The following cases were recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Barot v. Embassy of the Republic of Zambia
(No. 13-CV-00451, April 9)
Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Civil rights: jobs. Attorney for plaintiff: Leonardo Canseco, Canseco Law Group, Rockville, Md.

North American Roofing Services Inc. v. Roofing & Supplies Properties LLC
(No. 13-CV-00446, April 8)
Assigned to Judge Richard Roberts. Federal question: trademark infringement. Attorney for plaintiff: William Coblentz, Cozen O’Connor, Washington.

U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN GREENBELT, MD.

Bowie v. Sandy Excavating Inc.
(No. 13-CV-01004, April 4)
Assigned to Chief Judge Deborah Chasanow. Labor: Fair Labor Standards Act. Attorney for plaintiffs: Stephen Lebau, Lebau & Neuworth, Baltimore.

R.H., a minor, by her Mother and Next Friend, Michelle Hugar v. Prasad M.D.
(No. 13-CV-01049, April 9)
Assigned to Judge Roger Titus. Diversity: medical malpractice. Attorneys for plaintiffs: Demosthenes Komis, Edward Norwind, J. Philip Kessel and Murray Scheel, Karp Frosh Wigodsky & Norwind, Rockville, Md.

United Sheet Metal Inc. v. Western Surety Co.
(No. 13-CV-01069, April 10)

Assigned to Judge Paul Grimm. Diversity: other contract. Demand: $321,398. Attorneys for plaintiff: Joseph Katz, Nicole Lefcourt Campbell and Roger Jones, Huddles Jones Sorteberg & Dachille, Columbia, Md.

U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN ALEXANDRIA, VA.

Raja v. Segan, Mason & Mason P.C.
(No. 13-CV-00418, April 5)
Assigned to Judge Anthony Trenga. Demand: $500,000. Federal question: Fair Debt Collection Act. Attorneys for plaintiffs: Mohammad Raja and Neelum Raja, pro se, Broadlands, Va.