Case Details

CourtDistrict of New Jersey
Docket number1:17-cv-02228
Date case filed2017-04-03
Date case closed2017-10-03
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Joseph H. Rodriguez
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Insurance Contract
Nature of suit110 Insurance
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: JNB RIVERWINDS, INC.
Party type: Plaintiff
doing business asRIVERWINDS RESTAURANT
Attorney name: EUGENE KILLIAN , JR.
Attorney Contact:
THE KILLIAN FIRM, P.C.
555 ROUTE 1 SOUTH
SUITE 430
ISELIN, NJ 08830
(732) 912-2100
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: JOHN C. EASTLACK , JR.
Attorney Contact:
WEIR & PARTNERS LLP
215 Fries Mill Road
2nd Floor
Turnersville, NJ 08012
(856) 662-1018
Fax: (856) 662-1592
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: LILIA LONDAR
Attorney Contact:
WEIR & PARTNERS
215 FRIES MILL ROAD
2ND FLOOR
TURNERSVILLE, NJ 08012
856-662-1018
Fax: 856-662-1592
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: FOTIOS FARMAKIS
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: EUGENE KILLIAN , JR.
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: JOHN C. EASTLACK , JR.
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: LILIA LONDAR
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: MARGRIET ALLYNN SCHABERG
Attorney Contact:
RIKER DANZIG SHERER HYLAND & PERRETTI LLP
ONE SPEEDWELL AVNEUE
HEADQUARTERS PLAZA
MORRISTOWN, NJ 07962
973-538-0800
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: LANCE J. KALIK
Attorney Contact:
RIKER DANZIG SCHERER HYLAND & PERRETTI, LLP
ONE SPEEDWELL AVENUE
PO BOX 1981
MORRISTOWN, NJ 07962-1981
(973) 538-0800
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: MARGRIET ALLYNN SCHABERG
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: LANCE J. KALIK
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: MARGRIET ALLYNN SCHABERG
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: LANCE J. KALIK
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: MARGRIET ALLYNN SCHABERG
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: LANCE J. KALIK
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: LANCE J. KALIK
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: MARGRIET ALLYNN SCHABERG
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: JOHN DOES 1-10
Party type: Defendant
FICTITIOUS NAMES, PERSONS, CORPORATIONS, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES OR OTHER BUSINESS ENTITIES DULY FORMED OR INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY OR ELSWHERE
Party: Starstone US Services, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
185 Hudson Street
Suite 2600, Harborside 5
Jersey City, NJ 07311
Party: TORUS NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY
Party type: Defendant
185 Hudson Street
Harborside 5, Ste 2600
Jersey City, NJ 07311
Party: ENSTAR GROUP LIMITED
Party type: Defendant
Party: RPA Insurance Services LLC
Party type: Defendant
8 Wood Hollow Road
Suite 301
Parsippany, NJ 07054

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12017-04-03 NOTICE OF REMOVAL by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, National Casualty Company, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide Management Liability and Specialty Claims from Superior Court of Camden County, case number CAM-L-1004-17. ( Filing and Admin fee $ 400 receipt number 0312-7749561), filed by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, National Casualty Company, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide Management Liability and Specialty Claims. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Certificate of Service)(KALIK, LANCE) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
22017-04-03 Corporate Disclosure Statement by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, National Casualty Company, Nationwide Management Liability and Specialty Claims, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company identifying Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company as Corporate Parent.. (KALIK, LANCE) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
32017-04-04 Order Initial Conference set for 5/4/2017 02:00 PM in Room 2040 before Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams on 4/4/2017. (rtm, ) (Entered: 04/04/2017)
42017-04-07 ANSWER to Complaint with Affirmative Defenses and Local 11.2 Certification by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(KALIK, LANCE) (Entered: 04/07/2017)
52017-04-17 AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants All Defendants., filed by FOTIOS FARMAKIS, JNB RIVERWINDS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-K)(LONDAR, LILIA) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
62017-04-17 MOTION to Remand to Superior Court by FOTIOS FARMAKIS, JNB RIVERWINDS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Brief, # 2 Exhibit A-C)(LONDAR, LILIA) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
72017-05-01 BRIEF in Opposition filed by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY re 6 MOTION to Remand to Superior Court (KALIK, LANCE) (Entered: 05/01/2017)
82017-05-01 DECLARATION of Margriet A. Schaberg, Esq. re 7 Brief in Opposition to Motion, by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F)(KALIK, LANCE) (Entered: 05/01/2017)
92017-05-01 NOTICE of Appearance by MARGRIET ALLYNN SCHABERG on behalf of FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 05/01/2017)
102017-05-01 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY re 8 Declaration, 7 Brief in Opposition to Motion, (SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 05/01/2017)
