How to serve a foreign defendant by mail from the clerk’s office. When you need to know if you can do this, you really need to know.
This is a Fair Labor Standards Act case, in which the plaintiff alleged that the defendant should have paid managers overtime compensation.
After reviewing the Defendant’s FRCP 59(e) motion, the Court agreed that its Findings of Fact and Conclusion of Law should be amended, but that the change didn’t disturb the result of the final judgment.
In this procedurally complex case, the defendant asked for a stay pending two related cases, and got it as to one.
Some time back I posted about this very interesting gym locker dispute. Following
At 69 pages, this is a lengthy venue ruling, but covers some important ground including the “regular and established place of business” requirement and the convenience factors – the latter in some detail.
This case involves a preschool teacher who alleged she was discharged due to her disability. Defendant sought partial summary judgment on damages due to to her alleged failure to mitigate.
Defendant asked the Court to strike Plaintiff’s disclosures or extend deadlines as a result of Plaintiff’s alleged failure to timely produce damages information. The Court saw this as an issue of whether under its procedures relevant documents must be requested.
Sometimes parties seek to proceed under pseudonyms for various reasons. This order deals with deals with a party that sought leave to continue to proceed under the pseudonym “Jane Roe”.
The Court denied the parties’ previous request for a stay, but on reconsideration determined that a stay was appropriate, and explained why.