Michaelian v. Lawsuit Financial, Inc. et al
ORDER Setting Preliminary Injunction Briefing and Hearing Schedule and Instructing Parties to Produce Documents. Set Motion Hearings as to 2 Ex Parte MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order: (Motion Hearing set for 10/24/2017 02:00 PM before District Judge Terrence G. Berg) Signed by District Judge Terrence G. Berg. (AChu)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 17-13321
Hon. Terrence G. Berg
LAWSUIT FINANCIAL INC.,
a Michigan Foreign Profit
Corporation, and MARK M.
BELLO, an individual
ORDER SETTING PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
BRIEFING AND HEARING SCHEDULE AND
INSTRUCTING PARTIES TO PRODUCE DOCUMENTS
Parties appeared for an initial hearing on Plaintiff’s Motion for
a Temporary Restraining Order, Dkt. 2, on October 13, 2017.
As the Court indicated on the record during that hearing it has
taken Plaintiff’s motion under advisement, and has set the
following, additional briefing and hearing schedule for parties.
October 19, 2017: Defendants’ response to Plaintiff’s
Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order.
October 23, 2017: Plaintiff’s reply to Defendant’s
Response to the Motion for a Temporary Restraining
Order. This reply should include an explanation of why
Plaintiff’s interest in Dr. Michaelian’s investment with
Defendants would not conflict with any interest Dr.
Michaelian’s estate might claim, or whether Plaintiff is
suing in her capacity as a representative of Dr.
October 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.: Hearing on Plaintiff’s
Motion for a TRO.
The Court has also ordered the parties to produce—either to
the Court or each other—the following documents.
Plaintiff is ordered to provide the Court:
1. Documentation of each of Dr. Michaelian’s investments with
Defendants alleged in the Complaint.
2. Signed copies of all Split Funding Agreements, as well as any
other agreements, between Dr. Michaelian and Defendants.
3. Any spreadsheets Dr. Michaelian sent to Mr. Mello
summarizing his investments as well as Mr. Mello’s responses,
if any, to those spreadsheets.
Defendants are ordered to provide the Court:
1. A representative sample of Defendants’ Pending Claims and
Litigation Purchase Agreements for cases in which Dr.
Michaelian’s funds were invested.
2. Copies of any signed Split Funding Agreements, as well as any
other agreements between Defendants and Mr. Michaelian.
Defendants are ordered to provide Plaintiff:
1. A complete accounting of how Dr. Michaelian’s funds have
been used during the course of his investments, beginning in
2. Full access to examine all Pending Claims and Litigation
Purchase Agreements for cases in which Dr. Michaelian’s
funds were invested.
3. A certified balance sheet and income statement for Lawsuit
Dated: October 13,
s/Terrence G. Berg
TERRENCE G. BERG
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Certificate of Service
I hereby certify that this Order was electronically filed, and
the parties and/or counsel of record were served on October 13,
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