Case Details

CourtNorthern District of Illinois
Docket number1:01-cv-09502
Date case filed2001-12-13
Date case closed2005-02-03
Date of latest filing
Assigned toHonorable James B. Zagel
Case cause42:2000e Job Discrimination (Employment)
Nature of suit442 Civil Rights: Jobs
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Traci Radmanovich
Party type: Plaintiff
on behalf of herself and others similarly situated
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
Meites, Mulder, Burger & Mollica
208 South LaSalle Street
Suite 1410
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 263-0272
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
Meites, Mulder & Glink
321 S. Plymouth Ct., Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 263-0272
Fax: (312) 263-2942
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Athena Marie Papachronis
Attorney Contact:
Benassi & Benassi, P.C.
300 N.E. Perry Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 674-3556


Attorney name: Bonnie Lou Beck-Fries
Attorney Contact:
Attorney at Law
5407 South 72nd Court
Summit, IL 60501
(708) 458-9665
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
Law Offices of Johanna J. Raimond Ltd.
415 S. Dearborn St.
#1002
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 235-6959
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/09/2006 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
Benassi & Benassi P.C.
301 Northeast Perry Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
309-674-3556
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
Outten & Golden
203 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 924-4888
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sharon K Novak
Attorney Contact:
Meites, Mulder, Burger & Mollica
1100 North Dearborn
Suite 1205
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 310-3201
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Shona B. Glink
Attorney Contact:
Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.
303 W. Madison St.
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 431-0888
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Martha Mausshardt
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Brenda Palmer
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Vicky Miller
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Maria Eason
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Elke Budreau
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Bonnie Shaffer
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Patricia Schams
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Terry Boebel
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cathy Aloffo
Party type: Plaintiff
on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002
Attorney name: Joan Harlow Burger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas R. Meites
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Johanna J. Raimond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002

Attorney name: Patricia Benassi
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/12/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Paul William Mollica
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Combined Insurance Company of America
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Adrianne Clarise Mazura
Attorney Contact:
DLA Piper US LLP IL
203 North LaSalle Street
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 368-4000
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Douglas Robert Stevens
Attorney Contact:
Attorney at Law
200 East Randolph Street
8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 381-5155
TERMINATED: 08/29/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Kevin Mark Murphy
Attorney Contact:
Grotefeld Hoffmann Schleiter Gordon & Ochoa
407 S. 3rd Street
Suite 200
Geneva, Il
630 262-1112
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/16/2004 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: B. John Casey
Attorney Contact:
Latham & Watkins LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 5800
Chicago, IL 60606
503-228-3200
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/16/2004

Attorney name: John P. Lynch
Attorney Contact:
Latham & Watkins LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 5800
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 876-7700
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/16/2004

Attorney name: Mark Steven Mester
Attorney Contact:
Latham & Watkins LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 5800
