Case Details

CourtDistrict of New Jersey
Docket number2:05-cv-01548
Date case filed2005-03-21
Date case closed2008-06-26
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Jose L. Linares
Case cause42:1983 Civil Rights Act
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandDefendant
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: JOEL B. ROSEN
Party type: Mediator
Attorney name: JOEL B ROSEN
Attorney Contact:
MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, WALKER & RHOADS, LLP
457 HADDONFIELD ROAD
SUITE 600
CHERRY HILL, NJ 08002-2220
(856) 488-7700
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: GLORIMAR SILVA
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: JAMES JOSEPH FREGA
Attorney Contact:
PERCONTI & COOK, ESQS.
886 BELMONT AVENUE
NORTH HALEDON, NJ 07508
(973) 427-5549
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: WILLIAM J. DE MARCO
Attorney Contact:
BISCAGLIE & DE MARCO LLC
365 RIFLE CAMP ROAD
WEST PATERSON, NJ 072424
(973) 742-8900
Fax: (973) 742-8394
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: DOMINGO SILVA
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: JAMES JOSEPH FREGA
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: WILLIAM J. DE MARCO
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: CITY OF PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY
Party type: Defendant
Party: CITY OF PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party type: Defendant
NEW JERSEY
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF PATRICK TRENTACOST
Party type: Defendant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF TIMOTHY ZAYATZ
Party type: Defendant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: LIEUTENANT FRANK SANCHEZ
Party type: Defendant
individually and as LIEUTENANT OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF RONALD FREEMAN
Party type: Defendant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF GEORGE KELLY
Party type: Defendant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: LIEUTENANT JAMES FARRELL
Party type: Defendant
individually and as LIEUTENANT OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF HENRY TIRITILLI
Party type: Defendant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: CAPTAIN JOSEPH CAJZER
Party type: Defendant
individually and as CAPTAIN OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: ROBERT HARE
Party type: Defendant
individually and as FIRE DIRECTOR OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Attorney name: JOEL M. MIKLACKI
Attorney Contact:
ONE HOWE AVENUE
SUITE 301
PASSAIC, NJ 07055
(973) 779-3300
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: JOHN DOE #1-9
Party type: Defendant
(said names being fictitious and unknown to Plaintiffs)
Party: JANE DOE #1-9
Party type: Defendant
(said names being fictitious and unknown to Plaintiffs)
Party: LIEUTENANT FRANK SANCHEZ
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as LIEUTENANT OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF RONALD FREEMAN
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF GEORGE KELLY
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: LIEUTENANT JAMES FARRELL
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as LIEUTENANT OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF HENRY TIRITILLI
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: CAPTAIN JOSEPH CAJZER
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as CAPTAIN OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: ROBERT HARE
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as FIRE DIRECTOR OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: CITY OF PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY
Party type: Cross Claimant
Party: CITY OF PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party type: Cross Claimant
NEW JERSEY
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF PATRICK TRENTACOST
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: DEPUTY CHIEF TIMOTHY ZAYATZ
Party type: Cross Claimant
individually and as DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT
Party: JOHN DOE #1-9
Party type: Cross Defendant
(said names being fictitious and unknown to Plaintiffs)
Party: JANE DOE #1-9
Party type: Cross Defendant
(said names being fictitious and unknown to Plaintiffs)

