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District Court for the District of Connecticut Court Cases
The plaintiff, The Ensign-Bickford Company ("Ensign-Bickford") brings this action for patent infringement against ICI Explosives USA, Inc. ("ICI USA") and ICI Explosives Canada, Inc. ("ICI Canada" or "the defendant"). Pending before the court is ICI Canada's Motion to Dismiss (filed July 23, 1992). The principal issues raised in this motion are (1) whether this court has subject-matter jurisdiction over the claims against ICI Canada and (2) whether this court has in personam jurisdiction over [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Case No. 2:92-CV-607 (JAC)
This consolidated appeal arises from six adversary proceedings filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, in which the Trustee, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 544(b), sought to recover certain interest payments, which the Debtor made to the Defendants, on the ground that these payments were fraudulent transfers under Conn. Gen.Stat. § 52-552f. The Bankruptcy Judge ruled in favor of the Defendants in each case, holding that the Trustee had failed to establish his [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Bankruptcy No. 95-31231, Nos. 3:02CV0058(GLG), 3:02CV0059(GLG), 3:02CV0060(GLG), 3:02CV0061(GLG), 3:02CV0062(GLG), 3:02CV0063(GLG), Adversary Nos. 96-3162, 96-3164, 96-3165, 96-3169, 96-3173, 96-3176
United States v. Davis (1970)
Defendant has been charged in a two count indictment, returned in this District on October 28, 1969, with violations of the National Firearms Act in that he received and possessed a firearm not registered to him, in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 5861(d) (Supp. IV, 1965-68), and he received and possessed a firearm not identified by a serial number, in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 5861(i) (Supp. IV, 1965-68).
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Crim. No. 12626
Charles W. Pieterse, Whitman, Breed, Abbott & Morgan, Greenwich, CT, Christopher P. La Puma, David J. Curtin, John A. Galotto, William F. Nelson, McKee & Nelson, Washington, DC, Maciej A. Piatkowski, Michael F. Cavolo, Whitman, Breed, Abbott & Morgan, Greenwich, CT, for Plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civil Nos. 3:01CV1290, 3:01CV1291, 3:01CV1291, 3:01CV1711, 3:01CV1713, 3:01CV1714 (JBA)
In Re Cardassi (1972)
This is an application by the Government for an order to compel a grand jury witness to answer questions after the witness has been accorded use immunity pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 6003. The issue is whether and in what circumstances a witness given use immunity by a federal court may invoke the self-incrimination privilege of the Fifth Amendment as a safeguard against foreign prosecution.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. A. No. 15346
This is a wrongful death action arising under Conn.Gen.Stats. § 52-555 which was brought by the surviving husband as administrator of the estate of Nancy Hollander Feldman, who was killed in the crash of Allegheny Airline's Flight 485 on the morning of June 7, 1971, near New Haven, Connecticut. Allegheny having stipulated to its responsibility for Mrs. Feldman's death, and the plaintiff having reciprocally waived any claim to punitive damages, trial was had to the Court on the issue of [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. No. 15670
United States v. Moeller (1975)
Theodore I. Koskoff, Bridgeport, Conn., William H. Clendenen, Jr., Dennis E. Curtis, New Haven, Conn., Thomas D. Clifford, Hartford, Conn., Gregory B. Craig, New Haven, Conn., David S. Golub, Stamford, Conn., Rudolph Lion Zalowitz, Hackensack, N.J., Alan Neigher, Andrew B. Bowman, J. Daniel Sagarin, Bridgeport, Conn., for defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Crim. No. N-75-59
United States v. Curcio (1970)
Defendant Francis Curcio, together with defendant John Mento, has been charged in a two count indictment with knowingly having used extortionate means to collect an extension of credit and conspiring so to do, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 894 (Supp. IV, 1965-68) and 18 U.S.C. § 2 (1964).
