UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, WESTERN DIVISION
September 21, 2010
WILLIAM L. WELLS, JR. AND JANICE WELLS, PLAINTIFFS,
DEPUY SPINE, INC.; DEPUY, INC.; JOHNSON & JOHNSON, AND DOES 1 TO 50 DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. John F. Walter United States District Court Judge
ORDER DISMISSING ENTIRE ACTION [Filed concurrently with Joint Stipulation] [Assigned to Hon. John F. Walter] [Discovery to Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick] Trial Date: 4/26/11 Pretrial Conference Date: 4/8/11 ORDER
The Court, having considered the Joint Stipulation of Plaintiffs WILLIAM L. WELLS, JR. and JANICE WELLS and Defendant DEPUY SPINE, INC. finds:
1. WHEREAS Plaintiffs seek to voluntarily dismiss this action; 2. WHEREAS Plaintiffs and DEPUY SPINE, INC. have stipulated to DEPUY SPINE, INC.'s waiver of all fees and costs that it would be entitled to seek from the Court in exchange for Plaintiffs' dismissal of this action;
3. WHEREAS Plaintiffs and DEPUY SPINE, INC. have further stipulated to DEPUY SPINE, INC.'s waiver of any claim for malicious prosecution against Plaintiffs in exchange for Plaintiffs' dismissal of this action;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the action WILLIAM L. WELLS, JR. and JANICE WELLS, Plaintiffs, v. DEPUY SPINE, INC.; DEPUY, INC.; JOHNSON & JOHNSON, and DOES 1 to 50, Defendants, United States District Court - Central District of California Case No. CV 10-03221-JFW (Ex), is dismissed in its entirety and with prejudice pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
PROOF OF SERVICE
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
At the time of service, I was over 18 years of age and not a party to this action. I am employed in the County of Los Angeles, State of California. My business address is 601 South Figueroa Street, Thirty-Eighth Floor, Los Angeles, California 90017.
On September 20, 2010, I served true copies of the following document(s) described as [PROPOSED] ORDER DISMISSING ENTIRE ACTION on the interested parties in this action as follows: Stephen J. Estey, Esq.
ESTEY & BOMBERGER, LLP 2869 India Street San Diego, CA 92103
Attorneys for Plaintiffs WILLIAM L. WELLS, JR. and JANICE WELLS T: (619) 295-0035 F: (619) 295-0172
BY MAIL: I enclosed the document(s) in a sealed envelope or package addressed to the persons at the addresses listed in the Service List and placed the envelope for collection and mailing, following our ordinary business practices. I am readily familiar with Yukevich Calfo & Cavanaugh's practice for collecting and processing correspondence for mailing. On the same day that the correspondence is placed for collection and mailing, it is deposited in the ordinary course of business with the United States Postal Service, in a sealed envelope with postage fully prepaid.
BY CM/ECF for parties that are CM/ECF participants. Service is being made electronically on those parties on the attached list that are registered users of the Court's Electronic Case Filing System.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct and that I am employed in the office of a member of the bar of this Court at whose direction the service was made.
Executed on September 20, 2010, at Los Angeles, California.
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