Case Details

CourtEastern District of Louisiana
Docket number2:07-cv-01560
Date case filed2007-04-05
Date case closed2009-03-02
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Ivan L.R. Lemelle
Case cause15:1681 Fair Credit Reporting Act
Nature of suit480 Consumer Credit
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr.
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Randall A. Smith
Attorney Contact:
Smith & Fawer, LLP (New Orleans)
201 St. Charles Ave.
Suite 3702
New Orleans, LA 70170
(504) 525-2200
Email: rasmith@smithfawer.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ariel Karma DiGiulio
Attorney Contact:
DiGiulio Utley, LLC
422 Notre Dame St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-524-4280
Fax: 504-524-4084
Email: ariel@arieldigiulio.com


Attorney name: Hiawatha Northington , II
Attorney Contact:
Smith & Fawer, LLC (Ridgeland)
774 Avery Boulevard North
Suite C
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-899-8726
Email: hnorthington@smithfawer.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: J. Geoffrey Ormsby
Attorney Contact:
Smith & Fawer, LLP (New Orleans)
201 St. Charles Ave.
Suite 3702
New Orleans, LA 70170
504-525-2200
Email: gormsby@smithfawer.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Michael W. Hill
Attorney Contact:
Law Offices of Michael W. Hill, LLC
700 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-528-9500
Email: neworleansbarrister@yahoo.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Lease Finance Group, LLC
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 10/26/2007

also known asCIT Lease Financial Group
Party: National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Richard G. Duplantier , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith (New Orleans)
One Shell Square
701 Poydras St.
40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70139
504-525-6802
Email: duplantier@gjtbs.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Bobby Hawkins
Attorney Contact:
Irpino Law Firm, LLP (New Orleans)
2216 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-525-1500
Email: bhawkins@irpinolaw.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Keely Yoes Scott
Attorney Contact:
Donohue, Patrick & Scott
450 Laurel St.
Suite 1600
P.O. Box 1629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-1629
225-214-1908
Email: kscott@dps-law.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Catherine Saba Giering
Attorney Contact:
Crawford Lewis, PLLC (Baton Rouge)
450 Laurel St.
Suite 1600
P. O. Box 3656
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 343-5290
Email: cgiering@dps-law.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Experian Information Solutions, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 07/17/2008
Attorney name: Joseph Nicholas Mole
Attorney Contact:
Frilot L.L.C.
Energy Centre
1100 Poydras St.
Suite 3700
New Orleans, LA 70163-3700
(504) 599-8006
Fax: 504-599-8106
Email: jmole@frilot.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: David Phillip Curtis
Attorney Contact:
Kean Miller LLP (New Orleans)
First Bank & Trust Tower
909 Poydras Street
Suite 1400
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-585-3050
Fax: 504-585-3051
Email: david.curtis@keanmiller.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steven G. Gyeszly
Attorney Contact:
Jones Day (Houston)
717 Texas St.
Suite 3300
Houston, TX 77002
832-239-3761
Email: sgyeszly@jonesday.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Transunion LLC
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 08/29/2008
Attorney name: Glenn Paul Orgeron
Attorney Contact:
Kean Miller LLP (New Orleans)
First Bank & Trust Tower
909 Poydras Street
Suite 1400
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-585-3050
Email: Glenn.Orgeron@KeanMiller.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Karen Waters Shipman
Attorney Contact:
Kean Miller LLP (New Orleans)
First Bank & Trust Tower
909 Poydras Street
Suite 1400
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-585-3050
Email: karen.shipman@keanmiller.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Lisa A. Easterling
Attorney Contact:
Kean Miller LLP (New Orleans)
First Bank & Trust Tower
909 Poydras Street
Suite 1400
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-585-3050
Email: lisa.easterling@keanmiller.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 06/22/2007
Attorney name: Heather Shauri Lonian
Attorney Contact:
Stone, Pigman, Walther, Wittmann, LLC (New Orleans)
546 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130-3588
504-581-3200
Fax: 504-593-0951
Email: hlonian@stonepigman.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Carmelite M. Bertaut
Attorney Contact:
Stone, Pigman, Walther, Wittmann, LLC (New Orleans)
546 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130-3588
(504) 581-3200
Email: cbertaut@stonepigman.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Equifax Information Services LLC
Party type: Defendant
successor in interest to Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc.
