11 Cited authorities

  1. Hefferman v. Bass

    467 F.3d 596 (7th Cir. 2006)   Cited 205 times
    Holding a notice pleading standard in federal courts for an Illinois legal malpractice claim because the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure apply
  2. Adoma v. University of Phoenix, Inc.

    711 F. Supp. 2d 1142 (E.D. Cal. 2010)   Cited 81 times
    Holding that, where forty percent of potential class members were residing in the Eastern District compared to sixty percent in the Central District, transfer of venue to the Central District was not warranted
  3. Arnold v. Directv, Inc.

    Case No. 4:10CV00352 AGF (E.D. Mo. Mar. 7, 2011)   Cited 16 times
    Finding that plaintiffs sufficiently pleaded FLSA overtime and minimum wage claims to survive a motion to dismiss even though the complaint did not include specific hours worked by plaintiffs
  4. Nature's Benefit, Inc. v. Chriscoe

    CIVIL NO. 06-4836 (GEB) (D.N.J. Aug. 27, 2007)   Cited 18 times

    CIVIL NO. 06-4836 (GEB). August 27, 2007 MEMORANDUM OPINION GARRETT BROWN JR., District Judge This matter comes before the Court upon Defendants NFI and Larry Chriscoe (hereinafter "Defendants") motion to dismiss, transfer or stay the instant civil action pursuant to the "first to file rule" and alternatively, to dismiss Plaintiff's Nature's Benefit, Inc. (hereinafter "Plaintiff") Complaint pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 9(b) and 12(b)(6) [Docket Entry # 5]. The action has been reassigned

  5. QVC, Inc. v. Patiomats.com, LLC

    CIVIL ACTION No. 12-3168 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 3, 2012)   Cited 11 times
    Ruling that transfer was permissible even though the plaintiff was not a party to the lawsuit pending in the transferee forum
  6. Greygor v. Wexford Health Sources, Inc.

    Civil Action No. 2:14-cv-1254 (W.D. Pa. Feb. 27, 2016)   Cited 7 times
    Recognizing that for Rule 16(b) purposes "inadvertence can be found to be sufficient to constitute good cause"
  7. Martin v. Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

    CIVIL ACTION No. 10-260 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 13, 2010)   Cited 6 times
    Noting that the plaintiffs and defendants in the two actions were different
  8. Medina v. Bros. Behrman Hwy., Inc.

    CIVIL ACTION NO: 13-4831 SECTION: R(4) (E.D. La. Jun. 12, 2015)   Cited 2 times

    CIVIL ACTION NO: 13-4831 SECTION: R(4) 06-12-2015 REINA PRADA MEDINA Plaintiff, v. BROTHERS BEHRMAN HWY., INC. AND BROTHERS STUMPF & TERRY PARKWAY, INC. Defendants. SARAH S. VANCE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ORDER AND REASONS Plaintiff Reina Prada Medina moves the Court to conditionally certify a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action under 29 U.S.C. § 216(b). The Court denies the motion because plaintiff's proposed collective class is duplicative of a previously-filed FLSA collective

  9. Hebert v. MudTech Servs.

    15cv0933 (W.D. Pa. Sep. 23, 2015)   Cited 1 times
    Dismissing case in which plaintiff attempted to bring a PMWA class action claim after he had opted in to an FLSA collective action in another district involving the same failure to pay overtime
  10. CHIEFTAIN ROYALTY COMPANY v. XTO ENERGY, INC.

    No. CIV-11-29-FHS (E.D. Okla. Apr. 22, 2011)   Cited 4 times

    No. CIV-11-29-FHS. April 22, 2011 OPINION AND ORDER FRANK SEAY, District Judge This is an action brought by Chieftain Royalty Company ("Chieftain") and putative class members seeking to recover for the failure of XTO Energy, Inc. (including predecessors, successors and affiliates) ("XTO"), as the operator of certain Oklahoma gas wells, to properly pay royalties due on the production of gas and gas constituents from these Oklahoma wells. Chieftain's asserted theories of recovery are derived from its