Case Details

CourtSouthern District of New York
Docket number7:97-cv-01352
Date case filed1997-02-26
Date case closed2004-02-23
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Colleen McMahon
Case cause18:1964 Racketeering (RICO) Act
Nature of suit360 P.I.: Other
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Hershy Meisels
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
Sirota & Sirota, LLP
125 Beach 128th Street
Belle Harbor, NY 11694
(212) 425-9055
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
Tarshis, Catania, Liberth, Mahon & Milligram
One Corwin Court
Post Office Box 1479
Newburgh, NY 12550
845-565-1100
Fax: 845-565-1999
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Yida Weinstock
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: John J. Walsh , II
Attorney Contact:
Boeggeman, George, & Corde, P.C.(WPls)
1 Water Street
Suite 920
White Plains, NY 10601
914-761-2252
Fax: 914-761-5211
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Chaim M. Rubin
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Samuel M. Stern
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Moshe Herman
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Binie Vizel
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asBini Schwartz
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Blima Rosenfeld
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asBlima Green
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Herman Freund
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: John J. Walsh , II
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Idy Weinberger
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asIdy Samet
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Devorah Herskovits
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asDevorah Mermelstein
Attorney name: Rachell Roffe Sirota
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Avrum Yitschok Gluck
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Ester Ekstein
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asEster Zoldan
Attorney name: John J. Walsh , II
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Mosha Grunfeld
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Miriam Klein
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asMiriam Leonorovitz
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: David Rubinfeld
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Isaac Goldberger
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Shara Yides Salamon
Party type: Plaintiff
formerly known asYides Rosenbaum
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Chavi Engel
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Rochama Askenazi
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Jacob Hillman
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: David Fried
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: John J. Walsh , II
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Arthur Gluck
Party type: Plaintiff
As Assignee
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Shimon Hirsch
Party type: Plaintiff
As Parent and Natural Guardian of MOISHE HIRSCH, A Minor
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Abraham Wieder
Party type: Plaintiff
As Parent and Natural Guardian of LEAH WIEDER, A Minor
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Abraham Wieder
Party type: Plaintiff
As Parent and Natural Guardian of DAVID WIEDER, A Minor
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Mordchai Kaufman
Party type: Plaintiff
As Parent and Natural Guardian of SLAVA KAUFMAN, A Minor
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Solomon Rubin
Party type: Plaintiff
As Parent and Natural Guardian of MENDEL RUBIN, A Minor
Attorney name: John J. Walsh , II
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Moses Epstein
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Cheskel Lunger
Party type: Plaintiff
As Parent and Natural Guardian of SHMIEL LUNGER, A Minor
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Kalman Weiss
Party type: Plaintiff
As Assignee
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: La Suisse
Party type: Defendant
also known asLa Suisse, Lebens-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft, Lausanne
also known asLa Suisse Life Insurance Company, Lausanne
Attorney name: Richard Niles Chassin
Attorney Contact:
Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP
299 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10171
(212) 888-3033
Fax: (212) 888-0255
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Swiss Life
Party type: Defendant
also known asSwiss Life Insurance and Annuity Company
also known asSchweizerische Lebensversicherungsund Rentenanstalt
Attorney name: Richard Niles Chassin
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: La Suisse
Party type: Counter Claimant
also known asLa Suisse, Lebens-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft, Lausanne
also known asLa Suisse Life Insurance Company, Lausanne
Attorney name: Richard Niles Chassin
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Hershy Meisels
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Yida Weinstock
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Chaim M. Rubin
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Samuel M. Stern
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Moshe Herman
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Binie Vizel
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asBini Schwartz
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Blima Rosenfeld
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asBlima Green
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Herman Freund
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Idy Weinberger
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asIdy Samet
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Devorah Herskovits
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asDevorah Mermelstein
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Avrum Yitschok Gluck
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Ester Ekstein
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asEster Zoldan
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Mosha Grunfeld
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Miriam Klein
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asMiriam Leonorovitz
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: David Rubinfeld
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Isaac Goldberger
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Shara Yides Salamon
Party type: Counter Defendant
formerly known asYides Rosenbaum
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Chavi Engel
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Rochama Askenazi
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Jacob Hillman
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: David Fried
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Arthur Gluck
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Shimon Hirsch