TERMINATED: 07/17/2008
Attorney name: Heather Shauri Lonian
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Carmelite M. Bertaut
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Stephanie Cope
Attorney Contact:
King & Spalding, LLP (Atlanta)
1180 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-215-3079
Email: scope@kslaw.com
Party: CIT Financial USA, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
successor-in-interest to Lease Finance Group LLC
Attorney name: Christine Lipsey
Attorney Contact:
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC (Baton Rouge)
301 Main Street
14th Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70825
225-383-9000
Email: clipsey@mcglinchey.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Edgar S. Spielman
Attorney Contact:
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC (Baton Rouge)
301 Main Street
14th Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70825
225-383-9000
Email: sspielman@mcglinchey.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: CIT Financial USA, Inc.
Party type: Cross Claimant
successor-in-interest to Lease Finance Group LLC
Attorney name: Christine Lipsey
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Edgar S. Spielman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc.
Party type: Cross Defendant
Attorney name: Richard G. Duplantier , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Bobby Hawkins
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.
Party type: Cross Defendant
Attorney name: Keely Yoes Scott
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Catherine Saba Giering
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.
Party type: Cross Claimant
Attorney name: Keely Yoes Scott
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Catherine Saba Giering
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: CIT Financial USA, Inc.
Party type: Cross Defendant
successor-in-interest to Lease Finance Group LLC
Attorney name: Christine Lipsey
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Edgar S. Spielman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12007-04-05 COMPLAINT with Jury Demand against all defendants (Filing fee $ 350.) filed by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits# 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(gec, ) (Entered: 04/09/2007)
1.1 Exhibits
1.2 Civil Cover Sheet
22007-04-09 Summons Issued as to Experian Information Solutions, Inc., Transunion LLC, Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc., Lease Finance Group, LLC, National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc., Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. (gec, ) (Entered: 04/09/2007)
32007-05-08 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Transunion LLC.(Easterling, Lisa) (Entered: 05/08/2007)
42007-05-09 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed; waiver sent to Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc. on 4/11/2007, answer due 6/11/2007. (lag, ) (Entered: 05/15/2007)
52007-06-08 ANSWER to Complaint and Affirmative Defenses by Experian Information Solutions, Inc..(Mole, Joseph) (Entered: 06/08/2007)
62007-06-18 ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Case transferred to Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr for all further proceedings. Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle no longer assigned to case. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 6/13/07.(dmg, ) (Entered: 06/18/2007)
72007-06-21 ANSWER to Complaint by Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc..(Lonian, Heather) (Entered: 06/21/2007)
82007-06-21 Statement of Corporate Disclosure by Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc. identifying Equifax Inc. as Corporate Parent. (Lonian, Heather) (Entered: 06/21/2007)
92007-06-26 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee paid $5.) by Experian Information Solutions, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A# 2 Exhibit B# 3 Proposed Order)(Curtis, David) Modified on 6/28/2007 (dmg, ). Modified on 6/28/2007 (dmg, ). (Entered: 06/26/2007)
102007-06-26 Statement of Corporate Disclosure by Experian Information Solutions, Inc. naming Experian Group, Ltd as corporate parent. (Curtis, David) Modified on 6/28/2007 (dmg, ). (Entered: 06/26/2007)
112007-06-27 **ERROR: DUPLICATE OF DOC #9** EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice Steven G. Gyeszly (Filing fee $5.) by Experian Information Solutions, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A# 2 Exhibit B# 3 Proposed Order)(Curtis, David) Modified on 6/28/2007 (dmg, ). (Entered: 06/27/2007)
122007-06-27 EXPARTE/CONSENT First MOTION to Appear as Counsel of Record by Transunion LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Orgeron, Glenn) (Entered: 06/27/2007)
