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U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Reid v. Tyler
(No. 14-CV-01362, Aug. 8)
Assigned to Judge Emmet Sullivan. Diversity: assault, libel and slander. Attorney for plaintiffs: Billy Ponds, The Ponds Law Firm, Washington.

Mercer v. Inter-Con Security Systems Inc. LLC
(No. 14-CV-01368, Aug. 11)
Assigned to Judge Christopher Cooper. Labor. Attorney for plaintiff: James Strouse, Strouse Legal Services, Columbia, Md.

National Railroad Passenger Corp. v. Allianz Underwriters Insurance Co.
(No. 14-CV-01369, Aug. 11)
Assigned to Judge John Bates. Insurance. Attorney for plaintiff: David Elkind, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Washington.

U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN GREENBELT, MD.

State Farm Life Insurance Co . v. Rice
(No. 14-CV-02526, Aug. 8)
Assigned to Judge Mark Barnett. Insurance. Attorneys for plaintiff: Colleen O’Brien and J. Snowden Stanley Jr., Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Baltimore.

Jordan v. ITT Educational Services Inc.
(No. 14-CV-02531, August 8)
Assigned to Judge George Hazel. Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Sergei Lemberg, Lemberg Law, Stamford, Conn.