BADGER CONTRACTING INC NC v. STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY

Filing 26

ORDER Pursuant to 22 Order, responses to the Supplement are due on or before Monday, July 8, 2024. Any responses and/or replies to the Motion to Remand shall be filed within the deadlines set by the Local Rule s of this Court. No additional briefs shall be filed except upon the filing of a timely motion and entry of an order by this Court granting such motion. Upon expiration of the deadlines, the Motion to Remand will be taken under consideration. All other motions currently before the Court for consideration in this case will be held in abeyance pending resolution of the Courts jurisdictional questions. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE W LOUIS SANDS on 7/05/2024. (ksl)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA VALDOSTA DIVISION BADGER CONTRACTING, INC., NC d/b/a BADGER TREE SERVICE INC, : : Plaintiff and Counter-Defendant, : : v. : : CHARLES M HARRIS, SR., : : Defendant, Counter-Plaintiff, : and Third-Party Plaintiff, : v. : : STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY : COMPANY, : Third-Party Defendant. : _______________________________________ : CASE NO: 7:24-cv-56-WLS ORDER On June 28, 2024, Third-Party Defendant, State Farm Fire & Casualty Company (“State Farm”) filed a timely Supplement to Notice of Removal (Doc. 25) (“Supplement”) providing its calculations supporting its assertion that the “matter in controversy exceeds the sum or value of $75,000, exclusive of interest and costs.” 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a)(1). (See Order Doc. 22). On June 21, 2024, Plaintiff, Badger Contracting, Inc., NC, filed a Motion and Brief in Support of Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand (Doc. 21) (“Motion to Remand”). The time for responses to the Motion to Remand has not expired. Accordingly, for the Court to properly evaluate whether subject matter jurisdiction exists in this case, it is hereby ORDERED that: 1. Pursuant to the Court’s prior Order (Doc. 22), responses to the Supplement are due on or before Monday, July 8, 2024. 2. Any responses and/or replies to the Motion to Remand shall be filed within the deadlines set by the Local Rules of this Court. No additional briefs shall be filed except upon the filing of a timely motion and entry of an order by this Court granting such motion. 1 3. Upon expiration of the deadlines, the Motion to Remand will be taken under consideration. 4. All other motions currently before the Court for consideration in this case will be held in abeyance pending resolution of the Court’s jurisdictional questions. SO ORDERED, this 5th day of July 2024. /s/ W. Louis Sands _________ W. LOUIS SANDS, SR. JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2

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