132007-06-28 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 9 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $5.), 10 Certificate of Service; Documents contain incorrect section & judge. All future pleadings must reflect Section T - Judge Porteous and document #10 was the wrong event. Filing atty should have selected Statement of Corporate Disclosure. Clerk made corrections. (dmg, ) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
142007-06-28 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 11 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice Steven G. Gyeszly (Filing fee $5.). Document is duplicative of Document #9. Clerk termed motion. (dmg, ) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
152007-06-29 ORDER granting 12 Motion to Appear. Signed by Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr. on 6/28/07. (dmg, ) (Entered: 06/29/2007)
162007-06-29 Statement of Corporate Disclosure by Transunion LLC identifying Trans Union Corporation as Corporate Parent. (Shipman, Karen) (Entered: 06/29/2007)
172007-06-29 ORDER granting 9 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Steven G. Gyeszly.. Signed by Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr. on 6/28/07. (bbc, ) (Entered: 07/03/2007)
182007-07-06 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd..(Giering, Catherine) (Entered: 07/06/2007)
192007-07-09 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 18 Answer to Complaint. Document contains incorrect section/judge. All future pleadings must reflect Section T - Judge Porteous. (dmg, ) (Entered: 07/09/2007)
202007-07-10 ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Martin L.C. Feldman for all further proceedings. Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr no longer assigned to case. Signed by Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr. on 7/6/07.(dmg, ) (Entered: 07/10/2007)
212007-07-11 ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Case transferred to Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle for all further proceedings. Judge Martin L.C. Feldman no longer assigned to case. Signed by Judge Martin L.C. Feldman on 7/11/2007.(caa, ) (Entered: 07/12/2007)
222007-08-06 Statement of Corporate Disclosure by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. identifying none as Corporate Parent. (Giering, Catherine) (Entered: 08/06/2007)
232007-08-10 ORDER - Docket Call set for 9/12/2007 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 8/9/07.(cab) (Entered: 08/10/2007)
242007-08-14 Request of Summons Re-Issued as to Lease Finance Group, LLC filed by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr re 1 Complaint. (blg) (Entered: 08/16/2007)
252007-08-14 Summons Re-Issued as to Lease Finance Group, LLC. (blg) (Entered: 08/16/2007)
262007-08-24 SUMMONS Returned Executed; Lease Finance Group, LLC served on 8/15/2007, answer due 9/4/2007. (lag, ) (Entered: 08/29/2007)
272007-09-06 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc..(Duplantier, Richard) (Entered: 09/06/2007)
282007-09-13 ORDER Docket Call passed to 10/31/2007 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle.. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 9/12/07.(lag, ) (Entered: 09/13/2007)
292007-09-25 Letter to Court from J. Geoffrey Ormsby dated 9/7/07 (lag, ) (Entered: 09/27/2007)
302007-10-26 ANSWER to Complaint by CIT Financial USA, Inc., successor-in-interest to Lease Finance Group, LLC.(Lipsey, Christine) (Entered: 10/26/2007)
312007-11-13 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Hiawatha Northington, II to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. ($5 Filing Fee PAID) (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order # 2 Affidavit # 3 Certificate of Good Standing# 4 Certificate of Good Standing)(Hill, Michael) Modified on 11/14/2007 to edit text (cab, ). Modified on 2/7/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 11/13/2007)
322007-11-13 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for J. Geoffrey Ormsby to Enroll as Counsel of Record by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Hill, Michael) Modified on 11/14/2007 to add exparte (cab, ). (Entered: 11/13/2007)
332007-11-14 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 32 MOTION for J. Geoffrey Ormsby to Enroll as Counsel of Record ; Filing attorney should have changed 'N' to 'Y' at the question 'Is this an Exparte/Consent Motion Y/N?' before clicking the Next button. Clerk modified docket text to reflect 'Exparte'. (cab) (Entered: 11/14/2007)
342007-11-20 ORDER granting 32 Motion to Enroll as Counsel of Record for Attorney J. Geoffrey Ormsby for Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (lag, ) (Entered: 11/20/2007)
352008-01-25 Statement of Corporate Disclosure by CIT Financial USA, Inc. identifying Capita Corporation as Corporate Parent. (Lipsey, Christine) (Entered: 01/25/2008)
362008-02-04 NOTICE:Scheduling Conference set for 2/7/2008 11:40 AM before courtroom deputy by telephone, by Clerk.(bjj, ) (Entered: 02/04/2008)
372008-02-09 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $5.00 PAID) by Equifax Information Services LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order # 2 Affidavit # 3 Certificate of Good Standing)(Lonian, Heather) Modified on 2/11/2008 (lag, ). Modified on 2/13/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 02/09/2008)
382008-02-12 SCHEDULING ORDER: Final Pretrial Conference set for 11/5/2008 02:00 PM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. Jury Trial set for 11/17/2008 08:30 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle.Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 02/07/08. (Attachments: # 1 Pretrial Notice Form)(bjj, ) (Entered: 02/12/2008)
392008-02-15 ORDER granting 37 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Stephanie Cope. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 2/15/08. (blg) (Entered: 02/19/2008)
402008-02-29 ORDER granting 31 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Hiawatha Northington, II.. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 2/25/08. (lag, ) (Entered: 02/29/2008)
412008-03-10 DEFICIENT CROSSCLAIM against National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc., Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. filed by CIT Financial USA, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A# 2 Exhibit B)(Lipsey, Christine) Modified on 3/11/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 03/10/2008)
422008-03-11 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Leave to File Cross-Claim by CIT Financial USA, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading Cross Claim# 2 Proposed Order # 3 Memorandum in Support)(Lipsey, Christine) Modified on 3/12/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 03/11/2008)
432008-03-11 ERROR: SHOULD BE ATTACHMENT - Memorandum by CIT Financial USA, Inc. re 42 MOTION for Leave to File Cross-Claim. (Lipsey, Christine) Modified on 3/12/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 03/11/2008)
442008-03-12 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 42 MOTION for Leave to File Cross-Claim ; Motion should be designated "Exparte/Consent" by selecting "yes" when prompted. Clerk took corrective action. (lag, ) (Entered: 03/12/2008)
452008-03-12 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 43 Memorandum ; Should be attachment to Motion instead of separate entry. Clerk took corrective action. (lag, ) (Entered: 03/12/2008)
462008-03-13 ORDER granting 42 Motion for Leave to File crossclaim. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 3/12/08. (lag, ) (Entered: 03/13/2008)
472008-03-13 CROSSCLAIM against National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc., Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. filed by CIT Financial USA, Inc..(lag, ) (Entered: 03/13/2008)
482008-03-31 Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.'s ANSWER to Crossclaim CIT Financial USA, Inc. f/k/a Lease Finance Group, LLC, Counter CROSSCLAIM against CIT Financial USA, Inc. by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Giering, Catherine) (Entered: 03/31/2008)
492008-04-11 MOTION to Strike 48 Answer to Crossclaim, by CIT Financial USA, Inc.. Motion Hearing set for 4/30/2008 9:00 AM before Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A# 2 Memorandum in Support # 3 Proposed Order Order# 4 Notice of Hearing)(Lipsey, Christine) Modified on 4/14/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 04/11/2008)
502008-04-14 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 49 MOTION to Strike 48 Answer to Crossclaim; Document contains incorrect Section. All future pleadings must reflect Section B. Filing attorney selected incorrect date/time/judicial officer for motion hearing. Motion Hearing is reset for 4/30/08 9:00 AM before Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle. (lag, ) (Entered: 04/14/2008)
512008-04-16 RESPONSE/MEMORANDUM in Opposition filed by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. re 49 MOTION to Strike 48 Answer to Crossclaim. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit # 2 Exhibit)(Giering, Catherine) Modified on 4/17/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 04/16/2008)
