Kovalchik v. The City of New York et al
||Ashley Autumn Kovalchik
||The City of New York and Tony Simmons
||May 13, 2009
||US District Court for the Southern District of New York
||Foley Square Office
||Richard M. Berman
|Nature of Suit:
||Civil Rights: Other
|Cause of Action:
||42 U.S.C. § 1983 Civil Rights Act
|Jury Demanded By:
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|July 21, 2017
OPINION & ORDER ADOPTING REPORT & RECOMMENDATION adopting 82 Report and Recommendation: Plaintiff Ashley Autumn Kovalchik brings this action against Defendant Tony Simmons, a former employee of the City of New York's Department of Juvenile Ju stice, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Before the Court is the March 21, 2016 Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Frank Maas (the "Report"), which recommends that the Court award Kovalchik $300,000 in compensatory damages, $ ;300,000 in punitive damages, $4,040 in attorney's fees, and $350 in costs. Also before the Court is Simmons' request that the Court set aside the entry of default. For the foregoing reasons, Simmons' motion to set aside the entry of default is denied. The Court adopts the Report in full. Kovalchik is hereby awarded $604,390, which includes $300,000 in compensatory damages, $300,000 in punitive damages, $4,040 in attorney's fees, and $350 in costs. The Clerk of Court is respectfully directed to terminate all pending motions and to close this case. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 7/21/2017) (jwh)
|September 18, 2014
OPINION AND ORDER re: 48 FIRST MOTION for Summary Judgment. filed by The City of New York, 55 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Ashley Autumn Kovalchik. The City of New York's motion for summary judgment is GRANTED, and Plaintiff& #039;s motions for summary judgment against the City of New York and Defendant Simmons are DENIED. If Plaintiff wishes to move for a default judgment against Simmons, she shall submit the appropriate materials within thirty days of this Order. In the event she does not do so, her remaining claims may be dismissed for failure to prosecute. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4l(b). The Clerk of Court is respectfully requested to close the motions pending at docket numbers 48 and 55. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 9/18/2014) (ajs)
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