Johnson v. Wright's Glass Co., L.L.C., et al
ORDER granting 32 Motion to Substitute Party. The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate John Johnson as the Plaintiff in this action and Jesse Rivas Johnson, Administrator of the Estate of John Johnson, as Plaintiff.. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on February 23, 2017. (src)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CASE NO. 14-CV-04110
WRIGHT’S GLASS CO., L.L.C.;
WRIGHT’S GLASS CO. #2, L.L.C.;
LORIE PAGE; JOHNNY PAGE; and
JONATHAN P. PEDRON
Before the Court is Plaintiff’s Motion to Revive and Substitute, filed on February 1, 2017.
ECF No. 32. Plaintiff’s Counsel requests that the Administrator of John Johnson’s estate, Jesse
Rivas Johnson, be substituted for Plaintiff John Johnson in this action. Federal Rule of Civil
Procedure 25 provides, in relevant part:
If a party dies and the claim is not extinguished, the court may order substitution of
the proper party. A motion for substitution may be made by any party or by the
decedent's successor or representative. If the motion is not made within 90 days after
service of a statement noting the death, the action by or against the decedent must be
FED. R. CIV. P. 25(a)(1).
Plaintiff’s Counsel filed a Suggestion of Death on November 3, 2016, notifying the Court of
the death of Plaintiff. ECF No. 31. Plaintiff’s Counsel filed the present motion on the ninetieth day
after filing the Suggestion of Death. Accordingly, the Court finds that Plaintiff’s Motion to Revive
and Substitute (ECF No. 32) should be and hereby is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court is hereby
directed to terminate John Johnson as the Plaintiff in this action and substitute Jesse Rivas Johnson,
Administrator of the Estate of John Johnson, as Plaintiff.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 23rd day of February, 2017.
/s/ Susan O. Hickey
Susan O. Hickey
United States District Judge
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