522008-04-22 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Leave to File Reply to Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.'s Memorandum In Opposition to CIT Financial USA, Inc.'s Motion to Strike by CIT Financial USA, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order # 2 Proposed Pleading CIT Financial USA, Inc.'s Reply to Phillips & Cohen Associates, LTD.'s Memorandum in Opposition to CIT's Motion to Strike)(Lipsey, Christine) Modified on 4/22/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 04/22/2008)
532008-04-22 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 52 MOTION for Leave to File Reply to Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.'s Memorandum In Opposition to CIT Financial USA, Inc.'s Motion to Strike ; Motion should be designated "Exparte/Consent" by selecting "yes" when prompted. Clerk took corrective action. (lag, ) (Entered: 04/22/2008)
542008-04-28 ORDER granting 52 Motion for Leave to File reply. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 4/23/08. (lag, ) (Entered: 04/28/2008)
552008-04-28 REPLY to Response to Motion filed by CIT Financial USA, Inc. re 49 MOTION to Strike 48 Answer to Crossclaim. (lag, ) (Entered: 04/28/2008)
562008-05-01 ORDER denying 49 Motion to Strike 48 Answer to Crossclaim. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 4/30/08. (plh, ) (Entered: 05/01/2008)
572008-05-05 **DEFICIENT** MOTION to Continue by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. Motion Hearing set for 6/11/2008 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certificate of Compliance# 2 Notice of Hearing Notice of Hearing)(Northington, Hiawatha) Modified on 5/6/2008 (gec, ). (Entered: 05/05/2008)
582008-05-06 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses by Transunion LLC. Motion(s) referred to Daniel E. Knowles, III. Motion Hearing set for 6/11/2008 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support of Motion to Compel Discovery Responses# 2 Exhibit A Trans Union's IRGOS to Plaintiff# 3 Exhibit B Email between Counsel# 4 Notice of Hearing # 5 Rule 37.1E Certificate)(Orgeron, Glenn) Modified on 5/7/2008 (gec, ). (Entered: 05/06/2008)
592008-05-06 ORDER Setting ORAL ARGUMENT on 58 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses : Motion Hearing set for 6/11/2008 11:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles III. Signed by Judge Daniel E. Knowles III on 5/6/08.(sek, ) (Entered: 05/06/2008)
602008-05-07 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 58 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses. Exhibits have duplicate descriptions. For attachments, do not duplicate category in description of attachment as this results in duplicate docket text. Clerk took corrective action. (gec, ) (Entered: 05/07/2008)
612008-05-08 **DEFICIENT** MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. Motion Hearing set for 6/11/2008 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit "A"# 2 Exhibit "B")(Giering, Catherine) Modified on 5/9/2008 (gec, ). (Entered: 05/08/2008)
622008-05-08 **DEFICIENT** MOTION for Summary Judgment by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. Motion Hearing set for 6/11/2008 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit "A")(Giering, Catherine) Modified on 5/9/2008 (gec, ). (Entered: 05/08/2008)
632008-05-12 ANSWER to Crossclaim by CIT Financial USA, Inc..(Lipsey, Christine) (Entered: 05/12/2008)
642008-05-12 MOTION to Continue by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. Motion Hearing set for 6/11/2008 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support # 2 Certificate of Compliance# 3 Notice of Hearing)(Northington, Hiawatha) (Entered: 05/12/2008)
652008-05-14 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. Motion(s) referred to Daniel E. Knowles, III. Motion Hearing set for 7/30/2008 11:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles III. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate to Rule 37.1E# 2 Notice of Hearing # 3 Memorandum in Support # 4 Exhibit "A"# 5 Exhibit "B")(Giering, Catherine) (Entered: 05/14/2008)
65.1 Certificate to Rule 37.1E
65.2 Notice of Hearing
65.3 Memorandum in Support
65.4 Exhibit "A"
65.5 Exhibit "B"
662008-05-14 MOTION for Summary Judgment by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. Motion Hearing set for 6/25/2008 9:00 AM before Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle. (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Hearing # 2 Title pg & Table of Contents/Authorities# 3 Memorandum in Support # 4 Statement of Contested/Uncontested Facts # 5 Exhibit "A")(Giering, Catherine) Modified on 5/15/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 05/14/2008)
66.1 Notice of Hearing
66.2 Title pg & Table of Contents/Authorities
66.3 Memorandum in Support
66.4 Statement of Contested/Uncontested Facts
