Enrique Montes d/b/a Enrique Montes Distributor v. Blackboard Insurance Company et al
MEMORANDUM and ORDER adopting the 22 Report and Recommendation. The claims against defendants, Paul Serafin and Kevin Johnson, are hereby dismissed with prejudice. Signed by District Judge Marcia A. Crone on 5/5/22. (kcv, )
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
ENRIQUE MONTES d/b/a
ENRIQUE MONTES DISTRIBUTOR,
COMPANY, PAUL SERAFIN,
and KEVIN JOHNSON,
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
CIVIL ACTION NO.1:22 -CV-037
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER ADOPTING
THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Plaintiff Enrique Montes filed this insurance dispute claim against Defendants Blackboard
Insurance Company, Paul Serafin, and Kevin Johnson for Hurricane Laura windstorm damage to
his business property. The court referred this matter to the Honorable Christine L. Stetson, United
States Magistrate Judge, at Beaumont, Texas, for consideration pursuant to applicable laws and
orders of this court. The Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation in which she
recommended that the court dismiss Defendants Paul Serafin and Kevin Johnson, with prejudice,
pursuant to Texas Insurance Code § 642A.006(c).
The court has received and considered the Report and Recommendation of United States
Magistrate Judge field pursuant to such referral, along with the record, pleadings and all available
evidence. To date, the parties have not filed objections to the report.
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Accordingly, the findings of fact and conclusions of law of the Magistrate Judge are
correct, and the report of the Magistrate Judge is ADOPTED. Therefore, the claims against
the defendants, Paul Serafin and Kevin Johnson, are hereby dismissed with prejudice.
Signed this date
May 5, 2022
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