Jones et al v. Caterpillar, Inc. et al
Plaintiff: Billy Keith Jones
Defendant: CNH Industrial America, LLC, Anco Insulations, Inc., The McCarty Corporation, Industrial Holdings Corporation, Morse Tec, LLC, The J. Grave Insulation Company, General Electric Company, Honeywell International Inc., The J. R. Clarkson Company, Mack Trucks, Inc., Taylor-Seidenbach, Inc., Navistar, Inc., John Crane, Inc., Grinnell, LLC, International Paper Company, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Cummins, Inc., Pneumo Abex Corporation, Paccar, Inc., Caterpillar, Inc., DCO, LLC, The Dow Chemical Company, Union Carbide Corporation, CBS Corporation, Lamons Gasket Company and Crown, Cork & Seal Company, Inc.
Case Number: 3:2020cv00351
Filed: June 10, 2020
Court: US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Presiding Judge: Richard L Bourgeois
Referring Judge: Shelly D Dick
Nature of Suit: P.I. : Asbestos
Cause of Action: 28:1332
Jury Demanded By: Both
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
August 4, 2020 Filing 35 MEMORANDUM ADDRESSING THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION IN TEXAS BRINE CO., LLC V. AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION; #31 Order filed by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Exhibit A)(Gettys, Lawrence) Modified on 8/7/2020 to edit text(ELW).
August 3, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 34 ORDER : The #29 Motion to Continue is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Status Report due by 11/5/2020. Scheduling Conference set for 11/19/2020 at 09:00 AM in chambers before Judge Richard L. Bourgeois Jr. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. on 8/3/2020. (ELW)
July 31, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 33 ORDER granting #32 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Tyler B. Wilke is enrolled as pro hac vice co-counsel for Plaintiff Billy Keith Jones. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. on 7/31/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (SGO)
July 30, 2020 MOTION(S) REFERRED: #32 MOTION for Tyler B. Wilke to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2149142). This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (KMW)
July 30, 2020 Filing 32 MOTION for Tyler B. Wilke to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2149142) by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Exhibit A, #2 Affidavit Tyler B. Wilke Affidavit, #3 Proposed Pleading; Proposed Order)(Gettys, Lawrence)
July 29, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 31 ORDER: After reviewing the Notice of Removal (R. Doc. 1), the pending Motion to Remand (R. Doc. 26) and the Opposition (R. Doc. 30), IT IS ORDERED that plaintiff shall file a Reply Memorandum, on or before August 5, 2020, that specifically addresses the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Texas Brine Co., LLC v. Am. Arbitration Assn, 955 F. 3d 482 (5th Cir. 2020). The Reply shall not exceed five pages. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. on 7/29/2020. (SGO)
July 29, 2020 MOTION(S) REFERRED: #29 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Deadlines to Hold Rule 26(f) Scheduling Conference and File Status Report . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (ELW)
July 28, 2020 Filing 30 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to #26 MOTION to Remand filed by Honeywell International Inc.. (McMillan, Sarah)
July 28, 2020 Filing 29 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Deadlines to Hold Rule 26(f) Scheduling Conference and File Status Report by Honeywell International Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Memorandum in Support, #2 Proposed Pleading;)(McMillan, Sarah)
July 22, 2020 Filing 28 ANSWER to Complaint by Taylor-Seidenbach, Inc..(Lightfoot, Christopher)
July 22, 2020 Filing 27 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Taylor-Seidenbach, Inc.. (Lightfoot, Christopher)
July 10, 2020 MOTION(S) REFERRED: #26 MOTION to Remand . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (KMW)
July 9, 2020 Filing 26 MOTION to Remand by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: #1 Memorandum in Support Plaintiff's Memorandum in Support of the Motion for Remand)(Gettys, Lawrence)
July 6, 2020 Filing 25 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Caterpillar, Inc. identifying Corporate Parent Caterpillar Inc. for Caterpillar, Inc... (Abbott, Charles)
July 6, 2020 Filing 24 ANSWER to Complaint by Caterpillar, Inc..(Abbott, Charles)
July 2, 2020 Filing 23 Corporate Disclosure Statement by CNH Industrial America, LLC identifying Other Affiliate Case New Holland Industrial Inc., Other Affiliate CNH Industrial N.V. for CNH Industrial America, LLC.. (O'Cain, Patrick)
July 2, 2020 Filing 22 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by CNH Industrial America, LLC.(O'Cain, Patrick)
July 2, 2020 Filing 21 AMENDED NOTICE OF REMOVAL against All Plaintiffs, filed by Honeywell International Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Petition for Damages, #2 Exhibit GE Consent to Removal, #3 Exhibit International Paper Consent to Removal)(McMillan, Sarah)
July 1, 2020 Filing 20 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Paccar, Inc. identifying Corporate Parent Paccar Inc for Paccar, Inc.. (Cunningham, Erika)
July 1, 2020 Filing 19 ANSWER to Complaint by Paccar, Inc..(Cunningham, Erika)
June 30, 2020 Filing 18 ANSWER to Complaint for Wrongful Death and Survival Action by The J. R. Clarkson Company.(Bowlin, Angela)
June 29, 2020 Filing 17 ANSWER and Defenses to Petition for Damages by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.(Jalenak, Jay) Modified on 6/30/2020 to edit text. (EDC).
