Case Details

CourtDistrict of Connecticut
Docket number3:01-cv-01684
Date case filed2001-08-30
Date case closed2004-10-04
Date of latest filing2004-10-25
Assigned toJudge Warren W. Eginton
Case cause28:1331 Federal Question: Other Civil Rights
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Daniel Long
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Dawne Westbrook
Attorney Contact:
P.O. Box 190
East Glastonbury, CT 06025
860 633-2139
Fax: 860 633-2749
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John R. Williams
Attorney Contact:
51 Elm St., Ste. 409
New Haven, CT 06510
203-562-9931
Fax: 203-776-9494
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Yvette Lay
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003
Attorney name: John R. Williams
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Robert H. Dudley, Jr.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Jonathan H. Beamon
Attorney Contact:
Corporation Counsel's Office-Htfd
550 Main St.
Hartford, CT 06103
860-757-9700
Fax: 860-722-8114
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Martin S. Echter
Attorney Contact:
Law Office of Patricia Cofrancesco
89 Kimberly Ave.
E. Haven, CT 06512
203-467-6003
Fax: 203-467-6004
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: M. Mastropetre
Party type: Defendant
Ofcr
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003
Attorney name: Jonathan H. Beamon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Martin S. Echter
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: R. Inconiglios
Party type: Defendant
Ofcr
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003
Attorney name: Jonathan H. Beamon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Martin S. Echter
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: S. Bergel
Party type: Defendant
Ofcr
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003
Attorney name: Jonathan H. Beamon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Martin S. Echter
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 04/21/2003 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12001-08-30 ComplaintCOMPLAINT Filing Fee $ 150.00 Receipt # N004481 (Ruocco, M.) (Entered: 08/31/2001)
22001-08-30 Scheduling OrderORDER on Pretrial Deadlines handed to counsel Discovery cutoff 3/1/02 ; Dispositive Motions due 3/31/02 Amended Pleadings due 10/30/01 Motions to Dismiss due 11/30/01 (Ruocco, M.) (Entered: 08/31/2001)
32001-08-30 Notice of AppearanceAPPEARANCE of Attorney for Daniel % Long, Yvette Lay -- John R. Williams (Ruocco, M.) (Entered: 08/31/2001)
42001-09-07 Summons Returned ExecutedSUMMONS Returned Executed on 9/5/01 as to Robert H. Dudley Jr. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 09/10/2001)
52001-09-07 Summons Returned ExecutedSUMMONS Returned Executed on 9/5/01 as to M. Mastropetre (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 09/10/2001)
62001-09-07 Summons Returned ExecutedSUMMONS Returned Executed on 9/5/01 as to R. Inconiglios (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 09/10/2001)
72001-09-07 Summons Returned ExecutedSUMMONS Returned Executed on 9/5/01 as to S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 09/10/2001)
82001-10-22 Motion for Default Entry 55(a)MOTION by Daniel Long, Yvette Lay for Entry of Default as to Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 10/22/2001)
92001-10-23 Answer to ComplaintANSWER to Complaint by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 10/23/2001)
102001-10-23 Notice of AppearanceAPPEARANCE of Attorney for Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel -- Martin S. Echter (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 10/23/2001)
112001-11-27 Report of Rule 26(f) Planning MeetingREPORT of Parties Planning Meeting (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 11/28/2001)
122002-12-18 Status ConferenceStatus Conference held ( WWE) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
132002-12-18 Pretrial OrderPRETRIAL ORDER setting Filing of Trial Memorandum by 6/6/03 ; Jury Trial by 6/25/03 ; Jury Selection by 6/25/03 ( signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton ) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 12/19/2002)
142003-03-04 Status ConferenceStatus Conference held ( WWE) (Simpson, T.) (Entered: 03/04/2003)
