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Posted on July 4th, 2018 by ilsteam

Qui tam lawsuit Proctor v. Safeway, Inc. will soon be underway once more. This after the defendant dragged its feet producing requested documents for over a year. However, those documents proved problematic, drawing a motion from the plaintiff and rebuke from the court. Proctor alleged that the defendant was fraudulently driving up the prices to …

Posted on June 29th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Singer Oil Co. v. Newfield Exploration (Case No. Civ-16-768-M.) (United States District Court, W.D. Oklahoma, June 7, 2018), an Oklahoma District Judge imposed sanctions on the Plaintiff after a verdict for failing to disclose communications its counsel had with third parties. Defendant discovered the communications while reviewing Plaintiff’s counsel’s time records. In late 2016, …

Posted on June 18th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Winfield v. City of New York (Case No. 15-cv-05236, (S.D.N.Y. May 10, 2018), New York Magistrate Judge Katherine H. Parker denied Plaintiff’s request to take a “quick” look at Defendant’s 3,300-page privilege log. Instead, the judge ordered that a special master review the documents. Winfield involves plaintiffs who are seeking redress for alleged discrimination in …

Posted on June 4th, 2018 by ilsteam

In TMJ Group, LLC v. IMCMW Holdings, Plaintiff TMJ Group, LLC claims that Defendant IMCMV Holdings fraudulently induced it to make investments in two Margaritaville restaurants. Plaintiff argues that it obtained financing for these investments from First NBC Bank (FNBC). According to Plaintiff, IMCMV Holdings altered financial statements so that FNBC would approve the financing. Under …

Posted on May 18th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Davis v. Electronic Arts, Inc., No. 10-cv-03328-RS-DMR, (N.D. California, April 3, 2018), the United States District Court Northern Division California determined Plaintiffs had failed to comply with Court’s discovery order in a timely fashion. Plaintiffs Michael Davis, Vince Ferragamo, and Billy DuPree, et al. (“Plaintiffs”), sued Electronic Arts, Inc. (“EA”) for misappropriating their images …