

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Netherlands Ins. Co. v. Selective Ins. Co. of America, 14 Civ. 7132

Selective Must Defend Premises' Owner, Contractor in Underlying Injury Action

14 Civ. 7132
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Policy Terms, Torts, NY Labor Law Section 240, Personal Injury

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Darbasie, 14-cr-311

Award of $3,000 Restitution to Bulk of Child Pornography's Identified Victims Explained

14-cr-311
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pepin v. NY City Department of Edu., 14 Civ. 9657

2014 §1983 Suit Untimely; Operative Decision Resulting in Injury Known of in 2010

14 Civ. 9657
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Civil Rights, Education Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kennedy v. State of New York, 14-CV-990S

Judge Says Harassment Suit Against State, Assembly Is Barred

14-CV-990S
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Newton v. City of New York, 07 Civ. 6211

Judge Cuts $6M in Damages in Wrongful Conviction Suit

07 Civ. 6211
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Torts, Damages

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Whelan v. Pascale, 13-CV-6998

§1983 Attorney Fee Motion Untimely as Filed More Than 14 Days After Judgment's Entry

13-CV-6998
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Smith v. Foster, 14-Cv-5918

Securities Fraud Not Stated in Recording Artist's Complaint Against Business Manager

14-Cv-5918
District Judge Sidney Stein

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Securities Fraud, Contracts, Breach, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Odeon Capital Group, LLC v. Ackerman, 16 Civ. 274

Diversity of Citizenship, for Purposes of Vacating Arbitral Award, Is Assessed When Motion Made

16 Civ. 274
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Brown, 6:13-CR-6006

Identification Evidence Not Suppressed; 'Six-Pack' Photo Array Not Unduly Suggestive

6:13-CR-6006
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Torres v. Dematteo Salvage Co. Inc., CV 14-774

Discovery Reopened Under 'Spencer' Test To Permit Disclosure of Expert Witness

CV 14-774
Magistrate Judge Kathleen Tomlinson

Practice Areas: Evidence, Expert Witnesses, Civil Procedure, Discovery, Labor and Employment, Hiring/Firing

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. v. Farm Family Casualty Ins. Co., 13-CV-0099

Insurer Need Not Defend Home Depot Over Fall At Site Not Covered by 2003 Plowing Contract

13-CV-0099
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Policy Terms, Torts, Personal Injury

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dorchester Financial Holdings Corp. v. Banco BRJ, 11 Civ. 1529

Lawyer May Intervene in Lawsuit to Defend §487 Claim Raised by Plaintiff in EDNY Suit

11 Civ. 1529
Distirict Judge Kimba Wood

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Banking and Financial Institutions, Legal Profession

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lutin Invests., Ltd. v. Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., 12-cv-5191

Vacatur of Order Closing Action, on Grounds Settlement Entered Absent Authority, Denied

12-cv-5191
District Judge Shira Scheindlin

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Settlement, Energy and Natural Resources, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Upstate Shredding, LLC v. Northeastern Ferrous, Inc., 3:12-CV-1015

Rulings on Reconsideration, Discovery In Scrap Metal Firms' Breach Action Explained

3:12-CV-1015
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vis Vires Group, Inc. v. Endonovo Therapeutics, Inc., 16-cv-470

Injunction to Comply With Conversion Notice Denied; Jurisdiction, Irreparable Harm Not Shown

16-cv-470
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law, Creditors

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

American Freedom Defense Initiative v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 15-1997

Panel Finds MTA Policy Change Moots Ad Controversy

15-1997
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Kearse, C.J., and Schofield, D.J. †

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Civil Rights, Interlocutory Appeal

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Lorenzo McAllister, Defendant, 14-CR-553-2

Hobbs Act Robber—Who Crashed Into Grocery Store While Fleeing From Police After Armed Robbery of Convenience Store—Poses Clear, Present Danger To Citizens, Is Sentenced to 105 Months in Prison, 3Years' Supervision, $36,250 Restitution

14-CR-553-2
District Judge William Kuntz

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Great American Ins. Co. of NY v. Castleton Commodities International LLC, 15 Civ. 3976

Insurers, Firms Denied Judgment as to Loss Of Bitumen Exceeding $53 Million in Value

15 Civ. 3976
District Judge Jed Rakoff

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Bad Faith

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: Application of Passport Special Opportunities Master Fund, LP, 16 Misc. 33

Investment Pool's §1782 Motion Denied; Letter Not Shown in DTTL's Possession or Control

16 Misc. 33
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Application of Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC, 15mc386

Elvis Presley Enterprises Denied 28 USC §1782 Discovery for Use in German Suit Over Royalties

15mc386
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Licensing (Copyright)

U.S. District Court, Western District

Funderburke v. Canfield, 13-CV-6128

Issues Exist on Inmate's Medical Indifference Claim Over Nerve Medication's Discontinuance

13-CV-6128
District Judge Frank Geraci

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Latney v. Colvin, 14-CV-7508

ALJ's Errors Noted in Remand of Application Seeking Social Security Disability Benefits

14-CV-7508
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Chen v. Immigration Appeals Board, 1:15-cv-01269

Immigration Residency Rule Found Unfair in Remarriages

1:15-cv-01269 (ALC)
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Mudd, 11 Civ. 9202

SEC Trial Can Proceed on Mortgage Claims

11 Civ. 9202 (PAC)
District Judge Paul Crotty

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Securities and Federal Corporate Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Wandering Dago v. Destito, 1:13-cv-1053

State's Ban of 'Dago' Lunch Cart in Albany Plaza Upheld

1:13-cv-1053
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Lai v. Deiorio Foods Inc., 6:15-cv-0195

Vietnam-Born Citizen Alleged Facts Suggesting Discrimination Because She Was Not Bosnian

6:15-cv-0195
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Civil Procedure

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Torralba v. Little India Stores, 14 Civ. 595

Both Sides Denied Summary Judgment In FLSA, NYLL Wages Action Against Grocery

14 Civ. 595
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Chen v. Board of Immigration Appeals, 1:15-cv-01269

USCIS, BIA Decisions Based on Regulation Contradicting Statute Dismissed as Arbitrary

1:15-cv-01269
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

U.S. v. Kaplan Early Learning Co., 11-CV-353

FCA Suit Over Davis-Bacon Act Wages Partly Dismissed; Claims Pre-Dating FERA Not Stated

11-CV-353
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), White Collar Crime, Fraud (White Collar)

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Mastronardi v. Village of Hancock, 3:13-CV-1281

Dismissal of §1983 Claims Against Village, Police Officer in Official Capacity Explained

3:13-CV-1281
District Judge Frederick Scullin

Practice Areas: Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Whole Foods Market, Overcharging Litigation, 15 Civ. 5838

Suit Dismissed Alleging Whole Foods Overcharged for Some Items

15 Civ. 5838 (PAE)
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In re Order Requiring Apple, Inc., 15-MC-1902

Judge Rules Apple Can't Be Forced to Help Unlock Phone

15-MC-1902 (JO)
Magistrate Judge James Orenstein

Practice Areas: Evidence, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Fagan v. NYS OTDA, 16-CV-452

Title VII Complaint Will Be Dismissed for Failure To State Claim Unless Amended Within 30 Days

16-CV-452
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Donohue v. Manetti, 15-CV-636

Inmate States Claim Doctor, Nurse Personally Involved in Providing Inadequate Treatment

15-CV-636
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Crescendo Maritime Co. v. Bank of Comm. Co. Ltd., 15 Civ. 4481

Awards Against Bank That Guaranteed Ship's Build Upheld; N.Y. Assets Support Jurisdiction

15 Civ. 4481
District Judge John Keenan

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Ibanez, 06-CR-6120

Conviction's Vacatur Denied; Counsel Presented Actual Innocence Claim, Satisfied 'Strickland'

06-CR-6120
District Judge Charles Siragusa

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Frezzell v. NY State Depart. of Labor, 1:14-cv-0729

