IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 7, 2011
NATIONWIDE CREDIT, INC.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT AND DISPOSITION
Plaintiff filed a "Notice of Settlement" on March 7, 2011, in which he states, "a settlement of the present matter has been reached and [Plaintiff] is in the process of finalizing settlement, which Plaintiff anticipates will be finalized within the next 40 days." (ECF No. 34.)
Therefore, a dispositional document shall be filed no later than April 17, 2011. Failure to respond by this deadline may be construed as consent to dismissal of this action without prejudice, and a dismissal order could be filed. See L.R. 160(b) ("A failure to file dispositional papers on the date prescribed by the Court may be grounds for sanctions.").
Further, the final pretrial conference scheduled for March 28, 2011, is continued to commence at 11:00 a.m. on April 18, 2011, in the event no dispositional document is filed, or if this action is not otherwise dismissed.*fn1 A joint pretrial statement shall be filed seven (7) days prior to the final pretrial conference. IT IS SO ORDERED.