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 876-7700
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/16/2004

Attorney name: Matthew Rawlinson
Attorney Contact:
Latham & Watkins LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
Suite 5800
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 876-7700
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/16/2004

Attorney name: Patrick E. Gibbs
Attorney Contact:
Latham & Watkins LLP (CA-Menlo)
140 Scott Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(312) 876-7700
TERMINATED: 03/16/2004

Attorney name: Robert Bruce Slocum
Attorney Contact:
Aon Corporation
200 East Randolph
8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 381-5158
TERMINATED: 08/29/2002

Attorney name: Tracy Bradford Farley
Attorney Contact:
Quarles & Brady LLP
300 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 4000
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 715-5214
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
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Short
Description
Long Description
12001-12-13 COMPLAINT; jury demand - Civil cover sheet - Appearance(s) of Thomas R. Meites, Johanna Josie Raimond as attorney(s) for plaintiffs (One original and one copy summons(es) issued.) ( Documents: 1-1 through 1-3) (hp) (Entered: 12/13/2001)
22001-12-14 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiffs by Joan Harlow Burger, Patricia Benassi (yap) (Entered: 12/17/2001)
32001-12-17 REASSIGNMENT ORDER of 12/17/01 This case is reassigned from Hon. Elaine E. Bucklo to the Hon. James H. Alesia by lot. (For further detail see order.) Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 12/19/2001)
42001-12-21 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant by Douglas Robert Stevens, Robert Bruce Slocum (yap) (Entered: 01/07/2002)
52001-12-21 MOTION by defendant for enlargment of time to answer or otherwise plead to plaintiffs' complaint ; Notice (yap) (Entered: 01/07/2002)
62002-01-04 MINUTE ORDER of 1/4/02 by Hon. Elaine E. Bucklo: Defendant's motion for extension of time to answer or otherwise plead to plaintiffs' complaint until 2/3/02 [5-1] is granted. Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 01/07/2002)
72002-02-01 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant by Mark Steven Mester, John P. Lynch, Patrick E. Gibbs, Matthew Rawlinson (yap) (Entered: 02/04/2002)
82002-02-01 MOTION by defendant for attorney Shand S. Stephens to appear pro hac vice (Attachment); Notice (yap) (Entered: 02/06/2002)
92002-02-01 MOTION by defendant for leave to file additional appearance Mark S. Mester, John P. Lynch, Patrick E. Gibbs and Matthew Rawlinson (Attachment); Notice (yap) (Entered: 02/06/2002)
102002-02-01 AGREED MOTION by defendant for an extension of time in which to answer or otherwise plead to plaintiff's complaint ; Notice (yap) (Entered: 02/06/2002)
112002-02-05 MINUTE ORDER of 2/5/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia: Plaintiff is given 2/20/02 to file an amended complaint. See Bailey, et al vs. Northern Trust Co, 1996 F.R.D. 513 (N.D. Ill.2000). Defendant's motion for admission pro hac vice of Shand S. Stephens [8-1] is granted. Defendant's motion for leave to file additional appearance of Mark S. Mester, John P. Lynch, Patrick E. Gibbs and Matthew Rawlinson as additional counsel for defendant [9-1] is granted. Defendant's agreed motion for an extension of time to 3/7/02 in which to answer or otherwise plead to plaintiff's complaint [10-1] is granted. Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 02/06/2002)
122002-02-11 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiffs' February 8, 2002 motion (yap) (Entered: 02/12/2002)
132002-02-08 MOTION by plaintiffs that the court dismiss without prejudice all but the first named plaintiff per its 2/5/02 order or reconsider that order (Attachment); Notice (yap) (Entered: 02/15/2002)
142002-02-12 MINUTE ORDER of 2/12/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia: Status hearing set to 3/26/02 at 9:30 a.m. Plaintiffs' motion that the court dismiss without prejudice all but the first named plaintiff per its 2/5/02 order [13-1] or reconsider that order [13-2] is granted in part and denied in part. Plaintiffs Martha Mausshardt, Brenda Palmer, Vicky Miller, Maria Eason, Elke Budreau, Bonnie Shaffer, Patricia Schams, Terry Boebel and Cathy Aloffo are dismissed without prejudice as parties plaintiff. Remaining plaintiff Radmanovich is given to 2/27/02 to file an amended complaint; defendant is given ten days thereafter to answer or othewise plead. terminating plaintiffs party Cathy Aloffo, Terry Boebel, Patricia Schams, Bonnie Shaffer, Elke Budreau, Maria Eason, Vicky Miller, Brenda Palmer and Martha Mausshardt Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 02/15/2002)
