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Case TitleCrockett v. Department of Veterans Affairs
DistrictWestern District of Virginia
Case Number7:2017cv00186
Date Filed2017-04-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon
PlaintiffJames H Crockett
Case DescriptionJames Crockett submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs for a copy of his claims file. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Crockett filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Veterans Affairs
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Complaint attachment 3
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2017-04-281COMPLAINT against Department of Veterans Affairs (Filing & Administrative fee $ 400, receipt # 0423-2663425.), filed by James H Crockett. 70 Day Notice due by 7/7/2017 90 Day Service due by 7/27/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(sas)
2017-04-282Proposed Summons by James H Crockett as to All Defendants.(Bowman, Gary)
2017-04-283Electronic Summons Issued as to Department of Veterans Affairs c/o United States Attorney NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (sas)
2017-05-194MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer by Department of Veterans Affairs. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Winn, Sara)
2017-05-225ORDER granting 4 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer Department of Veterans Affairs answer due 6/30/2017. Signed by District Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon on 5/22/2017. (bw)
2017-05-226RESPONSE in Opposition re 4 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer . filed by James H Crockett. (Bowman, Gary)
2017-06-077Letter from Defense Finance and Accounting Service re: request to provide a complete SSN for James H. Crockett. (Attachments: # 1 copy of complaint and its attachments)(sas)
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