Lavern Abdi v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-02103

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting {{30}} Amended Stipulation for Order Allowing the Parties to Utilize Private ADR.

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1 LAW OFFICES OF P. RANDALL NOAH P. RANDALL NOAH Bar No. 136452 2 pnoah@ix.netcome.com 21 Orinda Way, Suite C, #316 3 Orinda, CA 94563 Telephone: (925) 253-5540 4 Facsimile: (925) 253-5542 5 Attorneys for Plaintiff LAVERN ABDI 6 SEDGWICK LLP 7 MARK J. HANCOCK Bar No. 160662 mark.hancock@sedgwicklaw.com 8 REBECCA A. HULL Bar No .99802 rebecca.hull@sedgwicklaw.com 9 333 Bush Street, 30th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104-2834 10 Telephone: (415) 781-7900 Facsimile: (415) 781-2635 11 Attorneys for Defendant 12 METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 13 14 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 15 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 16 17 LAVERNE ABDI, Case No. 3:15-cv-02103 HSG 18 Plaintiff, AMENDED STIPULATION FOR ORDER ALLOWING THE PARTIES TO 19 v. UTILIZE PRIVATE ADR; ORDER 20 METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. COMPANY, 21 Defendant. 22 23 The parties originally agreed to mediate this case through the Court's ADR program, 24 and the court issued an order to that effect. (ECF 20, 22.) However, the parties have since 25 conferred and changed their minds, now preferring to try to resolve this case through private 26 mediation. On that basis, the parties respectfully request that the Court issue an order 27 removing this case from the Court's ADR program and referring it to private ADR. The parties 28 81992759v1 AMENDED STIPULATION AND ORDER ALLOWING THE PARTIES TO UTILIZE PRIVATE ADR 1 will complete private mediation by the existing ADR-completion deadline of October 22, 2 2015. 3 4 DATED: September 14, 2015 LAW OFFICES OF P. RANDALL NOAH 5 6 By: /s/ P. Randall Noah (as authorized on 9/14/2015) P. Randall Noah 7 Attorneys for Plaintiff LAVERN ABDI 8 9 DATED: September 14, 2015 SEDGWICK LLP 10 11 By: /s/ Mark J. Hancock Mark J. Hancock 12 Attorneys for Defendant METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 13 14 ORDER 15 Pursuant to the parties' stipulation, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this case shall be 16 removed from the Court's ADR program and referred to Private ADR. The parties shall complete 17 private mediation by October 22, 2015. 18 IT IS SO ORDERED. 19 DATED: 9/15/2015 20 21 HONORABLE HAYWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 81992759v1 2 AMENDED STIPULATION AND ORDER ALLOWING THE PARTIES TO UTILIZE PRIVATE ADR