Hampton v. New York Air Brake Corporation
ORDER stating the Court will retain jurisdiction of this case for an additional 30 days to enforce the settlement agreement. If Mr. Washington does not receive the promised settlement check by 12/31/09, he should file a motion to enforce the settlement agreement, and the Court will conduct an evidentiary hearing. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 12/22/09. (jct)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION LOUISA HAMPTON v. No. 4:08CV00208 JLH DEFENDANT PLAINTIFF
NEW YORK AIR BRAKE CORPORATION ORDE R
Louisa Hampton filed a motion for telephonic hearing regarding the failure of New York Air Brake Corporation to consummate a settlement to which the parties agreed on October 26, 2009. The motion was granted. Document #57. On December 22, 2009, the Court conducted a hearing by telephone. Ralph Washington appeared for Louisa Hampton. David Ferrara appeared for New York Air Brake Corporation. Mr. Ferrara stated that a settlement check had been sent in the mail but apparently was lost by the United States Postal Service. He stated that another check would be issued tomorrow and sent to Mr. Washington by some means that will guarantee overnight delivery so that the check will be delivered on December 24, 2009. The Court will retain jurisdiction for an additional 30 days to enforce the settlement agreement. If Mr. Washington does not receive the promised settlement check by December 31, 2009, he should file a motion to enforce the settlement agreement, and the Court will conduct an evidentiary hearing. IT IS SO ORDERED this 22nd day of December, 2009.
J. LEON HOLMES UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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