Vallejo v. Amgen, Inc. et al

Filing 172

ORDER that Altman's objection (filing 164 ) is overruled. Altman is ordered to pay the defendants the sum of $25,665.00 on or before August 17, 2017. Ordered by Judge John M. Gerrard. (LAC)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA JAN VALLEJO, individually and as personal representative of the estate of Steve Vallejo, 8:14-CV-50 Plaintiff, ORDER vs. AMGEN, INC., et al., Defendants. This matter is before the Court on attorney Keith L. Altman's objection to the Magistrate Judge's May 30, 2017 Memorandum and Order granting in part the defendants' motion for sanctions. See, filing 163; filing 129. Having conducted a de novo review of the record pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง 636(b)(1)(C),1 the Court finds that the Magistrate Judge's findings and recommendation were correct in all respects. Accordingly, Altman's objection (filing 164) is overruled. IT IS ORDERED: 1. 1 Altman's objection (filing 164) is overruled. The parties cite clear error as the appropriate standard of review. Filing 164 at 2-3; filing 166 at 16; see also, Aviva Sports, Inc. v. Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Inc., 2013 WL 1867555, at *1 (D. Minn. 2013); Temple v. WISAP, 152 F.R.D. 591, 596 (D. Neb. 1993). However, given the amount of sanctions awarded, the Court has reviewed the record de novo. 2. Altman is ordered to pay the defendants the sum of $25,665.00 on or before August 17, 2017. Dated this 17th day of July, 2017. BY THE COURT: John M. Gerrard United States District Judge -2-

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