Case Details

CourtEastern District of Pennsylvania
Docket number2:17-cv-00226
Date case filed2017-01-17
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toHONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Fraud
Nature of suit370 Other Fraud
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: LIBERTY SALAD, INC.
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: KENNETH J. GRUNFELD
Attorney Contact:
GOLOMB & HONIK PC.
1515 MARKET ST STE 1100
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19102
215-985-9177
Fax: 215-985-4169
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: DAVID J. STANOCH
Attorney Contact:
GOLOMB & HONIK, P.C.
1515 Market Street
Suite 1100
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19102
215-985-9177
Fax: 215-985-4169
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: 18TH STREET SALAD, INC.
Party type: Plaintiff
ON BEHALF OF THEMSELVES AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED
Attorney name: KENNETH J. GRUNFELD
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: DAVID J. STANOCH
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: RICHARD M. GOLOMB
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.
Party type: Defendant
doing business asMERCHANT LYNX SERVICES
Attorney name: ANDREW H. RALSTON , JR.
Attorney Contact:
White and Williams LLP
3701 Corporate Parkway
Suite 300
Center Valley, PA 18034
610-782-4908
Fax: 610-782-4938
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: EDWARD M. KOCH
Attorney Contact:
WHITE AND WILLIAMS LLP
1800 ONE LIBERTY PLACE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
215-864-6319
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LIBERTY SALAD, INC.
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: KENNETH J. GRUNFELD
Attorney Contact:
GOLOMB & HONIK PC.
1515 MARKET ST STE 1100
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19102
215-985-9177
Fax: 215-985-4169
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: DAVID J. STANOCH
Attorney Contact:
GOLOMB & HONIK, P.C.
1515 Market Street
Suite 1100
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19102
215-985-9177
Fax: 215-985-4169
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: RICHARD M. GOLOMB
Attorney Contact:
GOLOMB & HONIK
1515 MARKET ST STE 1100
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19107
215-985-9177
Fax: 215-985-4169
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.
Party type: Defendant
doing business asMERCHANT LYNX SERVICES
Attorney name: ANDREW H. RALSTON , JR.
Attorney Contact:
White and Williams LLP
3701 Corporate Parkway
Suite 300
Center Valley, PA 18034
610-782-4908
Fax: 610-782-4938
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: EDWARD M. KOCH
Attorney Contact:
WHITE AND WILLIAMS LLP
1800 ONE LIBERTY PLACE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
215-864-6319
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: NELSON E. CANTER
Attorney Contact:
CANTER LAW FIRM PC
123 MAIN ST 9TH FL
WHITE PLAINS, NY 10601
914-948-3011
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
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12017-01-17 COMPLAINT against GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 153344.), filed by LIBERTY SALAD, INC., 18TH STREET SALAD, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit)(jwl, ) (Entered: 01/17/2017)
22017-01-26 Disclosure Statement Form pursuant to FRCP 7.1 with Certificate of Service by LIBERTY SALAD, INC..(GRUNFELD, KENNETH) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
32017-01-26 Disclosure Statement Form pursuant to FRCP 7.1 with Certificate of Service by 18TH STREET SALAD, INC..(GRUNFELD, KENNETH) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
42017-02-07 NOTICE of Appearance by EDWARD M. KOCH on behalf of GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC. with Certificate of Service(KOCH, EDWARD) (Entered: 02/07/2017)
52017-02-07 STIPULATION re 1 Complaint to Extend Time for Defendant to Respond to Complaint by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.. (FILED IN ERROR BY ATTORNEY; COPY FORWARDED TO JUDGE FOR APPROVAL). (KOCH, EDWARD) Modified on 2/8/2017 (fb). (Entered: 02/07/2017)
62017-02-07 Statement Rule 7.1 Disclosure Statement by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.. (KOCH, EDWARD) (Entered: 02/07/2017)
72017-02-07 NOTICE of Appearance by ANDREW H. RALSTON, JR on behalf of GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC. with Certificate of Service(RALSTON, ANDREW) (Entered: 02/07/2017)
82017-02-07 ORDER THAT THIS CASE IS REASSIGNED FROM THE CALENDAR OF THE HONORABLE TIMOTHY J. SAVAGE TO THE CALENDAR OF THE HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR. SIGNED BY CLERK OF COURT KATE BARKMAN, CLERK OF COURT ON 2/7/17. 2/8/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
92017-02-08 ORDER THAT THE STIPULATION TO EXTEND THE TIME TO RESPOND TO THE COMPLAINT TO 2/28/17 IS APPROVED AND SHALL BE ENTERED AS AN ORDER OF THE COURT. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 2/8/17. 2/8/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
102017-02-28 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC... (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Brief, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Certificate of Service)(KOCH, EDWARD) (Entered: 02/28/2017)
112017-03-10 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice filed by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC..Application for Pro Hac Vice. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order, # 2 Certificate of Service Certificate of Service)(RALSTON, ANDREW) Modified on 3/27/2017 (mbh, ). (fee paid on 3/27/17) (Entered: 03/10/2017)
122017-03-13 Joint Stipulation to Extend Time for Plaintiffs to Respond to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss by 18TH STREET SALAD, INC., LIBERTY SALAD, INC. re 10 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM . (FILED IN ERROR BY ATTORNEY; COPY FORWARDED TO JUDGE FOR APPROVAL). (STANOCH, DAVID) Modified on 3/15/2017 (fb). (Entered: 03/13/2017)
132017-03-13 ORDER THAT THE JOINT STIPULATION TO EXTEND THE TIME TO RESPOND TO THE MOTION TO DISMISS TO 3/31/17 IS APPROVED AND SHALL BE ENTERED AS AN ORDER OF THE COURT. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 3/13/17. 3/13/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
142017-03-31 RESPONSE in Opposition re 10 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by 18TH STREET SALAD, INC., LIBERTY SALAD, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(GRUNFELD, KENNETH) (Entered: 03/31/2017)
152017-04-11 RESPONSE in Support re 10 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A (FIRST HALF), # 2 Exhibit A (SECOND HALF))(KOCH, EDWARD) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
162017-04-18 REPLY to Response to Motion re 10 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by 18TH STREET SALAD, INC., LIBERTY SALAD, INC.. (GRUNFELD, KENNETH) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
172017-07-07 MEMORANDUM AND/OR OPINION. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 7/7/17. 7/7/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 07/07/2017)
182017-07-07 ORDER THAT DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS IS DENIED. DEFENDANT SHALL FILE AN ANSWER TO THE COMPLAINT WITHIN 20 DAYS OF THIS ORDER. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 7/7/17. 7/7/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 07/07/2017)
192017-07-17 MOTION for Clarification of Court's July 7, 2017 Order and Opinion filed by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC... (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Brief, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Certificate of Service)(KOCH, EDWARD) (Entered: 07/17/2017)
202017-07-19 ORDER THAT DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION IS DENIED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 7/19/17. 7/20/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
212017-07-21 ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF NELSON E. CANTER, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 7/20/17. 7/21/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 07/21/2017)
222017-07-27 ANSWER to 1 Complaint together with with Affirmative Defenses by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C 1 OF 2, # 4 Exhibit C 2 OF 2, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Certificate of Service)(RALSTON, ANDREW) (Entered: 07/27/2017)
232017-08-08 NOTICE of PRETRIAL CONFERENCE(RULE 16)SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 AT 2:00 P.M. IN JUDGE DITTER'S CHAMBERS, ROOM 3040 BEFORE HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER JR.(db, ) (Entered: 08/08/2017)
242017-08-31 Letter that lead counsel for Defendant, Nelson Canter, Esquire to attend conference via telephone by GROUNDHOG ENTERPRISES, INC.. (KOCH, EDWARD) Modified on 9/1/2017 (fb). (Entered: 08/31/2017)
252017-09-06 Discovery Plan by 18TH STREET SALAD, INC., LIBERTY SALAD, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Scheduling Information Report)(GRUNFELD, KENNETH) (Entered: 09/06/2017)
25.1 Exhibit Scheduling Information Report
262017-09-13 NOTICE of Appearance by RICHARD M. GOLOMB on behalf of 18TH STREET SALAD, INC., LIBERTY SALAD, INC. with Certificate of Service(GOLOMB, RICHARD) (Entered: 09/13/2017)