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Senior District Judge Robert W. Pratt

Intellectual Property

Order on Plaintiff's motion for Summary Judgment

Prisoners' Rights and Post-Conviction Relief

Writ of Habeas Corpus denied

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Commissioner's decision that Plaintiff was not disabled was affirmed in part and reversed in part. The Court held that substantial evidence on the record as a whole supporte a finding that plaintiff was entitled to a finding of disability from and after his 50th birthday but not prior thereto.

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Final decision of the Commissioner reversed and benefits awarded.

Employment Law

Action alleging violation of the ADA and of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment DENIED on hostile work environment claim, and GRANTED on all other claims.

Employment Law

Court denied summary judgment on quid pro quo claim where general manager allegedly sexually assaulted cocktail server

Magistrate Judge Celeste F. Bremer

Commercial/Contract Litigation

COM/CON - Commercial/Contract Litigation

Order Granting Motion for Summary Judgment; breach of-contract claim