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Plaintiff brings an FLSA action against pro se Defendant Carlos Garcia alleging overtime wage violations.  Clerks Default was entered against Mr. Garcia on October 7, 2021.  Mr. Garcia is seeking a volunteer lawyer to represent him in this matter.  The Jury Trial is set to commence on January 31, 2022.
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Plaintiff Regal Nails, Salon & Spa, LLC has brought this breach of contact action against pro se Defendant Hoan Minh T Ha relating to the franchising and operation of a nail salon located in a Wal-Mart in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  Mr. Ha is fluent in Vietnamese, speaks limited English, and has appeared for Court hearings.  Most recently, following an evidentiary hearing held on August 24, 2021, a U.S. Magistrate Judge recommended that Plaintiffs motion for default judgment be denied and that a previously entered Clerks default be set aside.  On September 24, 2021, the presiding U.S. District Judge adopted this recommendation and ordered Mr. Ha to file an answer to the Complaint no later than October 25, 2021. A calendar call is scheduled for August 25, 2022 and trial is set for the week of August 29, 2022.
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Plaintiff, who is currently a pretrial detainee at Paul Rein Detention Facility in Fort Lauderdale, asserts claims for violations of his Fourth Amendment rights, the Administrative Procedures Act, false imprisonment, and rights under the Florida Constitution arising from his continued detention in state custody apparently due to an immigration detainer, despite his eligibility for bond on the state charges.
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Pro se Plaintiff Antonio L. Green brings this civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against a correctional officer for excessive force. The Plaintiff alleges that on October 25, 2017, while he was incarcerated at Dade Correctional Institution, a correctional officer deliberately orchestrated an assault against him. The assault occurred in a medical examination room while the Plaintiff was restrained. The Court granted the Defendant’s unopposed motion for a second settlement conference. The second settlement conference is scheduled before the United States Magistrate Judge for November 10, 2021. A calendar call is scheduled for March 22, 2022 and trial is set for the week of March 28, 2022.
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Plaintiff Yandri Lopez Macaya proceeds pro se against Defendants Aramark, Inc., Ricardo Batalier, Jean Carino, and Richard Iyala, in both their individual and official capacities, for deliberate indifference to his conditions of confinement in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Specifically, Plaintiff alleges that the Defendants provided Plaintiff rotten food, no food at all, or food that did not comply with his medically prescribed gluten- and soy-free diet, thereby leading to ongoing pain and suffering, including, among other things, consistent swelling of his throat and face, stomach pain, and severe allergic reactions. Plaintiff’s Complaint withstood screening under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e), and personal service has been directed against the Defendants.
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Respondent, Richard Jean, is the father of a minor child, R.J.P. Petitioner, the mother of the minor child, filed a Petition under The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, asserting that the child was wrongfully removed from Chile and now seeks the child's return.
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Defendant, John Abdelsayed, is a real estate broker and is also the President, founder, and sole shareholder of Defendant Trends Realty USA Corporation. Plaintiff filed a Complaint under 17 U.S.C. § 501 complaining of copyright infringement. Plaintiff complains of copyright infringement violations committed by Defendants John Abdelsayed and Trends Realty USA Corporation in connection with a copyrighted photograph owned by Plaintiff.
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Plaintiff, a pre-trial detainee at Palm Beach County West Detention Center, filed a Complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 complaining of civil rights violations. Plaintiff complains of First and Eighth Amendment violations committed by corrections deputies at Palm Beach County West Detention Center.
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This civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 2000(e) (“Title VII”) arises out of alleged incidences of discrimination against Plaintiff, Weston Msikita, by his previous employer, the United States Department of Agriculture.  Plaintiff was employed as a Plant Pathology Identifier.  Plaintiff states that after he complained about his disproportionate workload, he was reprimanded and harassed by his supervisors.  Specifically, Plaintiff states that he was discriminated and retaliated against based on his race and national origin.  Thus, Plaintiff seeks compensatory damages, including forward and back pay, as well as attorneys’ fees and costs.
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This civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 arises out of Plaintiff, Mike Elbert Neals alleged beating in April 2019 by Miami-Dade County Correctional Officer Delman Lumpkins; the failure of Defendant, Officer Frade, to intervene and stop the beating; and the failures of Defendant, Correctional Captain Angela Lawrence and Defendant, Sergeant Terrance Hamilton, to prevent the beating. The case is temporarily stayed pending completion of the related Miami-Dade County State Attorneys Office and the Security and Internal Affairs Bureau of the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department investigations. The Court stayed the case shortly after each Defendant was served and before any answers were filed. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov.

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