Houston Casualty Company v. B&H Freight, Inc. et al

Northern District of Illinois, ilnd-1:2016-cv-05201

ORDER: Telephone conference held with parties in the Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America v. B & H Freight, Inc., et al. 16 C 355 case and in Houston Casualty Company v. B&H Freight, Inc. et al, 16 C 5201. By agreement, the Court will convene a settlement conference in both cases on 7/18/17 at 1:30 p.m. The settlement conference will be held in the Courtroom #1843. The settlement conference will be conducted in accordance with the Court's Standing Order on Instructions for Settlement Conference, which is enclosed and which can also be accessed from the Court's webpage at http://www.ilnd.uscourts.gov/judge-info.aspx?EBclBxz8ceU=. The schedule for exchange of settlement letters required by the Standing Order is as follows: plaintiffs' counsel shall serve a settlement letter on defense counsel by 5/25/17, and defendants' counsel shall serve a settlement letter on plaintiffs' counsel by 6/22/17. The parties may not change these dates for exchange without either written agreement of the parties or Court order. The counsel for plaintiff Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America shall deliver copies of the settlement letters to chambers by noon on 6/23/17. The parties may not change this date absent Court order. Parties with "full and complete settlement authority," as defined in the Standing Order, must personally attend the conference. The parties who attend the conference shall read all settlement letters prior to the commencement of the conference. Failure to comply with the Standing Order or with the schedule set in this order may result in sanctions. (For further details see order(s) attached). The parties agree that prior to the conference, the magistrate judge may talk separately with any party, ex parte, that may wish to discuss settlement issues. Signed by the Honorable Sidney I. Schenkier on 5/2/2017.(Exhibit# {{1}}). Mailed notice.

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Case: 1:16-cv-05201 Document #: 63 Filed: 05/02/17 Page 1 of 1 PageID #:310 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS) Houston Casualty Company) Case No: 16 CV 5201)) v.) Judge: Amy J. St. Eve) Magistrate Judge: Susan E. Cox) Magistrate Judge: Sidney I. Schenkier) B & H Freight, Inc., et al.)) ORDER Telephone conference held with parties in the Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America v. B & H Freight, Inc., et al. 16 C 355 case and in Houston Casualty Company v. B&H Freight, Inc. et al, 16 C 5201. By agreement, the Court will convene a settlement conference in both cases on 7/18/17 at 1:30 p.m. The settlement conference will be held in the Courtroom #1843. The settlement conference will be conducted in accordance with the Court’s Standing Order on Instructions for Settlement Conference, which is enclosed and which can also be accessed from the Court’s webpage at http://www.ilnd.uscourts.gov/judge-info.aspx?EBclBxz8ceU=. The schedule for exchange of settlement letters required by the Standing Order is as follows: plaintiffs’ counsel shall serve a settlement letter on defense counsel by 5/25/17, and defendants’ counsel shall serve a settlement letter on plaintiffs’ counsel by 6/22/17. The parties may not change these dates for exchange without either written agreement of the parties or Court order. The counsel for plaintiff Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America shall deliver copies of the settlement letters to chambers by noon on 6/23/17. The parties may not change this date absent Court order. Parties with "full and complete settlement authority," as defined in the Standing Order, must personally attend the conference. The parties who attend the conference shall read all settlement letters prior to the commencement of the conference. Failure to comply with the Standing Order or with the schedule set in this order may result in sanctions. (For further details see order(s) attached). The parties agree that prior to the conference, the magistrate judge may talk separately with any party, ex parte, that may wish to discuss settlement issues. (T: 00:20) Date: May 2, 2017/s/_________________________________ SIDNEY I. SCHENKIER UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE