Britt v. Merit Health Central et al
ORDER denying AS MOOT 40 Defendant's Second Motion for Summary Judgment. Defendant has since filed a Third Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by District Judge Henry T. Wingate on 1/7/2022. (CGC)
Case 3:19-cv-00090-HTW-LGI Document 55 Filed 01/10/22 Page 1 of 1
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
RONALD H. BRITT, on behalf of all
wrongful death beneficiaries of
OPAL A. BRITT
CIVIL ACTION No.: 3:19-CV-90-HTW-LGI
MERIT HEALTH CENTRAL et al
BEFORE THIS COURT is the Motion of the Defendant Jackson HMA, LLC d/b/a Merit
Health Central for Summary Judgment [Docket no. 40].
Defendants Merit Health Central and American Medical Response (“AMR”) filed motions
for summary judgment in January 2021 [doc. nos. 27 and 29]. Because the parties had not engaged
in a case management conference and discovery had not been completed, this court entered its
Order [doc. no. 37] denying both motions without prejudice.
After the case management conference was held on June 8, 2021, Defendant Merit Health
Central filed a Second Motion for summary Judgment [doc. no. 40] on June 23, 2021. Plaintiff
then filed a motion [doc. no. 43] to hold Merit Health Central’s motion in abeyance, since
discovery was still not completed.
Merit Health Central has now filed another (third) summary judgment motion [doc. no.
51], rendering moot the previous motion.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that defendant Merit Health Central’s Second Motion
for Summary Judgment [Docket no. 40] is hereby denied as moot.
SO ORDERED this the 7th day of January, 2022.
HENRY T. WINGATE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE
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