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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 4th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Lukasz Gottwald P/K/A Dr. Luke, Kasz Money, Inc., and Prescription Songs, LLC, v. Kesha Rose Sebert P/K/A/ Kesha (2017 NY Slip Op 27363), the Supreme Court of New York ordered non-party Sunshine Sachs, a public relations firm hired on behalf of the singer Kesha, to produce documents responsive to Plaintiffs’ subpoena. In October 2017, Sunshine Sachs …

Posted on November 29th, 2017 by ilsteam

The action and attendant discovery disputes in United States v. New Mexico State University, No. 1:16-cv-0911-JAP-LF (D.N.M. Sep. 29, 2017) arose out of allegations of gender based pay discrimination purportedly committed by employer New Mexico State University, in violation of the provisions of Title VII of the Equal Pay Act. Defendants New Mexico State University …