Pro Se Party Given 45 Days to Serve Individual Defendants; Compliance With Rule 4 Attempted

1:14-cv-0729
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Tavarez v. Larkin, 14-1934-pr

Circuit Denies Bid for Habeas in Case of Two Prison Terms

14-1934-pr
Before: Calabresi, Livingston, C.JJ., and Sessions, D.J.1

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Constitutional Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Emjay Environmental Recycling, Ltd., 12-CV-1865

Turn Over to Satisfy Judgment Explained; Garnishees Ignored Restraining Notices

12-CV-1865
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Choi v. Tower Research Capital LLC, 14-CV-9912

Suit's Price Manipulation Claims Do Not Sound In Fraud; CEA Inapplicable to Defense Conduct

14-CV-9912
District Judge Kimba Wood

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

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft v. U.S. Oil Trading LLC, 15-97

Interpleader Action Remanded to District Court for Decision as to Injunction's Scope

15-97
Before: Kearse, Straub, and Wesley, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Admiralty, Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Heendeniya v. St. Joseph's Hosp. Health Ctr., 5:15-CV-1238

No Error Found in Report Recommending That 'Bivens', §1983 Action Be Dismissed

5:15-CV-1238
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Health Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Penrose v. USA, 1:13-CV-1060

Issues Exist if Medical Malpractice Committed Or if Physicians Missed Difficult Diagnosis

1:13-CV-1060
District Judge David Hurd

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Health Law, Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Watson v. United States, 14-CV-6459

Wrongly Detained Immigrant Gets Damages

14-CV-6459
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Immigration Law, Torts, Intentional Torts, False Imprisonment, Damages

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Barbara Ernst, Barbara Supeno, Plaintiffs-Appellees-Counter-Defendants-Cross-Appellants v. John Carrigan, Linda Carrigan, Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees, Jeff Kauffman, Barbara Kauffman, Defendants-Appellants-Counter-Claimants-Cross-Appellees, Town Of Addison, Defendant, 14-3925-cv(L)

District Court's Orders Passing On Merits of Special Motions to Strike Filed Under Vermont's Anti-SLAPP Statute Do Not Fall Within Collateral Order Doctrine; Circuit's Jurisdiction Over Appeal Lacking

14-3925-cv(L)
Before: Jacobs, Leval, and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil, Interlocutory Appeal, Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Broadspring, Inc. v. Congoo, LLC, 13-cv-1866

Court Rejects Bid for Attorneys Fees as Special Damages for Defamation Under California Law

13-cv-1866
District Judge Richard Sullivan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lucero v. Somich Deli, Inc., 15-cv-413

Motion to Assert Jury Demand Denied As Untimely, Insufficiently Grounded

15-cv-413
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Moreno, 14-4700-cr

Court Erred in Holding Attempted Assault Conviction as One For 'Aggravated Felony'

14-4700-cr
Before: Calabresi, Pooler, and Lynch, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Santiago v. Crown Heights Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 15-CV-4381

Title VII Claim Not Stated But Pro Se Plaintiff May Have Claim for Age, National Origin Bias

15-CV-4381
District Judge Dora Irizarry

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Tatis v. USA, 13-CV-1320

§2255 Relief Denied; Defendant Procedurally Barred From Challenging Sentence, Waived Appeal

13-CV-1320
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Stinson v. City of New York, 10 Civ. 4228

Summonses to Be Unsealed in Case Against NYC Police

10 Civ. 4228
District Judge Robert Sweet

Practice Areas: Evidence, Documentary Evidence, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Scott Tubiak and Edward Cuello, individually and on behalf of all other persons similarly situated, Plaintiffs v. The Nielsen Company (US), LLC and Nielsen Holdings N.V., Defendants, 15-cv-5159

Conditional FLSA Collective Action Certification Granted for Media Market Research Firm's Full-Time Field Trainers, But Only As To Overtime Wage Claim For Drive Time Deducted From Total Work Hours

15-cv-5159
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Southern District

