IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 16, 2012
ARS NATIONAL SERVICES, INC.; AND DOES 1-10, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
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 February 9, 2012, in which Plaintiff states, "the parties in the above-captioned case have reached a settlement[, and t]he Plaintiff anticipates filing a notice of withdrawal of Complaint and voluntary dismissal of this action with prejudice pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a) within 60 days." (ECF No. 9, 2:2-7.)
Therefore, a dispositional document shall be filed no later than April 9, 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 March 12, 2012, is continued to commence at 9:00 a.m. on June 11, 2012, 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.