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Case TitleNichols Kaster, PLLP et al v. U.S. Department of Labor
DistrictDistrict of Minnesota
Case Number0:2017cv05179
Date Filed2017-11-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Patrick J. Schiltz
PlaintiffNichols Kaster, PLLP
PlaintiffCohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case DescriptionThe law firms of Nichols Kaster, PLLP, and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC filed FOIA requests with the Department of Labor for records concerning home care service workers. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and contacted the law firms once to discuss the request. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, the two law firms filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Labor
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2017-11-211COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Labor (filing fee $ 400, receipt number AMNDC-5827304) filed by Nichols Kaster, PLLP, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC. Filer requests summons issued. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) A, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet) (Krause, Lindsey) (Entered: 11/21/2017)
2017-11-212TEXT ONLY ENTRY: CLERK'S NOTICE OF INITIAL CASE ASSIGNMENT. Case assigned to Judge Patrick J. Schiltz per 3rd, 4th Master list, referred to Magistrate Judge Katherine M. Menendez. Please use case number 17-cv-5179 PJS/KMM. (kt) (Entered: 11/21/2017)
2017-11-213Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Labor. (kt) (Entered: 11/21/2017)
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by FOIA Project Staff