Chopra, M.D. et al v. Physicians Medical Center, LLC et al
ORDER Holding all proceedings in abeyance pending mediation and directing the parties to notify the court by 10/20/2017 of their chosen mediator or their failure to agree on a mediator. Signed by District Judge Robert H. Cleland. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Memorandum of Understanding) (LWag)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
VARUN CHOPRA, et al.,
Case No. 16-13915
PHYSICIANS MEDICAL CENTER, LLC, et al.,
ORDER HOLDING ALL PROCEEDINGS IN ABEYANCE PENDING MEDIATION
The parties appeared for a hearing regarding their cross-motions for summary
judgment on October 11, 2017. Prior to the hearing the court held a status conference
with the parties off the record regarding Plaintiffs’ recently filed request for leave to
amend their complaint. (Dkt. # 77.) After discussion, the parties agreed to pursue
mediation and requested that the court hold all proceedings in abeyance pending the
outcome of mediation. The parties jointly drafted a Memorandum of Understanding
(attached to this Order) establishing their desire to pursue mediation. Importantly, the
parties agreed to notify the court by October 20, 2017 of their chosen mediator and
determined that if they are unable to agree on a mediator by that date, the court will
select a mediator.
IT IS ORDERED that the present action is held in ABEYANCE while the parties
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties will notify the court by October 20,
2017 of their chosen mediator or of their failure to agree on a mediator.
s/Robert H. Cleland
ROBERT H. CLELAND
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
October 12, 2017
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was mailed to counsel of record
on this date, October 12, 2017, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
Case Manager and Deputy Clerk
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