Adamczyk et al v. Bayer Corporation et al

Filing 30

ORDER REMANDING ACTION by Hon. William Alsup granting 29 Stipulation.(whalc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/19/2017)

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1 2 3 M. Elizabeth Graham, CA 143085 GRANT & EISENHOFER P.A. 101 California Street, Suite 2710 San Francisco, CA 94111 Phone: (415) 365-9585 / Fax: (302) 622-7100 Email: egraham@gelaw.com 4 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Alycia A. Degen, SBN 211350 adegen@sidley.com Bradley J. Dugan, SBN 271870 bdugan@sidley.com SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP 555 West Fifth Street, Suite 4000 Los Angeles, California 90013 Telephone: +1 213 896-6000 Facsimile: +1 213 896-6600 Attorneys for Defendants and Specially Appearing Defendants Bayer Corporation, Bayer Essure Inc., Bayer HealthCare LLC, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. 13 14 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 15 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 SELENE ADAMCZYK, et al., ) Case No. 3:17-cv-01846-WHA ) ) JOINT STIPULATION TO Plaintiffs, ) REMAND; [PROPOSED] ORDER vs. ) ) BAYER CORP.; BAYER HEALTHCARE ) LLC; BAYER ESSURE INC., (F/K/A ) CONCEPTUS, INC.); BAYER HEALTHCARE ) PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.; and DOES 1-10, ) inclusive, ) ) Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 28 JOINT STIPULATION TO REMAND; CASE NO. 3:17-cv-01846-WHA 1 Plaintiffs Selene Adamczyk, et al., and defendants and specially-appearing defendants Bayer 2 Corporation, Bayer Essure Inc., Bayer HealthCare LLC, and Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. 3 (collectively, “Bayer”), hereby stipulate and agree as follows: 4 1. Plaintiffs filed their complaint on February 28, 2017, in the Superior Court for the 5 State of California, County of Alameda. In their complaint, Plaintiffs asserted claims involving the 6 Essure® Permanent Birth Control System (the “Essure® Device”). 7 8 9 2. On April 3, 2017, Bayer removed the matter from the Alameda County Superior Court to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. 3. On April 7, 2017, this matter was deemed related to another matter pending before 10 this Court involving the Essure® Device, captioned as Elizabeth Ann Sangimino, et al. v. Bayer 11 Corp., et al., Case No. 3:17-cv-01488-WHA. 12 13 14 4. Bayer filed its Motion to Dismiss on April 10, 2017, on the grounds of federal preemption, among other grounds. 5. On April 19, 2017, Plaintiffs moved to remand this action to the Superior Court of 15 Alameda County, State of California, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1447, on the grounds that this Court 16 lacks jurisdiction over this action. 17 6. On April 19, 2017 the parties filed a stipulation to stay briefing on Plaintiffs’ Motion 18 to Remand, and on Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss pending the Northern District of California’s 19 rulings on the Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Remand in Sangimino. 20 7. On April 20, 2017, this Court granted the parties’ stipulation to stay briefing. 21 8. On June 9, 2017, this Court granted Plaintiffs’ Motion to Remand in the Sangimino 22 23 matter and denied the Motion to Dismiss as moot. 9. The parties have met and conferred and agree to remand this case to the Alameda 24 25 26 27 County Superior Court. 10. The parties thus respectfully ask the Court to enter an order remanding this case to state court based on the stipulation of the parties. 28 1 JOINT STIPULATION TO REMAND; CASE NO. 3:17-cv-01846-WHA 1 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 2 3 Dated: June 16, 2017 GRANT & EISENHOFER P.A. By: /s/ M. Elizabeth Graham M. Elizabeth Graham 4 5 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Selene Adamczyk, et al. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Dated: June 16, 2017 SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP By: /s/ Alycia A. Degan Alycia A. Degen Bradley J. Dugan Attorneys for Defendants and Specially Appearing Defendants Bayer Corporation, Bayer HealthCare LLC, Bayer Essure Inc., and Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 JOINT STIPULATION TO REMAND; CASE NO. 3:17-cv-01846-WHA Case 3:17-cv-01846-WHA Document 29-1 Filed 06/16/17 Page 1 of 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 2 3 PURSUANT TO THE PARTIES’ STIPULATION, and for good cause shown, IT IS 4 ORDERED THAT Adamczyk v. Bayer Corporation, Case No. 3:17-cv-01846-WHA, be remanded 5 to the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Alameda. 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 8 Dated: June, 19 2017 __, ___________________________________ Honorable William H. Alsup 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER - CASE NO. 3:17-cv-01846-WHA

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