152002-02-26 FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT-class action [1-1] by plaintiff; jury demand; Notice. (hmb) (Entered: 02/27/2002)
162002-03-05 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 2/5/02 Before Honorable James H. Alesia (yap) (Entered: 03/05/2002)
172002-03-12 ANSWER and affirmative defenses by defendant to plaintiff's first amended complaint [15-1] (yap) (Entered: 03/13/2002)
182002-03-22 MOTION by defendant for clarification of status of subsequently-filled complaints ; Notice (yap) (Entered: 03/27/2002)
192002-03-22 EXHIBITS by defendant motion to defendant's motion for clarification of status of subsequently-filled complaints [18-1] (Attachments) (yap) (Entered: 03/27/2002)
202002-03-26 MINUTE ORDER of 3/26/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Status hearing held and continued to 4/16/02 at 9:30 a.m. Defendant's motion for clarification of status of subsequently-filled complaints [18-1] is granted. As the other nine lawsuits do not involve the same facts, do not grow out of the same transaction or occurrence, this court will not take them as related cases L.R.40.4. The cases were splilt as an improper joinder. Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 03/27/2002)
212002-04-16 MOTION by defendant to strike class allegations (yap) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
222002-04-16 MEMORANDUM by defendant in support of his motion to strike class allegations [21-1] (yap) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
232002-04-16 EXHIBITS by defendant Combined Ins Co to memorandum in support of his motion to strike class allegations [22-1] (yap) (Entered: 04/16/2002)
242002-04-16 MINUTE ORDER of 4/16/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Status hearing held. Defendant's motion to strike class allegations [21-1] is to be filed on 4/16/02; answer due 4/30/02; reply due 5/7/02; rule by mail. Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 04/17/2002)
252002-04-30 BRIEF IN RESPONSE by plaintiff to defendant's motion to strike class allegations [21-1] (Attachments) (yap) (Entered: 05/01/2002)
262002-05-03 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 4/16/02 Before Honorable James H. Alesia (yap) (Entered: 05/06/2002)
272002-05-07 REPLY memorandum by defendant [21-1] (yap) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
282002-05-21 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 3/26/02 Before Honorable James H. Alesia (yap) (Entered: 05/22/2002)
292002-06-04 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant by Bernard John Casey (yap) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
302002-06-10 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiffs by Paul William Mollica (yap) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
312002-06-13 MINUTE ORDER of 6/13/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia: For the reasons stated on the reverse side of this order, defendant's motion to strike class allegations [21-1] is denied. (See reverse of minute order.) Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
322002-08-06 AMENDED CERTIFICATE of SERVICE for joint motion for a stay pending mediation. (gcy) (Entered: 08/07/2002)
332002-08-05 JOINT MOTION by plaintiff Traci Radmanovich and defendant Combined Ins Co for a stay pending mediation of this case and nine other cases (Attachments); Notice (yap) (Entered: 08/16/2002)
342002-08-08 AGREED MOTION by defendant Combined Ins Co for entry of protective order Notice (yap) (Entered: 08/16/2002)
352002-08-15 MINUTE ORDER of 8/15/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Status hearing set for 11/7/02 at 9:30 a.m. Joint motion for a stay pending mediation of this case and nine other cases [33-1] is granted; case is stayed 90 days. Defendant's Agreed Order for entry of protective order [34-1] is granted. (Entered Stipulation and Protective Order). Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 08/16/2002)
362002-08-27 MOTION by defendant to withdraw the appearances of Douglas R. Stevens and Robert B. Slocum ; Notice (yap) (Entered: 08/30/2002)
