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Case TitleCHILDREN'S HEALTH DEFENSE v. CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2023cv00431
Date Filed2023-02-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffCHILDREN'S HEALTH DEFENSE
Case DescriptionChildren's Health Defense submitted two FOIA requests to the Centers for Disease Control for records concerning safety monitoring conducted by the CDC pursuant to the VAERS SOP. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. After hearing nothing further from the agency, CHD filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
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2023-02-161COMPLAINT against CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9865785) filed by CHILDREN'S HEALTH DEFENSE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(Flores, Ray) (Entered: 02/16/2023)
2023-02-16Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zcb) (Entered: 02/16/2023)
2023-02-162SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zcb) (Entered: 02/16/2023)
2023-02-163LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CHILDREN'S HEALTH DEFENSE (Flores, Ray) (Entered: 02/16/2023)
2023-02-174STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 2/17/2023. (lctnm1) (Entered: 02/17/2023)
2023-02-235RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General February 22, 2023. (Flores, Ray) (Entered: 02/23/2023)
2023-02-236RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 2/22/2023. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 3/24/2023. (Flores, Ray) (Entered: 02/23/2023)
2023-02-237RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION served on 2/21/2023 (Flores, Ray) (Entered: 02/23/2023)
2023-03-208NOTICE of Appearance by M. Jared Littman on behalf of CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (Littman, M. Jared) (Entered: 03/20/2023)
2023-03-209Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond by CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. (Littman, M. Jared) (Entered: 03/20/2023)
2023-03-20MINUTE ORDER: The Government's 9 Consent Motion for Extension of Time is granted. The Government's response to the Complaint is now due by April 24, 2023. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 3/20/2023. (lctnm1) (Entered: 03/20/2023)
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