Kindred Hospitals East, L.L.C. et al v. Wellcare of Florida, Inc. et al

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cv-00864

ORDER of recusal. Judge Richard A. Lazzara recused. Case reassigned to Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich for all further proceedings Signed by Judge Richard A. Lazzara on 4/14/2017. (JNB)

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PageID 242 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION KINDRED HOSPITALS EAST, LLC, etc., et al., Plaintiff(s), v. Case No. 8:17-cv-864-T-26AEP WELLCARE OF FLORIDA, INC., etc., et al., Defendant(s). ____________________________________/ ORDER UPON DUE CONSIDERATION of the Court file, the undersigned hereby disqualifies himself from presiding over this case pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455(a). The undersigned has had a long-standing policy of not presiding over cases in which one of the law firms representing Defendants is attorney of record. The clerk is directed to reassign this case to another District Judge of the Tampa Division pursuant to the clerk's blind rotation system for assignment of civil cases. DONE and ORDERED at Tampa, Florida, on April 14, 2017. s/Richard A. Lazzara RICHARD A. LAZZARA UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE COPIES FURNISHED TO: Counsel of Record