Wheeler v. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. et al Featured Case

Plaintiff: Rod Wheeler
Defendant: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Fox News Network LLC, Malia Zimmerman and Ed Butowsky
Case Number: 1:2017cv05807
Filed: August 1, 2017
Court: New York Southern District Court
Office: Foley Square Office
Nature of Suit: Assault Libel & Slander
Cause of Action: 28:1332lb Diversity-Libel, Assault, Slander
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

Docket Report

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Date Filed#Document Text
August 15, 2017 16 Featured Case ORDER ON REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO ANSWER OR OTHERWISE RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT: on re: 15 Letter, filed by Fox News Network LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. This Court, having reviewed Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. and Fox News Network, LLC's ("Fox Defendants") Request for Extension of Time to Answer or Otherwise Respond to Plaintiffs Complaint, hereby GRANTS the request and ORDERS that the Fox Defendants shall answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiff's complaint on or before September 18, 2017. Fox News Network LLC answer due 9/18/2017; Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. answer due 9/18/2017. (Signed by Judge George B. Daniels on 8/15/2017) (ap)
August 14, 2017 15 LETTER addressed to Judge George B. Daniels from Kevin T. Baine dated August 14, 2017 re: Request for Extension of Time. Document filed by Fox News Network LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Baine, Kevin)
August 14, 2017 14 RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT.. Document filed by Fox News Network LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc..(Baine, Kevin)
August 14, 2017 13 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Kevin Taylor Baine on behalf of Fox News Network LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.. (Baine, Kevin)
August 9, 2017 12 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Fox News Network LLC served on 8/7/2017, answer due 8/28/2017. Service was accepted by N. Dougherty. Document filed by Rod Wheeler. (Wigdor, Douglas)
August 9, 2017 11 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. served on 8/7/2017, answer due 8/28/2017. Service was accepted by N. Dougherty. Document filed by Rod Wheeler. (Wigdor, Douglas)
August 2, 2017 10 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Fox News Network LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.. (pc)
August 2, 2017 9 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Ed Butowsky(in his professional capacity), Ed Butowsky(in his individual capacity). (pc)
August 2, 2017 8 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Malia Zimmerman(in her professional capacity), Malia Zimmerman(in her individual capacity). (pc)
August 2, 2017 Case Designated ECF. (pc)
August 2, 2017 Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php. (pc)
August 2, 2017 CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge George B. Daniels. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/District. Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf_filing.php. (pc)
August 2, 2017 ***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING CIVIL. CASE OPENING STATISTICAL ERROR CORRECTION: Notice to attorney Douglas Holden Wigdor. The following case opening statistical information was erroneously selected/entered: County code XX Out of State. The following correction(s) have been made to your case entry: the County code has been modified to New York. (pc)
August 1, 2017 Set/Reset Deadlines: Motions due by 9/1/2017. (mro)
August 1, 2017 7 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Michael John Willemin on behalf of Rod Wheeler. (Willemin, Michael)
August 1, 2017 6 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Jeanne-Marie Bates Christensen on behalf of Rod Wheeler. (Christensen, Jeanne-Marie)
August 1, 2017 5 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Ed Butowsky, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Rod Wheeler. (Wigdor, Douglas)
August 1, 2017 4 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Malia Zimmerman, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Rod Wheeler. (Wigdor, Douglas)
August 1, 2017 3 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. and Fox News Network LLC, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Rod Wheeler. (Wigdor, Douglas)
August 1, 2017 2 CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Wigdor, Douglas)
August 1, 2017 1 COMPLAINT against Ed Butowsky(in his professional capacity), Ed Butowsky(in his individual capacity), Fox News Network LLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Malia Zimmerman(in her professional capacity), Malia Zimmerman(in her individual capacity). (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-13963549)Document filed by Rod Wheeler.(Wigdor, Douglas)

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