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Pro se Plaintiffs allege that Defendants, a homeowners association and related individuals, violated Plaintiffs' rights under the First Amendment in relation to a dispute over yard signs, trespassed on Plaintiffs' property, filed a false police report against Plaintiff Edward Schulsinger, and engaged in disability-based discrimination against Plaintiff Doris Schulsinger. The case is still in the earliest stages of litigation, as there is no indication that the Defendants have yet been served. If you are interested in representing Plaintiffs, please email altman@flsd.uscourts.gov.

Plaintiff has filed two actions which the Court has now consolidated. In the first, Plaintiff has sued multiple Defendants alleging he was discriminated against based on a perceived disability when he applied to various medical schools. In the second, Plaintiff brings claims against the University of Miami, alleging retaliatory discharge following his filing of the initial action. If interested, please email gayles@flsd.uscourts.gov.

Plaintiff brings various claims against Howard University and several of the University’s staff, related to an employment dispute. Plaintiff claims that she was initially offered employment for a tenure track associate professor position at Howard University, however, due to the Defendants’ alleged intentional acts was prevented from timely beginning her employment. Plaintiff also claims that due to the Defendants’ delay she was ultimately terminated without cause. Plaintiff has asserted claims for negligence, harassment, fraud, conspiracy to defraud, vicarious liability, and breach of contract related to the dispute. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov.

Pro Se Plaintiff, Gustavo Abella, brings a cause of action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against an officer in the Miami-Dade Police Department. The Plaintiff claims the Defendant interfered with his constitutional right of free speech as guaranteed by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution when the Defendant allegedly followed, harassed and intimated the Plaintiff for displaying a political sign on the back of his vehicle. Plaintiff seeks a declaratory judgment, punitive damages and compensatory damages against the defendant. There is a motion to strike the Defendant’s amended answers and affirmative defenses currently pending. Jury trial is set for 11/25/2019. Calendar Call Telephonically set for 11/20/2019 at 2:00PM. Pretrial Conference Telephonically set for 10/23/2019 at 2:00PM.
If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

In this Section 1983 claim, Plaintiff alleges that he suffered injuries when he had a seizure while in custody at Miami Federal Detention Center. He alleges that Defendant's negligent medical care and treatment resulted in Plaintiff's injuries. Discovery has closed. Counsel is requested to assist Plaintiff in preparing or responding to dispositive motions, including motion for summary judgment, which have an anticipated filing deadline of May 23, 2019. Trial is set to begin on September 30, 2019.   If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Pro Se Plaintiff, a Virginia resident, brings action in diversity for injuries allegedly sustained subsequent to back surgery in 2015. Plaintiff names the operating doctor and maker of the allegedly defective screw inserted into Plaintiff’s back as Defendants. Plaintiff’s case is still in the early stages of litigation. The Court has granted the Plaintiff’s Motion to proceed In Forma Pauperis and has screened his Complaint pursuant to such Motion. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Defendant Margaret Welter seeks volunteer counsel. She is the mother of Plaintiff's children. Plaintiff is proceeding against Defendant Welter on allegations related to violations of contract, intentional torts, and conduct related to a soured employment relationship between Plaintiff and other Defendants in this action. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff, a pretrial detainee, brings a Section 1983 action against corrections officials in Miami-Dade County, alleging that the officials have committed various constitutional violations against him, including deprivation of his right to due process, retaliation, and deliberate indifference. Presently, the Defendants have been served, but have not yet filed answers to the complaint. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Pro Se Plaintiff brings action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Plaintiff alleges Defendant used an automatic telephone dialing system to send multiple telemarketing text messages to Plaintiff’s cellular telephone without prior consent. Plaintiff’s case is still in the early stages of litigation. The Court has granted Plaintiff’s Motion to proceed In Forma Pauperis and has screened his Complaint pursuant to such Motion. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Pro Se Plaintiff brings various false imprisonment and related claims against the Homestead Police Department, Charter Schools USA, Inc., and others. Plaintiff alleges that he was improperly arrested and detained during an incident on September 23, 2016 at Keys Gate Charter School. Defendants have filed a Joint Motion to Dismiss for failure to state a claim that is currently pending, and discovery is ongoing. At Plaintiff’s request, a mediator has been appointed by the court. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

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