LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION et al v. AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. et al
||LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORPORATION and LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CANADA LTD.
||AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC., AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, LTD and JOHN DOES 1-10
||June 22, 2012
||North Carolina Middle District Court
||L. PATRICK AULD
|Nature of Suit:
||Contract Product Liability
|Cause of Action:
|Jury Demanded By:
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|January 23, 2013
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
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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