Case: Newberry v. Goetz

3:98-cv-01127 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Filed Date: Dec. 7, 1998

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Case Summary

None

People


Judge(s)

Echols, Robert L. (Tennessee)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bonnyman, George G. Jr. (Tennessee)

Bristol, Marjorie A. (Tennessee)

Caster, Shawn L. (Tennessee)

D'Souza, Lisa J. (Tennessee)

Johnson, Michele M. (Tennessee)

Overby, Russell J. (Tennessee)

Wright, Pamela F. (Tennessee)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Boston, Robert Earl (Tennessee)

Bridgesmith, Larry W. (Tennessee)

Judge(s)

Echols, Robert L. (Tennessee)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bonnyman, George G. Jr. (Tennessee)

Bristol, Marjorie A. (Tennessee)

Caster, Shawn L. (Tennessee)

D'Souza, Lisa J. (Tennessee)

Johnson, Michele M. (Tennessee)

Overby, Russell J. (Tennessee)

Wright, Pamela F. (Tennessee)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Boston, Robert Earl (Tennessee)

Bridgesmith, Larry W. (Tennessee)

Grace, Frank Jr. (Tennessee)

Graham, Stanley E. (Tennessee)

Kennedy, Tammy L. (Tennessee)

Ross, Linda A. (Tennessee)

Sheldon, Sue A. (Tennessee)

Trost, Caroline T. (Tennessee)

Other Attorney(s)

Bell, Aileen M. (District of Columbia)

Frohboese, Robinsue (District of Columbia)

Jackson, Shelley (District of Columbia)

Lynch, Michael Cornelius (District of Columbia)

Metro, Joseph W. (District of Columbia)

Picciotti-Bayer, Andrea (District of Columbia)

Porter, Nicole (District of Columbia)

Puri, Christopher C. (Tennessee)

Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia)

Tift, Scott P. (Tennessee)

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3:98-cv-01127

Docket

Newberry v. Neel

Nov. 30, 2010

Nov. 30, 2010

Docket

Docket

Last updated Sept. 5, 2022, 3:06 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT (Summons(es) issued) Filing fee paid in the amount of : $150.00 Receipt # 66268 (bbj) (Entered: 12/10/1998)

Dec. 7, 1998

Dec. 7, 1998

2

NOTICE of Initial Case Management Conference ; Case Management Conference set for 9:30 1/20/99 , Case referred to Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr. (bbj) (Entered: 12/10/1998)

Dec. 7, 1998

Dec. 7, 1998

3

RETURN OF SERVICE executed upon deft Nancy Menke &deft Health TN Dept on 12/8/98 by personal service (tlc) (Entered: 12/14/1998)

Dec. 8, 1998

Dec. 8, 1998

4

MOTION by pltfs to certify class action (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

5

BRIEF/MEMORANDUM by pltf in support of motion to certify class action [4−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

6

MOTION by pltfs for preliminary injunction (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

7

BRIEF/MEMORANDUM by pltfs in support of motion for preliminary injunction [6−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

8

MOTION by pltfs to set preliminary injunction hearing (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

PROPOSED Order re preliminary injunctive relief. (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

9

FIRST NOTICE of Filing Documents by pltfs. (w/attached exhibtis A−M and declarations) (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

10

DECLARATION by pltf Stephen Tod Newberry re [9−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

11

DECLARATION by pltf Carolyn Jones re [9−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

12

DECLARATION by pltf Carol Smith re [9−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

13

DECLARATION by pltf Mary Ann Wilson re [9−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

14

DECLARATION by pltf Marvin Ray Berry re [9−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

16

DECLARATION of Vicki DeSantis re [9−1] (bj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

PROPOSED Agreed Order of the parties granting defts an extension of time in which to file an answer or dispositive motion (jb) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defts by Sue A. Sheldon per proposed order (tlc) (Entered: 12/31/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

17

AGREED ORDER by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr.; defts have to 2/26/99 to respond to complaint (cc: all counsel) (EOD 12/31/98) (tlc) (Entered: 12/31/1998)

Dec. 30, 1998

Dec. 30, 1998

REMARK; file forwarded to Judge Nixon per motion to certify class (tlc) (Entered: 12/31/1998)

Dec. 31, 1998

Dec. 31, 1998

PROPOSED Order granting deft extension of time to respond to mtns for preliminary injunction and to certify class action (gi) (Entered: 01/12/1999)

Jan. 11, 1999

Jan. 11, 1999

18

ORDER by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr. granting defts an extension of time to respond to motions to certify class action [4−1] and for preliminary injunction [6−1] through 1/19/99. EOD 1/13/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 01/13/1999)