112017-05-04 TEXT ORDER Upon consideration of the letter dated April 27, 2017 from Lance J. Kalik, Esquire, counsel for defendants, and the letter dated May 1, 2017 from Lilia Londar, Esquire, counsel for plaintiffs, the Court hereby reschedules the in-person Initial Conference previously set for May 4, 2017. The new date and time of the in-person Initial Conference is July 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 2040 - Camden. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams on 5/4/17. (Ramos, Nicole) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
122017-05-08 Letter from Lilia Londar, Esquire requesting extension till May 10, 2017 to file Reply Brief re 8 Declaration, 6 MOTION to Remand to Superior Court, 7 Brief in Opposition to Motion, Set/Reset Motion and R&R Deadlines/Hearings,. (LONDAR, LILIA) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
132017-05-09 ORDER granting Plaintiff's letter request to file a Reply Brief to Defendants' Opposition to the Motion to Remand on 5/10/2017. Signed by Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez on 5/9/2017. (dmr) (Entered: 05/09/2017)
142017-05-10 REPLY BRIEF to Opposition to Motion filed by FOTIOS FARMAKIS, JNB RIVERWINDS, INC. re 6 MOTION to Remand to Superior Court (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Unpublished Opinions)(LONDAR, LILIA) (Entered: 05/10/2017)
152017-05-11 TEXT ORDER Due to a scheduling conflict, the Court hereby reschedules the in-person Initial Conference previously set for July 5, 2017. The new date and time of the in-person Initial Conference is July 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 2040 - Camden. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams on 5/11/17. (Ramos, Nicole) (Entered: 05/11/2017)
162017-07-12 SCHEDULING ORDER: Telephone Status Conference set for 10/6/2017 at 2:00 PM before Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams. Amended Pleadings due by 10/30/2017. Pretrial Factual Discovery due by 12/29/2017. Dispositive Motions due by 5/11/2018, etc. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams on 7/12/2017. (dmr) (Entered: 07/12/2017)
172017-07-18 MOTION for Summary Judgment by FOTIOS FARMAKIS, JNB RIVERWINDS, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A to L)(LONDAR, LILIA) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
182017-08-04 Rule 7.1(d)(5) Letter for an automatic extension of the return date of a dispositive motion re 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment . (SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
192017-08-11 TEXT ORDER Within ten (10) days of the date of this Text Order, Plaintiffs counsel shall file a letter with the Court, as set forth in the July 12, 2017 Scheduling Order, stating that the parties have conferred pursuant to L. CIV. R. 26.1(b)(2) and 26.1(d) concerning discovery of digital information and advise whether the parties have agreed on computer-based and other digital discovery matters. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams on 8/11/17. (Ramos, Nicole) (Entered: 08/11/2017)
202017-08-21 Letter from Daniel E. Rybeck, Esq.. (RYBECK, DANIEL) (Entered: 08/21/2017)
212017-08-22 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Certificate of Service)(SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
222017-08-22 BRIEF in support of the Nationwide Defendants' Cross-Motion and in opposition to the Plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment (SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
232017-08-22 CERTIFICATION in Support filed by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY re 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment , 21 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C-D, # 4 Exhibit E-I, # 5 Exhibit J-K)(SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
242017-08-22 CERTIFICATION in Opposition filed by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY re 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
252017-08-22 STATEMENT of Material Fact in Support filed by FREEDOM SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, NATIONAL CASUALTY COMPANY, NATIONWIDE MANAGEMENT LIABILITY AND SPECIALTY CLAIMS, NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY re 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment , 21 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment (SCHABERG, MARGRIET) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
262017-08-24 Rule 7.1(d)(5) Letter for an automatic extension of the return date of a dispositive motion re 21 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment . (RYBECK, DANIEL) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
272017-09-13 NOTICE of Appearance by EUGENE KILLIAN, JR on behalf of FOTIOS FARMAKIS, JNB RIVERWINDS, INC. (KILLIAN, EUGENE) (Entered: 09/13/2017)
282017-09-15 Letter from Plaintiff regarding Motions returnable on September 18, 2017 re 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment , 21 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment . (KILLIAN, EUGENE) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
292017-09-18 ORDER granting letter request to withdraw Plaintiff's 17 Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and Defendant's 21 Cross Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez on 9/15/2017. (dmr) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
302017-10-03 ORDER granting 6 Motion to Remand this matter to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Camden County. Signed by Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez on 10/3/2017. (dmr) (Entered: 10/03/2017)
312017-10-03 Transmittal Letter for remanded case to Camden County Hall of Justice 101 South Fifth StreetCamden, NJ 08103 State No: CAM L 1004 17. Mailed certified copy of the Order remanding case. (dmr) (Entered: 10/03/2017)