152003-03-04 OrderSCHEDULING ORDER setting Jury Selection set for 9:00 4/8/03 Filing of Trial Memorandum by 3/21/03 Trial Ready Date Set for 4/9/03 Trial will commence 4/9/03 ( Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton ) (Sbalbi, B.) (Entered: 03/05/2003)
162003-03-13 Motion for Miscellaneous ReliefMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel to Conduct Discovery (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/13/2003)
172003-03-13 OrderORDER granting [16-1] motion to Conduct Discovery, setting Jury Trial for 4/8/03 ( signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton ) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/13/2003)
182003-03-24 Motion for ReconsiderationMOTION by Daniel Long, Yvette Lay for Reconsideration of [17-1] order granting #16 Motion to Conduct Discovery & setting Jury Trial for 4/8/03 dated 3/13/03 re: [16-1] motion to Conduct Discovery (Brief Due 4/14/03 ) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/24/2003)
192003-03-24 Memorandum in Support of MotionMEMORANDUM by Daniel Long, Yvette Lay in support of [18-1] motion for Reconsideration of [17-1] order granting #16 Motion to Conduct Discovery & setting Jury Trial for 4/8/03 dated 3/13/03 re: [16-1] motion to Conduct Discovery (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/24/2003)
202003-03-27 Memorandum in Opposition to MotionOBJECTIONS by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel to [18-1] motion for Reconsideration of [17-1] order granting #16 Motion to Conduct Discovery & setting Jury Trial for 4/8/03 dated 3/13/03 re: [16-1] motion to Conduct Discovery by Yvette Lay, Daniel Long (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/27/2003)
212003-03-31 Trial BriefTRIAL BRIEF by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel Estimated trial time is for 2-2 1/2 days (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
222003-03-31 Proposed Voir DirePROPOSED Voir Dire Questions by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
232003-03-31 Witness ListProposed Witness list by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
242003-03-31 Exhibit ListProposed Exhibit List by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
252003-03-31 Proposed Jury Instructions/Request to ChargePROPOSED Interrogatories to the Jury by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
262003-03-31 Proposed Jury Instructions/Request to ChargePROPOSED Jury Instructions by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
272003-03-31 Motion in LimineMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel in Limine RE: Evidence of Possible Indemnification by the City of New Haven (Brief Due 4/21/03 ) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
282003-03-31 Motion in LimineMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel in Limine RE: to Bar Evidence of Alleged Other Misconduct & Questions Likely to Elicit Objection or Response (Brief Due 4/21/03 ) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
292003-03-31 Memorandum in Support of MotionMEMORANDUM by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel concerning Qualified Immunity Applicable to Excessive Force, False Arrest, Malicious Prosecution Claims (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 03/31/2003)
302003-03-31 Trial BriefTRIAL BRIEF by Daniel Long, Yvette Lay (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 04/01/2003)
312003-04-08 Notice of AppearanceAPPEARANCE of Attorney for Daniel Long, Yvette Lay -- Dawne Westbrook (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/08/2003)
322003-04-08 Witness ListRevised Proposed Witness list by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/08/2003)
332003-04-08 Motion to CompelMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel to Compel Production of Missing Medical Toxicology Report (Brief Due 4/29/03 ) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/08/2003)
342003-04-08 Motion to QuashMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel to Quash Subpoena , to preclude Testimony (Brief Due 4/29/03 ) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/08/2003)
352003-04-08 Jury SelectionJURY Selection held Jury Trial set for 9:00 4/9/03 ( WWE) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/08/2003)
