Kolesar v. Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society et al
ORDER dismissing this action with prejudice. The Court retains jurisdiction to enforce the parties' settlement agreement. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 8/15/2016. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
RANDI SILKMAN, as executor and on
behalf of the Estate of Vera Kolesar
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN GOOD
SAMARITAN SOCIETY, ET AL.
NO: 4:11CV00915 SWW
By letter from Plaintiff’s counsel dated July 21, 2016 [ECF No. 69], the Court received
notice that the parties have settled this dispute. The letter states in part as follows:
The court may want to enter an Order that you normally would do, or many Judges
do, dismissing it and preserving it pending any problem with the completion of the
By order entered July 27, 2016 [ECF No. 70], the Court notified the parties that it construes
counsel’s letter as Plaintiff’s motion requesting that the Court dismiss this case but retain
jurisdiction for the purpose of enforcing the settlement agreement. The Court also gave
Defendants an opportunity to respond.
Separate Defendants Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Evangelical
Lutheran Good Samaritan Society d/b/a Good Samaritan Society-Hot Springs Village, and
Corinne White have now filed a response [ECF No. 71], confirming that the parties have
resolved this dispute and stating no objection to dismissal and retention of jurisdiction for the
purpose of enforcing the settlement agreement.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that this action is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
The Court retains jurisdiction to enforce the parties’ settlement agreement.
IT IS SO ORDERED THIS 15TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2016.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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