Curro v. United States of America ex rel United States Postal Service

Filing 17

ORDER Granting 16 Motion to Stay Case. Status Report due by 11/19/2018. Signed by Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro on 10/18/2018. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ADR)

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1 DAYLE ELIESON United States Attorney 2 District of Nevada 3 LINDSY M. ROBERTS Assistant United States Attorney 4 501 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 1100 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 5 Telephone: 702-388-6336 Email: 6 Attorneys for the United States. 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 10 ROBERT ANSARA, Special Administrator of the Estate of Travis Curro, 11 Plaintiff, 12 v. 13 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ex rel 14 UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, Defendant. 15 16 ) ) Case No. 2:18-cv-00658-GMN-PAL ) ) UNOPPOSED MOTION TO STAY ) PROCEEDINGS PENDING ) COMPROMISE SETTLEMENT ) ) ) ) ) Federal Defendant United States of America respectfully requests this Court enter a stay 17 of all proceedings and deadlines, including all motion and discovery deadlines, until November 18 19, 2018, in order to allow the parties to finalize the terms of a settlement agreement and to 19 execute and enter a Stipulation to Dismiss with Prejudice. Plaintiff does not oppose this request. 20 In support of this motion, the United States submits as follows: 21 1. The parties have been engaged in settlement negotiations and have recently 22 agreed in principal to a compromise settlement which will resolve all outstanding claims 23 between the parties. Documents supporting this settlement are being prepared and the parties 24 expect that the matter will be concluded within the next month. 25 2. Courts have broad discretion to stay proceedings for a limited time. See Landis v. 26 N. Am. Co., 299 U.S. 248, 254-55 (1936); see also Clinton v. Jones, 520 U.S. 681, 706 (1997) 27 (courts have broad discretion in the management of cases, including the setting of cases for 28 trial). 1 1 3. The instant motion is filed in good faith and not for the purposes of delay. 2 4. If the matter is not concluded by November 19, 2018, the parties will file a status 3 report advising of reasons that it is not concluded. 4 For the above reasons, the United States respectfully requests this Court stay the 5 proceedings and deadlines in this matter until November 19, 2018. 6 Respectfully submitted this 16th day of October 2018. 7 DAYLE ELIESON United States Attorney 8 /s/ Lindsy M. Roberts LINDSY M. ROBERTS Assistant United States Attorney 9 10 Attorneys for the United States 11 12 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. 14 18 DATED this ____ day of October, 2018. 15 16 Gloria M. Navarro, Chief Judge 17 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 18 19 20 21 22 PROOF OF SERVICE 23 I, Lindsy M. Roberts, certify that all parties were served with the UNOPPOSED MOTION TO STAY PROCEEDINGS PENDING COMPROMISE SETTLEMENT on 24 this date via the Court’s Electronic Case Filing system. 25 Dated this 16th day of October 2018. 26 /s/ Lindsy M Roberts LINDSY M. ROBERTS Assistant United States Attorney 27 28 2

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