362003-04-09 Motion for OrderMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel for Permit Evidence of Prior Felony Convictions of Plaintiff Daniel Long (Brief Due 4/30/03 ) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/09/2003)
372003-04-09 Motion to PrecludeMOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel to preclude Testimony or other evidence of lost income by Yvette Lay (Brief Due 4/30/03 ) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/09/2003)
382003-04-09 Jury Trial - BegunJURY Trial held Jury Trial continued until 4/10/03 at 9:00 ( WWE) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/09/2003)
392003-04-10 Jury Instructions/ChargeJURY Instructions (Montz, A.) (Entered: 04/10/2003)
402003-04-10 Jury Trial - BegunJURY Trial held Jury Trial continued until 4/11/03 at 9:00 ( WWE) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/11/2003)
412003-04-11 Exhibit ListMarked exhibit List as to Daniel Long, Yvette Lay (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
422003-04-11 Exhibit ListMarked witness List as to Daniel Long, Yvette Lay (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
432003-04-11 Exhibit ListMarked exhibit List as to Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
442003-04-11 Exhibit ListMarked witness List as to Robert H. Dudley Jr., M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios, S. Bergel (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
452003-04-11 Exhibit ListMarked Court Exhibit List (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
462003-04-11 Jury Trial - BegunJURY Trial held ( WWE) (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
472003-04-11 Jury VerdictJURY VERDICT in favor of defendants Mastropetre, Inconiglios and Bergel against plaintiff Long. In favor of defendants Dudley, Mastropetre and Inconiglios against plaintiff Lay. Verdict in favor of plaintiff Lay against defendant Bergel in the amount of$ 30,000. Court delares a mistrial as to Plaintiff Long and defendant Dudley (Jaiman, R.) (Entered: 04/15/2003)
482003-04-21 Order on Motion for JudgmentJUDGMENT for M. Mastropetre, R. Inconiglios & S. Bergel against Daniel Long; for Robert H. Dudley, Jr., M. Mastropetre & R. Inconiglios against Yevette Lay and for Yvette Lay against S. Bergel in amount of $30,000.00. A mistrial is entered as to Daniel Long against Robert Dudley, Jr. (signed by Clerk) (Candee, D.) Modified on 04/22/2003 (Entered: 04/22/2003)
492003-04-24 Motion for Attorney FeesMOTION by Daniel Long for Attorney Fees & Costs (Brief Due 5/15/03) (D'Andrea, S.) (Entered: 04/29/2003)
502003-04-24 AffidavitAFFIDAVIT of Katrena Engstrom Re [49-1] Motion for Attorney Fees & Costs by Daniel Long (D'Andrea, S.) (Entered: 04/29/2003)
512003-04-24 AffidavitAFFIDAVIT of Dawne Westbrook Re [49-1] Motion for Attorney Fees & Costs by Daniel Long (D'Andrea, S.) (Entered: 04/29/2003)
522003-04-24 AffidavitAFFIDAVIT of John R. Williams Re [49-1] Motion for Attorney Fees & Costs by Daniel Long (D'Andrea, S.) (Entered: 04/29/2003)
532003-05-01 Motion for Judgment as a Matter of LawMotion to Renew Motion for MOTION by Robert H. Dudley Jr. for Judgment as a Matter of Law , and by S. Bergel for New Trial (Brief Due 5/22/03 ) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 05/01/2003)
542003-05-12 Memorandum in Opposition to MotionOBJECTIONS by Daniel Long to [53-1] motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law Robert H. Dudley Jr., [53-2] motion for New Trial by S. Bergel (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 05/12/2003)
552003-05-15 Memorandum in Opposition to MotionOBJECTIONS by Robert H. Dudley Jr. to [49-1] motion for Attorney Fees & Costs by Daniel Long (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 05/15/2003)
562003-05-15 ExhibitCourt Rulings filed in Partial Support by Robert H. Dudley Jr. to [55-1] objection by Robert H. Dudley Jr. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 05/15/2003)
572003-05-16 Reply to Response to MotionREPLY by Robert H. Dudley Jr. to response to [53-1] motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law by S. Bergel, Robert H. Dudley Jr., [53-2] motion for New Trial by S. Bergel, Robert H. Dudley Jr. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 05/16/2003)
582003-08-25 TranscriptTRANSCRIPT for date of 04/09/03 (Court reporter: Stephen C. Bowles) (Baldwin, S.) (Entered: 08/25/2003)
