Gandy v. RWLS, LLC, et al

Western District of Texas, txwd-5:2019-cv-00752

FINAL ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S RECOMMENDATION, APPROVING GLOBAL SETTLEMENT, AND DISMISSING CLAIMS. Signed by Chief Judge Orlando L. Garcia.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT C L rrLi FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO DfVISION NOV 1 2 2019 RONALD ROBINSON, individuallyaad-) Rid Oh EXA on behalf of all other similarly situated)) YCLERK Plaintiffs) v.) CIVILACTIONNO.) 16-CV-201-OLG RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES,) IVIAT[THEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY)) = Defendants MORGAN TODD JOHNSON)) Plaintiff) v.) CIVIL ACTION NO.) 18-C V-492-OLG) RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES,) MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants WILLIAM LEWIS, JR. Plaintiff V CIVIL ACTION NO. 18-CV-493-OLG d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, RWLS LLC MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants STUART BROWN Plaintiff CIVIL ACTION NO. 18-CV-494-OLG RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants JOEL CASTILLO) Plaintiff) v. CWILACTIONNO.) 18-CV-495-OLG) RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES,) MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY)) Defendants) REX SIMMONS Plaintiff V. CIVILACTIONNO. 18-C V-496-OLG d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, RWLS LLC MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants JASON BELLAR Plaintiff V. CIVILACTIONNO. 18-CV-497-OLG RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants SHAWN COLLIER Plaintiff V. CIVIL ACTION NO. 18-CV-498-OLG RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants BRIAN D. ROBINSON Plaintiff V. CIVIL ACTION NO. 18-CV-499-OLG d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, RWLS LLC MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants JACOB ROBINSON Plaintiff V. CIVIL ACTION NO 18-CV-500-OLG d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, RWLS LLC MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY I Defendants LUIS JESUS QUINONES, JR.)) Plaintiff) v.) CIVIL ACTION NO.) 18-CV-501-OLG) RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES,) MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY)) Defendants) JUAN YRUEGAS)) Plaintiff) v.) CIVIL ACTION N. 18-C V-502-OLG) RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES,) MATTHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY)) Defendants) RONALD ROBINSON)) Plaintiff) v.) CIVIL ACTION NO.) 18-CV-503-OLG RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES,) MAT[THEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY)) Defendants) RICK GANDY Plaintiff V. CIVIL ACTION NO. V 19-CV-752-OLG RWLS LLC d/b/a RENEGADE SERVICES, MAITHEW GRAY and RANDY CASSADY Defendants I INORDERAflOPTING MAGISTTE JUDGE'S RECOMMENDATION, APPROVING GLOBAL SETTLEMENT, AND DISMISSING CLAIMS Othis dte, the Court ônsidered the report and recommendation of U.S. Mastrate Judge Richard B. Farrer filed in CauseNo. 16-C V-201, docket no. 172, and the status of the related cases. With the exception of Plaintiffs Stuart Brown (1 8-CV-494) and Luis Jesus Quinones, Jr. (1 8-CV- -50i),whose claims-should be dismissed for want of prosecution, the remaining parties in the above- styled related cases have reach a global settlement of all claims. Hangrevievd the Magistrate Judge's recommendation, to which no party objected, and having reviewed the terms and provisions of the parties' global settlement, the Court finds: 1. The Magistrate Judge's recommendation filed in Cause No. 16-CV-201, docket no. 172, is ACCEPTED; 2. Defendants' Unopposed Rule 41 (b) Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice the claims of Brown and Quinones, Jr., filed in Cause No. 16-CV-201, docket no. 167, is GRANTED; a 3. All claims of Plaintiffs Stuart Brown (1 8-CV-494) and Luis Jesus Quinones, Jr. (1 8-CV-501) are DISMISSED with prejudice for failure to prosecute; and 4.---- The-remaining setg parties are represented by counsel, the setdement was negotiated at arm'iength1thesetilement fainy resolves a bona fide wage dispute, and the tes of the setdethet and ppottionment of the proceeds are fa and reasonable. In sum, the setdement is in the best interest of all setding parties and should be approved by the Court; 5: Thus, the settling partiës'Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice and for Approval of Settlement - filed in Cause No. 16-CV-201, docket no. 168, is GNTED; Th stdingprtis'globalsetdement filed in Cause No. 16-CV-201, docket no. 171(sealed), is APPROVED; -- - ----All remaining-claims of the settling parties are DISMISSED with prejudice; and -- - T:IAll of-the above-sled cases may be closed as this is a final order.1 ------------- --- ItissoORDERED this dayofNovember,201. -- OANDOL.GARCL CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE 1The Clerk of the Court must file this final order in each of the above-styled cases.