Disney Federal District Court Decisions

Tutankhaman v. Disney

Filed: November 30, 2022 as 2:2022cv01510
Court: Nevada District Court
Defendant: Disney
Plaintiff: King Michael Tutankhaman
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

ORDER.IT IS ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge is adopted as to the dismissal of the 60 matters referenced in the case caption, to which the Report responded. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff is deemed a vexatious litigant under 28 U.S.C. § 1651(a), and is ENJOINED and PROHIBITED from filing any new complaint, petition, or other action in this court without first obtaining leave from the Chief Judge of this court. The Clerk of Court is…

Rafael Arroyo v. Disney Way Hotel Partners, LLC et al

Filed: October 12, 2022 as 8:2021cv00204
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Disney Way Hotel Partners, LLC, Does 1-10
Plaintiff: Rafael Arroyo
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

MINUTE (In Chambers) Order of Dismissal per Stipulation by Magistrate Judge John D. Early, re Stipulation to Dismiss Case 32 . The action is DISMISSED with prejudice as to all parties, with each party to bear the party's own attorney's fees and costs. Case Terminated. Made JS-6. (hr)

SILVA v. WALT DISNEY WORLD

Filed: September 29, 2022 as 1:2021cv00912
Court: North Carolina Middle District Court
Defendant: WALT DISNEY WORLD
Plaintiff: DANIEL JAMES SILVA
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

MEMORANDUM OPINION, ORDER, AND RECOMMENDATION OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE signed by MAG/JUDGE L. PATRICK AULD on 9/29/2022; that the Application (Docket Entry 1 ) is GRANTED FOR THE LIMITED PURPOSE OF ALLOWING THE COURT TO CONSIDER A RECOMMENDATION OF DISMISSAL. IT IS RECOMMENDED that the Complaint (Docket Entry 2 ) be dismissed under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B) as frivolous for want of subject matter jurisdiction. (Carter, Alexus)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: August 24, 2022 as 6:2021cv00312
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Other Labor Litigation

ORDER denying 37 Plaintiff's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment; granting in part and denying in part 38 Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge John Antoon II on 8/24/2022. (CW)

Buck G. Woodall v. The Walt Disney Company

Filed: April 13, 2022 as 2:2020cv03772
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: DOES 1-10, inclusive, Walt Disney Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Mandeville Films, Inc., Pamela Ribon, Jenny Marchick
Plaintiff: Buck G. Woodall, Buck Woodall, Buck Goodday Woodall
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick re Motion Granting Protective Order. 145 (See document for details) (vmun)

Buck G. Woodall v. The Walt Disney Company

Filed: April 13, 2022 as 2:2020cv03772
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: DOES 1-10, inclusive, Walt Disney Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Mandeville Films, Inc., Pamela Ribon, Jenny Marchick
Plaintiff: Buck G. Woodall, Buck Woodall, Buck Goodday Woodall
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick re MOTION for Protective Order. 140 The Motion is granted. Contemporaneously herewith, the Court will issue the Protective Order proposed by the Motion. (See document for details) (vmun) Modified on 4/13/2022 (vmun).

Wag Acquisition, L.L.C. v. The Walt Disney Company et al

Filed: April 7, 2022 as 2:2021cv08230
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: The Walt Disney Company, Disney Streaming Services LLC
Plaintiff: Wag Acquisition, L.L.C.
Nature of Suit: Patent

STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick re Stipulation for Protective Order. 61 (See document for details) (vmun)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: March 24, 2022 as 2:2020cv08610
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Karen L. Stevenson re Stipulation for Protective Order, 93 . (see document for details) (hr)

Perez v. Disney Corporation

Filed: February 9, 2022 as 4:2021cv00765
Court: Texas Southern District Court
Defendant: Disney Corporation
Plaintiff: Alejandro Evarristo Perez, Alejandro Evaristo Perez
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

ORDER ADOPTING MEMORANDUM AND RECOMMENDATION re: Granting 7 MOTION to Dismiss 1 Complaint MOTION for More Definite Statement. All other pending motions are denied as moot. (Signed by Judge Keith P Ellison) Parties notified.(arrivera, 4)

Atain Specialty Insurance Company v. T. Disney Trucking and Grading, Inc. et al

Filed: January 10, 2022 as 3:2021cv01097
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: T. Disney Trucking and Grading, Inc., Ruben Sanchez, Laura E. Trujillo
Plaintiff: Atain Specialty Insurance Company
Nature of Suit: Insurance

ORDER striking 18 Amended Complaint. Plaintiff shall file a second amended complaint curing the shotgun nature of the pleading and the jurisdictional deficiencies on or before January 28, 2022. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 1/07/2022. (MHM)

Rafael Arroyo v. Disney Way Hotel Partners, LLC et al

Filed: October 28, 2021 as 8:2021cv00204
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Disney Way Hotel Partners, LLC, Does 1-10
Plaintiff: Rafael Arroyo
Nature of Suit: Americans with Disabilities - Other