592003-08-25 TranscriptTRANSCRIPT for date of 04/10/03 (Court reporter: Stephen C. Bowles) (Baldwin, S.) (Entered: 08/25/2003)
602003-08-25 TranscriptTRANSCRIPT for date of 04/11/03 (Court reporter: Stephen C. Bowles) (Baldwin, S.) (Entered: 08/25/2003)
612003-08-28 OrderRULING denying [53-1] motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law, denying [53-2] motion for New Trial ( signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton ) 4 Page(s) (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 08/29/2003)
622003-10-07 Status ConferenceStatus Conference held ( WWE) (Simpson, T.) (Entered: 10/07/2003)
632003-09-28 Notice of AppealNOTICE OF APPEAL of [61-1] order, [48-1] judgment order by S. Bergel FILING FEE $ 105.00 RECEIPT # N010453 Certified Copy of Docket and copy of Appeal mailed to USCA (Warren, C.) (Entered: 10/09/2003)
642003-11-03 USCA Scheduling OrderUSCA Scheduling Order as to 63 Notice of Appeal filed by S. Bergel. USCA Number: 03-9068 (Warren, C.) (Entered: 11/19/2003)
652004-01-29 USCA MandateMANDATE of USCA, Stipulation withdrawing Premature Appeal (certified copy)dated 1/23/04 as to 63 Notice of Appeal filed by S. Bergel (Roseann B. MacKechnie, Clerk (Warren, C.) (Entered: 07/30/2004)
662004-08-19 Status ConferenceMinute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Warren W. Eginton : Status Conference held on 8/19/2004. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 08/20/2004)
672004-09-10 Order Referring Case to Magistrate JudgeORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons for settlement. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 9/10/04. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 09/10/2004)
682004-09-10 Calendar EntryNOTICE RE: ELECTRONIC CALENDAR. THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL WILL RECEIVE. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED INSTRUCTIONS. Settlement Conference set for 9/22/2004 02:00 PM in Chambers Room 266 - Annex before Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 09/10/2004)
692004-09-20 Motion for Extension of TimeMOTION for Extension of Time for Trial to 10/20/04 to 10/30/04 with jury selection still set for 9/27/04 by Robert H. Dudley Jr.. (Cody, C.) (Entered: 09/24/2004)
702004-09-20 Motion to Set Aside VerdictRENEWED MOTION to Set Aside Verdict as to Sharon Bergel and hold trial with Defendant Robert Dudley, Jr. by S. Bergel. (Cody, C.) (Entered: 09/24/2004)
712004-09-21 Order on Motion for Attorney FeesORDER granting in part and denying in part 49 Motion for Attorney Fees . Attorney's Fees awarded in the amount of $11,772.50, motion for costs denied without prejudice to refiling within 30 days. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 9/21/04. (Cody, C.) (Entered: 09/24/2004)
722004-09-22 Notice of AppearanceNOTICE of Appearance by Jonathan H. Beamon on behalf of S. Bergel, Robert H. Dudley Jr., R. Inconiglios, M. Mastropetre (Baldwin, S.) (Entered: 09/24/2004)
732004-09-27 Order on Motion for Extension of TimeTHIS E-FILED ORDER IS THE ONLY ORDER THAT COUNSEL WILL RECEIVE. ORDER denying 69 Motion for Extension of Time to start the trial of plaintiff Long's claims . Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 9/27/04. (Welles, T.) (Entered: 09/27/2004)
742004-09-28 Motion to WithdrawMOTION to Withdraw Claims as case has been settled by Daniel Long. (Cody, C.) (Entered: 09/30/2004)
752004-09-27 Memorandum in Opposition to MotionMemorandum in Opposition re 70 MOTION to Set Aside Verdict filed by Yvette Lay. (Cody, C.) (Entered: 09/30/2004)
762004-09-27 NoticeNOTICE pursuant to Local Rule 41(b)case reported settled. Dismissal due by 10/27/2004. Signed by Clerk on 9/27/04. (Cody, C.) (Entered: 09/30/2004)
772004-10-04 Order on Motion to WithdrawTHIS E-FILED ORDER IS THE ONLY NOTICE THAT COUNSEL WILL RECEIVE. ORDER granting 74 Motion to Withdraw. The clerk is instructed to close this case. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 10/3/04. (Welles, T.) (Entered: 10/04/2004)
782004-09-22 Settlement ConferenceMinute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons : Settlement Conference held on 9/22/2004. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 10/22/2004)
792004-10-25 OrderORDER denying 70 MOTION to Set Aside Verdict filed by S. Bergel. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 10/25/04. (Kolesnikoff, D.) (Entered: 10/26/2004)