UNUM Life Insurance Company of America v. Pauu

Filing 25

ORDER by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers granting 24 Stipulation to Permit Defendant to Delay Filing of Responsive Pleading to Attempt Informal Discovery and Resolution. (fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/6/2014)

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1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 5 6 UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA 7 Plaintiff, 8 9 10 v. SIONE PAUU 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 14-CV-2960 YGR ORDER GRANTING STIPULATION TO PERMIT DEFENDANT TO DELAY FILING OF RESPONSIVE PLEADING TO ATTEMPT INFORMAL DISCOVERY AND RESOLUTION Defendant. Defendant Sione Pauu and Plaintiff Unum Life Insurance Company of America through their respective counsel of record hereby stipulate that Defendant Sione Pauu may delay filing of a responsive pleading to the First Amended Complaint until January 30, 2015 in order to allow the parties to pursue informal discovery and to attempt case resolution through a court-appointed mediator. Informal discovery shall include, but is not limited to, evidence in the form of historical and current records such as banking statements, wage statements, tax filings, asset and property records (including assets held by Mr. Pauu in other countries) which demonstrate the disposition of the insurance benefits at issue, and Mr. Pauu’s capability of repaying those insurance benefits. Plaintiff may request an informal interview with Mr. Pauu to explain the documentation and to explain Mr. Pauu’s ability to pay the amount of any potential judgment in this action. The parties further understand and agree that if Plaintiff is not satisfied with the results of informal efforts to obtain relevant discovery from Defendant, Plaintiff may provide written notice to the Court that it withdraws this stipulation, and then Defendant shall file a responsive 26 27 28 CASE NO.14-CV-2960 YGR 1 STIPULATION TO DELAY FILING OF RESPONSIVE PLEADING TO AMENDED COMPLAINT 1 pleading within two weeks of the filing of the notice. Unless such notice is provided, 2 Defendant’s responsive pleading shall be filed by January 30, 2015. 3 4 By: /s/ Grant E. Ingram Grant E. Ingram Attorneys for Plaintiff Unum Life Insurance Company of America 5 6 7 8 RIMAC MARTIN Dated: November 6, 2014 Dated: November 6, 2014 PHILIP KEITH 9 By: /s/ Philip Keith Philip Keith Attorney for Defendant Sione Pauu 10 11 12 ORDER 13 14 Pursuant to the parties’ stipulation, IT IS SO ORDERED. 15 16 Dated: November 6, 2014 17 ____________________________________ United States District Judge Hon. Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 CASE NO.14-CV-2960 YGR 2 STIPULATION TO DELAY FILING OF RESPONSIVE PLEADING TO AMENDED COMPLAINT

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