In Court Today

Court Name: United States District Court
Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson

Date: 2/9/2016 9:30 AM
Room: 910

Case: Universal Entertainment Events Inc. et al v. Classic Air Charter Inc. et al

Summary: Settlement conference in diversity jurisdiction breach of contract action by Texas-based promoter against Long Island Air charter company over flight cancellation that left 240 Mexican soccer fans stranded in Brazil after the 2014 World Cup.

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

Date: 2/8/2016 10:30 AM
Room: 1040

Case: Fishman et al v. Daines, M.D. et al

Summary: Argument on motion for preliminary injunction in long-running class action challenging NY State’s procedure for dismissing Medicaid benefits denial appeals without notice when an appellant misses a scheduled hearing. NY State contends defaulting claimants are notified post-dismissal that they can reschedule their fair hearings and have their benefits restored.