BT Holdings, LLC v. Village of Chester, 15-CV-1986

42 USC §1983 Unconstitutional Taking Claim Dismissed as Being Unripe for Adjudication

15-CV-1986
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Land Use and Planning, Civil Rights, Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Grant v. Abbott House, 14-cv-8703

False Claims Act Suit Dismissed; State Action By Nonprofit, County's 'Monell' Liability Not Shown

14-cv-8703
District Judge Nelson Roman

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Hiring/Firing, Health Law, Social Services Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pyskaty v. Wide World of Cars, LLC, 15 Civ. 1600

Magnuson-Moss Suit Over Used Car Dismissed; $50,000 Jurisdiction Minimum Cannot Be Met

15 Civ. 1600
Magistrate Judge Judith McCarthy

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection, Commercial Law, Sales

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In Re Air Cargo Shipping Services, 06-MD-1775

Court Rejects Law Firm's Disqualification For 'Of Counsel's' Alleged Interest Conflict

06-MD-1775
Magistrate Judge Viktor Pohorelsky

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Antitrust, Predatory Pricing and Bidding; Price-Fixing

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dowdell v. Imhof, 10-CV-1332

$470,821.23 Award for Fees, Costs in §1983 Action Over Assistance Benefits Explained

10-CV-1332
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Social Services Law, Civil Rights

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Bernstein v. Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann*, 15-0374-cv

Circuit Agrees Lawyer's Claims Against Firm Must Be Unsealed

15-0374-cv
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Appellate Law - Civil, Legal Profession, Partnership Disputes

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Amos Harris and Runey Mah, 10-CR-00261

Judge Throws Out Conviction for Currency Alteration Scam

10-CR-00261
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Demonstrative Evidence, White Collar Crime

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, 15-CR-116

Judge Closes Courtroom for Testimony in ISIS Trial

15-CR-116
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Evidence, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Trial, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Reyes v. NY F&B Services LLC, 15CV2882

Limited Class in FLSA Wage Action Explained; Other Workers Not Shown 'Similarly Situated'

15CV2882
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Civil Procedure, Class Actions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Santiago, 15-cr-892

Information Charging Hoax, Threatening Communication Over IRS Notice Not Dismissed

15-cr-892
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Chen v. Wai? Cafe Inc., 10 Civ. 7254

Counsel Did Not Perpetrate Fraud Upon Court Warranting Sanction, Permitted to Withdraw

10 Civ. 7254
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Legal Profession, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Western District

Stevens v. Ashley Management LLC, 15-CV-462S

Dismissal of ADA, FHA Asthma Disability Claims Asserted Against Landlord Explained

15-CV-462S
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Becerra v. IM LLC-I, 14-cv-2671

Busboy's Declaration Not Probative of Common Illegal Wage Policy at Eateries Across Country

14-cv-2671
District Judge Arthur Spatt

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours, Civil Procedure, Class Actions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Jeffrey J. Gallego, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Northland Group Inc., John Does 1-25, Defendants-Appellees, 15-1666-cv

Although Claims Under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Lacked Merit They Were Not So Frivolous That They Failed To Raise Colorable Federal Question Sufficient To Support Federal Jurisdiction

15-1666-cv
Before: Livingston and Lynch, C.JJ, and Rakoff, D.J.*

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection, Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, 15-CR-116

15-CR-116
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

NML Capital v. Republic of Argentina, 14-cv-8601

Argentina Works Toward End of Debt Crisis

14-cv-8601 (TPG)
District Judge Thomas Griesa

Practice Areas: International Law (Public)

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Martinez v. Edwin Andrews Yordy and Millhurst Mills, Inc., 16 Civ. 005

Crash Suit Remanded to State Court; Removal Notice Was Untimely Under 28 USC §1446(c)(1)

16 Civ. 005
District Judge Brian Cogan

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Motion Practice, Torts, Motor Vehicles

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Miller v. McHugh, 14-CV-5026

Dismissal of West Point Employee's Disability Discrimination Suit Against Army Explained

14-CV-5026
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Military Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

InterDigital Communications, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd., et al., Respondents, 15-cv-4485

