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This is an action for breach of employment contract, fraud, and unpaid wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The action was originally filed in state court, but removed to federal court on December 1, 2017. Plaintiff has requested counsel to represent her in this case.
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Pro se Plaintiffs, Camilo Valencia-Trujillo and Joaquin Mario Valencia-Trujillo, jointly filed this action against their former attorney for breach of contract for legal services, seeking compensatory and punitive damages. The Complaint was filed October 11, 2017, and Plaintiffs' Motion for a Referral to the Volunteer Attorney Program was granted December 5, 2017. Defendant has not yet filed a response to the Complaint.
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Plaintiff filed claims against My Personal Business Coach LLC and Sharyn Mitchell for claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Defendant Sharyn Mitchell has requested the assistance of a volunteer attorney in her defense. This case is still in the early stages of discovery.
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Pro se Plaintiff, Bernardo Valdes, filed this action seeking review of an unfavorable decision on his disability insurance benefits claim by the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration. The Complaint was filed September 19, 2017, and Plaintiff has been granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis. Defendant has not yet filed a response to the Complaint.
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Mr. Lucas is a pro se prisoner who has filed claims alleging violation of his constitutional rights under 42 U.S.C. 1983. Specifically, Mr. Lucas alleges that during the execution of an arrest warrant for probation violation, defendant officers used excessive force when they punched and kicked Mr. Lucas after he had been handcuffed. Mr. Lucas alleges that as a result he has submitted numerous sick call requests for migraines and shoulder and back pain, and has been diagnosed with osteo arthritis. This case is in the initial pleading stage and has not yet been set for trial.
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Pro se Defendant is being sued for willful copyright infringement in violation of 17 U.S.C. 101, et seq. The Court denied Defendant's motions to dismiss and to strike. Defendant's answer is due on or before September 13, 2017.
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Plaintiff has appealed the Social Security Administration's decision denying her application for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits.
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A former University of Miami student brings various claims against the University of Miami, a former professor, a former student, and a university administrator over allegations of sexual misconduct. The former student has requested counsel to represent her in this case.
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Pro se Plaintiff, Allen Bruce Gottlieb, filed this action to seek relief based on FRCP 60(d)(1), that is to obtain relief from a judgment by order or independent action. The judgment from which Plaintiff seeks relief is a EDNY order granting summary judgment in favor of the SEC, which Plaintiff alleges was obtained by fraud.
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Pro Se Plaintiff, Adem Albra seeks a volunteer lawyer to represent him in a case he brings to review a social security disability or supplemental security income decision by the Commissioner of Social Security. Mr. Albra alleges the decision was not supported by substantial evidence in the record and/or was based on legal error. The complaint was filed in late March and the case is in its early stages.
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