Case: EEOC v. Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

4:98-cv-00181 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Filed Date: Feb. 25, 1998

Closed Date: Jan. 7, 1999

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Case Summary

In February 1998, the EEOC's Dallas office filed this suit in the U.S. District for the Northern District of Texas against Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. Although the allegations and results of litigation were unavailable for this summary, it is known that this case was referred to mediation in May 1998 and a joint motion to dismiss with prejudice filed by the parties in January 1999 was approved by the court and ended the case.

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Tony Friedman (7/26/2007)

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Document

4:98-cv-00181

Docket

EEOC v. Bell Helicopter Text

Jan. 7, 1999

Jan. 7, 1999

Docket
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4:98-cv-00181

Final Judgment

EEOC v. Bell Helicopter Text

Jan. 7, 1999

Jan. 7, 1999

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

Last updated July 19, 2022, 3:05 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed; (6) (geb) (Entered: 02/25/1998)

Feb. 25, 1998

Feb. 25, 1998

1

DEMAND for jury trial by plaintiff Equal Employment Opp (geb) (Entered: 02/25/1998)

Feb. 25, 1998

Feb. 25, 1998

2

SUMMONS(ES) issued for defendant Bell Helicopter Text (geb) (Entered: 02/25/1998)

Feb. 25, 1998

Feb. 25, 1998

3

ANSWER to Complaint by Bell Helicopter Text (Attorney Stanley Weiner), (5) (bam) (Entered: 04/13/1998)

April 10, 1998

April 10, 1998

4

ORDER TO SUBMIT JOINT STATUS REPORT AND PROPOSED DISCOVERY PLAN. Status report due on 5/4/98 ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 4/14/98 Page(s): 6 (bam) (Entered: 04/14/1998)

April 14, 1998

April 14, 1998

5

JOINT STATUS REPORT AND PROPOSED DISCOVERY PLAN by Equal Employment Opp, Bell Helicopter Text (6) (bam) (Entered: 05/12/1998)

May 12, 1998

May 12, 1998

6

INITIAL SCHEDULING ORDER setting Joining of Parties on 4:30 7/6/98 Amending of Pleadings on 4:30 10/19/98 ; Discovery cutoff 4:30 11/16/98 ; Deadline for filing of dispositive motions 4:30 12/16/98 ; ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 5/13/98 Page(s): 2 (bam) (Entered: 05/13/1998)

May 13, 1998

May 13, 1998

7

ORDER referring case to ADR for 9/98; ADR provider to be selected nlt 7/1/98; Type of ADR: Mediation Requested by: Court ( Signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 5/13/98 Page(s): 8 (bam) (Entered: 05/13/1998)

May 13, 1998

May 13, 1998

8

Notification of Agreed Mediator by Bell Helicopter Text (2) (bam) (Entered: 07/01/1998)

July 1, 1998

July 1, 1998

9

ORDER referring case to ADR; Christopher Nolland ADR provider; Type of ADR: Mediation Requested by: Court...clrk to mail copy of this order, the 5/13/98 order for mediation and copy of dkt sheet to mediator...upon completion of mediation, ADR form to be filed by mediator ( Signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 7/10/98 Page(s): 1 (bam) (Entered: 07/10/1998)

July 10, 1998

July 10, 1998

10

NOTICE of attorney appearance for plaintiff Equal Employment Opp by Sidney B Chesnin (dld) (Entered: 07/23/1998)

July 23, 1998

July 23, 1998

11

JOINT MOTION to modify [6-1]Initial Scheduling order by Equal Employment Opp, Bell Helicopter Text (4) (bam) (Entered: 07/27/1998)

July 27, 1998

July 27, 1998

12

ORDER granting [11-1] joint motion to modify [6-1]Initial Scheduling order reset scheduling order deadlines: Disclosures to expert witnesses for plf due 11/2/98 4:30p.m. and dft 11/16/98 4:30p.m.; Discovery deadline on 4:30 12/16/98 Deadline for filing of dispositive motions by 4:30 1/15/99 ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 7/29/98 Page(s) 2 (bam) (Entered: 07/29/1998)

July 29, 1998

July 29, 1998

13

STIPULATED ORDER PROTECTIVE ORDER See Order for specifics re protective order ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 8/14/98 Page(s) 4 (bam) (Entered: 08/14/1998)

Aug. 14, 1998

Aug. 14, 1998

14

MOTION by Equal Employment Opp, Bell Helicopter Text to modify/amend [12-1] relief reset scheduling order deadlines: Disclosures to expert witnesses for plf due 11/2/98 4:30p.m. and dft 11/16/98 4:30p.m.; Discovery deadline on 4:30 12/16/98 Deadline for filing of dispositive motions by 4:30 1/15/99, [12-2] order (bam) (Entered: 10/23/1998)

Oct. 23, 1998

Oct. 23, 1998

15

ORDER granting [14-1] motion to modify/amend [12-1] relief reset scheduling order deadlines: Disclosures to expert witnesses for plf due 11/2/98 4:30p.m. and dft 11/16/98 4:30p.m.; Discovery deadline on 4:30 12/16/98 Deadline for filing of dispositive motions by 4:30 1/15/99, [12- 2] order reset scheduling order deadlines: Pretrial materials due 4:30 12/16/98 Discovery deadline on 4:30 1/19/99 Deadline for filing of dispositive motions by 4:30 2/16/99 ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 10/26/98 Page(s) 2 (bam) (Entered: 10/26/1998)

Oct. 26, 1998

Oct. 26, 1998

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Summary. Filed by ADR Provider Christopher Nolland . Attorneys in attendance Christopher Nolland, Stanley Weiner, Sidney B Chesnin, Jeffrey Charles Bannon . Prv Fee: $ 875.00 per party ($1750.00 Total) Disposition: DNS (bam) (Entered: 10/26/1998)

Oct. 26, 1998

Oct. 26, 1998

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ORDER setting trial setting conference for 9:30 2/24/99 ; Proposed pretrial order due 4:30 2/22/99 ; ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 12/9/98 Page(s): 2 (bam) (Entered: 12/09/1998)

Dec. 9, 1998

Dec. 9, 1998

18

JOINT MOTION for dismissal with prejudice by Equal Employment Opp, Bell Helicopter Text (10) (bam) (Entered: 01/06/1999)

Jan. 5, 1999

Jan. 5, 1999

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ORDER granting [18-1] joint motion for dismissal with prejudice, each party to bear its own attys fees and costs ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 1/7/99 Page(s) 2 (bam) (Entered: 01/07/1999)

Jan. 7, 1999

Jan. 7, 1999

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FINAL JUDGMENT...all claims are dismissed w/prejudice and costs of court shall be borne by party incurring same ( signed by TRM) Copies to counsel: 1/7/99 Page(s): 1 (bam) (Entered: 01/07/1999)

Jan. 7, 1999

Jan. 7, 1999

Case closed (bam) (Entered: 01/07/1999)

Jan. 7, 1999

Jan. 7, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Feb. 25, 1998

Closing Date: Jan. 7, 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

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits