In re: in The Matter of The Complaint of William Bootz
ORDER AND OPINION granting 20 Motion to Lift Stay.(Signed by Magistrate Judge Andrew M Edison). Case is ORDERED administratively closed, pending the outcome of the related state court lawsuit. Finally, the parties are INSTRUCTED to notify the Court when the state court lawsuit concludes. Parties notified.(rcastro, 4)
Case 3:21-cv-00301 Document 38 Filed on 05/10/22 in TXSD Page 1 of 1
United States District Court
Southern District of Texas
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
May 10, 2022
Nathan Ochsner, Clerk
IN THE COMPLAINT AND
PETITION OF WILLIAM BOOTZ, AS §
OWNER OF A 1998 CARVER 445 AFT §
§ CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:21-cv-00301
CABIN MOTOR YACHT, HIN
EXONERATION FROM OR
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
ORDER AND OPINION
Before me is Claimants’ Opposed Motion to Lift Stay/ Dissolve the Limitation
Injunction (Dkt. 20), and three amended stipulations filed in support of the motion.
See Dkts. 33-1, 33-2, and 33-3. After reviewing the pleadings on file, the amended
stipulations, and Limitation Plaintiff’s notice of withdrawal of his objections to the
stay (Dkt. 36), Claimants’ Opposed Motion to Lift Stay/ Dissolve the Limitation
Injunction (Dkt. 20) is GRANTED.1
My Order of December 14, 2021, restraining prosecution of claims against
Petitioner William Bootz is LIFTED pursuant to the terms of the amended
stipulations filed by Claimants, Natalie Noack and Scott Levantino, Individually and
as Co-Representatives of the Estate of Noelle Levantino. See Dkts. 33-1, 33-2, and
33-3. The amended stipulations remain in effect throughout the pendency of this or
any related litigation.
Further, it is ORDERED that this case is administratively closed, pending the
outcome of the related state court lawsuit.
Finally, the parties are INSTRUCTED to notify the Court when the state
court lawsuit concludes.
SIGNED this 10th day of May 2022.
ANDREW M. EDISON
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
An order lifting a stay in a limitation action is a non-dispositive pretrial matter that a magistrate judge
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