Piekarski v. United States of America et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS denying as moot Motion for Partial Summary Judgment filed by Michael Piekarski, and granting in part and denying in part 47 Motion to Substitute the United States for Defendant DeSilva, to Dismiss DeSilva with Prejudice, and to Amend the Caption filed by United States of America (Written Opinion). Signed by Chief Judge John R. Tunheim on January 9, 2018. (HAZ)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
Civil Nos. 16-1752 (JRT/LIB)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al,
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT
Carrie Anne Loch, L. Michael Hall, HALL LAW, P.A., 1010 West St.
Germain Street, Suite 100, St. Cloud, MN 56301, for plaintiff.
Bahram Samie, Friedrich Siekert, Assistant United States Attorneys,
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 300 South Fourth Street,
Suite 600, Minneapolis, MN 55415, for defendant United States of
Jacob M. Tomczik, Richard P. Wright, MCCOLLUM, CROWLEY,
MOSCHET, MILLER & LAAK, LTD., 7900 Xerxes Avenue South,
Suite 700, Bloomington, MN 55431, for defendant Matthew DeSilva.
Based upon the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge
Leo I. Brisbois, and after an independent review of the files, records and proceedings in
the above-entitled matter, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
The United States’ Motion to Substitute the United States for the Defendant
DeSilva, to Dismiss DeSilva with Prejudice, and to Amend the Caption [Docket No. 47]
is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part as moot. Claims against Defendant
DeSilva are dismissed without prejudice and the case caption shall be amended to delete
Defendant DeSilva and reflect the United States as the sole Defendant.
Plaintiff’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [Docket No. 37] is
DENIED as moot.
LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY.
Dated: January 9, 2018
at Minneapolis, Minnesota
s/John R. Tunheim
JOHN R. TUNHEIM
United States District Court
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