Jan. 12, 1999

Jan. 12, 1999

19

SUPPLEMENTARY BRIEF by pltfs re [6−1] (w/attachment) (gi) (Entered: 01/15/1999)

Jan. 14, 1999

Jan. 14, 1999

20

RESPONSE by defts in opposition to motion to certify class action [4−1] (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

21

RESPONSE by defts in opposition to motion for preliminary injunction [6−1] (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

22

NOTICE by defts of filing documents (1−18) in support of response to mtn for preliminary injunctive relief (gi) Modified on 01/20/1999 (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

23

AFFIDAVIT of Steven G. Hopper re [21−1] (w/attachments) (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

24

AFFIDAVIT of Judy Regan, M.D. re [21−1] (w/attachments 1−4)(Attachment 3 FILED UNDER SEAL) (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

25

AFFIDAVIT of Earl Campbell, Jr. M.D. re [21−1] (w/attachment) (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

26

AFFIDAVIT of Orville Campbell, M.D. re [21−1] (w/attachment) (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

27

AFFIDAVIT of James Edward Roth, M.D. re [21−1] (w/attachment) (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

28

AFFIDAVIT of Theresa Clarke Lindsey re [21−1] (w/attachments 1−3) (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

29

AFFIDAVIT of Keith Gaither re [21−1] (gi) (Entered: 01/20/1999)

Jan. 19, 1999

Jan. 19, 1999

30

ORDER by Judge John T. Nixon granting motion to set preliminary injunction hearing [8−1] as the Court has set a hearing on 1/25/99 at 10:00. EOD 1/25/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 01/25/1999)

Jan. 22, 1999

Jan. 22, 1999

69

HEARING BRIEF FILED by pltfs regarding [4−1] [6−1] (gi) (Entered: 10/05/1999)

Jan. 25, 1999

Jan. 25, 1999

70

FIRST STIPULATION of Parties (gi) (Entered: 10/05/1999)

Jan. 25, 1999

Jan. 25, 1999

31

CLERK'S RESUME: Hearing held 1/25/99 on mtns for class certification and for preliminary injunction. PFFCL due 10 days after filing of deposition. C/R: Charlotte Barr (Exhibit/witness list attached) (gi) (Entered: 01/28/1999)

Jan. 27, 1999

Jan. 27, 1999

PROPOSED FFCL by defts (gi) (Entered: 03/01/1999)

Feb. 26, 1999

Feb. 26, 1999

33

REVISED EXHIBIT list by pltfs (dm) (Entered: 03/02/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

35

SECOND NOTICE by pltfs of filing documents; exhibits E−8, pg52, S, T−1 − T−5 (tlc) (Entered: 03/02/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

36

1st DECLARATION of Katherine Horvath submitted by pltfs (tlc) (Entered: 03/02/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

37

DECLARATION of Joyce Boyd submitted by pltfs (tlc) (Entered: 03/02/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

38

DECLARATION of Georgia Martin submitted by pltfs (tlc) (Entered: 03/02/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

39

DEPOSITION of Theresa Clarke Lindsey taken on the following date: 2/1/99 (tlc) (Entered: 03/02/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

REMARK−There is no DE #34 due to clerical error (gi) (Entered: 05/10/1999)

March 1, 1999

March 1, 1999

40

MOTION and Memorandum by defts to strike certain exhibits in support of pltf's mtn for preliminary injunction (gi) (Entered: 03/04/1999)

March 3, 1999

March 3, 1999

41

RESPONSE by pltfs to motion to strike certain exhibits in support of pltf's mtn for preliminary injunction [40−1] (gi) (Entered: 03/08/1999)

March 5, 1999

March 5, 1999

42

LETTER from atty Linda A. Ross to clarify defts' position with respect to a particular issue relating to pltfs' mtns for preliminary injunctive relief and class certification (gi) (Entered: 03/24/1999)

March 23, 1999

March 23, 1999

PROPOSED Order discovery dispute (gi) (Entered: 03/30/1999)

March 29, 1999

March 29, 1999

43

ORDER by Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes Jr.: Defts shall make available to pltfs for inspecting and copying the appeal files of all TennCare enrollees appealing home health denials during the period of October 1997 − October 1998 who are not enrolled in BlueCare. These appeals are the same cases referred to in paragraph 9 of the First Stipulation of the Parties. Defts shall make these records available by not later than 4/5/99. Pltfs shall report to the Magistrte Judge by 4/7/99 if they intend to submit any of the documents to the Court. EOD 4/5/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 04/05/1999)