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Abraham Wieder
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Abraham Wieder
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Mordchai Kaufman
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Solomon Rubin
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Moses Epstein
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Cheskel Lunger
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Kalman Weiss
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Richard Martin Mahon
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
11997-02-26 COMPLAINT filed; Summons issued and Notice pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(c); FILING FEE $ 150.00 RECEIPT # 278366 (cj) (Entered: 02/27/1997)
21997-02-28 Notice of reasgmnt _ to Judge Barbara S. Jones Copy of notice and judge's rules mailed to Attorney(s) of record: Richard M. Mahon. (ec) (Entered: 03/04/1997)
31997-04-28 Filed Memo_Endorsement on letter to Judge Jones dated 4/18/97 from Atty. Richard M. Mahon, II, request to deny extension of time for April 25, 1997 conference (Application to adjourn the April 25, 1997 conference is denied. The parties shall appear at 2:45pm as scheduled. So ordered. 4/21/97.)( signed by Judge Barbara S. Jones ) (kz) (Entered: 04/28/1997)
41997-05-22 RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to La Suisse on 4/29/97 Answer due on 5/19/97 for La Suisse . served summons and complaint by leaving with (?) Weiner Blauenstein, at Avenue de Rumine 13 , 1005 Lausanne Switzerland. (unable to make out name of server). (ds) (Entered: 05/22/1997)
51997-05-29 RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Swiss Life by (unable to make out name) on 4/29/97 Answer due on 5/19/97 for Swiss Life. Served summons and complaint by leaving with Prof. Dr. Kuhn at 8022 Zurich, General Guisan-Quai 40 (suisse) (ds) (Entered: 05/29/1997)
61997-07-10 Filed Memo_Endorsement on letter to USDJ Jones from atty Richard Chassin dated June 30, 1997 re; parties agree to alter the briefing schedule as follows; 1) Dfts will serve a motion to dismiss the complaint on or before 7/15/97; 2) Plntfs will serve opposition papers on or before 7/29/97; and 3) Dfts will serve any reply papers on or before 8/12/97. ENDORSEMENT: The above briefing schedule shall govern the further conduct of this case. SO ORDERED: ( signed by Judge Barbara S. Jones ) (ds) (Entered: 07/10/1997)
71997-07-29 Filed Memo_Endorsement on letter dated July 24, 1997 to Judge Jones from atty Richard M. Mahon, II re:parties consented to alter and amend the briefing schedule as follows:(1)Plaintiffs will serve opposition papers by or before September 3, 1997; and (2) Defts will serve reply papers by or before October 1, 1997. Endorsed:Application granted. So Ordered ( signed by Judge Barbara S. Jones ) (ec) (Entered: 07/29/1997)
81997-09-03 Filed Memo_Endorsement on letter dated August 29, 1997 to Judge Jones from atty Richard M. Mahon, II. re:parties consented to alter and amend the briefing schedule as follows:1.Pltfs will serve opposition papers by or before September 15, 1997 and 2. Defts will serve reply papers by or before October 15, 1997. Endorsed:So Ordered ( signed by Judge Barbara S. Jones ) (ec) (Entered: 09/04/1997)
91997-09-16 MEMORANDUM by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition to defts' motion to dismiss. (ec) (Entered: 09/16/1997)
101997-09-16 DECLARATIONS and Exhibits in opposition to defts motion to dismiss. (ec) (Entered: 09/16/1997)
111997-11-03 Supplemental DECLARATION of Elias A. Horowitz Re:in opposition to motion to dismiss. (ec) (Entered: 11/03/1997)
121997-11-03 Attorney's supplemental DECLARATION of Richard M. Mahon, II, Esq. (ec) (Entered: 11/03/1997)
131997-11-10 Filed Memo_Endorsement on letter dated October 31, 1997 to Judge Jones from law firm Drake, Sommers, Loeb, Tarshis & Catania, P.C., re:I am writing to you on a matter of extreme importance to the pltfs. Service in this case was perfected in April of 1997. Defts pre-answer motion to dismiss was served on July 15, 1997. We have requested two extensions which total 48 days. In consideration of these extensions, we extended defts' reply submission date from two weeks to 30 days. Endorsed:The deft's reply papers on the motion to dismiss shall be submitted on or before Nov. 21, 1997. No further extensions will be granted. So Ordered. ( signed by Judge Barbara S. Jones ) (ec) (Entered: 11/10/1997)
141997-11-21 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse, Swiss Life to dismiss the complaint , Return date to be determined by the court. (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
151997-11-21 DECLARATION in support by Swiss Life, Kalman Weiss [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
161997-11-21 DECLARATION in support by Swiss Life, Kalman Weiss [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
171997-11-21 DECLARATION in support by Swiss Life, Kalman Weiss [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
181997-11-21 DECLARATION of Roland Chiapowski Re: [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint . (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
191997-11-21 REPLY MEMORANDUM by Swiss Life, Kalman Weiss re: [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
201997-11-21 MEMORANDUM by Swiss Life, Kalman Weiss in support of [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint (dh) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
211997-12-03 Notice of reasgmnt _ to Judge Richard C. Casey Copy of notice and judge's rules mailed to Attorney(s) of record: Richard M. Mahon . (ec) (Entered: 12/03/1997)
221998-10-29 Notice of reasgmnt to Judge Colleen McMahon Copy of notice and judge's rules mailed to Attorney(s) of record: Richard M. Mahon, Richard N. Chassin . (ec) (Entered: 10/29/1998)
231998-11-30 Order that case be referred to the Clerk of Court for assignment to a Magistrate Judge for dispositive motion (motion requiring a R&R) ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ) Referred to Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox (ds) (Entered: 12/01/1998)
241999-06-28 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS of Judge Colleen McMahon. Case no longer referred to Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox. Based on the foregoing, I respectfully recommend that your Honor: (1) grant Defendants' motion to dismiss as to Count I with leave to replead as indicated above; and (2) grant defendants' motion to dismiss as to Counts II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII and IX. Objections to R and R due ... the parties shall have ten (10) days, plus an additional three (3) days, pursuant to Rule 6(e), Fed.R.Civ.P., or a total of thirteen (13) working days from the date hereof, to file written objections to this Report and Recommendation. (ec) (Entered: 06/29/1999)
251999-07-16 Objection(s) by Plaintiffs to Report and Recommendation of the Hon. Mark D. Fox. (ec) (Entered: 07/16/1999)
261999-07-16 Objection(s) by La Suisse, Swiss Life to [24-1] report and recommendations. (ec) (Entered: 07/16/1999)
271999-07-27 Letter filed addressed to Judge McMahon from Zeb Landsman, dated July 27, 1999, re: opposition papers to objection doc 8/4/99. (ec) (Entered: 07/27/1999)
281999-08-04 RESPONSE by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss Re: [26-1] miscellaneous (pf) (Entered: 08/04/1999)
291999-08-04 RESPONSE by La Suisse, Swiss Life Re: [25-1] miscellaneous (pf) (Entered: 08/04/1999)
301999-09-17 MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER granting in part, denying in part [14-1] motion to dismiss the complaint ...(see document for details) ...All but the First Cause of Action shld be dismissed on the Merits.... Following service of an amended complaint, the matter is referred back to Judge Fox to see if he can broker a stlmt. If not, I will discuss w/the parties the possibility of trying this case on stipulated facts. The issues that remain are few in number and narrow in scope. There is not longer a lot of money at stake. IT makes little sense to move forward on all cylinders. This constitutes the decision and order of the Court. ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon Copies mailed. (ds) (Entered: 09/21/1999)
311999-09-30 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse, Swiss Life for reconsideration of [30-1] order that declines to enforce the forum selection clause of the contracts , or, in the alternative, under 28 USC 1292(b) for the Court's certification that the Order involves a controlling question of law , no Return date (ds) (Entered: 09/30/1999)
321999-09-30 MEMORANDUM by La Suisse, Swiss Life in support of [31-1] motion for reconsideration of [30-1] order that declines to enforce the forum selection clause of the contracts, [31-2] motion under 28 USC 1292(b) for the Court's certification that the Order involves a controlling question of law (ds) (Entered: 09/30/1999)
331999-10-07 MEMORANDUM ORDER and DECISOIN denying [31-1] motion for reconsideration of [30-1] order that declines to enforce the forum selection clause the contracts, denying [31-2] motion under 28 USC 1292(b) for the Court's certification that the Order involves a controlling question of law .... ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (ds) (Entered: 10/08/1999)
342000-01-18 ANSWER to Complaint by La Suisse (Attorney Richard N. Chassin from the Firm: Becker,Glynn,Melamed & Muffly) . (fk) (Entered: 01/18/2000)
352000-06-28 AMENDED COMPLAINT by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss (Answer due 7/11/00 for La Suisse ) amending [1-1] complaint ; Summons issued. (fk) (Entered: 06/29/2000)
362000-07-06 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from atty Richard M. Mahon, II, dated July 5, 2000. Re:In light of the above comprehensive schedule, I respectfully submit that a further conference at this point is unnecessary. Endorsed:OK, Application Granted. ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (ec) (Entered: 07/07/2000)
372000-07-10 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from atty Richard N. Chassin, dated 7/7/00. Re:deft intends to move again to dismiss. Endorsed:1.The discovery schedule will not be affected by any pending motion, as I will no longer authorize any stay. So 2. Make your motion if you like, but...3.Do your discovery. (signed by Judge Colleen McMahon); Copies mailed. (ec) (Entered: 07/10/2000)
382000-07-19 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse, Swiss Life to dismiss amended complaint . Return date 8/11/00. (pf) (Entered: 07/19/2000)
392000-07-19 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse, Swiss Life in support of [38-1] motion to dismiss amended complaint . (pf) (Entered: 07/19/2000)
402000-08-03 Transcript of record of proceedings before Judge Colleen McMahon for the date(s) of November 20, 1998. Court Reporter: Mary Staten (pf) (Entered: 08/03/2000)
412000-08-04 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin in opposition to [38-1] motion to dismiss amended complaint . (fk) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
422000-08-04 NOTICE OF CROSS MOTION by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin forf conversion of deft's dismissal application to a motion for summary judgment pursuant to FRCP 12(b) . Return date 8/11/00. (fk) (Entered: 08/04/2000)
432000-08-24 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse, Swiss Life in support of [38-1] motion to dismiss amended complaint . (fk) (Entered: 08/24/2000)
442000-10-04 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to USDJ McMahon from Richard M. Mahon, II, dated September 29, 2000. Re: to request a 60 day extension of all discovery deadlines...ENDORSEMENT: I will allow this extension but no more. All dates extended 60 days. Send me a new scheduling order. So ordered: ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (pf) (Entered: 10/04/2000)
452000-12-07 ORDER...In order to facilitate the progress of pretrial discovery of this litigation in a just, speedy and inexpensive manner, to insure compliance with the case management plan, and to prevent the accumulation of unresolved discovery issues, the following procedures will be followed for resoloution of discovery disputes: (see doc for details). So Ordered. ( signed by Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox ); Copies mailed. (fk) (Entered: 12/08/2000)
462000-12-12 AFFIRMATION of John T. Holden, Esq. by Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Herman Freund, Ester Ekstein, David Fried Re: . verification that all documents were forwarded by plaintiffs to the law Firm of Boeggeman, George, Hodges & Corde, P.C. (kz) (Entered: 12/13/2000)
472001-01-12 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge Fox from Zeb Landsman, Esq., dated 1/10/01. Re: request by Defendant La Suisse to "So Order" the attached deposition schedule, So Ordered. 1/12/01 . ( signed by Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox ); Copies mailed. (kz) (Entered: 01/12/2001)
482001-01-16 REVISED SCHEDULING ORDER: (It is hereby ordered that the discovery dates set forth in this Court's order of July 6, 2000 are extended as follows: 1. All depositions of fact witnesses must be completed by 3/17/01. 2. All expert reports must be served on or before 4/17/01. 3. All rebuttal expert reports must be served on or before 5/1/01. 4. All discovery must be completed on or before 5/17/01. So Ordered.)( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (kz) (Entered: 01/16/2001)
492001-01-18 Letter filed addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard M. Mahon II, dated 1-17-01, . (dh) (Entered: 01/19/2001)
502001-01-18 Letter filed addressed to USDJ McMahon from John J. Walsh, dated 1/18/01, re: K=Like Mr. Mahon, I feel compelled to clarify certain statements made by Mr. Landsman in his letter of 1/12/01.... (pf) (Entered: 01/23/2001)
512001-01-29 Transcript of record of proceedings before Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox for the date(s) of January 5, 2001. Prepared by Shari Riemer of TypeWrite Word Processing Service. (ll) (Entered: 01/29/2001)
