Wingeart et al v. United States of America

Filing 30

ORDER Granting 29 Joint Status Report. See Order for deadlines. Signed by Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler on 9/9/2021. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - MR)

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Case 2:19-cv-01395-RFB-BNW Document 29 Filed 09/08/21 Page 1 of 2 30 09/09/21 1 CHRISTOPHER CHIOU Acting United States Attorney 2 District of Nevada Nevada Bar No. 14853 3 TROY K. FLAKE 4 BRIAN W. IRVIN Assistant United States Attorneys 5 501 Las Vegas Blvd. So., Suite 1100 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 6 (702) 388-6336 7 8 Attorneys for the United States 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA 10 11 12 13 Leah Wingeart, Individually, and as Special Case No.: 2:19-cv-01395-RFB-BNW Administratrix of the Estate of James Edward Fischer, Plaintiffs, 14 15 Joint Status Report Regarding Settlement v. 16 United States of America, 17 Defendant. 18 19 On June 3, 2021, the parties participated in a settlement conference before the Court. 20 The parties agreed to settle this matter. The parties continue to cooperate in good faith to 21 follow the necessary procedures to finalize the settlement and regularly updated the Court 22 regarding the status. See ECF #25, #27. 23 The parties have agreed to all terms and prepared all documents necessary 24 to resolve this case. The final administrative step in the process of consummating 25 this agreement is approval by the Acting Assistant Attorney General pursuant to 28 26 C.F.R. §§ 0.160(a)(3), 0.168(d)(2). On September 2, 2021, Acting Assistant 27 Attorney General Brian M. Boynton provided final approval. 28 Now that the administrative steps are complete the United States Attorney’s Case 2:19-cv-01395-RFB-BNW Document 29 Filed 09/08/21 Page 2 of 2 30 09/09/21 1 Office has initiated the required process to request that the Department of the 2 Treasury electronically transfer the settlement amount. Normally this process takes 3 less than 30 days, so the parties anticipate that they will file a notice of dismissal 4 within 30 days without assistance from the Court. Should this expectation not be 5 met, the parties will provide another status report to the Court on or before October 6 8, 2021. 7 Respectfully submitted this 8th day of September, 2021. 8 9 LAIRD LAW, PLLC CHRISTOPHER CHIOU Acting United States Attorney /s/ Danial Laird DANIAL LAIRD 8991 West Flamingo Rd., Suite C Las Vegas, NV 89147 /s/ Troy K. Flake TROY K. FLAKE Assistant United States Attorney Attorney for Plaintiff Attorneys for the United States 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Order IT IS SO ORDERED DATED: 10:01 am, September 09, 2021 19 20 21 BRENDA WEKSLER UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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