Case Details

CourtEastern District of Texas
Docket number1:13-cv-00469
Date case filed2013-07-22
Date case closed2015-05-07
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Marcia A. Crone
Case cause29:206 Collect Unpaid Wages
Nature of suit710 Labor: Fair Standards
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Larry James Jackson
Party type: Plaintiff
Individually and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
Moore & Associates
440 Louisiana
Ste 675
Houston, TX 77002
713/222-6775
Fax: 713/222-6739
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Curt Christopher Hesse
Attorney Contact:
Moore & Associates
440 Louisiana
Ste 675
Houston, TX 77002
713-222-6775
Fax: 713-222-6739
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.
Party type: Defendant
doing business asEvergreen Industrial Cleaning Services
doing business asEvergreen Industrial Services
Attorney name: Jason B Boudreaux
Attorney Contact:
GibsonGruenert, PLLC
600 Jefferson Street
Ste 600
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-233-9600
Fax: 337-269-4675
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Larry James Simmons , Jr
Attorney Contact:
Germer Gertz - Beaumont
PO Box 4915
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, TX 77704
409/654-6700
Fax: 409/835-2115
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Benjamin Eliot New
Attorney Contact:
Germer Gertz - Beaumont
PO Box 4915
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, TX 77704
409-654-6700
Fax: 409-835-2115
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: John Frederick
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 04/28/2015
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Joseph Thompson
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Stephen Jones
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Terry Rubin
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Otis Washington
Party type: Plaintiff
TERMINATED: 04/28/2015
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Leonard Sneed
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Louis Bennett
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Thomas Wilson
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Kimberly Lollar
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Michael Morris
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: David Neely
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Sam Johnson, Jr
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: David Owens
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: David Owens
Attorney Contact:
PRO SE
Party: Dante Johnson
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Lance Gray
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Shane Fielder
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Melissa Ann Moore
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-07-22 COMPLAINT against Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0540-4232214.), filed by Larry James Jackson.(Moore, Melissa) # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (Entered: 07/22/2013)
1.1 Civil Cover Sheet
22013-07-22 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Larry James Jackson (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 07/22/2013)
32013-07-22 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Joni Ray Joubert (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 07/22/2013)
42013-07-24 DEMAND for Trial by Jury by Larry James Jackson. (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 07/24/2013)
52013-08-22 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by Larry James Jackson. Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC. waiver sent on 7/24/2013, answer due 9/23/2013. (mrp, ) (Entered: 08/23/2013)
62013-08-29 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Blaine Barry (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/29/2013)
72013-09-19 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Curt Christopher Hesse on behalf of Larry James Jackson (Hesse, Curt) (Entered: 09/19/2013)
82013-09-23 ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC..(Boudreaux, Jason) (Entered: 09/23/2013)
92013-09-30 ORDER to Conduct Rule 26(f) Conference with a proposed Scheduling Order. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 9/27/13. (mrp, ) (Entered: 09/30/2013)
102013-11-04 NOTICE by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC. of Disclosures (Boudreaux, Jason) (Entered: 11/04/2013)
112013-11-06 REPORT of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Scheduling Order)(Boudreaux, Jason) (Entered: 11/06/2013)
122013-12-23 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Paul Sanders (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 12/23/2013)
132013-12-23 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Markes Lewis (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 12/23/2013)
142013-12-23 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Leonard Sneed (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 12/23/2013)
152014-01-21 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Marcia A. Crone: Scheduling Conference held on 1/21/2014. Counsel convened to inform the court of the facts and issues in this Fair Labor Standards Act action. The court and counsel agreed to a scheduling order which will govern all future proceedings. Signed at Beaumont, Texas, this 21st day of January, 2014 by Judge Marcia A. Crone. (mrp, ) (Entered: 01/21/2014)
162014-01-21 SCHEDULING ORDER: Final Status Conference is set for 5/1/2015 at 10:00 AM in Ctrm 3 (Beaumont) before Judge Marcia A. Crone. Amended Pleadings due by 10/14/2014. Discovery due by 12/12/2014. Motions due by 1/12/2015. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 1/21/14. (mrp, ) (Entered: 01/21/2014)
172014-02-28 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Motion for Class Certification by Larry James Jackson. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Order Extending Deadline for Class Certification)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 02/28/2014)
182014-03-11 ORDER granting 17 Motion to Extend Deadline to File Motion for Class Certification. The deadline is extended to 3/31/14. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 3/11/14. (mrp, ) (Entered: 03/11/2014)
192014-03-19 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Maerlin Anthony Smith (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 03/19/2014)
202014-03-25 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Darrian Reynolds (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 03/25/2014)
212014-03-31 Opposed MOTION to Certify Class by Larry James Jackson. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Exhibit Q, # 18 Text of Proposed Order)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 03/31/2014)
222014-04-03 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 21 Opposed MOTION to Certify Class by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Boudreaux, Jason) (Entered: 04/03/2014)
232014-04-03 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson Consent of Travis E. Rodgers (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 04/03/2014)
242014-04-04 Additional Attachments to Main Document: 21 Opposed MOTION to Certify Class .. (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 04/04/2014)
252014-04-09 ORDER granting 22 Motion to Extend Deadline to File Response to Motion for Class Certification. Evergreen's deadline for filing a response to Plaintiff Larry James Jackson's Motion for Class Certification is extended until May 19, 2014. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 4/9/14. (dlc, ) (Entered: 04/09/2014)
262014-05-13 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Larry James Simmons, Jr on behalf of Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC. (Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 05/13/2014)
272014-05-13 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Benjamin Eliot New on behalf of Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC. (New, Benjamin) (Entered: 05/13/2014)
282014-05-14 Joint MOTION to Continue for Entry of Amended Scheduling Order by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Exhibit A - Amended Scheduling Order)(Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 05/14/2014)
292014-05-21 ORDER granting 28 Motion for Entry of Amended Scheduling Order.Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 5/21/14. (mrp, ) (Entered: 05/21/2014)
302014-05-21 AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER: Status Conference is reset for 7/2/2015 at 10:00 AM in Ctrm 3 (Beaumont) before Judge Marcia A. Crone. Amended Pleadings due by 12/15/2014. Discovery due by 2/13/2015. Motions due by 3/13/2015. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 5/21/14. (mrp, ) (Entered: 05/21/2014)
312014-07-02 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 21 Opposed MOTION to Certify Class by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 07/02/2014)
322014-07-16 ORDER granting 31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response. Evergreen's deadline to file a response to the Motion for Class Certification is extended to 7/25/14. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 7/15/14. (mrp, ) (Entered: 07/16/2014)
332014-07-25 STIPULATION Joint Stipulation and Proposed Order Regarding Conditional Certification and Notice to Members of the Putative Class by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Notice of Consent, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 07/25/2014)
342014-08-11 ORDER. It is ordered that this action is hereby conditionally certified as a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 8/11/14. (mrp, ) (Entered: 08/12/2014)
352014-08-26 NOTICE by John Frederick of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
362014-08-26 NOTICE by Joseph Thompson of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
372014-08-26 NOTICE by Stephen Jones of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
382014-08-26 NOTICE by Terry Rubin of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
392014-08-26 NOTICE by Otis Washington of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
402014-08-26 NOTICE by Leonard Sneed of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
412014-08-26 NOTICE by Larry James Jackson of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
422014-08-26 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/26/2014)
432014-08-27 NOTICE by Louis Bennett of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/27/2014)
442014-08-28 NOTICE by Thomas Wilson of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice of Appearance)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/28/2014)
452014-08-28 NOTICE by Kimberly Lollar of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice of Appearance)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/28/2014)
462014-08-28 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 08/28/2014)
472014-09-02 NOTICE by Michael Morris of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice of Appearance)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 09/02/2014)
482014-09-02 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of Michael Morris (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 09/02/2014)
492014-09-04 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of David Neely (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 09/04/2014)
502014-09-17 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of Sam Johnson, Jr (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 09/17/2014)
512014-09-22 NOTICE by David Owens of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 09/22/2014)
522014-10-06 NOTICE by Dante Johnson of Consent to Become Party Plaintiff (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 10/06/2014)
532014-10-07 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of Dante Johnson (Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 10/07/2014)
542014-11-19 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of Lance Gray (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 11/19/2014)
552014-12-05 NOTICE of Discovery Disclosure by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC. Notice of Disclosure of Expert Testimony (Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 12/05/2014)
562014-12-10 AMENDED ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 12/10/2014)
572014-12-11 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Melissa Ann Moore on behalf of Shane Fielder (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice of Consent)(Moore, Melissa) (Entered: 12/11/2014)
582015-01-23 Joint MOTION to Continue for Entry of Second Amended Scheduling Order by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Second Amended Scheduling Order)(Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 01/23/2015)
592015-01-26 SECOND AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER: Status Conference is reset for 10/2/2015 at 10:00 AM in Ctrm 3 (Beaumont) before Judge Marcia A. Crone. Discovery due by 5/8/2015. Motions due by 6/12/2015. Motion terminated: 58 Joint MOTION Amend Scheduling Order. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 1/23/15. (mrp, ) (Entered: 01/26/2015)
602015-04-27 STIPULATION of Dismissal Joint Stipulation of Dismissal as to Certain Plaintiffs by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 04/27/2015)
612015-04-28 ORDER. Plaintiffs John Frederick, Markes Lewis, Paul Sanders, and Otis Washington are dismissed as plaintiffs in this action. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 4/27/15. (mrp, ) (Entered: 04/28/2015)
622015-04-28 Joint SEALED MOTION to Approve Settlement by Evergreen Environmental Services, LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Confidential Settlement Agreement, # 2 Exhibit B - Affidavit of Melissa Moore, # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(Simmons, Larry) (Entered: 04/28/2015)
632015-05-07 ORDER AND STIPULATED FINAL JUDGMENT ON JOINT MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT. The Confidential Settlement Agreement and the agreed-upon form of general release are hereby approved. This action and all causes of action asserted by the Plaintiffs are dismissed with prejudice. This is a Final Judgment. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 5/7/15. (mrp, ) (Entered: 05/07/2015)