Riccardo v. C.R. Bard Inc et al

Filing 8

ORDER granting 7 Motion to Amend/Correct and granting 7 Motion to Substitute Party. Signed by Judge Edmund A. Sargus on 2/7/2024. (cmw)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION IN RE: DAVOL, INC./C.R. BARD, INC., POLYPROPYLENE HERNIA MESH PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION Case No. 2:18-md-2846 Judge Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Jolson This document relates to: Riccardo v. C.R. Bard, Inc., et al. Case No. 2:22-cv-4115 ORDER This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s unopposed Motion to Substitute Party and Amend Complaint. (ECF No. 7.) Rule 25 provides that, “[i]f a party dies and the claim is not extinguished, the court may order substitution of the proper party.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 25(a)(1). “A motion for substitution may be made by any party or by the decedent’s successor or representative.” Id. Following Plaintiff’s death, Janese Parker was appointed as administrator of Plaintiff’s estate. (ECF No. 7.) Plaintiff now moves for the substitution of Janese Parker, as Administrator of the Estate of Denise Riccardo, as the proper plaintiff. (Id.) Plaintiff’s unopposed Motion to Substitute and Amend Complaint is GRANTED. The Clerk is directed to substitute Janese Parker, as Administrator of the Estate of Denise Riccardo, as Plaintiff in place of Denise Riccardo. IT IS SO ORDERED. 2/7/2024 DATE s/Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. EDMUND A. SARGUS, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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