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Motions to Compel

Posted on January 17th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. B284803 (Cal. App. 2nd, Dec. 13, 2017) petitioner Wal-Mart sought to limit the scope of discovery re overly burdensome production requests that it claimed would cost thousands of man-hours to complete. Plaintiff Gracelynn Jun (“Jun”) sued defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (“Wal-Mart”) after she …

Posted on January 3rd, 2018 by ilsteam

The Plaintiff in Alexis v. Rogers, No. 15cv691-CAB (BLM), (S.D. Cal. Mar. 21, 2017) filed a complaint in 2015 alleging intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, sexual harassment, and retaliatory, wrongful termination.  The Plaintiff also alleged the right to be awarded general damages, lost earnings, punitive and exemplary damages, pre-judgment interest, costs of suit, and …

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by ilsteam

Vasser v. Shulkin, No. 14-0185, (Dist. Ct. D.C., 2017), involves an employment discrimination action brought by Plaintiff Vasser against David Shulkin in Shulkin’s capacity as Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”). Plaintiff claims that the VA discriminated and retaliated against her when it failed to promote her several times during the …

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 …

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by ilsteam

In Pothen v. Stony Brook Univ., No. cv-13-6170 (E.D.N.Y. Sep. 8, 2017), Plaintiff filed multiple motions to compel discovery in a Title VII employment discrimination case. Stephen Pothen (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against the State University of New York at Stony Brook (“Defendant”) on November 7, 2013, alleging violation of Title VII of the Civil …