Estate of Kim Ha Ram et al v. Ride the Ducks of Seattle, LLC et al

Filing 65

MINUTE ORDER denying 64 Stipulated Motion to remand by Judge Thomas S. Zilly.(RS)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 5 6 ESTATE OF KIM HA RAM, et al., 7 8 9 10 Plaintiffs, C15-1929 TSZ v. RIDE THE DUCKS OF SEATTLE, LLC, et al., MINUTE ORDER Defendants. 11 12 The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge: 13 (1) The parties’ stipulated motion to remand, docket no. 64, is DENIED. Contrary to the parties’ assertion, the Court has original, not supplemental, jurisdiction in 14 this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a). This action was commenced in this district and cannot be remanded to state court. See 28 U.S.C. § 1447 (regarding remand to a state 15 court from which a case was removed). If the parties wish to pursue this litigation in state court rather than in this district, they may file an appropriate motion or stipulation of 16 dismissal without prejudice. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A)(ii) & (a)(2). 17 18 (2) record. The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of Dated this 31st day of August, 2017. 19 William M. McCool Clerk 20 21 s/Karen Dews Deputy Clerk 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 1

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