June 29, 2020 Filing 16 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company identifying Corporate Parent MetLife, Inc. for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. (Jalenak, Jay)
June 26, 2020 Filing 15 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Mack Trucks, Inc. (Senter, Meghan)
June 26, 2020 Filing 14 ANSWER and Affirmative Defenses to Petition for Damages by Mack Trucks, Inc.(Senter, Meghan) Modified on 6/29/2020 to edit the docket text (KMW).
June 26, 2020 Filing 13 ANSWER to Complaint Petition for Damages and Affirmative Defenses by Union Carbide Corporation.(Foundas, Ernest)
June 26, 2020 Filing 12 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Union Carbide Corporation identifying Corporate Parent The Dow Chemical Company for Union Carbide Corporation.. (Foundas, Ernest)
June 25, 2020 Filing 11 Corporate Disclosure Statement by International Paper Company. (Penn, Elizabeth)
June 25, 2020 Filing 10 ANSWER and Affirmative Defenses to Petition for Damages by International Paper Company.(Penn, Elizabeth) Modified on 6/26/2020 to edit text. (EDC).
June 25, 2020 Filing 9 ANSWER and Affirmative Defenses to Petition for Damages with Jury Demand by General Electric Company.(McCoy, Lacey) Modified on 6/26/2020 to edit text. (EDC).
June 25, 2020 Filing 8 Corporate Disclosure Statement by General Electric Company. (McCoy, Lacey)
June 19, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 7 ORDER: Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1653, on or before 7/2/2020 the removing defendants shall file an amended notice of removal providing the citizenship of DCO, LLC, Grinnell, LLC, and Morse TEC, LLC, by setting forth all citizenship particulars required to sustain federal diversity jurisdiction. Amended Pleadings due by 7/2/2020. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. on 6/18/2020. (KMW)
June 15, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 6 SCHEDULING CONFERENCE ORDER: Scheduling Conference set for 8/20/2020 at 09:00 AM in chambers before Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois Jr. Status Report due by 8/6/2020. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. on 6/15/2020. (SGO)
June 12, 2020 Filing 5 AMENDED NOTICE OF REMOVAL against All Plaintiffs, filed by Honeywell International Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Petition for Damages, #2 Exhibit Consent to Removal by General Electric, #3 Exhibit Consent to Removal by International Paper)(McMillan, Sarah)
June 10, 2020 Filing 4 Letter to Attorney Lawrence G. Gettys regarding Tyler B. Wilke who is Co-Counsel for party Billy Keith Jones,Individually and on behalf of Billy Wayne Jones. Attorney is not admitted to practice in LAMD. (EDC)
June 10, 2020 Filing 3 Corporate Disclosure Statement by Honeywell International Inc. (McMillan, Sarah)
June 10, 2020 Filing 2 ANSWER to Petition for Damages and Affirmative Defenses with Jury Demand by Honeywell International Inc..(McMillan, Sarah) Modified on 6/10/2020 to edit text. (EDC).
June 10, 2020 Filing 1 NOTICE OF REMOVAL from 19th JDC, Case Number 696775. (Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ALAMDC-2125212), filed by Honeywell International Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit Civil Cover Sheet, #2 Exhibit Exhibit 1)(McMillan, Sarah)

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Defendant: CNH Industrial America, LLC
Represented By: Patrick J. O'Cain
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Defendant: Honeywell International Inc.
Represented By: Sarah Elizabeth McMillan
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Defendant: The J. R. Clarkson Company
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Defendant: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Represented By: Bradley Adam Hays
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Defendant: Taylor-Seidenbach, Inc.
Represented By: Edward J. Lassus, Jr.
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Represented By: Amy Louise Maccherone
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Defendant: Union Carbide Corporation
Represented By: Kathleen Jordan
Represented By: Milele N. St. Julien
Represented By: Ernest G. Foundas
Represented By: David M. Stein
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Plaintiff: Billy Keith Jones
Represented By: Lawrence G. Gettys
Represented By: Tyler B Wilke
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