66.5 Exhibit "A"
672008-05-15 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 66 MOTION for Summary Judgment ; Motion hearing was set before incorrect judicial officer. MOTION HEARING IS RESET FOR 6/25/08 9:00 AM BEFORE JUDGE IVAN L.R. LEMELLE. (lag, ) (Entered: 05/15/2008)
682008-05-15 ORDER Setting ORAL Hearing on 65 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses : ORAL Hearing set for 7/30/2008 11:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles III. Signed by Judge Daniel E. Knowles III on 05/15/2008.(mmm, ) (Entered: 05/16/2008)
692008-05-28 NOTICE by Experian Information Solutions, Inc.. (Gyeszly, Steven) (Entered: 05/28/2008)
702008-06-02 RESPONSE to Motion filed by Transunion LLC re 64 MOTION to Continue Trial. (Easterling, Lisa) (Entered: 06/02/2008)
712008-06-03 RESPONSE to Motion filed by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr re 58 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses. (Northington, Hiawatha) (Entered: 06/04/2008)
722008-06-04 ORDER dismissing as moot 58 Motion to Compel subject to Trans Union's right to test the sufficiency of the discovery responses. Signed by Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles, III on 6/4/08. (sek, ) (Entered: 06/04/2008)
732008-06-12 ORDER granting 64 Motion to Continue trial. Scheduling Conference set for 7/18/2008 02:00 PM before courtroom deputy by telephone to set new dates. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (lag, ) (Entered: 06/12/2008)
742008-06-16 NOTICE: Scheduling Conference set for 7/18/2008 02:00 PM before courtroom deputy by telephone, by Clerk.(bjj, ) (Entered: 06/16/2008)
752008-06-17 RESPONSE/MEMORANDUM in Opposition filed by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr re 66 MOTION for Summary Judgment. (Attachments: # 1 Title Page and Table of Contents/Authorities, # 2 Memorandum in Support, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Exhibit B, # 5 Exhibit C, # 6 Exhibit D, # 7 Statement of Contested/Uncontested Facts)(Northington, Hiawatha) (Entered: 06/17/2008)
762008-06-23 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Leave to File by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading Memo in Reply, # 2 Proposed Order, # 3 Exhibit B1, # 4 Exhibit B2, # 5 Exhibit B3, # 6 Exhibit B4, # 7 Exhibit B5, # 8 Exhibit B6, # 9 Exhibit B7)(Giering, Catherine) (Entered: 06/23/2008)
772008-06-25 ORDER granting 76 Motion for Leave to File Reply. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 6/25/08. (blg) (Entered: 06/25/2008)
782008-06-25 REPLY to Response to Motion filed by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. re 66 MOTION for Summary Judgment. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit B1, # 2 Exhibit B2, # 3 Exhibit B3, # 4 Exhibit B4, # 5 Exhibit B5, # 6 Exhibit B6, # 7 Exhibit B7)(blg) (Entered: 06/25/2008)
792008-07-11 STIPULATION of Dismissal With prejudice as to Experian Information Solutions, Inc. only by Experian Information Solutions, Inc, Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. (Gyeszly, Steven) (Additional attachment(s) added on 7/14/2008: # 1 Proposed Order) (ecm, ). Modified on 7/15/2008 (ecm, ). (Entered: 07/11/2008)
802008-07-14 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 79 Stipulation of Dismissal; Proposed Order should be added as a separate attachment to the motion. Clerk took corrective action. No further action is necessary. (ecm, ) (Entered: 07/14/2008)
812008-07-15 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 79 Stipulation of Dismissal; Filing attorney did not select Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. as a filer(s). Clerk added filer. (ecm, ) (Entered: 07/15/2008)
822008-07-15 STIPULATION of Dismissal With Prejudice prejudice as to Defendant Equifax Information Services LLC by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr, Equifax Information Services LLC (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Lonian, Heather) (Entered: 07/15/2008)
832008-07-17 ORDER re 82 Stipulation of Dismissal, Equifax Information Services LLC dismissed. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle.(lag, ) (Entered: 07/17/2008)
842008-07-17 ORDER re 79 Stipulation of Dismissal, Experian Information Solutions, Inc. dismissed. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle.(lag, ) (Entered: 07/17/2008)
852008-07-22 SCHEDULING ORDER: Final Pretrial Conference set for 4/14/2009 02:00 PM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. Jury Trial set for 5/26/2009 08:30 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 7/18/08. (Attachments: # 1 Pretrial Notice Form)(bjj, ) (Entered: 07/22/2008)
