Higgs v. PNK, Inc. et al
ORDER granting Motion to Terminate Deadlines 29 filed by Jared Higgs. (See Order for specifics.) Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on July 26, 2017. (mll)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JARED HIGGS, individually and
as special administrator of the estate
of Heather Higgs, deceased
VINSON KEITH HARDAGE
Case No. 4:16-cv-4079
PNK, INC. and JERRY FREEMAN
Before the Court is Plaintiff Jared Higgs’ Notice of Settlement and Motion to Terminate
Deadlines. (ECF No. 29). The Court has been informed that the parties have settled all claims in this
matter. In light of that fact, Plaintiff moves the Court to terminate all deadlines in this matter
pending the Circuit Court of Nevada County, Arkansas approving of the settlement and distributing
the settlement proceeds among the wrongful-death beneficiaries.
Upon consideration, the Court finds that good cause for the motion has been shown.
Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion (ECF No. 29) is hereby GRANTED. All remaining deadlines in
Court’s Final Scheduling Order (ECF No. 17) are hereby lifted. The parties are directed to file
appropriate dismissal materials with this Court within thirty (30) days of the date of entry of the
Circuit Court of Nevada County, Arkansas’s order granting approval of the settlement and
distributing the settlement proceeds. In the meanwhile, the parties are directed to file a status report
with the Court every sixty (60) days. The parties may send their status report in electronic form to
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 26th day of July, 2017.
/s/ Susan O. Hickey
Susan O. Hickey
United States District Judge
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