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE WHY STAY SHOULD NOT BE LIFTED by Magistrate Judge John D. Early. Dkt. 22 ("Stay Order") at 1-2. More than six months have passed since the Stay Order and no Joint Status Report has been filed in violation of the Stay Order. As a result, the parties are ordered to show cause, in writing, within 7 days, why the Stay should not be immediately lifted and deadlines reset. Response to Order to Show Cause due by 11/4/2021.(see document for further details) …

Arthur Lee Alfred et al v. Walt Disney Company, The et al

Filed: September 28, 2021 as 2:2018cv08074
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Buena Vista Catalogue Co., Walt Disney Theatrical Recordings, Buena Vista Home Entertainment Inc, Buena Vista Theaters, Inc., Disney Interactive Studios Inc, Buena Vista Books Inc, Walt Disney Attractions Technology, LLC, Buena Vista Video On Demand, Disney Consumer Productions and Interactive Media, Inc., Disney Enterprises Inc, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, Disney Consumer Productions, Inc., The Walt Disney Compnay, Buena Vista Productions, Disney Book Group, LLC, Disney Store USA, LLC, Buena Vista Media, Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group Inc, Buena Vista Non- Theatrical, Inc, ABC Inc, Buena Vista Theatrical Group, LTD
Plaintiff: Tova Laiter, Ezequiel Martinez, Jr, Arthur Lee Alfred, II
Nature of Suit: Copyrights

PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Alka Sagar re Stipulation for Protective Order 173 . (see document for details) (hr)

Magee v. The Walt Disney Company

Filed: September 22, 2021 as 1:2019cv10274
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: The Walt Disney Company
Plaintiff: Quincy Magee
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

MEMORANDUM OPINION & ORDER adopting 112 Report and Recommendation. Finding no error in the report and recommendation, the Court hereby ORDERS that the report and recommendation is adopted in full, and Mr. Magee's objections are there fore overruled. Mr. Magee's request to amend his complaint is DENIED. Dkt. No. 114. His motion for summary judgment is DENIED as moot. Dkt. Nos. 115, 117. Mr. Magee's motion for relief filed August 10, 2021, is DENIED. Dkt.…

Knecht et al v. JAKKS Pacific et al

Filed: August 23, 2021 as 4:2017cv02267
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: JAKKS Pacific, JAKKS Sales Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., The Walt Disney Company
Plaintiff: Troy Knecht, Shelly Knecht
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry) - it is hereby ORDERED that the remainder of defendants motion (Doc. 106 ) is DENIED. SEE ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS. Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 8/23/2021. (1) AO 85) (mw).

Knecht et al v. JAKKS Pacific et al

Filed: August 23, 2021 as 4:2017cv02267
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: JAKKS Pacific, JAKKS Sales Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., The Walt Disney Company
Plaintiff: Troy Knecht, Shelly Knecht
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry). Signed by Honorable Christopher C. Conner on 8/23/2021. (mw)

Plaintiff v. Defendant

Filed: July 30, 2021 as 6:2021cv00312
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Plaintiff: Plaintiff v. Defendant
Nature of Suit: Other Labor Litigation

ORDER denying 18 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge John Antoon II on 7/30/2021. (EK)

Donna May v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. et al

Filed: July 20, 2021 as 8:2021cv00968
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, Keystone Paying Agent, Inc., Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., Jeff Duggan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.
Plaintiff: Donna May
Nature of Suit: Employment

MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS): ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO REMAND 10 by Judge David O. Carter. Given that the well-pleaded complaint rule bars removal to federal court, the Court hereby GRANTS Plaintiffs Motion to Remand. MD JS-6. Case Terminated. (lom)

VRtoysone, LLC v. Disney Interactive Studios, Inc.

Filed: May 14, 2021 as 2:2019cv00742
Court: California Central District Court
Petitioner: VRtoysone, LLC
Respondent: The Walt Disney Company
Nature of Suit: Patent

PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Alka Sagar re Stipulation for Protective Order 67 . (see document for details) (hr)

Kim v. Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC

Filed: April 27, 2021 as 1:2019cv00579
Court: Hawaii District Court
Defendant: Doe Partnerships 1-5, Doe Corporations 1-5, John Does 1-5, Doe Governmental Agencies 1-5, Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC, Doe Non-Profit Organizations 1-5, Jane Does 1-5
Plaintiff: Jinny Kim
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT DISNEY'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (ECF NO. 36) - Signed by JUDGE ALAN C. KAY on 4/27/2021.For the foregoing reasons, Disney's Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED.There being no remaining claims in this case, the Clerk's Office is DIRECTED to enter judgment and close the case. (jni)

Magee v. The Walt Disney Company

Filed: December 11, 2020 as 1:2019cv10274
Court: New York Southern District Court
Defendant: The Walt Disney Company
Plaintiff: Quincy Magee
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER denying 96 Motion for Disclosure. Quincy Magee's request for an order compelling discovery is DENIED as premature. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1)(C). The Court reminds Quincy Magee that his amended complaint is due December 14, 2020. (Signed by Judge Alison J. Nathan on 12/11/2020) (cf)