Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v. Betancourt et al
ORDER granting 42 Motion for discharge from further liability, permanentinjunction, and dismissal with prejudice. Signed by Senior Judge James C. Fox on 7/1/2014. Copy sent to I. Betancourt via US Mail. (Edwards, S.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE
IVONNE I. BETANCOURT and RAFAEL
0. MOLINA, JR.
Having considered plaintiff in interpleader Metropolitan Life Insurance
Company's ("MetLife") motion for discharge from further liability, permanent
injunction, and dismissal with prejudice, for good cause shown, and noting the consent of
the Defendants, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
MetLife, as a disinterested stakeholder, has fulfilled its obligations
concerning the life insurance benefits under Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance
Policy ("FEGLI'') issued by MetLife to the Office of Personnel Management ("OPM"),
with respect to benefits payable by reason of the death of Rafael 0. Molina Medina;
Defendants Ivonne I. Betancourt and Rafael 0. Molina, Jr. are permanently
enjoined and restrained from instituting or prosecuting any action or proceeding against
MetLife in any state or United States court for the FEGLI benefits payable by reason of
the death of Rafael 0. Molina Medina, except by way of interpleader in this action;
MetLife is discharged from any and all further liability related to the
FEGLI benefits at issue in this case; and
MetLife is dismissed from this case with prejudice.
SO ORDERED, this
day of July, 2014.
nior United States District Judge
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