SANFORD et al v. BRACEWELL LLP
ORDER THAT THE COURT WILL WITHHOLD RULING ON DEFT'S MOTIONS TO DISMISS (DOC. NOS. 47, 68) & PLFFS' MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF ARBITRATION ORDER NO. 1 (DOC. NO. 48). PLFFS SHALL HAVE 21 DAYS TO RETURN TO ARBITRATION & PAY THE REQUIRED FEES AS DE TERMINED BY THE ARBITRATION PANEL, INCLUDING THE DEPOSIT OF $2,500 FOR ARBITRATOR CRANE'S FEES. PLFFS MUST PAY THE INITIAL DEPOSIT OF $2,500 & ANY OTHER REQUIRED FEES ON OR BEFORE 7/18/2017, ETC. THE CLERK OF COURT SHALL PLACE THIS CASE IN SUSPENSE PENDING NOTIFICATION BY DEFT. SIGNED BY HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY ON 6/27/17. 6/28/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(kw, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CRAIG SANFORD and
MARY JO SANFORD,
AND NOW, this 27th day of June 2017, upon consideration of Defendant’s Motions to
Dismiss Pursuant to Rule 41(b) (Doc. Nos. 47, 68), Plaintiffs’ Motion for Approval of Arbitration
Order No. 1 and to Lift the Stay for Purposes Stated in the Order (Doc. No. 48), Plaintiffs’
Response (Doc. No. 50), Defendant’s Response (Doc. No. 51), Defendant’s Reply (Doc. No. 53),
Plaintiffs’ Response (Doc. No. 72), Defendant’s Reply (Doc. No. 73), Plaintiffs’ Supplemental
Response (Doc. No. 77), and hearings held on the Motions on November 21, 2016 and February
21, 2017 respectively (See Doc. Nos. 56, 58, 65-66), and in accordance with the Opinion issued
this day, it is ORDERED as follows:
1. The Court will withhold ruling on Defendant’s Motions to Dismiss (Doc. Nos. 47, 68)
and Plaintiffs’ Motion for Approval of Arbitration Order No. 1 (Doc. No. 48).
2. Plaintiffs shall have twenty-one (21) days to return to arbitration and pay the required
fees as determined by the arbitration panel, including the deposit of $2,500 for Arbitrator
Crane’s fees. Plaintiffs must pay the initial deposit of $2,500 and any other required fees
on or before July 18, 2017.
3. If Plaintiffs fail to do so, Defendant should notify the Court and the Motions to Dismiss
(Doc. Nos. 47, 68) will be granted, and Plaintiffs’ Motion (Doc. No. 48) will be denied.
4. The Clerk of Court shall place this case in suspense pending notification by Defendant.
BY THE COURT:
/ s / J oel H. S l om s k y
JOEL H. SLOMSKY, J.
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