Caban v. Smartpay Leasing, LLC

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cv-01123

***VACATED PURSUANT TO ORDER {{24}} *** Defendant's Motion to Compel Arbitration {{11}} is GRANTED. This case is STAYED pending the arbitration of Caban's claims against Smartpay Leasing, LLC. The parties shall file a notice informing the Cou rt that the arbitration has concluded, or that their dispute has otherwise been resolved, within ten days of either of such events. The Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions and deadlines and administratively close this file. Signed by Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell on 7/11/2017. (JJH) Modified on 7/11/2017 to add link (RFK). Modified on 6/28/2018

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PageID 92 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION JENNIFER CABAN, Plaintiff, v. Case No: 8:17-cv-1123-T-36TBM SMARTPAY LEASING, LLC, Defendant. ___________________________________/ ORDER This matter comes before the Court upon the Defendant's Motion to Compel Arbitration (Doc. 11), filed on June 22, 2017. Defendant Smartpay Leasing, LLC, seeks to stay these proceedings pending the arbitration of the claims asserted by Plaintiff Jennifer Caban, on the basis that the arbitration clause in the parties' Lease Agreements expressly requires binding arbitration. Plaintiff does not object to this Court staying the matter and compelling arbitration. See Doc. 14. The Court, having considered the motion and being fully advised in the premises, will grant the Defendant's Motion to Compel Arbitration. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED: 1. Defendant's Motion to Compel Arbitration (Doc. 11) is GRANTED. 2. This case is STAYED pending the arbitration of Caban's claims against Smartpay Leasing, LLC. 3. The parties shall file a notice informing the Court that the arbitration has concluded, or that their dispute has otherwise been resolved, within ten days of either of such events. PageID 93 4. The Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions and deadlines and administratively close this file. DONE AND ORDERED in Tampa, Florida on July 11, 2017. COPIES FURNISHED TO: Counsel of Record -2-