Jacquot et al v. Bhaurla et al
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFFS TO SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT STATEMENTS BY NOVEMBER 27,2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 11/27/2017. (Hernandez, M)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
DIERDRE JACQUOT, et al.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-01090-AWI-BAM
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFFS TO
SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT
STATEMENT BY NOVEMBER 27, 2017
BALWANT BHAURLA, et al.,
A settlement conference in this action is set for November 29, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. before
18 the undersigned. (ECF No. 21.) Pursuant to the order setting the settlement conference, the
19 parties were required to submit a confidential settlement statement to the Court at least seven
20 court days prior to the conference date. (Id. at 1.) In this instance, the parties’ confidential
21 settlement statements were due November 22, 2017.
22 confidential statement from Defendants.
The Court has timely received the
However, no statement has been received from
23 Plaintiffs. On November 27, 2017, the courtroom deputy reached out to Plaintiffs’ counsel
24 regarding the failure to submit a confidential settlement statement and has received no response.
This Court spends considerable time preparing for settlement conference so as to make it
26 meaningful to the parties and results in a greater likelihood of settlement success. Settlement is
27 extremely important in this district where the judges have one of the highest caseloads per judge
28 in the United States.
The settlement conference statement assists the Court in adequately
1 preparing for these matters. They are not pro forma.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs shall submit their confidential
3 settlement statement by November 27, 2017. Failure to submit a confidential statement in
4 compliance with this order may result in the issuance of sanctions.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
November 27, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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