Arbitral Award's Enforcement Stayed in Case Over Licensing Of Petitioner's 3G, 4G Wireless Technology Patents

15-cv-4485
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Intellectual Property, Patents, Licensing (Patents)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Allen v. N.Y. City Housing Authority, 1:15-cv-00173

No Claim Stated in Suit Charging Housing Authority With Failure to Remediate Mold

1:15-cv-00173
District Judge Andrew Carter

Practice Areas: Landlord/Tenant Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Rosario, 1:15-CR-00164

Non-Guidelines Sentence Imposed for Filing False Tax Returns With IRS Explained

1:15-CR-00164
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Taxation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Woods v. Start Treatment & Recovery Centers, Inc., 13 Civ. 4719

Showing Needed to Demonstrate Retaliation Under Family Medical Leave Act Is Explained

13 Civ. 4719
District Judge Ann Donnelly

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Palmer-Williams v. US, 14-CV-9260

Complaint Time Barred as Brought More Than Six Months After HHS Final Denial of Claim

14-CV-9260
District Judge Cathy Seibel

Practice Areas: Torts, Civil Procedure, Statute of Limitations, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ABS Entertainment, Inc. v. CBS Corp., 15-cv-6801

Common Law Copyright Claims Falling Outside CPLR §214(4) Three-Year Limit Period Dismissed

15-cv-6801
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Infringement (Copyright), Civil Procedure, Statute of Limitations

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Inter-American Development Bank v. Venti S.A., 15 Civ. 4063

Reduced $835,354 Fee Award to Development Bank on Loan to Brazilian Wind Firm Explained

15 Civ. 4063
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery, Banking and Financial Institutions, Creditors

U.S. District Court, Western District

Lowe v. Colvin, 6:15-cv-06077

ALJ 'Cherry-Picked' Evidence, Erred at Evaluation Step Two, Misapplied Treating Physician Rule

6:15-cv-06077
District Judge Michael Telesca

Practice Areas: Social Services Law, Social Security Compensation, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Puello, 92-5040

Award to Government on Fraud, Other Claims Over Food Stamps' Redemption Is Explained

92-5040
District Judge Denis Hurley

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Torts, Intentional Torts, Fraud (Torts), Social Services Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gallego v. Northland Group, 15-1666-cv

Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Debt Collection Class Action

15-1666-cv
Before: Livingston and Lynch, C.JJ., and Rakoff, D.J.*

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Bellamy v. City of New York, 12-CV-1025

Judge Approves Questioning of Prosecutors in Queens

12-CV-1025
Magistrate Judge Peggy Kuo

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bruce Schwartz, Plaintiff v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Defendant, 14 Civ. 9525

Bank Granted Summary Judgment On TILA Contract Breach Claims Over Fee, Finance Charge, Penalty Annual Percentage Rate On Credit Card Account

14 Civ. 9525
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

Practice Areas: Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights, Contracts, Breach

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

LoCorriere v. NBTY, Inc., 13-CV-7277

Transfers to Avoid Exposure to Acid, To Be Near Home Not Motivated by Discrimination

13-CV-7277
District Judge Joseph Bianco

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh v. Monarch Payroll, Inc., 15-cv-3642

Insurer's Fraud Claim Duplicates Breach Claim, on Which Insurer Granted Judgment

15-cv-3642
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Insurance Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Flight Attendants in Reunion v. Am. Airlines, Inc., 15-869-cv

McCaskill-Bond Did Not Require Airline To Reorder Seniority List After New Merger

15-869-cv
Before: Hall and Lohier, C.JJ., and Reiss, D.J.*

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Labor Law, Union Representation, Transportation

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Sidakis, 13-CV-7211

Insurer's Agent Did Not Know of Son's Breach, on Which Jury Issues Exist

13-CV-7211
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Torts, Business Torts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Karjohn v. USA, 12-CV-5279

'Campusano' Hearing Ordered on Petitioner's Direction That Counsel File Notice of Appeal

12-CV-5279
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Immigration Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jones v. County of Suffolk, 15-CV-0111

Group's Monitoring of Sex Offenders Called 'State Action'