522001-01-31 MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS PLAINTIFF'S SECOND CLAIM, DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO STRIKE, AND DENYING PLAINTIFFS' REMAINING MOTIONS denying [42-1] cross motion for conversion of deft's dismissal application to a motion for summary judgment pursuant to FRCP 12(b), denying [38-1] motion to dismiss amended complaint . (For the reason above, defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiff's Second Cause of Action in the Amended Complaint is dismissed. As a result, plaintiff's motion to convert defednant's motion to a motion for summary judgment is denied. Defendant's motion to strike is denied. Discovery in this case is currently proceeding under a renewed scheduling order, under the supervision of the Hon. Mark D. Fox, USMJ, and is to be completed on or before May 17, 2001. So Ordered, 1/31/01.) ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (kz) (Entered: 02/02/2001)
532001-02-23 Transcript of record of proceedings before Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox for the date(s) of February 7, 2001. (dc) (Entered: 02/23/2001)
542001-03-07 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse, Swiss Life for certification under 28 USC 1292(b) . Return date 3/26/01. (fk) (Entered: 03/07/2001)
552001-03-07 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse, Swiss Life in support of [54-1] motion for certification under 28 USC 1292(b) . (fk) (Entered: 03/07/2001)
562001-03-07 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse, Swiss Life to compel . Return date 3/15/01. (fk) (Entered: 03/07/2001)
572001-03-07 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse, Swiss Life in support of [56-1] motion to compel . (fk) (Entered: 03/07/2001)
582001-03-16 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition to [54-1] motion for certification under 28 USC 1292(b) . (pf) (Entered: 03/16/2001)
592001-03-16 ANSWER by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss to dft's counterclaim; Firm of: Drake Sommers Loeb Tarshis & C by attorney (pf) (Entered: 03/16/2001)
602001-03-15 COUNTERCLAIM by La Suisse against Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss (pf) (Entered: 03/16/2001)
612001-03-15 RULE 1.9 CERTIFICATE filed by La Suisse . (pf) (Entered: 03/16/2001)
622001-03-23 Transcript of record of proceedings before Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox for the date(s) of 3/15/01. (kz) (Entered: 03/23/2001)
632001-03-23 Transcript of record of proceedings before Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox for the date(s) of 3/16/01. (kz) (Entered: 03/23/2001)
642001-03-23 REPLY MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT by La Suisse re: [54-1] motion for certification under 28 USC 1292(b) (dc) (Entered: 03/28/2001)
652001-04-16 ORDER THe appeal from the order of Hon. Mark D. Fox, concerning discovery from Elisa A. Horowitz, Alice Services Inc., Samantha Investment Ltd., and Bituswiss, S.A. is disallowed. Judge Fox's order is adopted as the order of this Court. . ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dh) (Entered: 04/18/2001)
662001-05-04 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard Mahon II, dated 5/3/01. Re:. I am at a loss as to why you did not raise this at the last conference, by "this", I mean your contention tyat you cannot complete discovery without resolving this issue. Why wait until 2 weeks before the deadline to raise it? So you can get more time? Conference call set for 5-10-01 at 10:00 am ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dh) (Entered: 05/07/2001)
672001-05-09 Objection(s) by La Suisse to Oral Order of USMJ Mark D. Fox entered 04/20/01. (fk) (Entered: 05/10/2001)
682001-05-29 Objection(s) by La Suisse to plaintiffs' statement of Foreign law and choice of law issues. (dh) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
692001-06-05 Transcript of record of proceedings before Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox for the date(s) of 4/20/01. Proceedings recorded by electronic sound recording. (pf) (Entered: 06/06/2001)
702001-06-11 NOTICE OF MOTION by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss for leave to file Amended Class Action Complaint , and to certify class action . Return date 6/29/01. (pf) (Entered: 06/11/2001)
712001-06-11 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in support of [70-1] motion for leave to file Amended Class Action Complaint, [70-2] motion to certify class action . (pf) (Entered: 06/11/2001)
722001-06-11 NOTICE of attorney appearance for Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss by . (fk) (Entered: 06/14/2001)
732001-06-14 BRIEF ON CHOICES OF LAW AND FOREIGN ISSUES by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss (pf) (Entered: 06/14/2001)
742001-06-14 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in opposition to plntffs' Statement of Foreign Law and Choice of Law Issues dated May 18, 2001, and the accompanying Legal Opinion of the same date... (pf) (Entered: 06/15/2001)
752001-06-21 REPLY MEMORANDUM by La Suisse re: [73-1] opposition memorandum (pf) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
762001-07-02 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger re: New York's Public Policy Exception to the Application of an Express Choice of Law Clause. (dc) (Entered: 07/06/2001)
772001-07-13 DECLARATION of Kevin Olsen by La Suisse in opposition Re: Plntffs' papers addressing the question of whether the public policy exception applies to the choice of law analysis in this matter . (pf) (Entered: 07/16/2001)
782001-07-17 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in opposition to Plntffs' Assertion of a New York Public Policy Exception To Strike The Swiss Choice-Of-Law Clause . (pf) (Entered: 07/17/2001)
792001-07-16 NOTICE OF MOTION by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss for summary judgment , and/or to dismiss counterclaim . Declaration of Richard M. Mahon, II and Rule 56.1 attached. No Return date indicated. (dc) (Entered: 07/19/2001)
802001-07-16 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in support of [79-1] motion for summary judgment, [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim. (dc) (Entered: 07/19/2001)
812001-07-20 DECLARATION of Kevin Olson Re: [70-1] motion for leave to file Amended Class Action Complaint . (fk) (Entered: 07/23/2001)
822001-07-20 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in opposition to [70-1] motion for leave to file Amended Class Action Complaint . (fk) (Entered: 07/23/2001)
832001-07-19 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard N. Chassin, dated 07/17/01. Re: Application to file a 35 page memorandum of law. ENDORSED: Application Granted. OK ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dc) (Entered: 07/23/2001)
842001-07-20 PLAINTIFF'S REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW: Public Policy Exception to the Application of an Express Choice of Law Clause by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss Re: (fk) (Entered: 07/25/2001)
