IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 12, 2009
ALBERT SHEAKALEE, PLAINTIFF,
FORTIS BENEFITS INSURANCE COMPANY, AND DOES 1 THROUGH 50, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Anthony W. Ishii Chief United States District Judge
ORDER VACATING MAY 14, 2009 PRE-TRIAL AND JULY 7, 2009 TRIAL AND ORDERING PARTIES TO FILE DISPOSITIONAL DOCUMENTS BY JUNE 1, 2009 AT 1:00 P.M.
On May 12, 2009, Plaintiff Albert Sheakalee ("Sheakalee") and Defendant Union Security Insurance Company ("Union"), formerly known as Fortis Benefits Insurance Company, filed a notice of settlement. Pursuant to Local Rule 16-160 (b), the court is ordering the parties to file documents disposing of the action on or by June 1, 2009.*fn1 The parties are forewarned that a failure to file dispositional papers on the date prescribed by the court may be grounds for sanctions. See L.R. 16-160 (b) and L.R. 16-272. In light of the parties' May 12, 2009 notice of settlement, the court is vacating the May 14, 2009 pre-trial conference and the July 7, 2009 trial date.
For the reasons discussed above, this court ORDERS:
1. The May 14, 2009 pre-trial hearing and July 7, 2009 trial are VACATED; and
2. Sheakalee and Union are ordered to file dispositional documents on or by June 1, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.
IT IS SO ORDERED.