15-CV-0111
District Judge Joanna Seybert

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Wright v. USA, 13-CV-1379

FTCA Suit Claiming Ankle Bracelet's Negligent Placement, Maintenance Survives Dismissal

13-CV-1379
District Judge Joseph Bianco

Practice Areas: Torts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Brailsford v. Zara USA, Inc., 14 Civ. 6999

Prima Facie Case Not Made on Title VII, §1981 Discrimination Claims Against Retailer

14 Civ. 6999
District Judge Lorna Schofield

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Race Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barnes v. USA, 15cv4437

Counsel Not Ineffective for Failing to Sever Indictment Counts; Habeas Relief Denied

15cv4437
District Judge Denise Cote

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Dominelli v. North Country Academy, 1:15-cv-0087

ADA Failure to Accommodate Claim Not Stated; Defendant Not Shown to Be ADA 'Employer'

1:15-cv-0087
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Disability Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

NYTDA, Inc. v. City of NY, 14-CV-05393

Due Process Violation Not Stated in Suit Over City's Alleged Theft of Proprietary Information

14-CV-05393
District Judge Pamela Chen

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Intellectual Property, Torts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Benjamin Viloski, 14‐4176‐cr

Circuit Clarifies Guidelines for Forfeiture Orders

14‐4176‐cr
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. City of New York, 07-cv-2067

Judge Gives Initial OK to $9.5M Fee Settlement

07-cv-2067
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Legal Profession, Attorney Fee Recovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Morla, 15-CR-332

Person in Defendant's Position Would Feel Arrested; Pre-Miranda Statements Suppressed

15-CR-332
District Judge Frederic Block

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Evidence, Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Mercator Corp. v. Windhorst, 15-cv-02970

Personal Jurisdiction Lacking, Statute of Frauds Not Satisfied by Amended Complaint for Breach

15-cv-02970
District Judge John Koeltl

Practice Areas: Contracts, Breach, Statute of Frauds

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

McCusker v. Hibu PLC, CV 15-2659

Denial of Partial Motion to Dismiss Defamation Claim Based on Email to Employees Explained

CV 15-2659
District Judge Leonard Wexler

Practice Areas: Torts, Intentional Torts, Defamation, Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Bynum v. Maplebear Inc., 15-CV-6263

Court Can Order Arbitration Under Compact Purged of Unconscionable Venue, Fee Portions

15-CV-6263
District Judge Jack Weinstein

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Village of Freeport v. Barrella, 14‐2270‐cv

White Officer Can Pursue Bias Claim, Circuit Rules

14‐2270‐cv (L)
Before: Leval, Cabranes, and Lohier, C.JJ.

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

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, 15-CR-116

Judge in ISIS Case Rejects Claim of Marital Privilege

15-CR-116
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Practice Areas: Evidence, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Unite Here Local 100 and William Granfield v. Westchester Hills Golf Club, Inc., 15 CV 1203

2015 Award Finding 'Last Chance Agreement' To Golf Club's Bartender Void Is Confimred

15 CV 1203
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration (ADR), Labor and Employment, Labor Law, Arbitration (Labor and Employment), Collective Bargaining Agreements

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Musaid v. Manka, 13-cv-7880

Psychiatric Center's Treatment Aide Did Not Use Excess Force on Schizophrenic Trial Incompetent

13-cv-7880
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Health Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Love, 13-2068

Speedy Trial Claims Not Raised at Trial Deemed Waived; Non-Excludable Delay Less Than 70 Days

13-2068
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Jacobs and Wesley, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Criminal Law, Appellate Law - Criminal

U.S. District Court, Western District

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated v. Vitamin Health, Inc., 13-CV-6498

Court Explains Sanction for Two-Month Violation of Discovery Order in Patent Case

13-CV-6498
Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman

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

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Hicks v. Degon, 9:13-cv-01157

Court Adopts Recommendation That 'Bivens' Action's Civil Rights Claims Be Dismissed

9:13-cv-01157
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Roy v. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc., 15-CV-0283

