CGH of Warren AR 2011, L.P. v. Devere Construction Company, Inc. et al
ORDER granting 13 Motion for Reconsideration; ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to Eastern District of Arkansas. Docket. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on April 26, 2017. (mll)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
EL DORADO DIVISION
CGH OF WARREN AR 2011, L.P.
Case No. 1:17-cv-1006
DEVERE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY,
INC., and LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE
Before the Court is the parties’ Motion for Reconsideration. ECF No. 13. The parties
move the Court to transfer this case to the Eastern District of Arkansas (Pine Bluff Division).
This matter is ripe for the Court’s consideration.
“For the convenience of the parties and witnesses, in the interest of justice, a district court
may transfer any civil action to any other district or division where it might have been brought or to
any district or division to which all parties have consented.” 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a). On March 30,
2017, the Court entered an order denying the parties’ request to transfer because it was unclear
whether this matter could have been originally brought in the Eastern District of Arkansas. The
parties now move the Court to transfer this case to the Eastern District based upon the consent of
In the present case, all parties consent to the transfer of this case to the Eastern District of
Arkansas. Independent of the parties’ consent, the Court finds that the balance of convenience
and the interest of justice favor the transfer of this case to the Eastern District of Arkansas (Pine
Bluff Division). As mentioned in the Court’s previous order, the parties request a transfer to the
Eastern District in order to consolidate this case with two related matters pending in that district
which involve similar issues, facts and related parties. The Court finds that transferring this matter
to the Eastern District in order to consolidate the cases will streamline the discovery process and
promote judicial economy.
Accordingly, the Court finds that the Motion for Reconsideration (ECF No. 13) should be
and hereby is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court shall immediately transfer this case pursuant to
28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas (Pine
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 26th day of April, 2017.
/s/ Susan O. Hickey
Susan O. Hickey
United States District Judge
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