852001-07-25 MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER DISPOSING OF CHOICE OF LAW ISSUES: ..In short, I conclude that the choice of law clause in the contract of insurance does not offend the public of NY, or of the US, and accordingly I shall enforce it. See document for more details. SO ORDERED: ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dc) (Entered: 07/26/2001)
862001-07-27 DECLARATION of Kevin Olson by La Suisse, Swiss Life Re: [79-1] motion for summary judgment . (fk) (Entered: 07/27/2001)
872001-07-27 RULE 56.1 STATEMENT filed by La Suisse, Swiss Life (fk) (Entered: 07/27/2001)
882001-07-27 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse, Swiss Life in opposition to [79-1] motion for summary judgment . (fk) (Entered: 07/27/2001)
892001-07-30 DECLARATION of Isabelle Romy by La Suisse in opposition Re: [79-1] motion for summary judgment, [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim . (pf) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
902001-07-30 DECLARATION of Georges Muller by La Suisse in opposition Re: [79-1] motion for summary judgment, [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim . (pf) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
912001-07-31 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard M. Mahon, II, dated 07/30/01. Re: Request for a week extension to submit reply papers. ENDORSED: Mr. Mahon - This is fine with me. CM ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dc) (Entered: 08/01/2001)
922001-08-01 REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN FURTHER SUPPORT by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss re: [70-1] motion for leave to file Amended Class Action Complaint, [70-2] motion to certify class action (pf) (Entered: 08/02/2001)
932001-08-09 Transcript of record of proceedings before Judge Colleen McMahon for the date(s) of June 21, 2001. (ll) (Entered: 08/09/2001)
942001-08-08 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge Fox from Richard N. Chassin, dated 08/07/01. Re: Direction from the Court to unredact certain documents, file Letter briefs due 08/09, and appear for a hearing sheduled for 08/10. ENDORSED: DENIED. Mr. Landsmen was so advised telephonically this morning. Counsel were present in Court when the rulings and directions were given and could have to and still may obtain an audio tape of the proceedings at once. This case must be trial ready by 09/04/01. SO ORDERED: ( signed by Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox ); Copies mailed. (dc) (Entered: 08/10/2001)
952001-08-10 EXHIBITS of 08/10/01, by La Suisse, Swiss Life (dc) (Entered: 08/13/2001)
962001-08-13 DECLARATION of Elias A. Horowitz Re: In reply to La Suisse's papers in opposition to plntffs' motion for summary judgment and/or dismissal of La Suisse's "fraud" counterclaim. (pf) (Entered: 08/14/2001)
972001-08-13 REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN FURTHER SUPPORT by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss re: [79-1] motion for summary judgment, [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim (pf) (Entered: 08/14/2001)
982001-08-15 DECLARATION of Isabelle Romy in opposition Re: [79-1] motion for summary judgment, [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim . (pf) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
992001-08-15 DECLARATION of Georges Muller in opposition Re: [79-1] motion for summary judgment, [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim . (pf) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
1002001-08-13 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon] from Richard N. Chassin, dated 08/10/01. Re: Application for a stay of today's order Magistrate Judge Fox pending submission and resolution of our objection to the Order. ENDORSED: Stay of Judge Fox's Discovery order granted. La Suisse is to deliver to Judge McMahon's chambers all disputed logs, (together with the transcript of the proceedings before Judge Fox) by 08/16/01. ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dc) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
1012001-08-29 Objection(s) by La Suisse to the Order ("Order") of Magistrate Judge Fox, entered orally on 08/10/01, because it improperly found that deft. had waived objections made in its Response to Plaintiffs' third Request for the production of documents dated May 23, 2001. (dcr) (Entered: 08/29/2001)
1022001-08-29 DECLARATION of Zeb Landsman by La Suisse, Swiss Life in support Re: [101-1] miscellaneous. (dc) (Entered: 08/29/2001)
1032001-09-05 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Counsel from Colleen McMahon, dated 09/05/01. Re: I have received your letters regarding the additional arguments raised in plaintiff's reply brief. Deft. has until this Friday, 09/07, at 5 p.m. to submit a response to the statute of limitations argument. The submission should be in the form of a letter brief, not to exceed five (5) pages. Do not include discussion of any issue other than the statute of limitations argument - it will be considered by the Court. Sincerely, ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dc) (Entered: 09/06/2001)
1042001-09-11 RESPONSE by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger Re: [101-1] miscellaneous (dc) (Entered: 09/24/2001)
1052001-09-17 MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER: granting [79-2] motion and/or to dismiss counterclaim, denying [70-1] motion for leave to file Amended Class Action Complaint, denying [70-2] motion to certify class action. CONCLUSION: Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment dismissing La Suisse's Counterclaim is granted. Plaintiff's Motion to file a second amended class action complaint is denied. Deft's objections to Judge Fox's discovery ruling are overruled. This lawsuit is really very simple. The only claims that remain for trial are the breach of contract and discrimination claims. On the breach of Contract, the questiion of damagtes is limited, as plaintiff's have all received their benefits under the policies. The Joint pretrial Order and the parties' Motions in limine are due 11/02/01. Responses to in limine Motions are due 11/16/01. A trial date will be set by the Court for the first quarter of 02. There will be no further adjounrments. This constitutes the Order and decision of the Court. SO ORDERED: ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (dc) Modified on 09/28/2001 (Entered: 09/28/2001)
1062001-10-24 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to USDJ McMahon from Richard M. Mahon, II, dated 10/23/01. Re:ENDORSEMENT: ...I am renewing my request for a 30 day submission extension on the 11/2/01 filing date for the Joint Pre-trial Order and simultaneous Civil Trial Filings specified in your Rules...ENDORSEMENT: Granted. So Ordered: ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (pf) (Entered: 10/25/2001)
