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Case TitleQUALITY CONTROL SYSTEMS CORP. v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01266
Date Filed2017-06-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeChief Judge Beryl A. Howell
PlaintiffQUALITY CONTROL SYSTEMS CORP.
Case DescriptionQuality Control Systems submitted a FOIA request to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for records concerning the closing of an investigation of Tesla's mileage and airbag deployment. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told Quality Control Systems that it would provide an interim response and would also take a 10-day extension. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Quality Control Systems filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
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2017-06-281COMPLAINT for Injunctive Relief against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5010131) filed by QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEMS CORP.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Rule 7.1 certificate, # 3 Summons DOT, # 4 Summons Att'y General, # 5 Summons U.S. Att'y)(Sobel, David) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-282LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEMS CORP. (md) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-28Case Assigned to Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. (md) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-283SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-284STANDING ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on June 28, 2017. (lcbah2) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-07-185NOTICE of Appearance by Claire M. Whitaker on behalf of U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Whitaker, Claire) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
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