This Gainesville woman (hereinafter referred to as “Plaintiff”), and former client of Massey & Duffy, has received a confidential settlement of her claims. The actual terms of the release, the names of the released parties (i.e. the “Defendants”), and the amounts paid are highly confidential, so they cannot be shared with the public. However, the […]
Campus sexual assault has been a hot topic for several years. University of Florida Wide Receiver and Quarterback Treon Harris both were currently were suspended last year for their alleged involvement in a sexual assault in December 2015. With the prevalence of social media and attention focused on institutions like Duke University and Stanford University. […]
RESPONSE TO MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS In the following case, a motion for judgment on the pleadings was defended in an FMLA case. If you want to learn amore about the FMLA, read this. INTERFACE CLAIMS AND RETALIATION CLAIMS ARE CLOSELY RELATED FMLA retaliation and interference claims can have overlap and therefore be […]
In a recently decision, attached HERE, a towing company in Gainesville was denied the opportunity to avoid a trial over whether it improperly paid its employee. In that case, Defendant O’Grady is the sole owner and President of Defendant Ultimate Towing. He is also responsible for many duties directly relating to the operation of the business, […]
Recently news broke of a huge data breach from credit reporting company, Equifax, Inc. The breach included the personal information of millions of consumers and has opened Equifax to a host of legal issues in the coming years. While the Congress continues to scale back consumer protections, major privacy leaks like this are even more […]
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The below final judgment was submitted after a recent trial. The below Order has not been grated by the Court, it is a proposed Order which may or may not later be granted. Should this be granted, Plaintiff will file another motion like this one to obtain fees. PROPOSED FINAL JUDGMENT THIS MATTER came before […]
PLAINTIFF’S RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND MEMORANDUM OF LAW Plaintiff Justin McClain responds to Defendants,’ Ultimate Towing of Gainesville, Inc. and Stephen J. O’Grady (collectively “Defendants”), Motion for Summary Judgment [Doc. 23] as follows: I. SUMMARY OF THE CASE The Motor Carrier Act exemption does not apply. That exemption, which […]
Plaintiff moves for sanctions against Defendant and its counsel for refusal to abide by Paragraph 6 this Court’s Oder Scheduling Pretrial Conference and Non-Jury Trial dated April 1, 2012 and states as follows: 1. This is an action for unpaid commission. Both Plaintiff and Defendant reside in Gainesville, FL. There is no connection with this […]