April 5, 1999

April 5, 1999

44

MOTION by movant THCA to intervene ; w/attached proposed answer to complaint (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for movant Tennessee Health by Christopher C. Puri (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

45

MEMORANDUM by movant Tennessee Health in support of motion to intervene [44−1] (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

PROPOSED Order granting movant's motion to intereven (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

46

MOTION by movant Tennessee Health for attorney Joseph William Metro to appear pro hac vice (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

47

CERTIFICATE of Good Standing filed by movant on behalf of Joseph William Metro; District of Columbia (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

49

CERTIFICATE of Good Standing filed by movant on behalf Michael Cornelius Lynch; District of Columbia (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

48

MOTION by movant for attorney Michael Cornelius Lynch to appear pro hac vice (tlc) (Entered: 04/12/1999)

April 12, 1999

April 12, 1999

PROPOSED Order extending ddls (gi) (Entered: 04/13/1999)

April 12, 1999

April 12, 1999

50

POST−HEARING BRIEF FILED by pltfs (gi) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 14, 1999

April 14, 1999

52

REVISED EXHIBIT list FILED UNDER SEAL by pltfs (gi) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 14, 1999

April 14, 1999

53

DECLARATION of Marvin Ray Berry re [50−1] (gi) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 14, 1999

April 14, 1999

54

DECLARATION of Wanda Jackson re [50−1] (gi) (Entered: 04/15/1999)

April 14, 1999

April 14, 1999

55

ORDER by Judge John T. Nixon granting pltfs until 4/14/99 to file &serve any documents recently obtained through the discovery process, any supplemental declarations or affidavit testimony from witnesses who have previously offered declaration testimony &written argument pertaining thereto; Defts have until 4/28/99 to file their response re [4−1] [6−1] (cc: all counsel) (EOD 4/16/99) (jb) (Entered: 04/16/1999)

April 15, 1999

April 15, 1999

56

RESPONSE by defts to motion to intervene [44−1] (gi) (Entered: 04/26/1999)

April 23, 1999

April 23, 1999

57

RESPONSE by pltfs in opposition to motion to intervene [44−1] (gi) (Entered: 04/26/1999)

April 23, 1999

April 23, 1999

58

RESPONSE by defts to pltfs' post−hearing brief [50−1] (gi) (Entered: 04/29/1999)

April 28, 1999

April 28, 1999

59

SECOND NOTICE by defts of filing documents (exhibits 19−27)(exhibits 19−22 &24 are UNDER SEAL) (gi) (Entered: 04/29/1999)

April 28, 1999

April 28, 1999

60

NOTICE by defts of filing afdt of Elizabeth Foster (gi) (Entered: 05/05/1999)

May 4, 1999

May 4, 1999

61

AFFIDAVIT of Elizabeth Foster (gi) (Entered: 05/05/1999)

May 4, 1999

May 4, 1999

62

ORDER by Judge John T. Nixon: Pursuant to 28 USC, Section 294(b), this case is returned to the Clerk for reassignment. Case reassigned to Judge Aleta A. Trauger. EOD 5/10/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 05/10/1999)

May 7, 1999

May 7, 1999

63

MEMORANDUM OF THE COURT (cc: all counsel) EOD 5/27/99 (gi) (Entered: 05/27/1999)

May 25, 1999

May 25, 1999

64

ORDER by Judge John T. Nixon granting motion to certify class action [4−1] and denying motion for preliminary injunction [6−1] for reasons expressed in the accompanying memorandum. Pltf class shall consist of all present or future TennCare beneficiaries for whom home health services are, or will be, medically necessary. The Court certifies pltfs' two proposed sub−classes. The "Disability Sub−Class" shall consist of those pltf class members with disabilities as defined by the ADA. The "Children's Sub−Class" shall consist of those pltf class members who are under the age of 21. EOD 5/27/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 05/27/1999)

May 25, 1999

May 25, 1999

65

REPLY by Tennessee Health to response to motion to intervene [44−1] (gi) (Entered: 06/03/1999)

June 2, 1999

June 2, 1999

66

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger granting motion for attorney Joseph William Metro to appear pro hac vice [46−1] by Tennessee Health Care Association. EOD 6/8/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 06/08/1999)

June 7, 1999

June 7, 1999

67

ORDER by Judge Aleta A. Trauger granting motion for attorney Michael Cornelius Lynch to appear pro hac vice [48−1] by Tennessee Health Care Association. EOD 6/8/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 06/08/1999)

June 7, 1999

June 7, 1999

68

ORDER of Recusal by Judge Aleta A. Trauger: Case reassigned to Chief Judge Robert L. Echols. EOD 6/15/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 06/15/1999)

