Hansen v. Samsung Electronics America Inc et al
ORDER signed by Judge J.P. Stadtmueller on 5/3/2017 GRANTING 4 Parties' Joint Motion to Transfer Case and ORDERING that this case be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Clerk of Court DIRECTED to take all appropriate steps to effectuate this transfer. (cc: all counsel) (jm)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
CATHLEEN HANSEN, on Behalf of
Herself and All Others Similarly
AMERICA, INC. and SAMSUNG
ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.,
Case No. 17‐CV‐352‐JPS
On March 9, 2017, the plaintiff filed this action alleging claims of
breach of warranty, unjust enrichment, fraud, violations of the Magnusson‐
Moss Act, and violations of state consumer‐protection laws. (Docket #1). On
April 27, 2017, the parties filed a joint motion to transfer the case to the
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, where
several actions are pending involving claims similar to those alleged here
against the same defendants named here. (Docket #4 at 1‐3).
A district court may, “[f]or the convenience of the parties and
witnesses, in the interest of justice, … transfer any civil action to any other
district or division where it might have been brought or to any district or
division to which all parties have consented.” 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a); see also
Research Automation, Inc. v. Schrader‐Bridgeport Intʹl, Inc., 626 F.3d 973, 977 (7th
Cir. 2010). Due to the consent of both parties to transfer, and in light of the
pendency of similar cases in the transferee district, the Court concludes that
this matter should be transferred to the Western District of Oklahoma for
IT IS ORDERED that the parties’ joint motion to transfer this case
(Docket #4) be and the same is hereby GRANTED; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this case be transferred to the United
States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma for further
The Clerk of the Court is directed to take all appropriate steps to
effectuate the transfer of this case to the United States District Court for the
Western District of Oklahoma.
Dated at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this 3rd day of May, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
U.S. District Judge
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