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Case TitleDemoruelle et al v. Department of Veterans' Affairs
DistrictDistrict of Hawaii
Case Number1:2018cv00007
Date Filed2018-01-05
Date ClosedOpen
PlaintiffJoseph Louis Demoruelle (e-mail:
PlaintiffSandra Lee Demoruelle (e-mail:
Case DescriptionJoseph and Sandra Lee Demourelle submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Veterans Affairs' Pacific Islands Health Care System for records concerning treatment policies and other issues. The agency apparently did not respond to Demourelle's satisfaction and he filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Veterans' Affairs
Complaint attachment 1
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2018-01-051COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF against Department of Veterans' - filed by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (Attachments: # 1 Mailing Documentation) (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-052CIVIL Cover Sheet - by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-053Filing fee: $ 400, receipt number HI023020 re 1 Complaint. (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-054Summons Issued as to U.S. Attorney, District of Hawaii. (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-055Summons Issued as to General Counsel of the Department of Veterans' Affairs. (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-056Summons Issued as to U.S. Attorney General. (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-057Order Setting Rule 16 Scheduling Conference for 09:00AM on 3/2/2018 before MAGISTRATE JUDGE RICHARD L. PUGLISI - Signed by CHIEF JUDGE J. MICHAEL SEABRIGHT on 1/5/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Memo from Clerk Re: Corporate Disclosure Statements) (emt, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Clerk's Office intake staff served Plaintiffs by first class mail to the address of record on January 8, 2018. (Entered: 01/08/2018)
2018-01-058CIVIL Waiver of Service Packet ~ Notice to Parties Regarding Service Pursuant to Rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (Attachments: # 1 AO 398 Notice of Lawsuit and Request to Waive Service of Summons, # 2 AO 399 Waiver of Service of Summons) (emt, ) (Entered: 01/08/2018)
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