Case Details

CourtMiddle District of Louisiana
Docket number3:00-cv-00601
Date case filed2000-08-04
Date case closed2002-12-06
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge James J. Brady
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Personal Injury
Nature of suit360 P.I.: Other
Jury demandDefendant
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Christina Escobedo
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Gladstone N. Jones , III
Attorney Contact:
Jones, Verras & Freiberg, LLC - N.O.
601 Poydras Street, Suite 2655
Pan American Life Center
New Orleans, LA 70130-6004
504-523-2500
Fax: 504-523-2508
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Peter Newton Freiberg
Attorney Contact:
Denlea & Carton LLP
One North Main Street
Suite 509
White Plains, NY 10601
914-920-7400
Fax: 914-761-1900
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Spiro J. Verras
Attorney Contact:
Jones, Verras & Freiberg, LLC - N.O.
601 Poydras Street, Suite 2655
Pan American Life Center
New Orleans, LA 70130-6004
504-523-2500
Fax: 504-523-2508
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: CF Industries Inc
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002
Attorney name: Robert E. Kerrigan , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles - NO
755 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-3629
504-581-5141
Fax: 504-566-1201
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Charles E. Leche
Attorney Contact:
Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles
755 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130-3672
504-581-5141
Fax: 504-566-1201 FAX
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Daniel Joseph Balhoff
Attorney Contact:
Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis & Burns, LLC
P. O. Box 83260
2141 Quail Run Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70884-3260
225-767-7730
Fax: 225-767-7967
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John W. Perry , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
Perry, Atkinson, Balhoff, Mengis & Burns, LLC
P. O. Box 83260
2141 Quail Run Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70884-3260
225-767-7730
Fax: 767-7967
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Mark Charles Dodart
Attorney Contact:
Phelps Dunbar - NO
365 Canal St.
Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-566-1311
Fax: 504-568-9130
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Nora Bolling Bilbro
Attorney Contact:
Phelps Dunbar - NO
365 Canal St.
Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-566-1311
Fax: 504-568-9130
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/15/2002 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Turner Industries
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Thomas E. Balhoff
Attorney Contact:
Roedel, Parsons, Koch, Blache, Balhoff & McCollister
8440 Jefferson Highway
Suite 301
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225-929-7033
Fax: 225-928-6045 FAX
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Judith R. E. Atkinson
Attorney Contact:
Roedel, Parsons, Koch, Blache, Balhoff & McCollister
8440 Jefferson Highway
Suite 301
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225-929-7033
Fax: 929-6942
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12000-08-04 COMPLAINT Filing Fee $ 150.00 Receipt # 70339 (nlt) (Entered: 08/08/2000)
22000-11-01 ORDER, set Scheduling Conference for 10:00 2/22/01 , set Status Report deadline to 12:00 2/16/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge Docia L. Dalby ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 11/01/2000)
32000-12-18 SUMMONS Returned Executed as to CF Industries Inc, Turner Industries 12/8/00 Answer due on 12/28/00 for Turner Industries, for CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
42001-01-22 ANSWER to Complaint by CF Industries Inc (Attorney Robert E. Kerrigan Jr., Charles E. Leche),; jury demand (nlt) (Entered: 01/22/2001)
52001-01-30 ANSWER to Complaint by Turner Industries (Attorney Judith R. E. Atkinson, Thomas E. Balhoff),; jury demand (kmk) (Entered: 01/31/2001)
62001-02-16 STATUS REPORT by Christina Escobedo (nlt) (Entered: 02/20/2001)
72001-02-20 MOTION by CF Industries Inc to enroll Mark Dodart and Nora Bolling as additional counsel (nlt) (Entered: 02/20/2001)
82001-02-20 ORDER granting [7-1] motion to enroll Mark Dodart and Nora Bolling as additional counsel by CF Industries Inc enrolling additional attorney Mark Charles Dodart, Nora T. Bolling, John W. Perry Jr., Daniel Joseph Balhoff ( signed by Mag. Judge Docia L. Dalby ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 02/20/2001)