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Crim. No. 12625
Plaintiff seeks indemnity or, alternatively, contribution from defendants Yale New Haven Hospital ("YNH") and Ohmeda Chemical ("Ohmeda") for the sum recovered by the Estate of Sandra Cardillo. Complaint, ¶¶ 18, 21, 28, 37.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. No. N-89-469 (PCD)
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56, plaintiff Smart SMR of New York, Inc., d/b/a Nextel Communications, ("Nextel") moves for summary judgment on all counts of its complaint. For the reasons discussed below, plaintiff's motion (Document # 8) is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: 3:97 CV 1292(GLG)
This is an action for damages in which the plaintiffs claim they were sexually abused by the defendant, Thomas J. Doyle. The complaint alleges the following causes of action against him: 1) "reckless assault and battery"; 2) "negligent assault and battery"; 3) negligence; 4) intentional or reckless infliction of emotional distress; and 5) unintentional infliction of emotional distress. The plaintiffs also assert a claim for negligence against the defendants Stephen DeMatteis and Michael [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civil No. 3:94cv00776(AVC)
In Re Martin-Trigona (1983)Pending before me are all cases in the District of Connecticut (more than 50 in number), involving Anthony R. Martin-Trigona and New Haven Radio, Inc. ("New Haven Radio"), an asset in which Martin-Trigona claims an interest. Four of the cases filed by Martin-Trigona were assigned to me in the normal course in 1982. The rest came to my docket in early 1983 after the other judges in the District resolved that the litigation involving Martin-Trigona could best be administered by a single district [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Misc. Civ. No. H 83-62. Civ. No. H 83-305
Jesse M. Frankel, Cesar A. Noble, Stoner, Gross, Chorches, Lapuk & Kleinman, Hartford, Conn., Arnold J. Bai, Thomas M. Germain, Bai, Pollock & Dunnigan, Bridgeport, Conn., Timothy F. Woodbridge, West Hartford, Conn., Gerald R. Reis, Torrington, Conn., for defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. No. H-84-120
Plaintiff moves for partial summary judgment on liability for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), 15 U.S.C. § 1692e and § 1692f. For the reasons discussed below, plaintiff's motion is granted in part.
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: 3:03CV636JBA
On September 24, 1971, a final judgment was entered in this case with the consent of the parties. Now Ralph Nader and Reuben B. Robertson, III, hitherto amici curiae, have moved to intervene in the instant case for the limited purpose of moving the court to set that judgment aside on the ground that it was obtained by "fraud . . ., misrepresentation, or other misconduct of an adverse party." Fed.R.Civ.P. 60(b) (3).
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. No. 13320
Long v. Abbott Mortg. Corp. (1978)In May, 1971, the New Haven Register, a daily paper of general circulation, carried an advertisement offering an opportunity to invest in mortgages with a "13-15% GUARANTEED RETURN." Dwight A. Long, a retired businessman, responded to the ad and during the next eighteen months invested well over $100,000 in nine mortgages through the defendant Abbott Mortgage Corporation (formerly "Abbot Mortgage and Loan Corporation," hereinafter "Abbott"). Abbott went into state receivership in November, [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. No. N-74-133
This is an action for copyright infringement, with jurisdiction founded on 28 U.S.C. § 1338(a) (1976). The plaintiffs are the proprietors of copyrights in 23 musical compositions, and all of them belong to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), an unincorporated association with over 23,000 members. On behalf of its members, ASCAP licenses commercial radio and television stations, restaurants, nightclubs, and other establishments for non-dramatic public [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civ. No. H-79-235
This is an appeal from an order of Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge Albert S. Dabrowski confirming the debtor's Chapter 11 reorganization plan. Both the debtor, Milford Connecticut Associates (hereinafter "the debtor") and its secured creditor, Mercury Capital Corporation (hereinafter "Mercury"), submitted plans for reorganization. After a hearing, the Bankruptcy Court found both plans to be confirmable but selected the debtor's plan over Mercury's plan. Mercury claims that the Bankruptcy [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Civil Action No. 3:05cv1974(SRU)
In Re Martin-Trigona (1984)On June 17, 1983, this court held a hearing on the application for preliminary injunctive relief filed by the federal defendants in these consolidated actions, which hearing was consolidated with a trial on the merits. Rule 65(a), Fed.R.Civ.P. See generally In re Martin-Trigona, 737 F.2d 1254, 1260 (2d Cir.1984). Following that hearing, this court, on June 23, 1983, entered an Order of Permanent Injunction (the "Order"), that imposed certain conditions and restrictions upon Anthony R. [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Misc. Civ. No. H 83-62 (Consolidated Cases) and Civ. Nos. H83-305, H83-322
In Re Martin-Trigona (1983)On June 17, 1983, this court entered an order of permanent injunction imposing severe limitations upon the freedom of Anthony R. Martin-Trigona to commence new litigation and to institute appeals from presently pending bankruptcy proceedings in which he claims an interest. The order of permanent injunction entered on June 17, 1983 was read in open court at a hearing attended by Martin-Trigona and copies of the order were delivered in hand to all persons present at the hearing, including [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Connecticut Docket: Misc. Civ. No. H 83-62. Civ. Nos. H 83-305, H 83-322