Youell v. Magellan Health Services of New Mexico, Inc., et al
ORDER by District Judge Kenneth J. Gonzales requesting additional briefing re 10 Motion to Remand to State Court. Defendant's brief due 10/5/2017; Plaintiff's response due 10/19/2017; Defendant's reply due 10/30/2017. (tah)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO
Civ. No. 17-00512 KG/KBM
MAGELLAN HEALTH SERVICES
OF NEW MEXICO, INC. D/B/A
MAGELLAN HEALTH, MAGELLAN
HRSC, INC., MAGELLAN HEALTH, INC.,
and PATTI MACOMBER,
This matter comes before the Court upon Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand, filed on May 30,
2017. (Doc. 10). Defendant Magellan Health, Inc.’s Response was filed on June 13, 2017, and
Plaintiff’s Reply was filed on July 3, 2017. (Docs. 15, 17). The Court conducted a hearing on
the Motion to Remand on September 21, 2017, in which Timothy L. White represented Plaintiff,
and Amelia M. Willis represented Defendant. At the close of the hearing, the Court, having
considered the motion, briefs, relevant law, and argument by counsel at the hearing, and being
otherwise fully informed, took the motion under advisement pending further briefing.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that
1. for the reasons stated on the record at the September 21, 2017, hearing, the Plaintiff’s
Motion to Remand (Doc. 10) is taken under advisement;
2. Defendant Magellan Health, Inc. must file its brief on or before October 5, 2017
supporting its argument that Defendant Macomber was fraudulently joined;
3. Plaintiff must file its response on or before October 19, 2017; and
4. Defendant may file a reply on or before October 30, 2017.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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