Edwards v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Plaintiff: Martha Edwards
Defendant: Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Walmart Inc and Wal-Mart Stores East LP
Case Number: 2:2019cv00091
Filed: July 25, 2019
Court: US District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Office: Helena Office
Presiding Judge: D P Marshall
Referring Judge: Brian S Miller
Nature of Suit: P.I.: Other
Cause of Action: 28:1332
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
September 20, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 51 ORDER staying Case No. 4:19-CV-180 BSM, and directing the parties to make all future filings in Case No. 2:19-CV-91 BSM; directing the clerk to administratively terminate the motions in both cases #26 ; and giving Edwards 14 days to amend the complaint naming correct parties. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 9/20/2019. (kdr)
August 21, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 50 ORDER: The parties have 14 days in which to either jointly move to consolidate this case with Edwards v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 4:19-CV-00180 BSM, or to move to dismiss one of the cases. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 8/21/2019. (kdr)
August 19, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 49 (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no pdf document associated with this entry.) ORDER granting #48 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Britt Virden terminated. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 08/19/2019. (rmg)
August 15, 2019 Filing 48 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Walmart Inc (Virden, Britt)
August 15, 2019 Filing 47 NOTICE of Appearance by Britt Virden on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Walmart Inc (Virden, Britt)
August 15, 2019 Filing 46 NOTICE by Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Walmart Inc Re:Notice to Withdraw and Substitute Counsel (Virden, Britt)
August 1, 2019 Filing 45 INITIAL SCHEDULING ORDER: Rule 26(f) Conference to occur by 10/2/2019; Rule 26(f) Report due by 10/15/2019; Jury Trial set for sometime during the week of 7/13/2020 at 09:30 AM in Helena Courtroom # 314 before Judge Brian S. Miller. Signed at the direction of the Court on 8/1/19. (rmg)
July 30, 2019 Filing 44 NOTICE of Appearance by Brittany S. Ford on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Walmart Inc (Ford, Brittany)
July 30, 2019 Filing 43 NOTICE of Appearance by Thomas G. Williams on behalf of All Defendants (Williams, Thomas)
July 30, 2019 Filing 42 NOTICE of Appearance by Michael Bailey Heister on behalf of All Defendants (Heister, Michael)
July 29, 2019 Filing 41 (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no pdf document associated with this entry.) NOTICE OF REASSIGNMENT. Pursuant to #40 Order, the Clerk's office has reassigned the case to Judge Brian S. Miller. (jak)
July 29, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 40 ORDER directing the Clerk to show #26 Motion as pending. Judge Miller has agreed to accept transfer, and that would promote judicial economy. The Court therefore directs the Clerk to reassign this case to Judge Miller by chip exchange. Signed by Chief Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 7/29/2019. (jak)
July 25, 2019 Filing 39 Case electronically transferred in from District of Mississippi Northern; Case Number 4:18-cv-00138. Electronic file copy of transfer order and docket sheet received.
July 25, 2019 Case Transferred to Eastern District of Arkansas. Original file, certified copy of transfer order, and docket sheet sent. CASE CLOSED. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
July 25, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 38 ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE denying as moot #23 Motion to Change Venue; granting #24 Amended Motion to transfer. Signed by District Judge Debra M. Brown on 7/25/19. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
July 24, 2019 Filing 37 RESPONSE in Opposition re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss & Supplemental Motion To Motion To Dismiss filed by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit 1 - Motion To Stay Filed In The Eastern District of Arkansas, #2 Exhibit 2 - Motion In Support of Motion Stay In The Eastern District of Arkansas) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
July 23, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 36 ORDER granting #35 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss Response due by 7/23/2019. Signed by District Judge Debra M. Brown on 7/23/19. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
July 9, 2019 Filing 35 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to #34 Supplement to Motion, re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss by Martha Edwards. (Hopson, Derek) Modified on 7/10/2019 (jla). [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
June 25, 2019 Filing 34 Supplement to Motion re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss filed by WALMART, INC, Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit "1", #2 Exhibit "2", #3 Exhibit "3", #4 Exhibit "4", #5 Exhibit "5", #6 Exhibit "6", #7 Exhibit "7") (Virden, Britt) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
June 4, 2019 Filing 33 ANSWER to #22 Amended Complaint Re: Answer to Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint, in the Alternative by WALMART, INC, Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Virden, Britt) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
May 6, 2019 Filing 32 Summons Reissued as to WALMART, INC, Wal-Mart Stores East LP. E-mailed to attorney for service. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 16, 2019 Filing 31 REPLY to Response to Motion re #23 MOTION to Change Venue to the Eastern District of Arkansas filed by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Docket 4/16/19) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 15, 2019 Filing 30 MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT re #29 Response in Opposition to Motion re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss filed by Martha Edwards. (Hopson, Derek) Modified on 4/16/2019 (jla). [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 15, 2019 Filing 29 RESPONSE in Opposition re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss filed by Martha Edwards. (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 11, 2019 Filing 28 RESPONSE to Motion re #24 First MOTION to Amend/Correct #23 MOTION to Change Venue to the Eastern District of Arkansas , #23 MOTION to Change Venue to the Eastern District of Arkansas filed by WALMART, INC, Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Virden, Britt) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 3, 2019 Filing 27 MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT re #26 Second MOTION to Dismiss . (Virden, Britt) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 3, 2019 Filing 26 Second MOTION to Dismiss by WALMART, INC, Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Virden, Britt) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
April 1, 2019 Filing 25 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Britt Virden on behalf of WALMART, INC, Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Virden, Britt) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
March 20, 2019 Filing 24 First MOTION to Amend/Correct #23 MOTION to Change Venue to the Eastern District of Arkansas by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit A) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
March 20, 2019 Filing 23 MOTION to Change Venue to the Eastern District of Arkansas by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit A - ECF Registration Email) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
March 20, 2019 Filing 22 AMENDED COMPLAINT First Amended Complaint against All Defendants, Jury Demand, filed by Martha Edwards. (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
March 6, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 21 ORDER granting #4 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction; granting #15 Motion to Dismiss ; with leave to file an amended complaint within 14 days of this order.. Signed by District Judge Debra M. Brown on 3/6/19. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
December 4, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 20 ORDER denying #18 Motion to Amend/Correct. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy Percy on 12/4/18. (bnd) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
November 30, 2018 Filing 19 RESPONSE to Motion re #18 First MOTION to Amend/Correct #1 Complaint filed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Virden, Robert) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
November 25, 2018 Filing 18 First MOTION to Amend/Correct #1 Complaint by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Walmart Press Release) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
November 12, 2018 Filing 17 RESPONSE in Opposition re #15 Supplemental MOTION to Dismiss Re: Supplement to Motion to Dismiss PLAINTIFFS' OBJECTION AND RESPONSE TO DEFENDANT'S SUPPLEMENT TO MOTION TO DISMISS re #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction filed by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Walmart Press Release) (Hopson, Derek) Modified on 12/12/2018 (jla). [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 31, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 16 ORDER STAYING CASE PENDING RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy Percy on 10/31/18. (bnd) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 30, 2018 Filing 15 Supplemental MOTION to Dismiss Re: Supplement to Motion to Dismiss re #4 MOTION to Dismiss by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Virden, Robert) Modified on 10/31/2018 (jla). [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 24, 2018 Filing 14 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Derek Dewayne Hopson, Jr on behalf of Martha Edwards Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. served on 8/13/2018. (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 24, 2018 Filing 13 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Derek Dewayne Hopson, Jr on behalf of Martha Edwards Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. served on 10/23/2018. (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 17, 2018 Filing 12 RESPONSE TO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Exhibit A - Google Maps Showing The Distance Between Courts) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 10, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 11 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE why this case should not be transferred to the Eastern District of Arkansas. Signed by District Judge Debra M. Brown on 10/10/18. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
October 3, 2018 Filing 10 RESPONSE in Support re #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction and Improper Party, Improper Venue, Insufficient Legal Process and Service of Legal Process Re: Rebuttal in Support of Motion to Dismiss filed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Virden, Robert) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
September 25, 2018 Filing 9 MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT re #8 Response in Opposition to Motion, re #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction filed by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibits) (Hopson, Derek) Modified on 9/27/2018 (jla). [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
September 25, 2018 Filing 8 RESPONSE in Opposition re #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction and Improper Party, Improper Venue, Insufficient Legal Process and Service of Legal Process filed by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Exhibits) (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
September 18, 2018 Set/Reset Deadlines as to #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction and Improper Party, Improper Venue, Insufficient Legal Process and Service of Legal Process. Responses due by 9/25/2018 (jla) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
September 17, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 7 ORDER granting #6 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply. Signed by District Judge Debra M. Brown on 9/17/18. (bds) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
September 11, 2018 Filing 6 First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to #5 Memorandum in Support, #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction and Improper Party, Improper Venue, Insufficient Legal Process and Service of Legal Process by Martha Edwards. (Hopson, Derek) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
August 28, 2018 Case reassigned to Magistrate Judge Roy Percy. Magistrate Judge Jane M. Virden no longer assigned to the case. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
August 28, 2018 Filing 5 MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT re #4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction and Improper Party, Improper Venue, Insufficient Legal Process and Service of Legal Process . (Virden, Robert) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
August 28, 2018 Filing 4 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction and Improper Party, Improper Venue, Insufficient Legal Process and Service of Legal Process by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit "1" Complaint, #2 Exhibit "2" Summons, #3 Exhibit "3" Incident Report, #4 Exhibit "4" Secretary of State Certificates) (Virden, Robert) Modified on 9/4/2018 (jla). [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
August 8, 2018 Filing 3 Summons Issued as to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. E-mailed to attorney for service. (tab) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
August 6, 2018 Filing 2 CLERK'S NOTICE of Incomplete Process as to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (jla) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
July 6, 2018 NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT. Case assigned to Judge Debra M. Brown and Magistrate Judge Jane M. Virden. (jtm) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]
July 6, 2018 Filing 1 COMPLAINT, Jury Demand, Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0537-1571166, filed by Martha Edwards. (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet) (jtm) [Transferred from msnd on 7/25/2019.]

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Plaintiff: Martha Edwards
Represented By: Derek Dewayne Hopson, Jr.
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Defendant: Wal-Mart Stores Inc
Represented By: Britt Virden
Represented By: Michael Bailey Heister
Represented By: Brittany S. Ford
Represented By: Thomas G. Williams
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Defendant: Walmart Inc
Represented By: Britt Virden
Represented By: Michael Bailey Heister
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Defendant: Wal-Mart Stores East LP
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