Robert H, Hansen v Conseco Insurance Company

Filing 158

STIPULATION AND ORDER 157 For Scheduling Class Certification Issues: Motion Hearing set for 10/23/2009 09:00 AM in Courtroom 6, 4th Floor, San Jose. Signed by Judge Ronald M. Whyte on 4/30/09. (jg, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/30/2009)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA In re CONSECO INSURANCE CO. ANNUITY MARKETING & SALES PRACTICES LITIG. This Case Relates To: ALL ACTIONS. Case No. C-05-04726-RMW And Related Cases CLASS ACTION STIPULATION AND ORDER [] FOR SCHEDULING CLASS CERTIFICATION ISSUES James J. Dries (Pro Hac Vice) Thomas A. Doyle (Pro Hac Vice) BAKER & McKENZIE LLP One Prudential Plaza 130 E. Randolph Drive Chicago, IL 60601 Telephone: +1 312.861.8000 Facsimile: +1 312.861.2899 james.j.dries@bakernet.com thomas.a.doyle@bakernet.com Tod L. Gamlen, State Bar No. 83458 BAKER & McKENZIE LLP 660 Hansen Way Palo Alto, CA 94304-1044 Telephone: +1.650.856.2400 Facsimile: +1.650.856.9299 tod.l.gamlen@bakernet.com Attorneys for Defendants Conseco, Insurance Co., Conseco Services, L.L.C., and Conseco Marking, L.L.C. *E-FILED - 4/30/09* 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 Whereas, the Court previously entered an order, setting a hearing on class certification for May 8, 2008; Whereas, the Parties hereto have in good faith explored the possibility of settlement of this lawsuit, have submitted the case to mediation, and are likely to return to mediation; and Whereas, the Parties delayed discovery on class certification issues while exploring settlement possibilities and request a postponement in the class certification hearing to enable them to complete class certification discovery. Now, therefore, Plaintiff and all Defendants hereby stipulate and agree to the following extension of time and scheduling relating to class certification: 1. 1, 2009; 2. Plaintiff shall file his Motion for Class Certification and all All class certification discovery shall be completed on or before July supporting documents on or before August 15, 2009; 3. 2009; 4. Plaintiff shall file his reply on or before October 21, 2009. Defendants shall file their response on or before September 30, The parties hereby request a hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification to be scheduled by the Court at such time after October 21, 2009, as 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 determined by the Court. DATED: March 23, 2009. s/ Phong L. Tran COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP Co-Lead Attorneys for Plaintiff Phong L. Tran 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 230-0800 s/ Stephen R. Basser BARRACK RODOS & BACINE Co-Lead Attorneys for Plaintiff Stephen R. Basser One America Plaza 600 West Broadway Suite 900 San Diego, California 92101 (619) 2300800 s/ James J. Dries BAKER & McKENZIE LLP Attorneys for Defendants Thomas A. Doyle James J. Dries One Prudential Plaza 130 East Randolph Drive Suite 3500 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 861-8000 ORDER [PROPOSED] The Court having considered the above stipulation and good cause appearing, above. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the parties shall comply with the schedule set forth IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class October 23 Certification shall be scheduled for ________________, 2009, at 9:00 in Courtroom 6 of this ____ Court. DATED: _ 4/30 , 2009__________________________ ____________________________ Ronald M. Whyte United States District Court Judge 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 4 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, Allison M. Roadruck, declare: I am employed in the City of Chicago, Illinois, County of Cook. I am over the age of 18 years and not a party to the within action. My business address is 130 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601; and that on March 23, 2009 I served the following: STIPULATION to the parties listed on the attached Service List by the following means of service: [] [X] (BY E-MAIL) I e-mailed a true copy addressed as indicated in the attached Service List, on the above-mentioned date. (BY E-FILE) I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the e-mail addresses denoted on the attached Electronic Mail Notice List, and I hereby certify that I have mailed the foregoing document or paper via the United States Postal Service to the non-CM/ECF participants indicated on the attached Service List. (BY U.S. MAIL) I placed such sealed envelope, with postage thereon fully prepaid for first-class mail, for collection and mailing at BAKER & McKENZIE, Chicago, Illinois, following ordinary business practices. I am readily familiar with the practice of BAKER & McKENZIE for collection and processing of correspondence, said practice being that in the ordinary course of business, correspondence is deposited in the United States Postal Service the same day as it is placed for collection. [X] I declare under penalty of perjury under the law that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed in Chicago, Illinois, on March 23, 2009. s/ Allison M. Roadruck Allison M. Roadruck 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 5 CONSECO SERVICE LIST Notice has been electronically mailed to the following: Andrew S. Friedman Howard D. Finkelstein Ingrid M. Evans John J. Stoia, Jr. Theodore J. Pintar Phong Tran Rachel L. Jensen Steven M. Jodlowski John L. Haeussler Stephen R. Basser David Lishian Cheng Tod L. Gamlen Steven M. Jodlowski afriedman@bffb.com hdf@class-action-law.com ievans@rshslaw.com johns@csgrr.com tcdp@csgrr.com ptran@csgrr.com rachelj@ csgrr.com sjodlowski@ csgrr.com jhaeussler@barrack.com sbasser@barrack.com dcheng@waterskraus.com tod.l.gamlen@bakernet.com sjodlowski@csgrr.com Notice has been delivered by U.S. mail to the following: Elaine A. Ryan Patricia N. Syverson BONNETT, FAIRBOURN, FRIEDMAN & BALINT, P.C. 2901 N. Central Ave., Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85012-3311 Tel.: (602) 274-1100 Fax: (602) 274-1199 Michael D. Thamer LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL D. THAMER 12444 South Highway J P.O. Box 1568 Callahan, CA 96014-1568 Tel: (530) 467-5307 Fax: (530) 467-5437

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