Case details

Court: gand
Docket #: 1:00-cv-01721
Case Name: Carr v. World Championship, et al
PACER case #: 3485
Date filed: 2000-07-10
Date terminated: 2002-08-06
Assigned to: Judge Clarence Cooper
Case Cause: 42:2000 Job Discrimination (Race)
Nature of Suit: 442 Civil Rights: Jobs
Jury Demand: Plaintiff
Jurisdiction: Federal Question

Parties

Represented Party Attorney & Contact Info
Tony Byron Carr
Plaintiff
Cary Ichter
Ichter Kresky & Associates, LLC Suite 1530, One Tower Place 3340 Peachtree Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30326-1084 404-869-7600 Fax: 404-869-7610 Email: cichter@ichterkresky.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Kelly Jean Beard
Law Office of Kelly J. Beard, LLC Suite 1500 400 Galleria Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339 404-961-7233 Fax: 404-961-7234 Email: kbeard@kbeardlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Levi Breedlove
Breedlove & Lassiter 250 East Ponce de Leon Avenue Suite 425 Decatur, GA 30030 404-377-5512 Email: lbreedlove@blyllp.comcastbiz.net
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Merrick D. Bernstein
Balch & Bingham 3535 Piedmont Road, NE 14 Piedmont Center, Suite 1100 Atlanta, GA 30305 404-261-6020
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

World Championship Wrestling, Inc.
Defendant
Evan H. Pontz
Troutman Sanders, LLP-ATL Bank of America Plaza, Suite 5200 600 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308-2216 404-885-3000 Email: evan.pontz@troutmansanders.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

James Andrew Lamberth
Troutman Sanders, LLP-ATL Bank of America Plaza, Suite 5200 600 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308-2216 404-885-3000 Email: james.lamberth@troutmansanders.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

John J. Dalton
Troutman Sanders, LLP-ATL Bank of America Plaza, Suite 5200 600 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308-2216 404-885-3000 Email: john.dalton@troutmansanders.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Turner Sports, Inc.
Defendant
Evan H. Pontz
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

