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MTA Put Conductor In Cab Of Drunk Driver Now Gets Sued Discovery to April Fools Day

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Oct 6 –  Manoucheka Francois was working as a Metro-North Railroad conductor on July 7, 2019 when the Railroad hired a taxi from Hudson Valley Transport to drive her to the North White Plains station from Southeast.  

But the taxi's driver Michael T. Cellante, was drunk and crashed the cab. Francois sued. 

 On October 6 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Magistrate Judge Katharine H. Parker held a proceeding. Inner City Press called in to cover it.

When asked "Someone just joined the line, who is it?" Inner City Press identified itself. 

(Later on October 6, Metro-North's parent the MTA sought to have a $140,000 settlement with another employee sealed. Inner City Press submitted a Freedom of Information Law request to the MTA which would cover not only that case, but this one as well).  

The upshot is that Judge Parker said that all fact discovery should conclude by April Fool's Day 2021 - adding that "the parties may move interim deadline on agreement without leave from the Court."

This case is Francois v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad, 20-cv-4439 (Carter / Parker)


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