Case Docket

Docket
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12005-03-21 COMPLAINT against FRANK SANCHEZ, RONALD FREEMAN, GEORGE KELLY, JAMES FARRELL, HENRY TIRITILLI, JOSEPH CAJZER, ROBERT HARE, JOHN DOE #1-9, JANE DOE #1-9, CITY OF PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY, CITY OF PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT, PATRICK TRENTACOST, TIMOTHY ZAYATZ ( Filing fee $ 250 receipt number 329913.) JURY DEMAND, filed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA.(ji, ) (Entered: 03/22/2005)
22005-05-23 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SERVICE Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. JOSEPH CAJZER served on 3/31/2005, answer due 4/20/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
32005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
42005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. PATRICK TRENTACOST waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
52005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. FRANK SANCHEZ waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
62005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. HENRY TIRITILLI waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
72005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. JAMES FARRELL waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
82005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. GEORGE KELLY waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
92005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. CITY OF PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
102005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. ROBERT HARE waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
112005-05-23 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. TIMOTHY ZAYATZ waiver sent on 3/31/2005, answer due 5/31/2005. (DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
122005-05-26 AMENDED COMPLAINT against all defendants all defendants., filed by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA.(DEMARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/26/2005)
132005-05-26 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand, CROSSCLAIM against JOHN DOE #1-9, JANE DOE #1-9 by FRANK SANCHEZ, RONALD FREEMAN, GEORGE KELLY, JAMES FARRELL, HENRY TIRITILLI, JOSEPH CAJZER, ROBERT HARE, CITY OF PASSAIC, NEW JERSEY, CITY OF PASSAIC FIRE DEPARTMENT, PATRICK TRENTACOST, TIMOTHY ZAYATZ.(SANCHEZ, DOUGLAS) (Entered: 05/26/2005)
142005-07-29 Substitution and NOTICE of Appearance by JOEL M. MIKLACKI on behalf of ROBERT HARE (nr, ) (Entered: 08/04/2005)
152005-09-06 ORDER Initial Conference set for 10/24/2005 02:00 PM in Newark - Courtroom 2C before Magistrate Judge Ronald J. Hedges.. Signed by Judge Ronald J. Hedges on 9/6/05. (nm, ) (Entered: 09/06/2005)
162005-10-31 SCHEDULING ORDER: Status Conference set for 1/24/2006 03:00 PM before Magistrate Judge Mark Falk.. Signed by Judge Ronald J. Hedges on 10/27/05. (nr, ) (Entered: 10/31/2005)
172005-11-22 ORDER directing the defts. to serve initial disclosures pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. within one week of the date of this order . Signed by Judge Katharine S. Hayden on 11/21/05. (nr, ) (Entered: 11/23/2005)
182006-01-25 SCHEDULING ORDER: Settlement Conference set for 6/6/2006 03:30 PM before Magistrate Judge Ronald J. Hedges. Final Pretrial Conference set for 9/6/2006 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Ronald J. Hedges. Discovery due by 9/1/2006.. Signed by Judge Ronald J. Hedges on 1/25/2006. (mn, ) (Entered: 01/25/2006)
192006-05-31 Substitution of Attorney - Attorney WILLIAM J. DE MARCO and WILLIAM J. DE MARCO for GLORIMAR SILVA and DOMINGO SILVA, JAMES JOSEPH FREGA and WILLIAM J. DE MARCO for GLORIMAR SILVA and DOMINGO SILVA added.. (DE MARCO, WILLIAM) (Entered: 05/31/2006)
202006-06-02 SCHEDULING ORDER: Settlement Conference set for 6/6/2006 03:30 PM before Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi.. Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 06/01/06. (nr, ) (Entered: 06/02/2006)
212006-06-13 AMENDED PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER: Final Pretrial Conference set for 11/8/2006 02:00 PM before Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi.. Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 06/07/06. (nr, ) (Entered: 06/14/2006)
222006-08-15 ORDER on informal application, SCHEDULING ORDER: Settlement Conference set for 9/26/2006 11:00 AM and Final Pretrial Conference set for 2/16/07 at 11:00 both before Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi. Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 08/11/06. (nr, ) Modified on 8/17/2006 (nc, ). (Entered: 08/17/2006)
232006-11-17 Case referred to mediation; appointing Joel B. Rosen as mediator and staying case for 90 days pending the mediation process . Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 11/16/2006. (nr, ) (Entered: 11/17/2006)
242006-11-16 ORDER on informal application appointing mediator, ordering the completion of pltf's deposition and staying case pending mediation. . Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 11/16/2006. (nr, ) (Entered: 11/17/2006)
252007-04-17 ORDER directing the parties to submit a consented to proposed discovery plan for consideration by the Court. Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 04/17/2007. (nr, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 4/18/2007 (nr, ). (Entered: 04/18/2007)
262007-04-17 ORDER extending time for production of expert reports. Signed by Judge Esther Salas on 04/14/2007. (nr, ) (Entered: 04/18/2007)
272007-04-26 Proposed Pretrial Order by GLORIMAR SILVA, DOMINGO SILVA. (BISCEGLIE, ANGELO) (Entered: 04/26/2007)
282007-05-01 AMENDED PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER Re discovery. Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 04/30/2007. (nr, ) (Entered: 05/02/2007)
292007-07-25 Amended Pretrial SCHEDULING ORDER: In-person Conference set for 10/2/2007 12:00 PM before Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi.. Signed by Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 7/24/07. (jd, ) (Entered: 07/25/2007)
302008-04-22 LETTER ORDER on informal application scheduling a telephone status/conference for 5/14/2008 at 3:30p.m.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi on 04/21/2008. (nr, ) (Entered: 04/23/2008)
312008-06-26 ORDER DISMISSING CASE as settled, w/out costs. Signed by Judge Jose L. Linares on 06/26/2008. (nr, ) (Entered: 06/26/2008)