Britt v. C.R. Bard, Inc. et al
ORDER: Confirming Settlement and Setting Deadline to File Joint Motion to Dismiss; and (2) Denying 15 Motion to Moot Joint Motion to Stay Discovery and Pretrial Deadlines. Motion to Dismiss Deadline 10/4/2021. Settlement Disposition Conference set for 10/12/2021 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2B before Magistrate Judge Linda Lopez. Signed by Magistrate Judge Linda Lopez on 6/4/2021. (mme)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JUDY A. BRITT,
Case No.: 18cv2560-DMS-LL
C.R. BARD, INC.;
BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR,
(1) CONFIRMING SETTLEMENT
AND SETTING DEADLINE TO FILE
JOINT MOTION FOR DISMISSAL
(2) DENYING AS MOOT JOINT
MOTION TO STAY DISCOVERY
AND PRETRIAL DEADLINES
[ECF No. 15]
On June 4, 2021, the parties filed a Joint Motion to Stay Discovery and Pretrial
Deadlines for 120 days. ECF No. 15. In support, the parties state that a settlement has been
reached but they require additional time to finalize the settlement before the matter is ripe
for dismissal. Id. at 2. Because the case has settled, all other pending dates before
Magistrate Judge Lopez are hereby VACATED, including the telephonic status conference
on June 22, 2021. See ECF No. 14. Any matters currently scheduled before the district
judge shall remain in effect pending notice from that court. Because the notice of settlement
has effectively stayed discovery-related dates, the Court DENIES AS MOOT the Joint
Motion to Stay Discovery and Pretrial Deadlines.
The parties are ordered to file their joint motion for dismissal of this case, signed by
counsel of record and any unrepresented parties, no later than October 4, 2021. A proposed
order on the joint motion for dismissal must be emailed to the district judge's chambers 1
on the same day. If the signed joint motion for dismissal is timely filed, the parties and
attorneys are not required to make any further appearances before Judge Lopez.
If the fully executed joint motion for dismissal is not filed by October 4, 2021, then
all counsel of record and unrepresented parties are required to appear in person for a
Settlement Disposition Conference. The Settlement Disposition Conference will be held
on October 12, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. PST in Courtroom 2B.
If counsel of record or any unrepresented party fails to appear at the Settlement
Disposition Conference, or the parties fail to file the signed joint motion for dismissal in a
timely manner, the Court will issue an order to show cause why sanctions should not be
imposed for failing to comply with this Order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: June 4, 2021
The proposed order shall be emailed pursuant to section 2(h) of the United States District
Court for the Southern District of California's Electronic Case Filing Administrative
Policies and Procedures Manual, available at www.casd.uscourts.gov.
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