Yates, et al v. Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Successor By Merger to Buffalo Pumps, Inc., et al

Plaintiff: Graham Yates and Becky Yates
Defendant: Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Successor By Merger to Buffalo Pumps, Inc., Alfa Laval, Inc., ARMSTRONG INTERNATIONAL, INC., Borg-Warner Morse Tec, Inc., CBS Corporation, Crane Co., Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc., Dana Companies LLC, Elliott Turbo Machinery Company, Flowserve US Inc., FMC Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, The Gates Corporation, General Electric Company, Hobart Brothers Company, Honeywell International, Inc., Hopeman Brothers Inc., IMO Industries, Inc., John Crane, Inc., McNally Industries, LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Unicoat Sales LLC, Union Carbide Corporation, Velan Valve Corporation, The William Powell Company, Yarway Corporation, Warren Pumps LLC and Weir Valves & Controls USA, Inc.
 
Case Number: 5:2012cv00752
Filed: November 16, 2012
 
Court: North Carolina Eastern District Court
Office: Western Division Office
County: WAKE
Presiding Judge: Louise Wood Flanagan
 
Nature of Suit: P.I. : Asbestos
Cause of Action: 28:1332 Diversity-Asbestos Litigation
Jury Demanded By: Both

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March 14, 2013 116 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 110 Joint Motion to Dismiss as to Union Carbide Corporation. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 3/14/2013. (Tripp, S.) Modified on 3/14/2013 to add applicable defendant. (Tripp, S.).
April 17, 2013 120 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 119 Motion to Dismiss Defendant Warren Pumps, LLC - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 04/17/2013. (Baker, C.)
June 5, 2013 126 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 123 Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Discovery; granting 124 Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Discovery; and granting 125 Motion to Dismiss Defendant Yarway Corporation - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 06/05/2013. (Baker, C.)
June 11, 2013 138 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 137 Joint Motion to Dismiss William Powell Company - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 06/11/2013. (Baker, C.)
June 11, 2013 139 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 136 Joint Motion to Dismiss Velan Valve Corp. - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 06/11/2013. (Baker, C.)
June 11, 2013 140 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 135 Joint Motion to Dismiss Armstrong International, Inc. - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 06/11/2013. (Baker, C.)
July 22, 2013 150 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 149 Motion to Dismiss Defendant Flowserve US, Inc., Solely as Successor to Edward Valves, Inc. - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 07/22/2013. (Baker, C.)
July 29, 2013 153 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 151 Joint Motion to Dismiss - It is therefore ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that the action of Plaintiffs, GRAHAM YATES and BECKY YATES against Defendant JOHN CRANE INC. be dismissed without prejudice, and each party to bear its own costs. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 07/29/2013. (Baker, C.)
July 30, 2013 156 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 154 Motion to Dismiss Hopeman Brothers Inc. - All claims against Defendant Hopeman Brothers, Inc. are hereby dismissed without prejudice and each party is to bear its own costs and fees in this action. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 07/30/2013. (Baker, C.)
August 8, 2013 162 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 158 Motion to Dismiss Hobart Brothers Company - The claims of Plaintiffs Graham Yates and Becky Yates against the Defendant Hobart Brothers Company are hereby DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE each party to bear their own costs. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 08/08/2013. (Baker, C.)
August 8, 2013 163 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 160 Motion to Dismiss The Gates Corporation - The claims of Plaintiffs Graham Yates and Becky Yates against the Defendant The Gates Corporation are hereby DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE each party to bear their own costs. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 08/08/2013. (Baker, C.)
January 31, 2014 194 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 166 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting 168 Motion for Summary Judgment; holidng in abeyance 171 Motion for Summary Judgment; holding in abeyance 173 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting 176 Motion for Summary Judgmen t; granting 177 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting 178 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting 179 Motion for Summary Judgment; and denying 192 Motion to Strike - The court holds in abeyance decision on motions filed by defendants Ford ( DE 171) and Honeywell (DE 173), pending defendant Ford's address of arguments offered by plaintiffs (DE 191) in response to its notice (DE 190). Said response shall be filed within fourteen (14) days from date of entry of this order. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 01/30/2014. (Baker, C.)
November 28, 2012 6 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER OF RECUSAL. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to reassign this case to another district judge so as to avoid any appearance of a conflict. Signed by Senior Judge James C. Fox on 11/28/2012. (Edwards, S.)

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Plaintiff: Graham Yates
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