Braden et al v. Foremost Insurance Company Grand Rapids, Michigan

Filing 66

ORDER granting 65 Unopposed Motion to File Redacted Portions of Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of Motion for Class Certification and to File Certain Confidential Exhibits Under Seal. Plaintiffs are directed to provide the Court with unredacted copies of the memorandum and exhibits. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on March 23, 2017. (mll)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION DAVID BRADEN and DALE BROWN, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. PLAINTIFFS Case No. 4:15-cv-4114 FOREMOST INSURANCE COMPANY GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN DEFENDANT ORDER Before the Court is Plaintiffs’ Unopposed Motion to File Redacted Portions of Their Reply Memorandum of Law in Further Support of Their Motion for Class Certification and to File Certain Confidential Exhibits Under Seal. (ECF No. 65). entered a Protective Order. (ECF No. 33). On April 8, 2016, the Court Pursuant to the Protective Order, documents produced and information disclosed in this action may be designated as “Confidential,” and any papers filed with the Court that include “Confidential” information must be filed under seal. In Plaintiffs’ reply memorandum in further support of their motion for class certification, Plaintiffs intend to discuss, quote, cite, and attach as exhibits a number of these “Confidential” materials. Where possible, Plaintiffs seeks to file redacted versions of its response and exhibits, and to provide the Court with unredacted copies. The Court understands that some portions of the response and exhibits contain public information that is not covered by the Protective Order, which may be filed on the docket. Because the response and accompanying exhibits can be redacted, it is in the best interests of the public for the redacted version of the response and exhibits to be filed on the docket. Plaintiffs may file under seal only exhibits that contain primarily confidential information. Accordingly, the Court finds that Plaintiffs’ motion (ECF No. 65) should be and hereby is GRANTED. Plaintiffs are directed to provide the Court with unredacted copies of the memorandum and exhibits. IT IS SO ORDERED, this 23rd day of March, 2017. /s/ Susan O. Hickey Susan O. Hickey United States District Judge 2

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