1072001-12-04 Proposed Jury Instructions by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1082001-12-04 NOTICE OF MOTION by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in limine 1) to exclude evidence relative to the dismissed counterclaims and the theories espoused therein; 2) to schedule a Rule 44.1 hearing to resolve questions of foregin law; 3) to exclude evidence of alleged losses on the marraige policy portfolio by La Suisse . Return date 12/20/01. (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1092001-12-04 Proposed Voir Dire Questions by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1102001-12-04 Proposed Voir Dire Questions by La Suisse (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1112001-12-04 Proposed Jury Instructions by La Suisse (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1122001-12-04 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse for summary judgment . (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1132001-12-04 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in support of [112-1] motion for summary judgment . (fk) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1142001-12-03 MANDATE OF USCA (certified copy) Re: Denying Leave to appeal. Petitioners-Appellants have moved, through counsel, for leave to appeal pursuant to Fed. R. of Civ. P. 23(f). This Court need not decide whether an order granting or denying class certification is necessary for an interlocutory appeal under Rule 23(f) because petitioiners fail to meet the requirements of Rule 23(f). See In re Sumitomo Copper Litigation V. Credit Lyonnais Rouse, Ltd., 262 F. 3d 134 (2d Cir. 2001). Therefore, the petition is hereby denied. For the Court: Roseanne B. MacKechnie, Clerk. (dc) (Entered: 12/05/2001)
1152001-12-06 PRETRIAL MEMORANDUM FILED BY DEFENDANTS. (dc) (Entered: 12/07/2001)
1162001-12-17 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in opposition to [108-1] motion in limine 1) to exclude evidence relative to the dismissed counterclaims and the theories espoused therein; 2) to schedule a Rule 44.1 hearing to resolve questions of foregin law; 3) to exclude evidence of alleged losses on the marraige policy portfolio by La Suisse . (pf) (Entered: 12/18/2001)
1172001-12-19 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition to dft's motion in limine. (pf) (Entered: 12/19/2001)
1182001-12-26 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims . Return date 1/18/01. (sv) (Entered: 12/28/2001)
1192001-12-26 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in support of [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims . (sv) (Entered: 12/28/2001)
1202001-12-26 RULE 56.1 STATEMENT filed by La Suisse (sv) (Entered: 12/28/2001)
1212001-12-26 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in support of [108-1] motion in limine 1) to exclude evidence relative to the dismissed counterclaims and the theories espoused therein; 2) to schedule a Rule 44.1 hearing to resolve questions of foregin law; 3) to exclude evidence of alleged losses on the marraige policy portfolio by La Suisse . (sv) (Entered: 12/28/2001)
1222002-01-07 Letter filed addressed to Hon. C. M. McMahon from Richard M. Mahon, II, dated Jan. 3, 2002, re: request that the court so order these submission dates by indicating the same on this correspondence and faxing a copy of such order to all counsel. So Ordered: . (ll) (Entered: 01/07/2002)
1232002-01-17 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard M. Mahon, II, dated January 15, 2002. Re: respect to the submission dates on La Suisse's motion for partial summary judgment. Endorsed: Granted . ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Copies mailed. (sv) (Entered: 01/22/2002)
1242002-01-28 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition to [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims . (pf) (Entered: 01/29/2002)
1252002-01-28 DECLARATION of Elias Horowitz by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition Re: [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims . (pf) (Entered: 01/29/2002)
1262002-01-28 RULE 56.1 STATEMENT filed by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss (pf) (Entered: 01/29/2002)
1272002-01-28 DECLARATION of Richard M. Mahon, II by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition Re: [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims . (pf) (Entered: 01/29/2002)
1282002-02-01 STIPULATION.......and Whereas, the parties have agreed to amend the Joint Pretrial Order to indclude references to the testimony given and exhibits marked at the inal Horowitz Deposition, Now, Therefore, it is hereby stipulated and agreed by and between counsel for the undersigned parties, as follows.....(see doucment for details). SO ORDERED: ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ) (sv) (Entered: 02/05/2002)
1292002-02-11 REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN FURTHER SUPPORT by La Suisse re: [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims (pf) (Entered: 02/13/2002)
1302002-02-11 SECOND DECLARATION of Kevin G. W. Olson by La Suisse in support Re: [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims . (pf) (Entered: 02/13/2002)
1312003-01-14 PRETRIAL ORDER (UNSIGNED) (pf) (Entered: 01/15/2003)
1322003-04-22 MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT denying [118-1] motion for partial summary judgment dismissing civil rights and punitive damages claims... For the reasons stated above, La Suisse's motionfor summary judgment on plaintiffs' Section 1981 claim is denied. Ths is the decision and order of the Court. So Ordered ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); ch/faxed/cpys. (sv) (Entered: 04/23/2003)
1332003-05-12 Letter filed by La Suisse addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard N. Chassin, dated 05/05/03, re: Memorandum Decision and Order of April 22, 2003. (dcr) (Entered: 05/13/2003)
1342003-05-08 MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER: Defendant's exegesis is sufficient to treat its letter as a Motion for reconsideration, which I hereby deny...Defendant's to file Motion in Limine within 10 days, Plaintiffs have ten days to respond. I will not extend the deadline for any reason, including personal tragedy, planned vacations, etc..See document for more details.. ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Clerk's Office Mailed Copies. (dcr) (Entered: 05/14/2003)
1352003-05-22 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse in limine to exclude evidence relating to non-similarly situated policyholders .No Return Date (sv) (Entered: 05/23/2003)
1362003-05-22 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in support of [135-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence relating to non-similarly situated policyholders . (sv) (Entered: 05/23/2003)
1372003-05-22 NOTICE OF MOTION by La Suisse in limine, for an order dismissing plaintiffs' contract claims as a matter of Swiss law or, alternatively, precluding plaintiffs from offering at trial any evidence supporting their contract claims . Return Date (sv) (Entered: 05/23/2003)
1382003-05-22 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by La Suisse in support of [137-1] motion in limine, for an order dismissing plaintiffs' contract claims as a matter of Swiss law or, alternatively, precluding plaintiffs from offering at trial any evidence supporting their contract claims . (sv) (Entered: 05/23/2003)
