American Produce, LLC v. Vargas et al
ORDER. Plaintiff's 41 Request for Dismissal of Defendant Felix Rivera Vargas a/k/a Felix Rivera Without Prejudice and for Entry of Final Judgment against Defendant John M. Luna is granted. Plaintiffs claims against defendants Felix Rivera Va rgas and Ricardo Felix Rivera are dismissed without prejudice. Judgment shall enter in favor of plaintiff American Produce, LLC and against defendant John M. Luna as indicated in the Court's 35 Order Accepting Magistrate Judge's Recommendation. This case is closed in its entirety. By Judge Philip A. Brimmer on 4/26/13.(mnfsl, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Philip A. Brimmer
Civil Action No. 11-cv-02919-PAB-MEH
AMERICAN PRODUCE, LLC, a limited liability company,
FELIX RIVERA VARGAS, an individual, a/k/a Felix Rivera, and
RICARDO FELIX RIVERA, an individual, a/k/a Ricardo Felix,
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s Request for Dismissal of Defendant
Felix Rivera Vargas [Docket No. 41].
In its motion, American Produce, LLC requests that the Court dismiss defendant
Felix Rivera Vargas without prejudice pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(2). Docket No.
41 at 8, ¶ 21. In support, plaintiff states that, despite numerous attempts to serve Mr.
Vargas with the summons and complaint in this case, see, e.g., id. at 4-7, ¶¶ 10-18, it
has been unable to locate him. Id. at 8, ¶ 21. Plaintiff also asks that the Court enter
final judgment against John M. Luna in accordance with the Court’s Order of May 18,
2012 [Docket No. 35]. Id. at 2.
On April 22, 2013, the Court issued an Order to Show Cause [Docket No. 42],
why plaintiff’s claims against defendant Ricardo Felix Rivera should not be dismissed
without prejudice. On April 25, 2013, plaintiff filed a Response to the Order to Show
Cause [Docket No. 43]. In its response, plaintiff states that it is currently involved in
proceedings against Mr. Rivera in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of
Colorado and does not oppose the dismissal without prejudice of its claims against Mr.
Rivera. Docket No. 43 at 2.
In light of the foregoing, it is
ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Request for Dismissal of Defendant Felix Rivera
Vargas a/k/a Felix Rivera Without Prejudice and for Entry of Final Judgment against
Defendant John M. Luna [Docket No. 41] is GRANTED. It is further
ORDERED that plaintiff’s claims against defendants Felix Rivera Vargas and
Ricardo Felix Rivera are dismissed without prejudice. It is further
ORDERED that judgment shall enter in favor of plaintiff American Produce, LLC
and against defendant John M. Luna as indicated in the Court’s Order Accepting
Magistrate Judge’s Recommendation [Docket No. 35]. It is further
ORDERED that this case is closed in its entirety.
DATED April 26, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
s/Philip A. Brimmer
PHILIP A. BRIMMER
United States District Judge
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