Beaty et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filing 239

MINUTE ORDER: The mandate having been issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, see docket no. 238 , this case is returned to the Court's active docket. Plaintiffs' motion for class certification (docket no. 68 ), Plaintiffs' motions to exclude (docket nos. 108 & 114 ), and Defendant's motions to exclude (docket nos. 122 , 124 , 126 , & 131 ), all of which were denied as moot, see Order (docket no. 228 ), are now RENOTED to May 28, 2021, to provide the Court with an opportunity to review the briefing, exhibits, and other documents filed in connection with these pending motions. The Court anticipates scheduling oral argument in connection with these pending motions, if necessary, within thirty (30) days of the noting date. The parties are DIRECTED to meet and confer and to file a Joint Status Report on or before May 14, 2021. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (MW)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 JACOB BEATY, et al., 8 9 10 Plaintiffs, C17-5201 TSZ v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY, 11 MINUTE ORDER Defendant. 12 The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable 13 Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge: 14 (1) The mandate having been issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, see docket no. 238, this case is returned to the Court’s active docket. 15 (2) Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification (docket no. 68), Plaintiffs’ motions to exclude (docket nos. 108 & 114), and Defendant’s motions to exclude (docket 16 nos. 122, 124, 126, & 131), all of which were denied as moot, see Order (docket no. 228), are now RENOTED to May 28, 2021, to provide the Court with an opportunity to review 17 the briefing, exhibits, and other documents filed in connection with these pending motions. The Court anticipates scheduling oral argument in connection with these 18 pending motions, if necessary, within thirty (30) days of the noting date. 19 20 (3) The parties are DIRECTED to meet and confer and to file a Joint Status Report on or before May 14, 2021, addressing the following issues: (a) Whether any additional briefing in connection with the pending 21 motions, described in ¶ 2 above, is necessary; 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 1 1 (b) The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of lead counsel, not to exceed two (2) individuals per party; 2 (c) Whether the Court should order mediation under Local Civil Rule 3 39.1; (d) When the parties will be prepared to proceed to trial and how long any trial will likely last. The Court anticipates setting a trial date approximately six (6) 5 months after resolving Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification (docket no. 68). The parties should address whether additional discovery and/or motions practice is required 6 after the resolution of Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification, see docket nos. 37, 44; and 4 (e) Whether any party wishes a scheduling conference, or whether any 7 other issues need to be addressed by the Court, before the Court enters a scheduling order in this case. 8 (4) The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of 9 record. 10 Dated this 27th day of April, 2021. 11 William M. McCool Clerk 12 s/Gail Glass Deputy Clerk 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 2

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