Case: EEOC v. CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY

1:98-cv-06111 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Filed Date: Sept. 30, 1998

Closed Date: June 14, 1999

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Case Summary

The Chicago Office of the EEOC filed this action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The Defendant was Continental Casualty, an insurance company. The lawsuit was filed in September 1998 and was eventually resolved through a voluntary settlement in June 1999. Because the docket is the only accessible document, there is no information available on the nature of the suit or the settlement agreement.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (7/7/2007)

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Document

1:98-cv-06111

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Continental Casualty

June 14, 1999

June 14, 1999

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 13, 2022, 3:02 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand - Civil cover sheet - Appearance(s) of Michelle Anne Caiola, Jose J. Behar, John C. Hendrickson as attorney(s) for plaintiff (No summons(es) issued.) ( Documents: 1-1 through 1-3) (vmj) (Entered: 10/01/1998)

Sept. 30, 1998

Sept. 30, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 10/8/98 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Status hearing set to 10:00 12/8/98 . Plaintiff is directed to advise the defendants of the 12/8/98 status hearing forthwith. Parties are directed to discuss settlement of case, consent to proceed before the Magistrate Judge and a proposed discovery plan. Mailed notice (jlj) (Entered: 10/08/1998)

Oct. 8, 1998

Oct. 8, 1998

2

WAIVER of service of summons as to defendant sent on 10/1/98. (vmj) (Entered: 10/21/1998)

Oct. 19, 1998

Oct. 19, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 11/16/98 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Status hearing reset to 2:00 12/8/98 . Mailed notice (jlj) (Entered: 11/16/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998

Nov. 16, 1998

4

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant by Allison Carol Blakley, Janice M. Rauen, Sandra M. Emerson (dmkf) (Entered: 11/30/1998)

Nov. 23, 1998

Nov. 23, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 11/24/98 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Status hearing reset to 2:00 12/15/98 . Status hearing set for 12/8/98 stricken. Mailed notice (jlj) (Entered: 11/24/1998)

Nov. 24, 1998

Nov. 24, 1998

SCHEDULE set on 12/1/98 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Due to the court's trial schedule, all matters have been reset to their original time and date. Status hearing reset to 9:30 12/15/98 . Mailed notice (jlj) (Entered: 12/01/1998)

Dec. 1, 1998

Dec. 1, 1998

5

MINUTE ORDER of 12/15/98 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall: Status hearing held and continued to 2/16/99 at 9:30 a.m. Response to written discovery due by 12/30/98. Discovery to close on 6/1/99. Parties to submit discovery schedule at status hearing. Mailed notice (vmj) (Entered: 12/16/1998)

Dec. 15, 1998

Dec. 15, 1998

6

MINUTE ORDER of 12/28/98 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall: Status hearing set for 2/16/99 stricken and reset to 3/9/99 at 9:30 a.m. Mailed notice (vmj) (Entered: 12/29/1998)

Dec. 28, 1998

Dec. 28, 1998

7

AGREED MOTION by defendant for a protective order ; Notice of motion. (vmj) (Entered: 02/08/1999)

Feb. 1, 1999

Feb. 1, 1999

8

STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER. (vmj) (Entered: 02/08/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

9

MINUTE ORDER of 2/3/99 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall: Agreed motion for a protective order is granted [7-1]. Enter protective order. No notice (vmj) (Entered: 02/08/1999)

Feb. 3, 1999

Feb. 3, 1999

10

MOTION by defendant for leave to subpoena medical records from and to take the depositions of charging party's medical doctors ; Notice of motion. (vmj) (Entered: 02/17/1999)

Feb. 9, 1999

Feb. 9, 1999

11

MINUTE ORDER of 2/12/99 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall: Defendant's motion for leave to subpoena medical records from [10-1] and to take the depositions of charging party's medical doctors is granted [10-2]. Mailed notice (vmj) (Entered: 02/17/1999)

Feb. 12, 1999

Feb. 12, 1999

SCHEDULE set on 3/9/99 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Status hearing held and continued to 9:30 4/13/99 . Case was called for status, plaintiff failed to appear and is directed to appear for status on 4/13/99 or this case will be dismissed for want of prosecution. Mailed notice (jlj) (Entered: 03/09/1999)

March 9, 1999

March 9, 1999

SCHEDULE set on 4/13/99 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Status hearing held and continued to 10:00 6/8/99 . In court notice (jlj) (Entered: 04/13/1999)

April 13, 1999

April 13, 1999

12

MINUTE ORDER of 4/21/99 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Motion for leave to file appearance as additional counsel is granted. Motion for leave to amend complaint is granted. Plaintiff must file by the close of business 4/22/99 an answer as stated in open corut regarding interrogatory. Mailed notice (rmm) (Entered: 04/22/1999)

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999

14

FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT [1-1] by plaintiff; jury demand (rmm) (Entered: 04/22/1999)

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999

15

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff by Steven Justin Levine (rmm) (Entered: 04/22/1999)

April 21, 1999

April 21, 1999

16

ANSWER by defendant Continental Casualty and Affirmative Defenses to Plaintiff's first amended complaint [14-1] (eav) (Entered: 04/30/1999)

April 29, 1999

April 29, 1999

17

STIPULATION of dismissal with prejudice (meg) (Entered: 06/09/1999)

June 8, 1999

June 8, 1999

18

SETTLEMENT agreement filed by parties (meg) (Entered: 06/09/1999)

June 8, 1999

June 8, 1999

19

MINUTE ORDER of 6/8/99 by Hon. Joan B. Gottschall : Pursuant to Stipulation of Dismissal with Prejudice, this action is hereby dismissed with prejudice in accordance with the Settlement Agreement. Any pending motion in this case is terminated as moot. Status hearing held. Terminating case. Mailed notice (meg) (Entered: 06/09/1999)

June 8, 1999

June 8, 1999

20

SETTLEMENT agreement filed by plaintiff and defendant (rmm) (Entered: 06/14/1999)

June 14, 1999

June 14, 1999

21

STIPULATION of dismissal with prejudice (rmm) (Entered: 06/14/1999)

June 14, 1999

June 14, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 30, 1998

Closing Date: June 14, 1999

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Continental Casualty Company, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits