Fuentes v. John C. Fremont Healthcare District

Filing 13

ORDER on 12 Notice of Election to Decline Intervention, signed by District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill on 5/20/2014. (Marrujo, C)

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1 BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney 2 CATHERINE J. SWANN Assistant United States Attorney 3 501 I Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, California 95814 4 Telephone: (916) 554-2762 Facsimile: (916) 554-2900 5 6 Attorneys for the United States of America 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ex rel. and MARIA ELENA FUENTES, M.D., 12 Plaintiff, 13 vs. ORDER ON NOTICE OF ELECTION TO DECLINE INTERVENTION FILED UNDER SEAL 14 15 1:13-cv-00234 LJO GSA JOHN C. FREMONT HEALTHCARE DISTRICT, and DOES 1-50, 16 Defendants. 17 18 The United States having declined to intervene in this action pursuant to the False Claims 19 Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(4)(B), the Court rules as follows: 20 IT IS ORDERED that, 21 1. The complaint be unsealed and served upon the defendant by the relator; 22 2. All other contents of the Court's file in this action remain under seal and not be made 23 public or served upon the defendant, except for this Order and The Government's Notice of 24 Election to Decline Intervention, which the relator will serve upon the defendant only after 25 service of the complaint; 26 3. The seal be lifted as to all other matters occurring in this action after the date of this 27 Order; 28 29 ORDER ON NOTICE OF ELECTION TO DECLINE INTERVENTION 11 1 1 4. The parties shall serve all pleadings and motions filed in this action, including supporting 2 memoranda, upon the United States, as provided for in 31 U.S.C. § 3730(c)(3). The United 3 States may order any deposition transcripts and is entitled to intervene in this action, for good 4 cause, at any time; 5 5. The parties shall serve all notices of appeal upon the United States; 6 6. All orders of this Court shall be sent to the United States; and that 7 7. Should the relator or the defendant propose that this action be dismissed, settled, or 8 otherwise discontinued, the Court will provide the United States with notice and an 9 opportunity to be heard before ruling or granting its approval. 10 11 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: /s/ Lawrence J. O’Neill May 20, 2014 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 ORDER ON NOTICE OF ELECTION TO DECLINE INTERVENTION 22 2

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