1392003-05-28 SUPPLEMENTAL DECLARATION of Kevin Olson by La Suisse in support Re: [137-1] motion in limine, for an order dismissing plaintiffs' contract claims as a matter of Swiss law or, alternatively, precluding plaintiffs from offering at trial any evidence supporting their contract claims . (sv) (Entered: 05/29/2003)
1402003-06-09 MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition to [137-1] motion in limine, for an order dismissing plaintiffs' contract claims as a matter of Swiss law or, alternatively, precluding plaintiffs from offering at trial any evidence supporting their contract claims, [135-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence relating to non-similarly situated policyholders . (pf) (Entered: 06/09/2003)
1412003-06-09 DECLARATION of Elias Horowitz by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition Re: . (pf) (Entered: 06/09/2003)
1422003-06-09 DECLARATION of Richard Mahon II by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss in opposition Re: [137-1] motion in limine, for an order dismissing plaintiffs' contract claims as a matter of Swiss law or, alternatively, precluding plaintiffs from offering at trial any evidence supporting their contract claims, [135-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence relating to non-similarly situated policyholders . (pf) (Entered: 06/09/2003)
1432003-06-09 Memo-Endorsement on letter addressed to Judge McMahon from Richard N. Chassin, dated 06/05/03. Re: Scheduling. ENDORSED: I have no guidance for you. ( Endorsed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); Clerk's Office Mailed Copies. (dcr) (Entered: 06/09/2003)
1442003-06-13 REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN FURTHER SUPPORT by La Suisse Re: [135-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence relating to non-similarly situated policyholders (sv) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
1452003-10-27 Order that case be referred to the Clerk of Court for assignment to a Magistrate Judge for Jury selection 1/5/04 9:30 am. Referred to Magistrate Judge Mark D. Fox . ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ) (ll) (Entered: 10/29/2003)
1462003-10-27 ORDER (CALENDER NOTICE); please take notice that the above captioned action has been scheduled for a final pre-trial conference before the Hon. Colleen McMahon US District Judge, on Friday, 12/19/03 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 521, U.S. District Court, 300 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601..... ( signed by Judge Colleen McMahon ); copies mailed by clerks office. (jma) (Entered: 10/29/2003)
1472003-11-12 Letter filed addressed to Judge McMahon from John J. Walsh, dated 11/06/03,. In the interest of full disclosure, Iwrite to advise the Court and other parties that with the above matter having recently been scheduled for conferance and trial, I realize that I have acted as cousel in a matter which your husband was tangentially involved. (mov) (Entered: 11/12/2003)
1482003-11-26 DECISION on OUTSTANDING IN LIMINE MOTIONS granting in part and denying in part 108 Motion in Limine, granting in part and denying in part 135 Motion in Limine, granting in part and denying in part 137 Motion in Liminei... . (Signed by Judge Colleen McMahon on 11/25/03) (fk, ) (Entered: 11/30/2003)
1492003-11-24 ENDORSED LETTER addressed to Judge Colleen McMahon from Richard N. Chassin dated 11/21/2003 re: We respectfully request that the Court adjourn jury selection to 1/12/2004, and the start of trial to 1/19/2004. ENDORSED: No adjournment. (Signed by Judge Colleen McMahon on 11/24/2003) The Clerk's Office Has Mailed Copies.(mde, ) (Entered: 12/05/2003)
1502004-01-07 ENDORSED LETTER addressed to Judge Colleen McMahon from Richard M. Mahon, II dated 1/7/04 re:...to request an immediate telephone conference with Chambers...ENDORSEMENT: Trial adjourned to 1/20/04. We will call the jurors. My deepest sympathies. SO Ordered:. (Signed by Judge Colleen McMahon on 1/7/04) Copies sent by Clerk's Office.(pf, ) (Entered: 01/16/2004)
1512004-01-20 ORDER re: 54 Motion for Miscellaneous Relief filed by La Suisse, Swiss Life, 56 Motion to Compel filed by La Suisse, Swiss Life, 137 Motion in Limine filed by La Suisse, 135 Motion in Limine filed by La Suisse, Motions terminated: 54 Motion for Miscellaneous Relief filed by La Suisse, Swiss Life, 56 Motion to Compel filed by La Suisse, Swiss Life, 137 Motion in Limine filed by La Suisse, 135 Motion in Limine filed by La Suisse. (Signed by Judge Colleen McMahon on 1/20/04) Copies sent by Chambers.(pf, ) (Entered: 02/04/2004)
1522004-02-09 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 1/26/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(dh, ) (Entered: 02/09/2004)
1532004-02-09 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 1/27/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(dh, ) (Entered: 02/09/2004)
1542004-02-09 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 1/29/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(dh, ) (Entered: 02/09/2004)
1552004-02-04 MEMORANDUM TO THE DOCKET CLERK: 2/4/04-Court Reporter: Angela O'Donnell. Parties present. Trial concluded. Jury returned verdict on contract claims in favor of plntffs Askerazi, Engel, Epstein, Hirsch, Stern, Vizel, Weinstock and David Weider. A verdict for dft on all other claims. See verdict sheet and trial minutes for detail. (pf, ) (Entered: 02/19/2004)
1562004-02-24 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of the Revised Proposed Judgment. Service was made by Mail to John J. Walsh at 11 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606 and Richard M Mahon at One Corwin Court, Newburgh, NY 12550, via Federal Express on 02/13/04. (dcr, ) (Entered: 02/25/2004)
1572004-02-26 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 01/29/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(cg, ) (Entered: 02/27/2004)
1582004-02-26 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 01/27/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(cg, ) (Entered: 02/27/2004)
1592004-02-26 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 01/26/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(cg, ) (Entered: 02/27/2004)
1602004-02-23 JUDGMENT...ORDERD AND ADJUDGED THAT...all claims asserted by plaintiffs Issac Goldberger, Jacob Hillman, Mordchai Kaufman. cheskel Lunger, and Chaim M. Rubin are hereby dismissed on consent with prejudice... In accordance with this Court's Decision On Outstanding In Limine Motions dated 11/25/2003, (293 F. Supp. 2d 397), all sums awarded by this judgment in Swiss francs as set forth in Paragraph 4 hereof have been converted to U.S dollars at the prevailing exchange rate of 1.2308 Swiss francs tot he U.S dollar as of the date of this judgment as reported in The Wall Street Journal on 02/13/2004...All sums awarded by this judgment will bear interest at the judgment rate from the date of entry of this judgment until fully satisfied...All relief not expressly granted is denied...see document for details... (Signed by Judge Colleen McMahon on 02/23/2004) The Clerk's Office Has Mailed Copies.(mov, ) (Entered: 03/02/2004)
1612004-03-16 MOTION for New Trial. Document filed by Rochama Askenazi, Ester Ekstein, Chavi Engel, Moses Epstein, Herman Freund, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Isaac Goldberger, Mosha Grunfeld, Moshe Herman, Devorah Herskovits, Jacob Hillman, Shimon Hirsch, Mordchai Kaufman, Miriam Klein, Cheskel Lunger, Hershy Meisels, Blima Rosenfeld, Chaim M. Rubin, Solomon Rubin, David Rubinfeld, Shara Yides Salamon, Samuel M. Stern, Binie Vizel, Idy Weinberger, Yida Weinstock, Kalman Weiss, Abraham Wieder. (pf, ) (Entered: 03/16/2004)
1622004-03-16 MEMORANDUM OF LAW in Support re: 161 MOTION for New Trial.. Document filed by Rochama Askenazi, Ester Ekstein, Chavi Engel, Moses Epstein, Herman Freund, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Isaac Goldberger, Mosha Grunfeld, Moshe Herman, Devorah Herskovits, Jacob Hillman, Shimon Hirsch, Mordchai Kaufman, Miriam Klein, Cheskel Lunger, Hershy Meisels, Blima Rosenfeld, Chaim M. Rubin, Solomon Rubin, David Rubinfeld, Shara Yides Salamon, Samuel M. Stern, Binie Vizel, Idy Weinberger, Yida Weinstock, Kalman Weiss, Abraham Wieder. (pf, ) (Entered: 03/16/2004)
1632004-03-22 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 2/2/04 before Judge Colleen McMahon.Court Reporter: Angela O'Donnell (pf, ) (Entered: 03/22/2004)
1642004-03-22 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 1/27/04 before Judge Colleen McMahon.Court Reporter: Thomas W. Murray . (pf, ) Modified on 3/22/2004 (pf, ). (Entered: 03/22/2004)
1652004-03-22 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 1/26/04 before Judge Colleen McMahon.Court Reporter: Greenblum (pf, ) (Entered: 03/22/2004)
1662004-03-22 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 1/22/04 before Judge Colleen McMahon.Court Reporter: Sue Ghorayeb (pf, ) (Entered: 03/22/2004)
1672004-03-22 MEMORANDUM & ORDER re: 161 MOTION for New Trial. filed by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss, Motions terminated: 161 MOTION for New Trial. filed by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Chaim M. Rubin, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Isaac Goldberger, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Jacob Hillman, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Mordchai Kaufman, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, Cheskel Lunger, Kalman Weiss.... (Signed by Judge Colleen McMahon on 3/19/04) Copies faxed by Chambers.(pf, ) (Entered: 03/29/2004)
1682004-04-27 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on 2/3/2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(Angela A. O'Donnell, Court Reporter).(mde, ) (Entered: 04/27/2004)
1692004-04-28 NOTICE OF APPEAL from 160 Judgment,,,. Document filed by Rochama Askenazi, Ester Ekstein, Chavi Engel, Moses Epstein, Herman Freund, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Mosha Grunfeld, Moshe Herman, Devorah Herskovits, Shimon Hirsch, Miriam Klein, Hershy Meisels, Blima Rosenfeld, Solomon Rubin, David Rubinfeld, Shara Yides Salamon, Samuel M. Stern, Binie Vizel, Idy Weinberger, Yida Weinstock, Abraham Wieder. Filing fee $ 255.00, receipt number 499694. Copies of Notice of Appeal mailed to all Attorney(s) of Record. C & D forms issued. (mde, ) Modified on 5/4/2004 (mde, ). (Entered: 05/04/2004)
1702004-04-28 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL from 167 Order, Terminate Motions,,,,,,,,. Document filed by La Suisse. Filing fee $ 255.00, receipt number 506884. Copies of Notice of Cross Appeal mailed to Attorney(s) of Record: Attys of Record. (pf, ) (Entered: 05/04/2004)
1712004-05-12 AMENDED NOTICE OF CROSS-APPEAL re: 170 Notice of Cross Appeal, 160 Judgment,,,. Document filed by La Suisse. Copies of Amended Notice of Appeal mailed to all attorneys of record.. (dcr, ) (Entered: 05/17/2004)
1722004-08-06 USCA SCHEDULING ORDER as to 171 Amended Notice of Appeal filed by La Suisse USCA Case Number 04-2919. Lisa Greenberg, Clerk USCA. Certified: 07/19/04. Appeal Record due by 8/23/2004. (fk, ) (Entered: 08/06/2004)
1732004-07-28 Supersedeas BOND # 0366241 in the amount of $ 226,874.00 posted by La Suisse. Bond approved By: Patrick Moran, Deputy Clerk. SO ORDERED: Colleen McMahon, USDJ. (dcr, ) (Entered: 08/09/2004)
1742004-08-20 STIPULATION AND ORDER ADDING DOCUMENTS TO TRIAL DOCKET:.... Ordered that the parties hereby consent to the entry into the docket of the Notice of Motion in Limine and the Letter-Brief of Dft La Suisse...and The parties hereby consent to the inclusion of all trial exhibits in the record on appeal, and teh retention of all trial exhibits by the party who produced them under the terms set forth in the Second Circuit's Local Rule 11(c) and (d). So Ordered: (Signed by Judge Lisa Margaret Smith on 8/20/04) Copies sent by Clerk's Office.(pf, ) (Entered: 08/23/2004)
1752001-09-07 LETTER BRIEF. Document filed by La Suisse.(pf, ) (Entered: 08/23/2004)
1762001-12-03 MOTION in Limine. Document filed by La Suisse. (pf, ) (Entered: 08/23/2004)
1772004-08-20 Appeal Record Sent to USCA (Index). Notice that the Original index to the record on Appeal for 169 Notice of Appeal,, filed by Hershy Meisels, Yida Weinstock, Samuel M. Stern, Moshe Herman, Binie Vizel, Blima Rosenfeld, Herman Freund, Idy Weinberger, Devorah Herskovits, Avrum Yitschok Gluck, Ester Ekstein, Mosha Grunfeld, Miriam Klein, David Rubinfeld, Shara Yides Salamon, Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, David Fried, Arthur Gluck, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder, Solomon Rubin, Moses Epstein, 170 Notice of Cross Appeal filed by La Suisse, 171 Amended Notice of Appeal filed by La Suisse USCA Case Number 04-2589, 3 Copies of the index, Certified Clerk Certificate and Certified Docket Sheet were transmitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals. (cg, ) (Entered: 08/27/2004)
1782004-09-08 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on January 21, 2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(mov, ) (Entered: 09/08/2004)
1792004-09-08 TRANSCRIPT of proceedings held on January 30, 2004 before Judge Colleen McMahon.(mov, ) (Entered: 09/08/2004)
1802006-02-22 MANDATE of USCA (Certified Copy) as to 171 Amended Notice of Appeal filed by La Suisse, USCA Case Number 4-2589. Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed that the judgment of the District Court is AFFIRMED. Roseann B. MacKechnie, Clerk USCA. Issued As Mandate: 01/25/2006. Certified: 07/22/2005. (jma, ) (Entered: 02/22/2006)
1812006-05-22 Satisfaction of Judgment. Document filed by Chavi Engel, Rochama Askenazi, Shimon Hirsch, Abraham Wieder(As Parent and Natural Guardian of LEAH WIEDER, A Minor), Moses Epstein, Yida Weinstock, Samuel M. Stern, Binie Vizel in the following amounts Rochama Askenazi $23,015.35; Chavi Engel $46,704.98; Moses Epstein $3,460.42; Shimon Hirsch $41,904.65; Sameuel M. Stern $38,958.48; Binie Vizel $8,300.12; Yida Weinstock $41,016.49; Abraham Weider $1,030.06 (No money Judgment was issued in this case therefore no judgment number was issued (ll, ) (Entered: 05/23/2006)