IN RE DOWNSTREAM ADDICKS AND BARKER (TEXAS) FLOOD-CONTROL RESERVOIRS v. USA
ORDER REGARDING SHORT FORM COMPLAINT FOR PLAINTIFFS WITH DOWNSTREAM CLAIMS (finding as moot 33 Motion Regarding Short Form Complaint; finding as moot 34 Motion Regarding Short Form Complaint; finding as moot 43 Motion Regarding Short Form Complaint). Signed by Chief Judge Susan G. Braden. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Plaintiff's Short Form Complaint)(cn) Service on parties made.
In the United States Court of Federal Claims
Filed: February 12, 2018
IN RE DOWNSTREAM ADDICKS
AND BARKER (TEXAS) FLOODCONTROL RESERVOIRS
Sub-Master Docket No. 17-9002L
THIS DOCUMENT APPLIES TO:
ALL DOWNSTREAM CASES
ORDER REGARDING SHORT FORM COMPLAINT FOR PLAINTIFFS WITH
On January 29, 2018, the court issued Case Management Order No. 5, wherein the court
directed “Downstream Co-Lead Counsel and counsel for the Government [to] meet and confer for
the purpose of drafting a mutually-agreeable Short Form Complaint adopting the Master
Complaint” and to provide the court with a jointly proposed Short Form Complaint by February
2, 2018. ECF No. 27 at 2.
On February 2, 2018, Downstream Co-Lead Counsel and the Government independently
filed competing motions requesting that the court adopt their respective versions of the Short Form
Complaint. ECF Nos. 33, 34.
On February 6, 2018, the court convened a status conference, during which the parties
discussed their pending February 2, 2018 Motions and reached an agreement regarding the content
of the Short Form Complaint.
On that same day, the court issued an Order directing the parties to file a jointly proposed
Short Form Complaint by February 9, 2018. ECF No. 38. On February 9, 2018, the parties filed
a Joint Proposal For Short-Form Complaint. ECF No. 43.
After consideration of the parties’ February 9, 2018 Joint Proposal For Short-Form
Complaint, the court has determined that the attached Plaintiff’s Short Form Complaint will serve
as the Short Form Complaint for plaintiffs with downstream claims.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/ Susan G. Braden
Susan G. Braden
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