Kar Nut Products Company v. Red River Commodies, Inc.

Filing 44

ORDER (1) Granting Third-Party Defendants' 20 and 27 Motions to Dismiss; and (2) Dismissing Defendant Red River Commodities' 11 Third-Party Complaint Without Prejudice. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HMon)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION KAR NUT PRODUCTS COMPANY, Plaintiff, Case No. 16-cv-13197 Hon. Matthew F. Leitman v. RED RIVER COMMODITIES, Defendant. RED RIVER COMMODITIES, Third-Party Plaintiff, v. TRAVIS & SHEILA KAY MIRES JV And GD & BRUCE VAUGHN, Third-Party Defendants _________________________________/ ORDER (1) GRANTING THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS TO DISMISS (ECF ## 20, 27); AND (2) DISMISSING DEFENDANT RED RIVER COMMODITIES’ THIRD-PARTY COMPLAINT (ECF #11) WITHOUT PREJUDICE On December 22, 2016, Defendant Red River Commodities filed a thirdparty complaint against (1) Travis & Sheila Kay Mires JV (the “Mires JV”); and (2) GD & Bruce Vaughn (the “Vaughns”). (See ECF #11.) On February 22, 2017 and March 17, 2017 respectively, the Vaughns and the Mires JV moved to dismiss the third-party complaint for lack of personal 1 jurisdiction or in the alternative to transfer venue to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (the “Motions”). (See ECF ## 20, 27.) The Court held a hearing on the Motions on June 26, 2017. For the reasons stated on the record at the June 26, 2017 hearing, the Motions (ECF ## 20, 27) are GRANTED. Red River Commodities’ third party complaint (ECF #11) is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE for lack of personal jurisdiction. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/Matthew F. Leitman MATTHEW F. LEITMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: July 5, 2017 I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties and/or counsel of record on July 5, 2017, by electronic means and/or ordinary mail. s/Holly A. Monda Case Manager (313) 234-5113 2

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