Pendergast v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on August 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 6/30/2017. (Hernandez, M)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
GARY PAUL PENDERGAST,
Case No.: 1:16-cv-00748-SAB
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
On May 27, 2016, Plaintiff Gary Pendergast filed the instant social security action. The
court has determined that this case will benefit from a settlement conference. Therefore, this case
will be referred to Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng to conduct a settlement conference at the
U.S. District Court, 2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California 93721 in Courtroom #6 on August 18,
2017, at 10:00 a.m.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. This case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng
on August 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the U. S. District Court, 2500 Tulare Street,
Fresno, California 93721 in Courtroom #6.
2. A representative with full and unlimited authority to negotiate and enter into a binding
settlement shall attend in person.
Commissioner of Social Security, are not required to attend.
The parties, Gary Paul Pendergast and the
3. Those in attendance must be prepared to discuss the claims. The failure of any
counsel, party or authorized person subject to this order to appear in person may result
in the imposition of sanctions. In addition, the conference will not proceed and will be
reset to another date.
4. Each party shall provide a confidential settlement statement to the following email
address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Settlement statements shall arrive no later
than August 11, 2017. Parties shall also file a Notice of Submission of Confidential
Settlement Conference Statement (See Local Rule 270(d)).
Settlement statements should not be filed with the Clerk of the Court nor served on
any other party. Settlement statements shall be clearly marked Aconfidential@ with
the date and time of the settlement conference indicated prominently thereon.
The confidential settlement statement shall be no longer than five pages in length,
typed or neatly printed, and include the following:
a. A brief statement of the facts of the case.
b. The relief sought.
c. The party’s position on settlement, including a history of past settlement
d. A brief statement of each party’s expectations and goals for the settlement
e. Whether this case should be remanded or benefits be granted based on the
September 19, 2016 favorable decision on the Title XVI claim which found
that Plaintiff was disabled from September 28, 2012, through September 19,
IT IS SO ORDERED.
June 30, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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