James Andrew Lamberth
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

John J. Dalton
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Documents

Date Filed Document # Attachment # Short Description Long Description Upload date SHA1 hash
2000-07-10 1 0 COMPLAINT filed and summons issued. Consent form to proceed before U.S. magistrate and pretrial instructions given to attorney; jury demand FILING FEE $ 150 RECEIPT # 457008 (aks) (Entered: 07/13/2000)
2000-07-10 2 0 ANSWERS TO MANDATORY DISCLOSURES by plaintiff (aks) (Entered: 07/13/2000)
2000-07-13 3 0 Return of service executed 7/10/00 as to World Championship on original complaint (bek) (Entered: 07/14/2000)
2000-07-21 4 0 CONSENT ORDER, approved by deputy clerk, extending time to answer [1-1] complaint thru 8/16/00 , Answer due 8/16/00 for World Championship (cc) (bek) (Entered: 07/24/2000)
2000-08-16 5 0 MOTION by defendant to dismiss counts I-III, VI and VII of pla's complaint with brief in support. (bek) (Entered: 08/16/2000)
2000-09-08 6 0 CONSENT ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper, extending time thru 9/19/00 w/in which pla must respond to [5-1] the dft's motion to dismiss. [5-1] motion to dismiss to be submitted on 9/19/00 (cc) (er) (Entered: 09/11/2000)
2000-09-13 7 0 Brief by plaintiff in opposition to [5-1] motion to dismiss counts I-III, VI and VII of pla's complaint (als) (Entered: 09/14/2000)
2000-09-18 8 0 AMENDED COMPLAINT by plaintiff adding Turner Sports, Inc.; jury demand (bek) (Entered: 09/19/2000)
2000-09-29 9 0 REPLY by defendant World Championship to response to [5-1] motion to dismiss counts I-III, VI and VII of pla's complaint (bek) (Entered: 09/29/2000)
2000-10-02 10 0 MOTION by World Championship to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint with brief in support. (ck) (Entered: 10/03/2000)
2000-10-11 11 0 Acknowledgment of service by defendant Turner Sports, Inc. executed 9/3/00 (bek) (Entered: 10/12/2000)
2000-10-17 12 0 Stipulation by parties, to extend time to respond to [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint thru 10/25/00 (to CC) (bek) (Entered: 10/18/2000)
2000-10-20 13 0 ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper GRANTING [12-1] stipulation to extend time to respond to [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint thru 10/25/00, [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint to be submitted on 10/26/00 (cc) (bek) (Entered: 10/23/2000)
2000-10-20 14 0 MOTION by defendant Turner Sports, Inc. to dismiss pla's first amended complaint with brief in support. (bek) (Entered: 10/23/2000)
2000-10-26 15 0 Acknowledgment of service by defendant Turner Sports, Inc. executed 10/3/00 as to amended complaint. (bek) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
2000-10-26 16 0 Brief by plaintiff in opposition to [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint (bek) Modified on 10/27/2000 (Entered: 10/27/2000)
2000-11-03 17 0 Brief by plaintiff in opposition to [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint (bek) (Entered: 11/07/2000)
2000-11-13 18 0 REPLY by World Championship to response to [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint (bek) (Entered: 11/14/2000)
2000-11-20 19 0 REPLY by Turner Sports, Inc. to response to [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint (bek) (Entered: 11/21/2000)
2000-12-21 20 0 ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper denying as moot the [5-1] motion to dismiss counts I-III, VI and VII of pla's complaint by World Championship. Consolidating for the purpose of discovery cases 1:00-cv-367, 368, 369, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1720, 1721 (cc) (bek) (Entered: 12/22/2000)
2000-12-21 21 0 Notice by CRD, motion hearing set for [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint and [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint 8:30 2/6/01 (bek) (Entered: 12/22/2000)
2001-02-06 22 0 Motion HEARING held before Judge Clarence Cooper [17-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-0367, [19-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-0368, [20-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-0369, [16-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-IV and VII-VIII of pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-0369, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01715, [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01715, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01716, [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-II, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01716, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01717, [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01717, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01718, [10-1] motion to dismiss pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01718, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01719, [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01719, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01720, [10-1] motion to dismiss pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01720, [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01721, [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint in 1:00-cv-01721. Court heard arguments from counsel. Ruling shortly. (bek) (Entered: 02/08/2001)
2001-02-21 23 0 Certificate of interested persons by dfts. (to judge) (bek) (Entered: 02/23/2001)
2001-04-03 24 0 ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [13-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Broadcasting, World Championship and [17-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-00367, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [15-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Broadcasting, World Championship and [19-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-00368, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [16-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-IV and VII-VIII of pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [20-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-00369, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint by WCW and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01715, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-II, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01716, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01717, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01718, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01719, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01720, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART [10-1] motion to dismiss Counts I-III, VI, & VII of pla's 1st amended complaint by World Championship and [14-1] motion to dismiss pla's first amended complaint by Turner Sports, Inc. in 1:00-cv-01721. The court GRANTS the motions as to the plas' claims of fraud and deceit and breach of contract and implied convenant of good faith and fair dealing. The court DENIES the motions as to plas' claims for discrimination under 42 U.S.C. 1981 and their claims of intentional infliction of emotional distress. The courts ruling applies to all related matters. The court DENIES the motions as to plas' claims under 42 U.S.C. 1981 and their claims of intentional infliction of emotional distress against Truner Sports. The court GRANTES plas' leave to amend their complaints only as to Turner Sports. Plas are INSTRUCTED to file the amended complaints w/in 14 days. Order to be submitted on 4/22/01 if amended complaint not filed. (cc) (bek) (Entered: 04/04/2001)
