The following cases were recently filed in the Washington-area district courts. This information is provided by the district courts’ official online bulletins.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Class Produce Group LLC v. E&C Foods Inc.
(No. 12-CV-00965, June 13)
Assigned to Judge Richard Leon. Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. Demand: $7,000. Attorney for plaintiff: Stephen McCarron,McCarron & Diess, Washington.
Peters v. Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority
(No. 12-CV-00975, June 15)
Assigned to Judge Reggie Walton. Diversity: personal injury. Demand: $200,000. Attorney for plaintiff: John Thyden, Thyden Gross and Callahan, Chevy Chase, Md.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division v. National Mediation Board
(No. 12-CV-00983, June 18)
Assigned to Judge Reggie Walton. Railway Labor Act. Attorney for plaintiff: William Wilder, Baptiste & Wilder, Washington.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN ALEXANDRIA, VA.
Quinata v. The National Graduate School of Quality Management Inc.
(No. 12-CV-00653, June 14)
Assigned to Judge Liam O’Grady. Diversity: contract. Demand: $430,000. Attorney for plaintiff: Juan Carlos Estevez, Fluet Huber & Hoang, Lake Ridge, Va. Attorney for defendant: Robert Howard Jr., Murphy & McGonigle, Washington.
Ruiz v. Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn P.C.
(No. 12-CV-00663, June 15)
Assigned to Judge Anthony Trenga. Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Ernest Francis, Ernest P. Francis Ltd., Arlington, Va.
Wells Fargo Bank N.A. v. Walls
(No. 12-CV-00664, June 18)
Assigned to Judge Leonie Brinkema. Diversity: breach of contract. Attorney for plaintiff: Loc Pfeiffer, Kutak Rock, Richmond, Va.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN GREENBELT, MD.
For Eyes Optical Co. v. Eyes For You LLC
(No. 12-CV-01744, June 13)
Assigned to Judge Roger Titus. Trademark infringement. Attorney for plaintiff: Gerard Emig and Erin Schiesel, Gleason, Flynn, Emig & Fogleman, Rockville, Md.; Louis Pirkey, Pirkey Barber, Austin, Texas.
General Motors LLC v. Darcars of Hyattsville Inc.
(No. 12-CV-01774, June 15)
Assigned to Judge Roger Titus. Diversity: contract. Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Rowan, Ethridge, Quinn, Kemp, McAuliffe, Rowan & Hartinger, Rockville, Md.
Bejarano v. Security One Source LLC
(No. 12-CV-01788, June 18)
Assigned to Judge J. Frederick Motz. Fair Labor Standards Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Philip Zipin, The Zipin Law Firm, Silver Spring, Md.