92001-02-23 ORDER ... scheduling conf held 2/22/01 ... Dft CF Industries shall file a motion for summary judgment on the statutory employer defense on or before 2/33/01 set Motion Filing deadline to 3/22/01 ... set Telephone Status Conference for 1:15 4/19/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge Docia L. Dalby ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 02/23/2001)
102001-03-06 MOTION by Christina Escobedo for Partial Dismissal without Prejudice (nlt) (Entered: 03/07/2001)
112001-03-19 ORDER granting [10-1] motion for Partial Dismissal without Prejudice by Christina Escobedo ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
122001-03-22 MOTION by CF Industries Inc for Summary Judgment , and, alternatively to Dismiss ( Motion Hearing set for 10:00 5/4/01 ) (nlt) (Entered: 03/22/2001)
132001-03-22 Statement of Facts by CF Industries Inc . (nlt) (Entered: 03/22/2001)
142001-03-22 MEMORANDUM by CF Industries Inc in support of [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment by CF Industries Inc, [13-1] facts by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 03/22/2001)
152001-03-26 MOTION by Christina Escobedo to Extend Time , and to Continue Hearing Date (bnw) (Entered: 03/26/2001)
162001-03-27 ORDER granting [15-1] motion to Extend Time by Christina Escobedo, Response to Motion reset to 5/15/01 for [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment, reset to 5/15/01 for [12-2] motion to Dismiss , Motion Hearing set for 10:00 6/1/01 for [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment, set for 10:00 6/1/01 [12-2] motion to Dismiss ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 03/27/2001)
172001-04-20 ORDER ... status conference held 4/19/01 ... set Telephone Status Conference for 10:00 8/23/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge Docia L. Dalby ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 04/20/2001)
182001-05-03 MOTION by Christina Escobedo (Attorney ) to Extend Time within which to file an opposition , to Continue hearing date for summary judgment (nlt) (Entered: 05/03/2001)
192001-05-09 ORDER granting [18-1] motion to Extend Time by Christina Escobedo, granting [18-2] motion to Continue hearing date for summary judgment by Christina Escobedo, Response to Motion reset to 6/1/01 for [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment , Motion Hearing set for 6/15/01 for [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment, set for 10:00 6/15/01 for [12-2] motion to Dismiss ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 05/09/2001)
202001-06-01 Response by Christina Escobedo to [13-1] facts by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 06/01/2001)
212001-06-01 EXHIBIT(S) to [20-1] object by Christina Escobedo (nlt) (Entered: 06/01/2001)
222001-06-01 MEMORANDUM by Christina Escobedo in opposition to [14-1] support memorandum by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 06/01/2001)
232001-06-12 MOTION by CF Industries Inc for Leave to File reply memo , for Leave to conduct discovery , to Continue Hearing on motion for summary judgment , and for oral argument on its pending motion for summary judgment [reply memo not submitted] (nlt) Modified on 06/12/2001 (Entered: 06/12/2001)
242001-06-12 MEMORANDUM by CF Industries Inc in support of [23-1] motion for Leave to File reply memo by CF Industries Inc, [23-2] motion for Leave to conduct discovery by CF Industries Inc, [23-3] motion to Continue Hearing on motion for summary judgment by CF Industries Inc, [23-4] motion for oral argument on its pending motion for summary judgment by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 06/12/2001)
252001-06-13 ORDER granting [23-1] motion for Leave to File reply memo by CF Industries Inc ... dismissing [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment by CF Industries Inc, without prejudice to dfts filing a supplemental moiton for summary judgemnt on or before the regular motion day of 8/3/01 ... ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 06/13/2001)
262001-07-05 NOTICE by CF Industries Inc to take deposition of James Davis (nlt) (Entered: 07/05/2001)
272001-07-05 NOTICE by CF Industries Inc to take deposition of Catalyst Process Specialists (nlt) (Entered: 07/05/2001)
282001-07-09 NOTICE by CF Industries Inc to take deposition of Steve Prestigiacomo (nlt) (Entered: 07/09/2001)
292001-07-26 MOTION by CF Industries Inc (Attorney ) to Continue Deadline for filing Motion for Summary Judgment (nlt) (Entered: 07/26/2001)
