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Cassens Transport Company v. Brown

Petition for certiorari denied on April 1, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-622 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether an employee who suffered a physical injury in the workplace asserts an injury to “business or property” within the meaning of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), 18 U.S.C. § 1964(c), by alleging that the employee was denied workers’ compensation benefits for the physical injury or that the employee’s ability to pursue a benefits claim stemming from the physical injury was impaired.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 4 2012Application (12A224) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 17, 2012 to November 16, 2012, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Sep 5 2012Application (12A224) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until November 16, 2012.
Nov 16 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17, 2012)
Dec 4 2012Waiver of right of respondents Paul Brown, et al. to respond filed.
Dec 11 2012Brief amicus curiae of Michigan Self-Insurers Association filed.
Dec 12 2012Brief amici curiae of American Insurance Ass'n., et al filed.
Dec 17 2012Brief amici curiae of Michigan, et al. filed.
Dec 19 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 11, 2013.
Jan 2 2013Response Requested . (Due February 1, 2013)
Jan 23 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 4, 2013.
Mar 1 2013Brief of respondents Paul Brown, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 13 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 29, 2013.
Mar 13 2013Reply of petitioners Cassens Transport Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2013Petition DENIED.