United States District Court, E.D. California
ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE (DOC. NO.
HONORABLE BARBARA A. MCAULIFFE JUDGE
Curtis Anderson is a federal prisoner proceeding pro
se and in forma pauperis in this civil action
pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act.
3, 2019, in his amended pretrial statement, Plaintiff
requested a settlement conference. (Doc. No. 70, at 4.) On
June 26, 2019, Defendant United States of America filed its
own request for a settlement conference. (Doc. No. 72).
Court has determined that this case will benefit from a
settlement conference. Therefore, Plaintiff's and
Defendant's requests for a settlement conference is
granted. This case will be referred to Magistrate Judge
Barbara A. McAuliffe to conduct a settlement conference at
the United States Courthouse in Fresno, California on August
27, 2019, at 9:30 a.m.
parties shall each submit to Magistrate Judge Barbara A.
McAuliffe a confidential settlement conference statement, as
described below, to arrive at least seven days (one week)
prior to the conference.
Court puts the parties on notice that if Plaintiff has any
outstanding criminal restitution obligation, fines and/or
penalties, these settlement negotiations shall not be geared
towards what the restitution obligation is, but what the
value the of the case itself is to each side, irrespective of
any outstanding restitution obligation.
it is HEREBY ORDERED that:
case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate
Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on August 27, 2019, at 9:30 a.m.,
at the United States Courthouse located at 2500 Tulare
Street, Fresno, California 93721.
Plaintiff is to appear at the settlement conference by video
conference from his present place of confinement.
representative of Defendant with full and unlimited authority
to negotiate and enter into a binding settlement shall attend
Those in attendance must be prepared to discuss the claims,
defenses, and damages.
Defendants shall provide a confidential settlement statement
to the following email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Plaintiff shall mail
his confidential settlement statement to U.S. District Court,
2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California, 93721,
“Attention: Magistrate Judge Barbara A.
McAuliffe.” The envelope shall be marked
“Confidential Settlement Statement”. Settlement
statements shall arrive no later than August 20, 2019.
Parties shall also file a Notice of Submission of
Confidential Settlement Statement. See Local
Rule 270(d). Settlement statements should not be filed with
the Clerk of the Court nor served on any other party.
Settlement statements shall be clearly marked
“confidential” with the date and time of the
settlement conference indicated prominently thereon.
confidential settlement statement shall be no longer than
five pages in length, typed or neatly ...