Misippo v. United States of America

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-03216

STIPULATION AND ORDER RE: CASE CAPTION re {{18}} Proposed Order filed by Robert A. McDonald, Chad R. Misippo. Signed by Magistrate Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 10/15/15.

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1 BRIAN J. STRETCH (CSBN 132612) Acting United States Attorney 2 ALEX G. TSE (CSBN 152348) Chief, Civil Division 3 JAMES A. SCHARF (CSBN 152171) Assistant United States Attorney 4 150 Almaden Blvd., Suite 900 5 San Jose, California 95113 Telephone: (408) 535-5044 6 FAX: (408) 535-5081 james.scharf@usdoj.gov 7 Attorneys for Defendant 8 United States of America 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 CHAD R. MISIPPO,) CASE NO. CV 15 3216 KAW 12) Plaintiff,) STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE 13) CASE CAPTION 14 v.)) 15 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,)) 16 Defendant.) 17) 18 As the United States of America is the only proper defendant in a Federal Tort Claims Act case, 19 28 U.S.C. Section 2679(a), (b), and (d), the parties stipulate and jointly request that the Court issue the 20 following proposed Order substituting the United States of America for defendant Robert A. McDonald, 21 22 Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 23 Respectfully submitted, 24 MELINDA HAAG United States Attorney 25 26 Dated: October 14, 2015 /s/ James A. Scharf JAMES A. SCHARF 27 Assistant United States Attorney Attorney for Defendant United States of America 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE CAPTION CV 15 3216 KAW 1 1 Dated: October 15, 2015 /s/ Chad R. Misippo CHAD R. MISIPPO 2 Plaintiff 3 [PROPOSED] ORDER 4 Pursuant to the stipulation of the parties, and based on good cause, it is hereby ordered that 5 United States of America is hereby substituted as the sole defendant in this action. Defendant Robert A. 6 McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, is hereby dismissed. The Clerk is directed to modify the case 7 caption accordingly. 8 9 Dated: October ___, 16 2015 10 ____________________________________ HON. KANDIS A. WESTMORE 11 United States District Court Magistrate Judge 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE CAPTION CV 15 3216 KAW 2