2001-04-06 25 0 MOTION by plaintiff Tony Byron Carr for preliminary injunction with brief in support. (bek) (Entered: 04/09/2001)
2001-04-19 26 0 Withdrawal of [25-1] motion for preliminary injunction (bek) (Entered: 04/23/2001)
2001-04-20 27 0 CONSENT ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper, extending time for dfts to respond to pla's first amended complaint thru 4/23/01 , Answer due 4/23/01 for Turner Sports, Inc. and WCW in 1:00-cv-00367, 1:00-cv-00368, 1:00-cv-00369, 1:00-cv-01715, 1:00-cv-01716, 1:00-cv-01717, 1:00-cv-01719, 1:00-cv-01720, 1:00-cv-01721, (cc) (bek) (Entered: 04/24/2001)
2001-04-24 28 0 CONSENT ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper, extending time for plaintiffs to file second amended complaint thru 4/27/01. Dfts are relieved of any obligation to answer, or respond to pla's existing first amended complaint and dfts may answer the second amended complaint w/in 10 days after service. NO FURTHER EXTENSIONS. [29-1] consent order to be submitted on 4/29/01 in 1:00-cv-00367, in 1:00-cv-00368, in 1:00-cv-00369, in 1:00-cv-01715, in 1:00-cv-01716, in 1:00-cv-01717, in 1:00-cv-01718, in 1:00-cv-01719, in 1:00-cv-01720, in 1:00-cv-01721 if second amended complaint not filed (cc) (bek) (Entered: 04/25/2001)
2001-04-27 29 0 MOTION by plaintiff in 1:00-cv-01721 to amend [1-1] complaint with brief in support and amended complaint attached. (as) (Entered: 04/30/2001)
2001-05-14 30 0 ANSWER to proposed second amended complaint by dfts (bek) (Entered: 05/15/2001)
2001-05-15 31 0 Attorney appearance for plaintiff by Levi Breedlove (bek) (Entered: 05/16/2001)
2001-05-31 32 0 ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper GRANTING [30-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-00367, GRANTING [34-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-00368, GRANTING [34-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-00369, GRANTING [27-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-01716, GRANTING [27-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-01719, GRANTING [27-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-01720, GRANTING [29-1] motion to amend [1-1] complaint in 1:00-cv-01721 and AMENDING complaints to add claims pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e. (cc) (bek) (Entered: 06/06/2001)
2001-05-31 33 0 SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT, by plaintiff in 1:00-cv-01721 adding claims pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e; jury demand (bek) (Entered: 06/06/2001)
2001-06-25 34 0 Notice of filing Certificate of Consent for withdrawal of counsel Cary Ichter, Kelly Beard and Michell Rotherberg by plaintiff in 1:00-cv-01721. (lme) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
2001-07-23 35 0 Preliminary Report and Discovery Schedule. (to mag. judge) (bek) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
2001-07-31 36 0 SCHEDULING ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, Discovery deadline is 1/22/02, motions for sum jgm to be filed by 2/12/02, if no motions for sum jgm. filed, prop. pretrial order due on 2/22/02. Parties are ORDERED to adhere to the above deadlines. Any motions for extensions of time must be requested prior the existing deadline. Clerk is directed to submit on 2/27/02 if parties have not filed a Motion for sum jgm or Prop. consolidated pto (cc) (als) (Entered: 08/01/2001)
2001-11-26 37 0 CONSENT PROTECTIVE ORDER entered by Mag Judge Janet F. King. (cc) (slc) (Entered: 11/27/2001)
2001-12-10 38 0 MOTION by plaintiff in 1:00-cv-01721 to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents , and to extend time for filing dispositive motions w/certificate of good faith w/in motion. (slc) (Entered: 12/11/2001)
2001-12-19 39 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, extending time thru 01/04/02 within which Dft may respond to [38-1] motion to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents (cc) (slc) (Entered: 12/20/2001)
2002-01-07 40 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, extending time thru 02/15/02 for dft to respond to [38-1] motion to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents , [38-1] motion to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents to be submitted on 2/15/02 (cc) (slc) (Entered: 02/15/2002)
2002-01-14 41 0 Notice to take deposition of Tony Byron Carr by defendant World Championship in 1:00-cv-01721. (slc) (Entered: 01/18/2002)
2002-01-15 42 0 NOTICE TO PARTIES by Mag Judge Janet F. King re the filing of sum jgm motions. (cc) (slc) (Entered: 01/18/2002)
2002-01-22 43 0 AMENDED notice to take oral deposition of Tony Byron Carr by defendant World Championship Wrestling, Inc. (slc) (Entered: 01/24/2002)
2002-01-30 44 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, extending time thru 03/01/02 w/in which parties may file motions for sum jgm and extending time thru 02/15/02 w/in which dfts may respond to [38-1] motion to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents (cc) (slc) (Entered: 02/01/2002)
2002-02-19 45 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, extending time thru 02/27/02 in which dft may respond to [38-1] motion to compel discovery . [38-1] motion to compel discovery to be submitted on 2/28/02 (cc) (slc) (Entered: 02/20/2002)
2002-03-01 46 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, extending time thru 03/08/02 w/in which dft may respond to [38-1] motion to compel discovery , [38-1] motion to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents to be submitted on 3/9/02 . (cc) (slc) (Entered: 03/05/2002)
2002-03-08 47 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, extending time thru 03/08/02 in which parties may file motions for sum jgm (cc) (slc) (Entered: 03/11/2002)
2002-03-08 48 0 Withdrawal of [38-1] motion to compel discovery to Pla's first interrogatories and first request for production of documents. (slc) (Entered: 03/12/2002)
2002-03-08 49 0 MOTION by defendants for summary judgment with brief in support and statement of material facts. (ntc sent to cnsl) (slc) (Entered: 03/12/2002)
2002-03-08 50 0 Notice of filing original affidavits of Diana Myers, Joseph Hamilton, and James Morrison by defendants. (slc) (Entered: 03/12/2002)
2002-03-08 51 0 Notice of filing original deposition of Tony Byron Carr by defendants. (slc) (Entered: 03/12/2002)
2002-03-28 52 0 Response by plaintiff in opposition to [49-1] motion for summary judgment along w/response in denial of dfts' memorandum of law, plaintiff's undisputed material facts, and responses to dfts' statement of material facts. (slc) (Entered: 03/29/2002)
2002-03-28 53 0 Notice of filing of affidavit by plaintiff. (slc) (Entered: 03/29/2002)
2002-04-05 54 0 CONSENT ORDER by Mag Judge Janet F. King, ext extending time thru 04/22/02 w/in which dfts may file their rplybr in support of their [49-1] motion for summary judgment . (cc) (slc) (Entered: 04/09/2002)
2002-04-22 55 0 Reply brief to [49-1] motion for summary judgment by defendant in 1:00-cv-01721. (lme) (Entered: 04/22/2002)
2002-04-23 56 0 Notice of filing original deposition of Tony Byron Carr by defendants in 1:00-cv-01721. (slc) (Entered: 04/25/2002)
2002-04-23 57 0 Deposition of TONY BYRON CARR taken for defendants in 1:00-cv-01721. (slc) (Entered: 04/25/2002)
2002-07-15 58 0 Notice of settlement by parties. (slc) (Entered: 07/17/2002)
2002-08-06 59 0 CONSENT ORDER by Judge Clarence Cooper, dismissing action against dfts w/prejudice, pursuant to FRCP 41(a) . (cc) (slc) (Entered: 08/07/2002)