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Case Name Samuel v. Signal International, LLC IM-TX-0035
Docket / Court 1:13-cv-00323 ( E.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Immigration and/or the Border
Special Collection Signal International Guest Worker Cases
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discipline
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Pay / Benefits
Discrimination-basis
Immigration status
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
General
Bathing and hygiene
Disparate Treatment
Fines/Fees/Bail/Bond
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Housing
Loss or damage to property
Racial segregation
Sanitation / living conditions
Totality of conditions
Immigration/Border
Employer sanctions
Employment
Immigration lawyers
Temporary foreign workers program
U.S. citizenship - acquiring
National Origin/Ethnicity
Indian
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Asian/Pacific Islander
Type of Facility
Non-government for profit
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1981
42 U.S.C. § 1985
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 201-219
State law
Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), 18 U.S.C. § 1589
Defendant(s) Dewan Consultants
Global Resources, Inc.
Gulf Coast Immigration Law Center
Law Offices of Malvern C. Burnett
Malvern C. Burnett
Michael Pol
Sachin Dewan
Signal International, Inc.
Plaintiff Description 17 Indian guestworkers recruited to work in the U.S.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Filing Year 2013
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing IM-LA-0010 : David v. Signal International, LLC (E.D. La.)
IM-LA-0011 : Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Signal International, LLC (E.D. La.)
IM-LA-0012 : Achari v. Signal International, LLC (E.D. La.)
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Docket(s)
1:13-cv-323 (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0035-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/08/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
IM-TX-0035-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/21/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying Signal Defendants Motion to Transfer [ECF# 56] (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0035-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/02/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation Denying Defendant Signal's Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 65] (2014 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 37536)
IM-TX-0035-0006.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/18/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 83]
IM-TX-0035-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/23/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge [ECF# 86] (2014 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 80882)
IM-TX-0035-0008.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/30/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Order Regarding Use of Discovery From Related Cases [ECF# 96] (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0035-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/30/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation Denying the Burnett Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 120] (2014 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 126736)
IM-TX-0035-0010.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/29/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order on Signal's Motion to Compel (Doc. No. 122) and Plaintiff's Motion for Interim Protective Order Under Rule (30(d)(3) (Doc. No. 140) [ECF# 149] (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0035-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/15/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Severing and Transferring Signal's Cross-Claims to the Eastern District of Louisiana [ECF# 211] (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0035-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/08/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation on Signal's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment (Doc. No. 165) [ECF# 217]
IM-TX-0035-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/23/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Staying Case Pursuant to Bankruptcy] [ECF# 235] (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0035-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/14/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Status Report [Letter Brief Updating the Court on Status of the Signal Bankruptcy Proceeding] [ECF# 239]
IM-TX-0035-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/11/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Letter Brief Updating the Court on Status of the Signal Bankruptcy Proceeding as of July 7, 2017 [ECF# 243]
IM-TX-0035-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Letter Brief Updating the Court on Status of the Signal Bankruptcy Proceeding as of November 6, 2017 [ECF# 246]
IM-TX-0035-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/06/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Crone, Marcia A. (S.D. Tex., E.D. Tex.) show/hide docs
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