Morrobel v. BP Exploration & Production, Inc. et al

Filing 19

ORDER DISMISSING CASE with prejudice with each party to bear their own attorney's fees and costs as set out. Signed by District Judge Terry F. Moorer on 10/08/2019. (srd)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION CIRILO MORROBEL, Plaintiff, v. BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, et al., Defendants. : : : : : : : : : : CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:19-cv-330-TFM-MU ORDER Pending before the Court is the parties’ Rule 41(a) Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice (Doc. 18, filed 10/8/19). The Rules of Civil Procedure permit a plaintiff to voluntarily dismiss the action without an order of the court “by filing a notice of dismissal before the opposing party serves either an answer or a motion for summary judgment” or “a stipulation signed by all parties who have appeared.” FED. R. CIV. P. 41(a)(1)(A). The joint stipulation is signed by both sides and Plaintiff reserves his remaining rights that he may have under the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement Agreement.1 Doc. 18. Consequently, by operation of Fed. R. Civ. P. 41, this action has been dismissed in accordance with the joint notice. Therefore, the claims in this case are dismissed with prejudice with each party to bear their own attorneys’ fees and costs. The Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to close this case. 1 In the Matter of Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010. No. 2:10-md-02179-CJB-JCW, Doc. 8217 (E.D. La. Jan. 11, 2013). Page 1 of 2 DONE and ORDERED this the 8th day of October, 2019. /s/Terry F. Moorer TERRY F. MOORER UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Page 2 of 2

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