Arbitral Award Upholding Principal Oboist's Discharge From Orchestra Denied Vacatur

15-CV-0283
District Judge Michael Telesca

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

U.S. District Court, Western District

Federal Trade Commission v. Unified Global Group, LLC, 15-CV-422

FTC Suit to Enforce FDCPA Within 'Police Powers Exception', Not Subject to Bankruptcy Stay

15-CV-422
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. Court Of Appeals, 2nd Circuit

CBS Broadcasting v. FilmOn.com, 14‐3123‐cv

14‐3123‐cv
Before: Hall, Livingston, and Lohier, C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kenneth Hartog and Arnegard Lakeview Estates, LLC, Plaintiffs v. Hellmuth and Johnson LLP, and J. Robert Keena, Defendants, 15 Civ. 2153

Lawsuit charging attorney, law firm With fraud, Fair Debt Collection Act violations Is dismissed for failure to effect proper service under Federal Rule of civil Procedure 4(m)

15 Civ. 2153
District Judge Ann Donnelly

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction and Service of Process, Legal Profession, Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Murphy v. First Unum Life Ins. Co., 15-CV-820

ERISA Preempts Breach, Bad Faith, Negligence Claims; Declaratory Judgment Partly Granted

15-CV-820
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

Practice Areas: Insurance Law, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gross v. GFI Group, Inc., 14cv9438

Shareholder's 10b-5 Suit Over Statements About Merger's Benefits Denied Dismissal

14cv9438
District Judge William Pauley

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

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Foster v. City of N.Y., 14 Civ. 4142

City Must Disclose FLSA Compliance Information City Lawyers Shared with Non-City Employees

14 Civ. 4142
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Evidence, Privileges, Labor and Employment, Wages and Hours

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Duhs v. Capra, 15-647-pr

Circuit Reverses Writ Granted in Bathtub Scalding Case

15-647-pr
By: Calabresi, Lynch, Lohier, Jr., C.JJ.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Criminal, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States, ex rel. J. Michael Hayes v. Allstate Insurance, 12-CV-1015S

Attorney Overreached in Qui Tam Case, Judge Says

12-CV-1015S
District Judge William Skretny

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Social Services Law, Medicare/Medicaid, Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, 14-MD-2543

Judge Tosses Bid to Remove Plaintiffs Lawyers in GM Litigation

14-MD-2543
District Judge Jesse M. Furman

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Design Defect, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Insurance Law, Automotive

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States v. Allstate Insurance, 12-CV-01015

Attorney Overreached in Qui Tam Case, Judge Says

12-CV-01015-WMS-JJM
Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy

Practice Areas: Legal Profession, Social Services Law, Medicare/Medicaid, Insurance Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Blau v. Suffolk County, 11-CV-4818

Passenger's Statement Provided Probable Cause for Driver's Arrest, Prosecution

11-CV-4818
District Judge Joan Azrack

Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Motor Vehicles (Criminal)

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Grammar v. Sharinn & Lipshie, P.C., 14 Civ. 6774

Default Judgment Granted as Sanction for Law Firm's Noncooperation With Discovery

14 Civ. 6774
Magistrate Judge James Francis

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure, Discovery, Creditors

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Lawrence +Memorial Hospital v. Burwell, 15-164-cv

'Reclassification Rule' Violates Medicare Act, Is Invalid; Rule Contravenes Section 401 Text

15-164-cv
Before: Hall and Lynch, C.JJ, and Rakoff, D.J.*

Practice Areas: Health Law, Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Ben v. USA, 5:14-CV-0370

Negligence Claim Stands as to Probation Agency's Supervision of Rapist, Murderer

5:14-CV-0370
District Judge Charles Siragusa

Practice Areas: Torts, Liability, Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mestecky v. NY City Dep. of Edu., 13-CV-4302

Spoliation Motion Lacks Merit; Documents Destroyed as Part of Relief in Article 78 Action

13-CV-4302
Magistrate Judge Vera Scanlon

Practice Areas: Evidence, Spoliation, Labor and Employment, Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Civil Procedure, Motion Practice