Case: EEOC v. CNA INSURANCE COMPANIES & CONTINENTAL CASUALTY CO

1:97-cv-02198 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Filed Date: March 31, 1997

Closed Date: June 9, 1998

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Case Summary

In March 1997, the Chicago Office of the EEOC filed this lawsut against CNA Inusrance Companies and Continental Casualty Company in the U.S. District Court for the Norhtern District of Illinois. We do not have a copy of the complaint; therefore, the exact allegations involved are unknown. Following some discovery, defendant CNA Insurance Companies were dismissed in October 1997. Following further discovery and a few status hearings, defendant Continental Casualty Company was voluntarily dismissed from the case, terminating the lawsuit.

Summary Authors

David Friedman (11/26/2007)

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Document

1:97-cv-02198

Docket

EEOC v. CNA Ins Co, et al

June 9, 1998

June 9, 1998

Docket

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Docket

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ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT; jury demand - Civil cover sheet - Appearance(s) of John C. Hendrickson, Jean Powers Kamp, Michelle Anne Caiola as attorney(s) for plaintiff ( No summons(es) issued.) ( Documents: 1-1 through 1-3) (jmp) (Entered: 04/02/1997)

March 31, 1997

March 31, 1997

PACER

SCHEDULE set on 4/11/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Status hearing set to 9:30 5/21/97 . Mailed notice (sct)

April 11, 1997

April 11, 1997

PACER
2

WAIVER of service of summons as to defendant Continental Casualty sent on 4/16/97 (fce) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997

April 23, 1997

PACER

SCHEDULE set on 5/21/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Status hearing held and continued to 9:30 6/23/97 . No notice (sct)

May 21, 1997

May 21, 1997

PACER
3

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for Continental Casualty by Jeffrey S. Goldman, Allison Carol Blakley, Janice M. Rauen (fce) (Entered: 06/17/1997)

June 13, 1997

June 13, 1997

PACER
4

ANSWER and affirmative defenses to complaint by Continental Casualty. (fce) (Entered: 06/17/1997)

June 13, 1997

June 13, 1997

PACER

SCHEDULE set on 6/23/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Status hearing held and continued to 9:30 8/26/97 . All written discovery ordered closed on 8/26/97 . No notice (sct)

June 23, 1997

June 23, 1997

PACER
5

AGREED MOTION by EEOC and Continental Casualty to extend time to respond to discovery ; Notice of agreed motion (Temporarily unavailable for docketing.) (fce) (Entered: 08/06/1997)

July 22, 1997

July 22, 1997

PACER
6

MINUTE ORDER of 8/5/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Agreed motion of plaintiff and Continental Casualty Co to extend time to respond to discovery is granted to 9/22/97 [5-1]. Status hearing reset for 10/7/97 at 9:30 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 08/06/1997)

Aug. 5, 1997

Aug. 5, 1997

PACER
7

UNOPPOSED MOTION by defendant Continental Casualty to extend time to respond to discovery ; Notice of motion (Temporarily unavailable for docketing.) (fce) (Entered: 08/25/1997)

Aug. 15, 1997

Aug. 15, 1997

PACER
8

MINUTE ORDER of 8/22/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Defendant Continental Casualty Company's motion to extend time to respond to plaintiff's written discovery requests to 9/19/97, and extending time for plaintiff's to respond to defendant's written discovery requests to 10/20/97, is granted [7-1]. Status hearing reset for 10/27/97 at 9:30 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 08/25/1997)

Aug. 22, 1997

Aug. 22, 1997

PACER
9

STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER (fce) (Entered: 09/22/1997)

Sept. 22, 1997

Sept. 22, 1997

PACER
10

MINUTE ORDER of 9/22/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Enter stipulated protective order. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 09/22/1997)

Sept. 22, 1997

Sept. 22, 1997

PACER
11

MINUTE ORDER of 10/27/97 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Defendant CNA Insurance Companies is hereby dismissed. This case shall be referred to as EEOC v. Continental Casualty Insurance Co. Terminating party CNA Ins Co., All discovery to be completed by 1/27/98. Status hearing held; continued to 1/27/98 at 9:30 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 10/28/1997)

Oct. 27, 1997

Oct. 27, 1997

PACER
12

AGREED MOTION by plaintiff to extend discovery ; Notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 23, 1998

Jan. 23, 1998

PACER
13

MINUTE ORDER of 1/27/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Plaintiff's motion to extend discovery cut-off date to 3/2/98 is granted [12-1]. Discovery extended to 3/2/98., Status hearing held. Pretrial conference set for 2/23/98 at 10:00 a.m. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 27, 1998

Jan. 27, 1998

PACER

SCHEDULE set on 2/23/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Pretrial conference held. Status hearing set to 9:30 3/9/98 . No notice (sct)

Feb. 23, 1998

Feb. 23, 1998

PACER
14

MOTION by defendant to strike class allegations (Exhibits); Notice of motion (jmp) (Entered: 03/10/1998)

March 5, 1998

March 5, 1998

PACER
15

MINUTE ORDER of 3/9/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Answer brief to motion to strike class allegations [14-1] due 03/16/98. Reply to answer brief due 03/23/98. Ruling on defendant's motion to strike class allegations will be by mail. Status hearing held and continued to 9:30 a.m. on 06/09/98. Discovery cut-off date extended to 06/09/98. Mailed notice (jmp) (Entered: 03/10/1998)

March 9, 1998

March 9, 1998

PACER
16

MOTION by defendant for leave to subpoena deposition of and medical records from charging party's medical doctor ; Notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 03/17/1998)

March 12, 1998

March 12, 1998

PACER
17

MINUTE ORDER of 3/16/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Defendant's motion for leave to subpoena deposition of and medical records from charging party's medical doctor, Dr. Aaron Hamb, is granted [16-1]. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 03/17/1998)

March 16, 1998

March 16, 1998

PACER
18

MEMORANDUM by plaintiff in opposition to defendant's motion to strike class allegations [14-1] (fce) (Entered: 03/17/1998)

March 16, 1998

March 16, 1998

PACER
19

DECLARATION of Michelle A. Caiola (Exhibits). (fce) (Entered: 03/17/1998)

March 16, 1998

March 16, 1998

PACER
21

MOTION by plaintiff for leave to file instanter exhibit to be considered with memorandum in opposition to defendant's motion to strike (Attachment); Notice of motion (fce) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 20, 1998

March 20, 1998

PACER
20

REPLY memorandum by defendant in support of defendant's motion to strike class allegations [14-1] (Exhibits). (fce) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 23, 1998

March 23, 1998

PACER
22

MINUTE ORDER of 3/25/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Plaintiff's motion for leave to file instanter exhibit to be considered with memorandum in opposition to defendant's motion to strike is granted [21-1]. Telephoned notice (fce) (Entered: 03/26/1998)

March 25, 1998

March 25, 1998

PACER
23

TRANSCRIPT of proceedings for the following date(s): 3/9/98 Before Honorable Charles P. Kocoras (fce) (Entered: 04/14/1998)

April 13, 1998

April 13, 1998

PACER
24

MINUTE ORDER of 4/24/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Defendant's motion to strike is granted [14-1]. (See reverse of minute order.) Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 04/27/1998)

April 24, 1998

April 24, 1998

PACER
25

STIPULATION of dismissal by parties. (fce) (Entered: 05/07/1998)

May 7, 1998

May 7, 1998

PACER
26

MINUTE ORDER of 6/9/98 by Hon. Charles P. Kocoras : Pursuant to stipulation, this cause is hereby dismissed. Status hearing set for 6/9/98 is stricken., Terminating case. Mailed notice (fce) (Entered: 06/10/1998)

June 9, 1998

June 9, 1998

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 31, 1997

Closing Date: June 9, 1998

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

CNA Insurance Companies, 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