BYRD et al v. AARON'S, INC. et al

Plaintiff: CRYSTAL BYRD and BRIAN BYRD
Defendant: AARON'S, INC., ASPEN WAY ENTERPRISES, INC., JOHN DOES (1-100) AARON'S FRANCHISEES and DESIGNERWARE, LLC
Case Number: 1:2011cv00101
Filed: May 3, 2011
Court: US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Office: Erie Office
County: Erie
Presiding Judge: Susan Paradise Baxter
Presiding Judge: Sean J. McLaughlin
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions
Cause of Action: 18:2511 Wiretapping
Jury Demanded By: Both

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March 7, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 555 ORDER granting 523 Motion for Reconsideration. As Wyoming now recognizes the tort of invasion of privacy, Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration (Doc. 523) is GRANTED. Accordingly, the Court's March 31, 2014 Memorandum Order (Doc. 339) i s VACATED to the extent that it dismissed Plaintiffs' invasion of privacy claim under Wyoming law. Plaintiff's invasion of privacy claim is REINSTATED. This matter hereby is STAYED and ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSED for a period of thirty (30) day s, until April 6, 2018. During this period, the parties and their counsel shall personally meet and confer about the following: (1) what the next steps should be in this already seven-year-old case; (2) the ramifications of todays decision on the iss ue of class certification; and (3) whether additional mediation efforts would be beneficial in this case. On or before April 6, 2018, the parties shall file a joint status report indicating their respective positions on these issues and a proposed schedule for any proposed next steps. It is expected that the parties and their counsel will make every effort to reach consensus on these issues. See contents of this filing. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 3/7/18. (rdl)
September 26, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 517 MEMORANDUM ORDER. The Renewed Motion to Certify Class 439 is DENIED, and the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter dated August 4, 2017 507 , as augmented herein, is hereby ADOPTED as the opinion of the District Court. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 9/26/17. (rdl)
March 22, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 496 MEMORANDUM OPINION that 469 MOTION to Strike Plaintiffs' New Expert Report filed by AARON'S, INC., will be granted. An appropriate Order to follow. Signed by Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter on 3/22/17. (lrw)
March 31, 2014 Opinion or Order Filing 340 ORDER adopting 319 Report and Recommendation; denying 174 Motion to Certify Class. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 3/31/2014. (sje)
July 8, 2011 Opinion or Order Filing 57 MEMORANDUM ORDER: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the 9 Plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction is DENIED; adopting 54 Report and Recommendations. Signed by Judge Sean J. McLaughlin on 7/8/2011. (rlh)

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Plaintiff: CRYSTAL BYRD
Represented By: Leonard A. Davis
Represented By: James F. Green
Represented By: Michael W. Heaviside
Represented By: Maury A. Herman
Represented By: Andrea S. Hirsch
Represented By: Daniel C. Levin
Represented By: Frederick S. Longer
Represented By: Michelle A. Parfitt
Represented By: John H. Robinson
Represented By: Christopher V. Tisi
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Plaintiff: BRIAN BYRD
Represented By: Leonard A. Davis
Represented By: James F. Green
Represented By: Michael W. Heaviside
Represented By: Maury A. Herman
Represented By: Andrea S. Hirsch
Represented By: Daniel C. Levin
Represented By: Frederick S. Longer
Represented By: Michelle A. Parfitt
Represented By: John H. Robinson
Represented By: Christopher V. Tisi
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Defendant: AARON'S, INC.
Represented By: Kristine McAlister Brown
Represented By: Neal R. Devlin
Represented By: William H. Jordan
Represented By: Richard A. Lanzillo
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Defendant: ASPEN WAY ENTERPRISES, INC.
Represented By: Michael E. Begley
Represented By: Michele L. Braukmann
Represented By: Theodore J. Kobus, III
Represented By: James A. McGovern
Represented By: Ross W. McLinden
Represented By: Anthony J. Williott
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Defendant: JOHN DOES (1-100) AARON'S FRANCHISEES
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Defendant: DESIGNERWARE, LLC
Represented By: Brian M. Mancos
Represented By: Lyle D. Washowich
Represented By: David B. White
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