372002-08-29 MINUTE ORDER of 8/29/02 by Hon. James H. Alesia: By agreement, defendant's motion to withdraw the appearances of Douglas R. Stevens and Robert B. Slocum as counsel for defendant [36-1] is granted; the firm of Latham & Watkins will continue to represent defendant. Mailed notice (yap) (Entered: 08/30/2002)
382003-01-09 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff by Shona B. Glink (lc) (Entered: 01/10/2003)
392003-01-09 MINUTE ORDER of 1/9/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Status hearing held. Discovery cut-off for class certification is 2/10/03. Plaintiffs' oral motion to file plaintiffs' motion for class certification by 05/01/03 is granted; defendant's answer to motion for class certification is due by 05/22/03; reply is due by 06/06/03; rule by mail. Mailed notice (lc) (Entered: 01/10/2003)
402003-02-03 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiff's motion for an extension of time for class discovery (Attachments). (ntf) (Entered: 02/04/2003)
412003-01-30 MOTION by plaintiff for extension of time to conduct class discovery (Attachment); Notice. (lc) (Entered: 02/05/2003)
422003-02-04 MINUTE ORDER of 2/4/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Plaintiff's motion for extension of time to conduct class discovery is granted [41-1]. Discovery cut-off for class certification is extended to 4/25/03. This is a final date. Mailed notice (lc) (Entered: 02/05/2003)
432003-02-10 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant by Kevin Mark Murphy (cdy) (Entered: 02/11/2003)
442003-04-01 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 2/4/03 Before Honorable James H. Alesia. (fce) (Entered: 04/02/2003)
452003-04-02 AGREED MOTION by plaintiff to file additional appearance of Bonnie Beck-Fries and to file additional appearance pro hac vice of Sharon Novak (Attachments); Notice. (fce) (Entered: 04/11/2003)
462003-04-08 MINUTE ORDER of 4/8/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Plaintiff's agreed motion as to file the appearance of Bonnie Beck-Fries as additional counsel for plaintiff is granted [45-1], and as to file additional appearance pro hac vice of Sharon Novak is granted subject to submission of the application for leave to appear pro hac vice and payment of the requisite fee [45-2]. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 04/11/2003)
472003-04-08 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff by Bonnie Lou Beck-Fries. (fce) (Entered: 04/11/2003)
482003-04-22 APPLICATION for leave to appear pro hac vice for plaintiff by Sharon K. Novak; Order entered granting leave by Hon. James H. Alesia (Attachment). (fce) Modified on 04/23/2003 (Entered: 04/23/2003)
492003-04-22 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff Traci Radmanovich by Sharon Novak. (fce) (Entered: 04/23/2003)
502003-05-02 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiff's motion for leave to file an oversized memorandum (Attachments). (fce) (Entered: 05/05/2003)
512003-05-07 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiff's motion for leave to file a substitute memorandum. (fce) (Entered: 05/08/2003)
522003-05-01 MOTION by plaintiff to file a brief in excess of 15 pages instanter . (fce) (Entered: 05/09/2003)
532003-05-01 MOTION by plaintiff for class certification ; Notice. (fce) (Entered: 05/09/2003)
542003-05-02 NOTICE by plaintiff of motion for leave to file a brief in excess of 15 pages instanter [52-1]. (fce) (Entered: 05/09/2003)
552003-05-02 AMENDED NOTICE by plaintiff of motion for class certification [53-1]. (fce) (Entered: 05/09/2003)
562003-05-02 MOTION by plaintiff for leave to file a substitute memorandum in support of her motion for class certification ; Notice. (fce) (Entered: 05/09/2003)
572003-05-08 MINUTE ORDER of 5/8/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Plaintiff's motion to file a brief in excess of 15 pages instanter is denied [52-1]. Plaintiff's motion for class certification is withdrawn without prejudice [53-1]. Plaintiff's motion for leave to file a substitute memorandum in support of her motion for class certification is withdrawn [56-1]. Plaintiff's motion for class certification supported by a brief not to exceed 15 pages is due by 5/14/03; answer due by 5/28/03; reply due by 6/3/03; rule by mail. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 05/09/2003)
582003-05-09 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 5/8/03 Before Honorable James H. Alesia. (fce) (Entered: 05/12/2003)
592003-05-14 MEMORANDUM by plaintiff in support of class certification [53-1]. (fce) (Entered: 05/15/2003)
