Smith et al v. Copeland et al
Plaintiff: Joel Smith, Jr., Carolyn Smith, Norman Jones, Irene Jones and Christopher Robinson
Defendant: QA3 Financial, LLC, Robert Patrick Stephens, Robert Price Copeland, James Stephen Quay, Georgia Consulting Group, Inc., William L. Hutchinson, Jr., John E. Redfearn, III, First Trust Company of Onaga, Kenneth W. Burnt, MD Planning Group, LLC, Scott R. Strate, Jeffrey Reed Nesseth, Main Street Investment Management, Inc., Commercial Mortgage Solutions, Inc., Ronnie L. Lundy, Jr., Perimeter Wealth Management Group, Inc., Physicians Planning Group, LLC, Scott R. Strate, Business Services, Inc., Julie F. Quay, James Williamson, III and Matthew W. Lowe
Case Number: 1:2009cv01200
Filed: May 5, 2009
Court: US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Office: Atlanta Office
County: Cobb
Presiding Judge: Story
Nature of Suit: Securities/Commodities
Cause of Action: 18:1961 Racketeering (RICO) Act
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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May 21, 2010 Opinion or Order Filing 134 ORDER denying Defendant First Trust Company of Onaga's 75 Motion to Dismiss. Defendant Stephens' 96 Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED as to Counts I, II, and the claim in Count VI based on aiding and abetting the breach of fiduciary duty of Copeland and DENIED as to Counts III, IV, VII, VIII, XI, and the claim in Count VI based on aiding and abetting the breach of fiduciary duty by QA3. Counts I, II, and the claim in Count VI based on the breach of fiduciary duty by Copeland are DISMIS SED as to Defendant Stephens. Defendant QA3's 100 Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED as to Counts II, IV, VII, and VIII and DENIED as to Counts V, VI, IX, and X. Counts II, IV, VII, and VIII of Plaintiffs' 41 Complaint are DISMISSED as to Def endant QA3. MD Planning Group Defendants' 97 Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED as to Count I and II for all MD Planning Group Defendants and as to Count VI for Defendants John Redfearn, Ron Lundy, and Jeffrey Nesseth. The 97 Motion is DENIED as to Counts III, IV, VII, VIII, and XI for all MD Planning Group Defendants and as to Count VI for Defendants Physicians Planning Group, LLC, MD Planning Group, LLC, and Main Street Investment Management, Inc. Counts I and II of Plaintiffs' 41 Complaint are DISMISSED as to Defendants John Redfearn, Ron Lundy, Jeffrey Nesseth, Physicians Planning Group, LLC, MD Planning Group, LLC, and Main Street Investment Management, Inc., and Count VI is DISMISSED as to Defendants John Redfearn, Ron Lun dy, and Jeffrey Nesseth. As required by the October 1, 2009 114 Order, the parties shall confer and endeavor to reach agreement on a proposed discovery scheduling order. In the event the parties are unable to reach agreement within seven days of the entry of this Order, each party may submit a proposed discovery scheduling order within fourteen days of the entry of this Order. Signed by Judge Richard W. Story on 5/21/2010. (gar)
July 23, 2009 Opinion or Order Filing 44 ORDER denying Plaintiffs' 22 Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Signed by Judge Richard W. Story on 7/22/2009. (gar)
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Defendant: QA3 Financial, LLC
Represented By: Robert Riles Ambler, Jr.
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Defendant: Robert Patrick Stephens
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Defendant: Robert Price Copeland
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Defendant: William L. Hutchinson, Jr.
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Defendant: John E. Redfearn, III
Represented By: Adam Scott Katz
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Defendant: First Trust Company of Onaga
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Defendant: Kenneth W. Burnt
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Defendant: MD Planning Group, LLC
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Defendant: Jeffrey Reed Nesseth
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Defendant: Main Street Investment Management, Inc.
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Defendant: Commercial Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
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Defendant: Ronnie L. Lundy, Jr.
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Defendant: Perimeter Wealth Management Group, Inc.
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Defendant: Physicians Planning Group, LLC
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Defendant: Scott R. Strate, Business Services, Inc.
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Defendant: Julie F. Quay
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Defendant: James Williamson, III
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Defendant: Matthew W. Lowe
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Plaintiff: Joel Smith, Jr.
Represented By: Marshall P. Dees
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Plaintiff: Carolyn Smith
Represented By: William Woodhull Stone
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Plaintiff: Norman Jones
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