McAlister v. Holland America Line-U.S.A, Inc et al
ORDER approving the parties 28 Petition for Approval of Minor Settlement and for Disbursement of Funds. Signed by U.S. District Judge John C Coughenour. (PM)
THE HONORABLE JOHN C. COUGHENOUR
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
LYNETTE MCALISTER on behalf of
her minor son, A.M.,
CASE NO. C15-1286-JCC
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE - USA,
This matter comes before the Court on the parties’ Petition for Approval of Minor
Settlement and for Disbursement of Funds (Dkt. No. 28). After reviewing the Report of
Settlement Guardian Ad Litem (Dkt. No. 28-1) and the relevant record, the Court APPROVES
the settlement and ORDERS the following:
(Dkt. No. 28-1) is approved.
The proposed settlement set forth in the Report of Settlement Guardian Ad Litem
The Settlement Guardian Ad Litem’s fees and costs are found to be reasonable,
are approved, and should be paid from funds set aside by Defendants.
The Court approves Guardian Ad Litem’s recommendation that the settlement
funds allocated to Minor A.M. shall be placed in a blocked savings account until
the Minor A.M. is eighteen (18).
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made payable to the Minor’s attorney in trust for A.M.
Defendants shall make payment of the gross settlement in the form of a check
Counsel for the Minor A.M. shall, within thirty (30) days of the deposit of the
settlement funds into a blocked savings account, file a Receipt of Funds into the
blocked account indicating the Court’s Order Approving Minor Settlement has
been carried out.
The Guardian Ad Litem is discharged upon completion of all the requirements
DATED this 23rd day of May, 2017.
John C. Coughenour
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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