602003-05-14 EXHIBITS by plaintiff to memorandum [59-1] in support of her motion for class certification (60-1 through 60-5). (fce) (Entered: 05/15/2003)
612003-05-14 DEPOSITION APPENDIX filed by plaintiff. (fce) (Entered: 05/15/2003)
622003-05-28 MEMORANDUM by defendant Combined Ins Co in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification [53-1]. (ntf) (Entered: 05/29/2003)
632003-05-28 LIST OF EXCERPTED DEPOSITION TRANSCRIPTS, DISCOVERY RESPONSES AND OTHER MATERIALS CONTAINED ON COMPACT DISK by defendant (ntf) (Entered: 05/29/2003)
642003-05-28 EXHIBITS by defendant to Combined's memorandum in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification [53-1] Volume 1 and II (64-1 through 64-2). (ntf) (Entered: 05/29/2003)
652003-05-29 MOTION by plaintiff to strike brief in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification (Attachments); Notice. (fce) (Entered: 06/04/2003)
662003-06-03 MINUTE ORDER of 6/3/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : For the reasons stated on the reverse side of this order, the court grants plaintiff's emergency motion to strike brief [65-1]. The court strikes defendant's memorandum in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification [62-1]. Defendant is given until 6/5/03 to file a memorandum that complies with this order. Plaintiff is given until 6/12/03 to reply. (See reverse of minute order.) No notice (fce) (Entered: 06/04/2003)
672003-06-05 MEMORANDUM by defendant in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification. (fce) (Entered: 06/09/2003)
682003-06-05 EXHIBITS by defendant to memorandum in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification [67-1] (68-1 through 68-2). (fce) (Entered: 06/09/2003)
692003-06-05 EXCERPTED deposition transcripts, discovery responses and other materials contained on compact disk submitted in connection with Combined's memorandum in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification by plaintiff (Attachment). (fce) (Entered: 06/12/2003)
702003-06-11 MINUTE ORDER of 6/11/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Defendant is given leave to file excerpted deposition transcripts, discovery responses and other materials contained on compact disk submitted in connection with defendant's memorandum in opposition to plaintiff's motion for class certification nunc pro tunc to 6/5/03. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 06/12/2003)
712003-06-12 REPLY memorandum by plaintiff in support of class certification. (fce) (Entered: 06/16/2003)
722003-06-12 EXHIBITS by plaintiff to reply memorandum in support of class certification [71-1] (72-1 through 72-2). (fce) (Entered: 06/16/2003)
732003-06-12 LIST of excerpted deposition transcripts contained on compact disc by plaintiff (Attachment). (fce) (Entered: 06/16/2003)
742003-06-13 MINUTE ORDER of 6/13/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Plaintiff is given leave to file list of excerpted deposition transcripts contained on compact disc nunc pro tunc to 6/12/03. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 06/16/2003)
752003-06-25 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiff's motion to correct recent filings (Attachments). (fce) (Entered: 06/26/2003)
762003-06-23 MOTION by plaintiff to correct filings (Attachment); Notice. (fce) (Entered: 06/27/2003)
772003-06-26 MINUTE ORDER of 6/26/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Plaintiff's motion to correct filings is granted [76-1]. Defendant's response to said plaintiff's motion is treated as a motion to strike which is granted. Accordingly, all declarations and other new evidentiary material included in plaintiff's 6/12/03 reply memorandum are stricken and all declarations of persons plaintiff refused to make available for said deposition are stricken and disregarded by the court. No notice (fce) (Entered: 06/27/2003)
782003-06-26 MINUTE ORDER of 6/26/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : The court denies plaintiff's motion for class certification [59-1]. Entered Memorandum Opinion and Order. Telephoned notice (fce) (Entered: 06/27/2003)
792003-07-01 MOTION by plaintiff to serve notice under Rule 23(e) and (D)(2) and for stay of limitations (Attachments); Notice.(fce) Modified on 07/09/2003 (Entered: 07/09/2003)
802003-07-08 MINUTE ORDER of 7/8/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Plaintiff's reply to her motion to serve notice under Rule 23(e) and (D)(2) [79-1] and for stay of limitations [79-2] is due by 7/11/03; rule by mail. Status hearing set for 7/10/03 is stricken. Discovery cut-off date is 11/12/03 which includes experts, if any. Final pretrial order is to be submitted in open court on 12/11/03 at 9:30 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 07/09/2003)
