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Posted on December 15th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Mann v. City of Chicago, No: 1:15-cv-09017 Dist. Court (N.D. Ill., 2017), Plaintiffs moved to compel Defendant City of Chicago to include Mayor Rahm Emanuel and ten members of his staff as custodians in the City’s email search. Plaintiffs sued Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago (“the City”) alleging that Defendants wrongfully …

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Tillman v. Ally Financial Inc., No. 2:16-cv-313-FtM-99CM, Dist. Court, (M.D. Florida, 2017), the Court considered Defendant’s motion to compel inspection of Plaintiff’s cell phone. On April 28, 2016, Plaintiff initiated this lawsuit against Defendant, alleging that Defendant violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Plaintiff claimed that in or around December 2015, Defendant called …

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Winfield v. City of New York, No. 15-cv-05236, Dist. Court (S.D.N.Y., 2017), a lengthy dispute between residents and the city regarding the availability of affordable housing led to contentious discovery. Defendant New York City’s current goal is to build or preserve 200,000 below-market-rate apartments by 2024 as part of its affordable housing programs. This …

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Hubbard v. Gee, et. al., No. 2443 EDA 2017, the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County recommended quashing an appeal filed by the Defendants. Defendants appealed a court order that ordered them to provide their personal federal and state income tax returns from 2010 to the present. The court held that the tax …

Posted on December 6th, 2017 by ilsteam

Plaintiffs are five related companies (“Oxbow”) that mine and sell coal and petroleum coke (“petcoke”). Oxbox’s Amended Complaint alleges that Union Pacific (“UP”) and BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”), the railroad companies that ships Oxbow’s petcoke, conspired together to engage in anti-competitive conduct from 2004 to 2012 in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. Defendants requested …