Murphy et al v. Bunge North America Inc et al
ORDER: By 5/31/2021, Murphy and Banister must either pay the previously assessed fees and costs or show why the Court should not dismiss with prejudice for lack of prosecution. 10 Motion is denied without prejudice. The Court will act on its own after evaluating the circumstances in 60 days. Signed by Chief Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 3/31/2021. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JONATHAN MURPHY d/b/a MURPHY
TRUCKING and VINCENT BANISTER
BUNGE NORTH AMERICA, INC. and
Six months ago, the Court ordered Murphy and Banister to pay
some attorney's fees and costs previously incurred by Bunge if they
wanted to revive this long-running litigation. Doc. 9. The case has been
stayed since. Murphy and Banister haven't paid anything. Bunge
moves to dismiss this case with prejudice based on lack of prosecution.
R. CIV. P. 41(b). Murphy and Banister haven't responded to this
new motion. The case needs to move forward or end. By 31 May 2021,
Murphy and Banister must either pay the previously assessed fees and
costs or show cause why the Court should not dismiss with prejudice
for lack of prosecution. Bunge's motion, Doc. 10, is denied without
The Court will act on its own after evaluating the
circumstances in sixty days.
D .P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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