The opinion of the court was delivered by: Oliver W. Wanger, United States District Judge
JOINT STIPULATION AND REQUEST FOR DISMISSAL OF DEFENDANT MADERA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL; ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR DISMISSAL
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(2) and Eastern District of California Local Rule 16-160, Plaintiffs Genea Scott, Regina Boyce and Julie Holmes (collectively "Plaintiffs") and Defendant Madera Community Hospital ("MCH"), individually and exclusively, in the above-captioned matter and through their counsel of record,
STIPULATE AND AGREE AS FOLLOWS:
1. On June 3, 2009, Plaintiffs and MCH executed a mutually-beneficial settlement agreement, concluding many discussions, comments, negotiations, offers and counteroffers between counsel for MCH and counsel for Plaintiffs.
2. Plaintiffs' Attorney, who subscribes her name below, warrants to the Court that she is empowered to enter into this Dismissal upon behalf of Plaintiffs.
3. Therefore, in order to effectuate the parties' settlement agreement and resolve Plaintiffs' claims against Defendant Madera Community Hospital, the parties stipulate and request that this Court dismiss with prejudice Defendant Madera Community Hospital, individually and as a Defendant in the above-referenced matter filed on October 11, 2005.
Sandra C. Zuniga Attorney for Plaintiffs Genea Scott, Regina Boyce and Julie Holmes
MCCORMICK, BARSTOW, SHEPPARD, WAYTE & CARRUTH