302001-07-27 ORDER granting [29-1] motion to Continue Deadline for filing Motion for Summary Judgment by CF Industries Inc reset Motion for SJ Filing deadline to 9/3/01 ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (elp) (Entered: 07/27/2001)
312001-07-30 NOTICE by CF Industries Inc to take deposition of Catalyst Process Specialists (nlt) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
322001-07-30 NOTICE by CF Industries Inc to take deposition of James W Davis (nlt) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
332001-08-01 NOTICE by CF Industries Inc to take deposition of Catalyst Process Specialists (elp) (Entered: 08/01/2001)
342001-08-31 MOTION by CF Industries Inc (Attorney ) for Summary Judgment ( Motion Hearing set for 10:00 10/5/01 ) (nlt) (Entered: 09/04/2001)
352001-08-31 Statement of Facts by CF Industries Inc . (nlt) (Entered: 09/04/2001)
362001-08-31 MEMORANDUM by CF Industries Inc in support of [34-1] motion for Summary Judgment by CF Industries Inc, [35-1] facts by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 09/04/2001)
372001-08-31 EXHIBIT(S) to [36-1] support memorandum by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 09/04/2001)
382001-09-13 Response by Christina Escobedo to [35-1] facts by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 09/14/2001)
392001-09-13 MEMORANDUM by Christina Escobedo in opposition to [34-1] motion for Summary Judgment by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 09/14/2001)
402001-09-21 NOTICE of Hearing:...the telephone status conference set in this matter for 8/23/01 has been CANCELLED and RESET to 10/18/01 at 10:00... reset Telephone Conference for 10:00 10/18/01 before DLD , issued notices. (kmk) (Entered: 09/21/2001)
412001-09-21 MOTION by CF Industries Inc for Leave to File Reply Memo , and for Oral Hearing of CF Industries Motion for SJ , and to Continue Hearing Date (elp) (Entered: 09/21/2001)
422001-09-24 ORDER granting [41-1] motion for Leave to File Reply Memo by CF Industries Inc, granting [41-2] motion for Oral Hearing of CF Industries Motion for SJ by CF Industries Inc, granting [41-3] motion to Continue Hearing Date by CF Industries Inc Oral argument set for 2:00 10/12/01 for [34-1] motion for Summary Judgment ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 09/24/2001)
432001-09-26 REPLY by CF Industries Inc to response to [12-1] motion for Summary Judgment by CF Industries Inc, [12-2] motion to Dismiss by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 09/26/2001)
442001-09-26 EXHIBIT(S) to [43-1] response reply by CF Industries Inc (nlt) (Entered: 09/26/2001)
452001-10-18 ORDER ... sched conf held ... set Amended Pleadings deadline to 7/17/02 , set Discovery deadline to 7/17/02 , set Expert Witness List deadline to 8/17/02 for pla , set Expert Witness List deadline to 10/17/02 for dft , set Expert reports deadline due by 8/17/02 for Christina Escobedo , set Expert reports deadline due by 10/17/02 for Turner Industries, for CF Industries Inc , set Experts deposed deadline for 12/17/02 for Turner Industries, for CF Industries Inc, for Christina Escobedo , set Dispostive Motion Filing deadline to 1/17/03 ... All discovery previously stayed is due within 30 days or by 11/19/01 ( signed by Mag. Judge Docia L. Dalby ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 10/18/2001)
462002-01-10 NOTICE of change of address by Christina Escobedo (nlt) (Entered: 01/10/2002)
472002-02-15 ORDER ... the pla claims against CF Industries be dismissed, with prejudice, reserving pla rights against Turner Industries ... ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 02/15/2002)
482002-07-01 MOTION by Christina Escobedo to Extend Time to complete discovery (nlt) (Entered: 07/01/2002)
492002-07-02 ORDER ... granting [48-1] motion to Extend Time to complete discovery by Christina Escobedo ... reset Discovery deadline to 9/17/02 ... reset Expert Witness List deadline to 10/17/02 for pla ... reset Expert Witness List deadline to 12/17/02 for dft ... reset Expert reports deadline due by 10/17/02 for Christina Escobedo ... reset Expert reports deadline due by 12/17/02 for Turner Industries ... reset Experts deposed deadline for 2/17/03 for Turner Industries, for Christina Escobedo ... reset Dispositive Motion Filing deadline to 3/17/03 ( signed by Mag. Judge Docia L. Dalby ), issued notices. (nlt) (Entered: 07/02/2002)
502002-11-18 MOTION by Christina Escobedo (Attorney ) to Dismiss (nlt) (Entered: 11/18/2002)
512002-12-06 JUDGMENT granting [50-1] motion to Dismiss by Christina Escobedo ( signed by Judge James J. Brady ) (nlt) (Entered: 12/06/2002)