862008-07-22 RESPONSE/MEMORANDUM in Opposition filed by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr re 65 MOTION to Compel Discovery Responses. (Northington, Hiawatha) (Entered: 07/22/2008)
872008-07-24 ORDER dismissing as moot 65 Motion to Compel. Signed by Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles, III on 7/24/08. (sek, ) (Entered: 07/24/2008)
882008-08-27 ORDER DISMISSING CASE. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 8/25/08.(lag, ) (Entered: 08/27/2008)
892008-08-29 ORDER that 88 Order Dismissing Case is VACATED; FURTHER ORDERED that case is dismissed as to defendant Transunion LLC only. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle.(lag, ) (Entered: 08/29/2008)
902008-09-12 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Dismiss Party Transunion LLC by Daniel S. Sinclair Jr., Transunion LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order of Partial Dismissal)(Easterling, Lisa) Modified on 9/15/2008 (lag, ). (Entered: 09/12/2008)
912008-09-15 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 90 MOTION to Dismiss Party; Filing attorney did not select plaintiff as a filer. Clerk added additional filer. (lag, ) (Entered: 09/15/2008)
922008-09-16 ORDER granting 90 Motion to Dismiss Party Trans Union LLC. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 9/15/08. (lag, ) (Entered: 09/16/2008)
932008-11-24 ORDER Setting ORAL ARGUMENT on 66 MOTION for Summary Judgment : Motion Hearing set for 1/8/2009 09:00 AM before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 11/21/08.(lag, ) (Entered: 11/25/2008)
942008-12-23 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Authority to Obtain Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr.'s Credit Report Information by CIT Financial USA, Inc.. Motion(s) referred to Daniel E. Knowles, III. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Lipsey, Christine) (Entered: 12/23/2008)
952009-01-06 ORDER granting 94 Motion for Authority to Obtain Credit Information. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 1/5/09. (lag, ) (Entered: 01/06/2009)
962009-01-08 ORDER denying 66 Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (lag, ) (Entered: 01/09/2009)
972009-01-08 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle: Motion Hearing held on 1/8/2009 re 66 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. (Court Reporter Arlene Movahed.) (lag, ) (Entered: 01/12/2009)
982009-02-09 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery, MOTION for Extension of Deadlines by National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Notice of Hearing)(Duplantier, Richard) Modified on 2/10/2009 (lag, ). (Entered: 02/09/2009)
992009-02-10 Correction of Docket Entry by Clerk re 98 MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery MOTION for Extension of Deadlines; Motion should not be set for hearing and will not be decided by the Magistrate Judge. Clerk took corrective action (lag, ) (Entered: 02/10/2009)
1002009-02-11 Joinder in Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time (R. Doc. 98) by CIT Financial USA, Inc. (Lipsey, Christine) Modified on 2/12/2009 (lag, ). (Entered: 02/11/2009)
1012009-02-10 ORDER granting 98 Motion for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery; granting 98 Motion for Extension of Deadlines. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle. (lag, ) (Entered: 02/11/2009)
1022009-02-11 ORDER: Settlement Conference set for 4/6/2009 02:30 PM before Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles III. Signed by Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles, III.(sek, ) (Entered: 02/11/2009)
1032009-02-13 Witness and Exhibit List by CIT Financial USA, Inc.. (Lipsey, Christine) (Entered: 02/13/2009)
1042009-02-13 Witness and Exhibit List by Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.. (Giering, Catherine) (Entered: 02/13/2009)
1052009-02-13 Witness and Exhibit List by National Association of Credit Management (Western Michigan) Inc.. (Duplantier, Richard) (Entered: 02/13/2009)
1062009-02-13 Witness and Exhibit List by Daniel S. Sinclair, Jr. (Northington, Hiawatha) (Entered: 02/13/2009)
1072009-03-02 ORDER DISMISSING CASE. Signed by Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle.(lag, ) (Entered: 03/02/2009)
1082009-08-25 TRANSCRIPT of Motion for Summary Judgment held on 01/08/2009 before Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle. Court Reporter/Recorder Arlene Movahed, Telephone number 504-589-7777. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Recorder before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Parties have 21 days from the filing of this transcript to file with the Court a Redaction Request. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/23/2009. (bgh, ) (Entered: 08/25/2009)