Davies v. Lowes Home Improvement LLC
ORDER REQUIRING DEFENDANT TO SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT STATEMENT BY 4:00 P.M., signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 10/10/2017. It is hereby ordered that Defendant shall submit a confidential settlement statement to email@example.com by 4:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Failure to submit a confidential statement in compliance with this order may result in the issuance of sanctions. (Valdez, E)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 1:16-cv-01219-AWI-MJS
ORDER REQUIRING DEFENDANT TO
SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT
STATEMENT BY 4:00 P.M.
LOWES HOME IMPROVEMENT,
A settlement conference in this action is set for October 13, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. before the
18 undersigned. (ECF No. 36.) Pursuant to the August 31, 2017 order setting the settlement
19 conference, the parties were required to submit a confidential settlement statement to the Court
20 seven court days prior to the conference date. (Id.) In this instance, the parties’ confidential
21 settlement statements were due October 6, 2017. The Court has timely received the confidential
22 statement from Plaintiff, however no statement has been received from Defendant.
This Court spends considerable time preparing for settlement conference so as to make it
24 meaningful to the parties and results in a greater likelihood of settlement success. Settlement is
25 extremely important in this district where the judges have one of the highest caseloads per judge
26 in the United States.
The settlement conference statement assists the Court in adequately
27 preparing for these matters. They are not pro forma. The Court shall require Defendant to
28 submit a meaningful settlement statement and the failure to do so may result in the issuance of
1 sanctions as well as the settlement conference being vacated.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant shall submit a confidential
3 settlement statement to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 10,
4 2017. Failure to submit a confidential statement in compliance with this order may result in the
5 issuance of sanctions.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
October 10, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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