UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 29, 2012
DOUGLAS HARP, A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT;
LEADING EDGE TRUCKING, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION;
CHRIS WEEMS, A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT; AND
RONALD WEEMS, A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, PLAINTIFFS,
CONVERIUM INSURANCE INC., A NEBRASKA CORPORATION; FINIAL REINSURANCE COMPANY, A CONNECTICUT CORPORATION; AND
DOES 1-- 100, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Otis D. Wright, II United States District Judge
ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS AS MOOT
On March 27, 2012, Plaintiffs Douglas Harp; Leading Edge Trucking, Inc.; Chris Weems; and Ronald Weems filed a Complaint alleging claims for breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, breach of contract, and declaratory relief against Defendants Converium Insurance Inc. and Finial Reinsurance Co. in Los Angeles Superior Court for the County of Riverside. (See ECF No. 1.) On May 10, 2012, Defendant removed the action to this Court. (Id.)
On May 17, 2012, Finial filed a Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint. (ECF No. 10.) Thereafter, on May 25, 2012, Plaintiff filed a First Amended Complaint as a matter of course in compliance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(1)(B).
(ECF. No. 14.) Consequently, the Court DENIES Defendant's Motion to Dismiss as moot. The June 18, 2012 hearing on this matter is VACATED, and no appearances are necessary.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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