Morris v. Allstate Vehicle & Property Insurance Company
ORDER Dismissing Complaint Without Prejudice re 1 Notice of Removal. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HMon)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 16-cv-14317
Hon. Matthew F. Leitman
ALLSTATE VEHICLE & PROPERTY
ORDER DISMISSING COMPLAINT (ECF #1) WITHOUT PREJUDICE
On August 14, 2017, counsel for Plaintiff Lisa Morris (“Plaintiff”) filed a
motion to withdraw as counsel in this action. (See ECF #10.) The Court entered an
order in which it granted the motion to withdraw. (See ECF #13.) The order set a
deadline of October 30, 2017 for Plaintiff to either have new counsel file an
appearance or inform the Court that she would represent herself. The order further
specified that failure to comply could result in dismissal of Plaintiff’s Complaint:
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall either
(1) retain new counsel, who shall file a notice of
appearance with the court no later than October 30, 2017;
or (2) notify the Court in writing that she intends to
proceed pro se and confirm her mailing address with the
Court no later than October 30, 2017. Please be advised
that failure to comply with any portion of this Order may
result in dismissal of this action.
(Id. at Pg. ID 180.)
At the time of this Order, no new counsel for Plaintiff has filed an appearance,
and Plaintiff has not informed the Court that she will represent herself.
Accordingly, the Complaint (ECF #1) is DISMISSED WITHOUT
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Matthew F. Leitman
MATTHEW F. LEITMAN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated: November 14, 2017
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties
and/or counsel of record on November 14, 2017, by electronic means and/or ordinary
s/Holly A. Monda
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