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Court Name: United States District Court
Judge Joseph F. Bianco

Date: 12/2/2015 3:30 PM
Room: 1040

Case: Longo v. General Mills, Inc.

Summary: Pre-motion conference in putative class action growing out of defendant’s October 2015 recall of 1.8 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios because they accidentally contained wheat flour. Plaintiff, who suffers from celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which eating gluten leads to damage in the small intestine, claims she became ill after eating the contaminated product.

Court Name: United States District Court
Judge Leonard D. Wexler

Date: 12/1/2015 9:30 AM
Room: 940

Case: Lama v. Malik et al

Summary: Evidentiary hearing in action under the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act ("TVPRA") of 2008, 18 U.S.C. § 1595, in which plaintiff, a Nepalese immigrant, claims she was forced to work as housekeeper for a Glen Cove family for 12 years, without any significant compensation.