Johnson et al v. Air & Liquid Systems Corporation et al

Filing 163

MINUTE ORDER dismissing with prejudice and without costs plaintiffs' claims against defendants Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Asbestos Corp, Ltd., Crane Co., Foster-Wheeler Energy Corporation, Goulds Pumps, LLC, IMO Industries, Inc., and Metr opolitan Life Insurance Company ; striking as moot Defendant Foster-Wheeler Energy Corporation's 84 MOTION for Summary Judgment, plaintiffs' 91 MOTION for Summary Judgment on Defendant Crane Co.'s Affirmative Defenses, and plaintiff's 92 MOTION for Summary Judgment on Defendant Foster Wheeler Energy Corp.'s Affirmative Defenses. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT) (Crane Co, Foster-Wheeler Energy Corporation, Goulds Pumps LLC, IMO Industries, Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Air & Liquid Systems Corporation and Asbestos Corp Ltd terminated.)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 5 6 THOMAS A. JOHNSON and BARBARA C. JOHNSON, 7 Plaintiffs, 8 C17-834 TSZ v. 9 ORDER AIR & LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION, et al., 10 11 Defendants. 12 13 14 15 16 Plaintiffs’ counsel having telephonically advised the Court that the only defendants remaining in this action are CBS Corporation, General Electric Company, and Warren Pumps, LLC, and that plaintiffs have reached a settlement (at least in principle) with, or otherwise resolved their claims against, all other defendants,1 the Court hereby ORDERS as follows: 17 18 19 20 (1) Plaintiffs’ claims against defendants Air & Liquid Systems Corporation; Asbestos Corp, Ltd.; Crane Co.; Foster-Wheeler Energy Corporation; Goulds Pumps, LLC f/k/a Goulds Pumps, Inc.; IMO Industries, Inc.; and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company are DISMISSED with prejudice and without costs, provided that, in the event 21 22 23 Plaintiffs’ claims against defendant Uniroyal, Inc. were previously dismissed by Stipulation and Order entered January 5, 2018, docket no. 67. 1 ORDER - 1 1 that settlement is not perfected, plaintiffs or any of the aforementioned defendants may 2 move, within 60 days of the date of this Order, to reopen and trial will be scheduled; 3 (2) Defendant Foster-Wheeler Energy Corporation’s motion for summary 4 judgment, docket no. 84, and plaintiffs’ motions for partial summary judgment as to the 5 affirmative defenses of defendants Crane Co., docket no. 91, and Foster-Wheeler Energy 6 Corporation, docket no. 92, are STRICKEN as moot; 7 (3) Defendants identified in Paragraph 1 no longer being parties to this case, 8 the caption for this matter is hereby AMENDED as follows: 9 THOMAS A. JOHNSON and BARBARA C. JOHNSON, husband and wife, 10 11 12 13 Plaintiffs, v. CBS CORPORATION f/k/a VIACOM, INC., successor by merger to CBS CORPORATION f/k/a WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION; GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY; and WARREN PUMPS, LLC, 14 Defendants. 15 (4) 16 IT IS SO ORDERED. 17 Dated this 9th day of March, 2018. 18 The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Order to all counsel of record. A 19 20 Thomas S. Zilly United States District Judge 21 22 23 ORDER - 2

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