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Case TitleActive Thermal Concepts, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
DistrictNorthern District of Iowa
CityCedar Rapids
Case Number1:2020cv00050
Date Filed2020-05-08
Date Closed2020-08-20
JudgeJudge Linda R Reade
PlaintiffActive Thermal Concepts, Inc
Case DescriptionActive Thermal Concepts submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Active Thermal Concepts filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUS Dept of Veterans Affairs
DefendantDepartment of Veterans Affairs
DefendantU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Administration, Washington, DC 20420
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2020-05-081COMPLAINT against Active Thermal Concepts, Inc. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number AIANDC-3195834.), filed by Active Thermal Concepts, Inc.. Scheduling Report due by 8/6/2020 (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (Wagner, John) (Additional attachment(s) added on 5/13/2020: # 2 Exhibit A) (jag). (Entered: 05/08/2020)
2020-05-11Magistrate Judge Mark A Roberts added (no conflicts identified). (pac) (Entered: 05/11/2020)
2020-05-112NOTICE of Assignment to U.S. Magistrate Judge. Check Status Deadline due by 6/10/2020. (pac) (Entered: 05/11/2020)
2020-05-113Summons Issued as to US Dept of Veterans Affairs. ****PLEASE MAKE COPIES OF SUMMONS FOR EACH DEFENDANT AND FILL IN REMAINING INFORMATION**** (Attachments: # 1 Civil Case Packet) (pac) (Main Document 3 replaced on 5/12/2020 to include court seal) (pac). (Entered: 05/11/2020)
2020-05-11Set Deadline: Plaintiff's LR 7.1 Disclosure Statement due by 5/29/2020. (pac) (Entered: 05/11/2020)
2020-05-114(FILED IN ERROR - NOW ATTACHED TO COMPLAINT AS EXHIBIT A) SUPPLEMENT/ADDENDUM 1 Complaint by Active Thermal Concepts, Inc. (Wagner, John) Modified text on 5/13/2020 per direction of MAR Chambers (jag). (Entered: 05/11/2020)
2020-05-295PURSUANT to Local Rule 7.1 Disclosure Statement Plaintiff's Disclosure Statement by Active Thermal Concepts, Inc (Wagner, John) (Entered: 05/29/2020)
2020-06-196NOTICE of Appearance by Jacob A Schunk on behalf of Defendant Department of Veterans Affairs. (Schunk, Jacob) Modified text on 6/19/2020 (pac). (Entered: 06/19/2020)
2020-06-197UNRESISTED MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer by Defendant Department of Veterans Affairs (Schunk, Jacob) (Entered: 06/19/2020)
2020-06-228ORDER granting 7 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer; answer deadline extended for Department of Veterans Affairs to 7/13/2020. Signed by Magistrate Judge Mark A Roberts on 6/22/20. (ksy) (Entered: 06/22/2020)
2020-07-139ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by Department of Veterans Affairs.(Schunk, Jacob) (Entered: 07/13/2020)
2020-08-1110PROPOSED Scheduling Order and Discovery Plan (Joint) by Defendant U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Schunk, Jacob) (Entered: 08/11/2020)
2020-08-12Case Reassigned to Judge Linda R Reade and Magistrate Judge Mark A Roberts. Magistrate Judge Mark A Roberts no longer assigned as presiding to the case (no conflicts found). (skm) (Entered: 08/12/2020)
2020-08-1911STIPULATION of Dismissal (Joint with Prejudice) by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Schunk, Jacob) (Entered: 08/19/2020)
2020-08-2012ORDER re 11 Stipulation of Settlement and Dismissal. Plaintiff Active Thermal Concepts Inc and Defendant United States Department of Veterans Affairs are hereby dismissed with prejudice from the instant action. All pending motions and/or filings are denied as moot. The Clerk of Court is directed to close this case. Signed by Judge Linda R Reade on 8/20/2020. (des) (Entered: 08/20/2020)
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