LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION et al v. AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. et al

Plaintiff: LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION and LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CANADA LTD.
Defendant: AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC., AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, LTD and JOHN DOES 1-10
Case Number: 1:2012cv00625
Filed: June 22, 2012
Court: North Carolina Middle District Court
Office: NCMD Office
County: Guilford
Presiding Judge: UNASSIGNED
Referring Judge: L. PATRICK AULD
Nature of Suit: Contract Product Liability
Cause of Action: Diversity
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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January 23, 2013 52 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER signed by MAG/JUDGE L. PATRICK AULD on 1/23/13, that Plaintiffs' Motion to Exchange Exhibit F to Raiter Affidavit with Redacted Version is GRANTED. FURTHER that Plaintiffs shall publicly re-file all exhibits to the Raiter Affidavit previously filed under seal, including a redacted version of Exhibit F, by January 30, 2013. (Law, Trina)
February 7, 2014 59 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM OPINION AND RECOMMENDATION OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE JOE L. WEBSTER signed on 2/7/2014. Defendants have satisfied their burden to demonstrate that the Canadian forum is substantially more convenient. Therefore, this Court RECO MMENDS that the motion to dismiss pursuant to the doctrine of forum non conveniens (Docket Entry 26 ) be GRANTED and the action be DISMISSED, without prejudice to refilling in Canada. Further RECOMMENDING that, in the event the Court adopts this Recommendation, Defendants' motion to dismiss pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) (Docket Entry 24 ) be DENIED AS MOOT. (Daniel, J)

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Plaintiff: LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION
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