Kersey v Becton Dickinson and Co.
District Judge Leo T. Sorokin: ORDER OF ENJOINMENT entered. (PSSA, 4)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS
George E. Kersey,
Becton Dickinson and Co., et al,
Civil Action No. 16-10495-LTS
ORDER OF ENJOINMENT
January 9, 2018
On November 2, 2017, counsel for Defendant Becton Dickinson and Co. (“BD”) filed a
letter seeking to have the Court order Plaintiff George E. Kersey (“Kersey”) to show cause why
he should not be further sanctioned in a manner that prevents him filing frivolous or vexatious
claims against BD. See Docket No. 47. The letter, a copy of which was sent to Kersey, outlines
Kersey’s conduct since the dismissal of this action on October 17, 2016. Id.
On December 14, 2017, Kersey was ordered to show cause why he should not be enjoined
from filing any pleadings or documents concerning Becton Dickinson and Co. without first
obtaining permission from the Court. See Docket No. 50. The Court’s records indicate that Kersey
has not responded to the Court’s December 14, 2017 Order and the time to do so expired. See
Docket. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff George E. Kersey is ENJOINED from filing any further pleadings in this action
and from filing any additional or new claims, cases, complaints, or other documents
concerning Becton Dickinson and Co., except to effect an appeal of the Order contained
herein, without first obtaining written approval of a judge of this Court by filing a written
petition seeking leave of Court to do so.
2. If Kersey seeks leave of Court, he shall file a written petition that strictly complies with
the following requirements:
a) the petition must be clearly entitled “Petition for Leave to File Documents by
Enjoined Litigant Pursuant to the Court’s January 9, 2018 Enjoinment Order”;
b) the petition must include a certification under oath there is a good-faith basis for
the proposed filing, and provide reasons supporting the filing;
c) a copy of this order shall be attached as an exhibit to the petition; and
d) copies of complete documents that Kersey seeks leave to file shall be attached to
the petition as exhibits.
If a compliant petition is filed, the Clerk shall accept the petition and exhibits, mark them
received, and forward them for action on the petition to a judge of this Court authorized
to act on matters on the Miscellaneous Business Docket of the Court.
3. Any documents which are submitted for filing by Kersey in violation of this Order of
Enjoinment shall not be filed or docketed by the Clerk's Office, but shall be returned to
4. Kersey is WARNED that any failure to comply with this Order may result in additional
sanctions, including but not limited to costs, monetary sanctions and contempt
/s/ Leo T. Sorokin
Leo T. Sorokin
United States District Judge
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