812003-07-07 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiff's motion to serve notice under Rule 23(e) and (D)(2) [79-1] and for a stay of limitations [79-2] (Attachments). (fce) (Entered: 07/09/2003)
822003-07-11 REPLY by plaintiff in support of motion to serve notice under Rule 23(e) and (D)(2) [79-1] and for stay of limitations [79-2]. (fce) (Entered: 07/14/2003)
832003-07-15 MINUTE ORDER of 7/15/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : The court grants in part and denies in part plaintiff's motion to serve notice under Rule 23(e) and (d)(2) [79-1] and for stay of limitations [79-2] as follows: (1) the court grants plaintiff's motion to serve notice under Rule 23(e); (2) the court denies as moot plaintiff's motion to serve notice under Rule 23(d)(2); and (3) the court denies plaintiff's motion for stay of limitations. The court orders plaintiff's counsel to submit a draft Rule 23(e) notice by Tuesday, 7/29/03, for the court's approval. Entered Memorandum Opinion and Order. Telephoned notice (fce) (Entered: 07/16/2003)
842003-07-16 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 6/3/03 Before Honorable James H. Alesia. (fce) (Entered: 07/16/2003)
852003-07-15 MOTION by plaintiff for leave to file entry of appearance of Athena M. Papachronis ; Notice. (fce) (Entered: 07/23/2003)
862003-07-22 MINUTE ORDER of 7/22/03 by Hon. James H. Alesia : Status hearing is set for 7/31/03 at 9:30 a.m. Plaintiff's motion for leave to file entry of appearance of Athena M. Papachronis as additional counsel for plaintiff is granted subject to submitting the application to appear hac vice with payment of the fee unless a member of the U.S. District Court for the N.D. of IL; this court's attorney admissions coordinator could not verify membership [85-1]. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 07/23/2003)
872003-07-22 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff by Athena Marie Papachronis. (fce) (Entered: 07/23/2003)
882003-07-29 FORM of notice regarding denial of class certification (Attachments). (gcy) (Entered: 07/31/2003)
892003-08-04 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 7/22/03 before Honorable James H. Alesia (las) (Entered: 08/05/2003)
902003-08-05 MOTION by plaintiff to defer mailing of notice and to stay running of statute of limitations (Attachments); Notice (las) (Entered: 08/06/2003)
912003-08-05 RESPONSE by defendant to plaintiff's form of notice regarding denial of class certification (Attachments) (las) (Entered: 08/06/2003)
922003-08-11 RESPONSE by defendant Combined Ins Co to plaintiffs' 8/5/03 motion to defer mailing of notice and to toll the running of statute of limitations [90-1] (Attachments) (las) (Entered: 08/11/2003)
932003-09-08 RESPONSE by defendant Combined Ins Co to plaintiff's 9/4/03 motion for status regarding reassignment (Attachments) (las) (Entered: 09/09/2003)
942003-09-10 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 9/3/03 Before Honorable John W. Darrah (las) (Entered: 09/11/2003)
952003-10-03 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 07/08/03 Before Honorable James H. Alesia (ntf) (Entered: 10/06/2003)
962003-10-02 REASSIGNMENT ORDER of 10/2/03 This case is reassigned to the Honorable James B. Zagel from Honorable John Darrah pursuant to Rule 13 of the Internal Operating Procedures of this Court . (For further detail see order.) Mailed notice (ntf) (Entered: 10/14/2003)
972003-10-21 MINUTE ORDER of 10/21/03 by Hon. James B. Zagel : Status hearing set for 2/3/04 at 10:00 a.m. Further proceedings stayed pending mediation. Mailed notice (las) (Entered: 10/22/2003)
982004-03-08 MOTION by defendant for leave to substitute counsel for defendant ; Notice (las) (Entered: 03/17/2004)
992004-03-16 MINUTE ORDER of 3/16/04 by Hon. James B. Zagel : Motion for leave to substitute counsel will be constured as a motion for leave to file the additional appearances of Adrianne C. Mazura and Tracy L. Bradford. Motion for leave to file additional appearances on behalf of defendant Combined Insurance Company of America is granted [98-1]. Mailed notice (las) (Entered: 03/17/2004)
1002004-03-17 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 2/3/04 Before Honorable James B. Zagel (las) (Entered: 03/18/2004)
1012004-03-23 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant by Adrianne C. Mazura and Tracy L. Bradford (las) (Entered: 03/24/2004)
