Woodard v. Rent-A-Center East Inc et al

Plaintiff: Karen Woodard
Defendant: Ray Doe and Rent-A-Center East Inc
Case Number: 5:2013cv00042
Filed: January 8, 2013
Court: Louisiana Western District Court
Office: Shreveport Office
County: Caddo
Referring Judge: Mark L Hornsby
Presiding Judge: Tom Stagg
Nature of Suit: P.I.: Other
Cause of Action: 28:1332 Diversity-Personal Injury
Jury Demanded By: None

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June 25, 2013 17 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING 16 Report and Recommendations; granting 8 Motion to Compel Arbitration: This case stayed, and the parties are directed to present the gateway question of arbitrability to an arbitrator in accordance with their agreement. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the clerk is directed to close this case for administrative purposes only. Signed by Judge Tom Stagg on 6/24/2013. (crt,Dauterive, C)
January 11, 2013 5 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM ORDER: Plaintiff will be allowed until February 28, 2013 to file a motion for leave to amend her complaint and substitute the actual employee for Ray Doe. If the actual employee is, like Plaintiff, a citizen of Louisiana, the court' s decision on whether to allow the amendment and remand the case will be guided by the factors in Hensgens v. Deere & Co., 833 F.2d 1179 (5th Cir. 1987). If Plaintiff does not file a timely motion for leave to amend and substitute the actual employee, the claim against Ray Doe will be dismissed and the case will proceed in federal court solely against Rent-A-Center (Compliance Deadline set for 2/28/2013). Signed by Magistrate Judge Mark L Hornsby on 1/11/2013. (crt,Dauterive, C)

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Plaintiff: Karen Woodard
Represented By: Marjorie Frazier Amerine
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Defendant: Rent-A-Center East Inc
Represented By: Patrick Manning Wartelle
Represented By: Margaret Frohn Swetman
Represented By: George D Fagan
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