June 11, 1999

June 11, 1999

71

MOTION by Pam Ford Wright to withdraw as atty of record for pltfs (gi) (Entered: 12/02/1999)

Dec. 1, 1999

Dec. 1, 1999

72

ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols: Case reassigned to Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown pursuant to appointment of Judge Haynes as US District Judge. Scheduled ddls remain in effect. EOD 12/8/99 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 12/08/1999)

Dec. 8, 1999

Dec. 8, 1999

74

MAIL Returned [72−1] addressed to atty Pamela F. Wright (cy forwarded to Nashville office of TN Justice Center to forward to Ms. Wright) (gi) (Entered: 01/05/2000)

Jan. 4, 2000

Jan. 4, 2000

75

MAIL Returned [73−1] addressed to atty Pamela F. Wright (cy forwarded to Nashville office of TN Justice Center to forward to Ms. Wright) (gi) (Entered: 01/05/2000)

Jan. 4, 2000

Jan. 4, 2000

76

MEMORANDUM OF THE COURT (cc: all counsel) EOD 1/13/00 (gi) (Entered: 01/13/2000)

Jan. 12, 2000

Jan. 12, 2000

77

ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols granting motion to intervene [44−1] for reasons stated in the accompanying memorandum. Case referred to Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown for further case management. EOD 1/13/00 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 01/13/2000)

Jan. 12, 2000

Jan. 12, 2000

78

ANSWER by intervenor defendant Tennessee Health to [1−1] (gi) (Entered: 01/13/2000)

Jan. 13, 2000

Jan. 13, 2000

79

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Case Management Conference set for 1:00 on 2/7/00. Proposed case management order to be submitted two days prior to hearing. EOD 1/19/00 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 01/19/2000)

Jan. 19, 2000

Jan. 19, 2000

PROPOSED Agreed Order resetting CMC (gi) (Entered: 01/28/2000)

Jan. 27, 2000

Jan. 27, 2000

80

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Case Management Conference reset for 3:00 on 2/29/00. EOD 1/31/00 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 01/31/2000)

Jan. 31, 2000

Jan. 31, 2000

PROPOSED Agreed Order resetting case management conference (gi) (Entered: 02/29/2000)

Feb. 28, 2000

Feb. 28, 2000

81

AGREED ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Case Management Conference reset for 1:30 on 3/15/00. EOD 3/2/00 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 03/02/2000)

March 1, 2000

March 1, 2000

82

MOTION by pltfs for attorney James B. Rhoads to appear pro hac vice (w/attachments) (gi) (Entered: 03/08/2000)

March 7, 2000

March 7, 2000

83

CERTIFICATE of Good Standing from USDC, ND/GA for James B. Rhoads filed by pltfs (gi) (Entered: 03/08/2000)

March 7, 2000

March 7, 2000

PROPOSED Order granting mtn to appear pro hac vice (gi) (Entered: 03/08/2000)

March 7, 2000

March 7, 2000

84

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown granting motion for attorney James B. Rhoads to appear pro hac vice [82−1] for pltfs. EOD 3/9/00 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 03/09/2000)

March 9, 2000

March 9, 2000

PROPOSED Case Management Order (gi) (Entered: 04/17/2000)

April 14, 2000

April 14, 2000

85

CASE MANAGMEENT ORDER by Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown: Dispositive mtn filing ddl is 5/1/00. Dsicovery shall be stayed during the pendency of dispositive mtns. Pretrial conference set 1:30 8/6/01 before the District Judge. Jury trial set for 9:00 on 9/10/01 before the District Judge. EOD 4/24/00 (cc: all counsel) (gi) (Entered: 04/24/2000)

April 24, 2000

April 24, 2000

86

MOTION by intervenor defendant Tennessee Health Care for judgment on the pleadings (gi) (Entered: 05/01/2000)

April 28, 2000

April 28, 2000

87

MEMORANDUM by intervenor defendant Tennessee Health Care in support of motion for judgment on the pleadings [86−1] (gi) (Entered: 05/01/2000)

April 28, 2000

April 28, 2000

PROPOSED Order re mtn #86 (gi) (Entered: 05/01/2000)

April 28, 2000

April 28, 2000

88

MOTION by defts for judgment on the pleadings (gi) (Entered: 05/02/2000)

May 1, 2000

May 1, 2000

89

MEMORANDUM by defts in support of motion for judgment on the pleadings [88−1] (gi) (Entered: 05/02/2000)

May 1, 2000

May 1, 2000

Case Details

State / Territory: Tennessee

Case Type(s):

Intellectual Disability (Facility)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 7, 1998

Case Details

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