1022004-03-30 MINUTE ORDER of 3/30/04 by Hon. James B. Zagel : Motion to defer mailing of notice and to stay running of statute of limitations is granted [90-1]. Mailed notice (emd) (Entered: 03/31/2004)
1032004-08-02 MOTION by plaintiff for preliminary approval of class settlement (Attachments); Notice of motion (eav) (Entered: 08/12/2004)
1042004-08-03 MINUTE ORDER of 8/3/04 by Hon. James B. Zagel : Plaintiff's motion for preliminary approval of class settlement is granted. [103-1] Draft order to follow. No notice (eav) (Entered: 08/12/2004)
1052004-08-10 MINUTE ORDER of 8/10/04 by Hon. James B. Zagel : Final approval of settlement hearing set for 10/22/04 at 12:00 a.m. (Entered Order Preliminarily Approving Settlement) Telephoned notice (eav) (Entered: 08/12/2004)
1062004-09-20 PETITION by plaintiff for attorney fees , costs and expenses (Attachments) (las) (Entered: 09/21/2004)
1072004-09-27 NOTICE OF PROPOSED CLASS SETTLEMENT AND HEARING (cdy) (Entered: 09/28/2004)
1082004-10-15 REPORT to the court regarding notice, objectios and opt outs by class counsel. (gcy) (Entered: 10/18/2004)
1092005-01-10 SUPPLEMENTAL PETITION by plaintiffs for costs of settlement administration [106-1] [106-2] (Attachments). (hp) (Entered: 01/11/2005)
1102005-01-12 MINUTE ORDER of 1/12/05 by Hon. James B. Zagel: (Entered Order Approving Settlement.) Mailed notice (air) (Entered: 01/14/2005)
1112005-01-12 CORRECTED STIPULATION of SETTLEMENT and CONSENT DECREE. (jmp) (Entered: 01/14/2005)
1122005-02-01 MOTION by Plaintiff for entry of judgment and clarification of the 1/12/05 minute orders (las, ) (Entered: 02/02/2005)
1132005-02-01 NOTICE of Motion by Thomas R. Meites for presentment of plaintiff motion to clarification and judgment 112 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 2/3/2005 at 10:15 AM. (las, ) (Entered: 02/02/2005)
1142005-02-03 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Motion to clarify 112 is granted, Motion for judgment 112 is granted, Motion hearing held on 2/3/2005 regarding motion by plaintiff to clarify, motion by defendant for judgment 112 , (drw, ) (Entered: 02/03/2005)
1152005-02-03 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : This case is dismissed with prejudice pursuant to settlement. Civil case terminated. (Attachments: # 1 judgment) (drw, ) (Entered: 02/03/2005)
1162005-06-14 UNOPPOSED MOTION by Plaintiff Traci Radmanovich for order directing distribution of the settlement fund. (rbf, ) (Entered: 06/15/2005)
1172005-06-14 NOTICE of Motion by Johanna Josie Raimond for presentment of unopposed motion for order directing distribution of the settlement fund 116 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 6/16/2005 at 10:15 AM. (rbf, ) (Entered: 06/15/2005)
1182005-06-17 UNOPPOSED MOTION by Plaintiff to include class member Beverly Gibson in the settlement distribution (gma, ) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
1192005-06-16 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Motion for attorney fees and costs 106 is granted. Motion for an order 116 directing distribution of the settlement fund and to enter the Second Amended Stipulation of Settlement and Consent Decree is granted. Mailed notice (drw, ) (Entered: 06/20/2005)
1202006-02-23 NOTICE by Johanna Josie Raimond of Change of Address (Raimond, Johanna) (Entered: 02/23/2006)
1212006-03-03 MOTION by Plaintiff Traci Radmanovich to withdraw as attorney (Raimond, Johanna) (Entered: 03/03/2006)
1222006-03-03 NOTICE of Motion by Johanna Josie Raimond for presentment of motion to withdraw as attorney 121 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 3/9/2006 at 10:15 AM. (Raimond, Johanna) (Entered: 03/03/2006)
1232006-03-09 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : MOTION by Plaintiff Traci Radmanovich to withdraw as attorney 121 is granted. Attorney Johanna J. Raimond terminated. (drw, ) (Entered: 03/23/2006)
1242007-02-12 MOTION by Defendant Combined Insurance Company of America-- JOINT MOTION for Order Appointing Jane Nolan Denes to Serve as Monitor (Casey, Bernard) (Entered: 02/12/2007)
1252007-02-12 NOTICE of Motion by Bernard John Casey for presentment of motion for miscellaneous relief 124 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 2/15/2007 at 10:15 AM. (Casey, Bernard) (Entered: 02/12/2007)
1262007-02-15 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel :Motion to appoint Jane Nolan Denes as monitor 124 is granted.Mailed notice (drw, ) (Entered: 02/15/2007)