IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 27, 2011
STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT AND DISPOSITION
Defendant filed a "Notice of Settlement" on December 22, 2011, in which it states, "the parties to the above-referenced civil action have reached a settlement in principle[, and t]he dispositional papers will be field with the Court within twenty-one (21) days[.]" (ECF No. 8.)
Therefore, a dispositional document shall be filed no later than January 12, 2012. 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 E.D. Cal. R. 160(b) ("A failure to file dispositional papers on the date prescribed by the Court may be grounds for sanctions.").
Further, the Status Conference scheduled for hearing on February 27, 2012, will remain on calendar, in the event no dispositional document is filed, or if this action is not otherwise dismissed.*fn1 A joint status report shall be filed fourteen (14) days prior to the Status Conference.
IT IS SO ORDERED.