Butler, III et al v. Unified Life Insurance Company et al
Plaintiff: Charles M. Butler, III and Chole Butler
Defendant: Unified Life Insurance Company, Health Plans Intermediaries Holdings, LLC., Allied National, Inc, National Brokers of America, Inc, The National Congress of Employers, Inc and Does 1-10
Case Number: 1:2017cv00050
Filed: April 25, 2017
Court: US District Court for the District of Montana
Office: Billings Office
County: RICHLAND
Presiding Judge: Timothy J. Cavan
Presiding Judge: Susan P. Watters
Nature of Suit: Insurance
Cause of Action: 28:1332
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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May 6, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 292 ORDER granting 290 Joint Motion for Approval of Final Class Notice Language. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 5/6/2020. (EMH)
May 5, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 288 ORDER,IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant, Unified Life Insurance Company's 286 Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Under Seal Class Member List is DENIED as moot. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the 287 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Conventionally Under Seal filed by Unified Life Insurance Company is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 5/5/2020. (EMH)
April 30, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 283 ORDER granting 279 Motion to file Preliminary Pretrial Statements Under Seal. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 4/30/2020. (EMH)
March 11, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 276 OPINION AND ORDER. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 3/10/2020. (EMH)
March 5, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 274 CLASS CERTIFICATION ORDER. Read order for details and deadlines. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 3/5/2020. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4) (EMH)
November 25, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 253 ORDER, The court denies as moot 243 MOTION to Stay Pending Rule 23(f) Appeal filed by Unified Life Insurance Company. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 11/25/2019. (EMH)
November 6, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 250 ORDER granting 249 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Attorney Joshua B. Frank for Unified Life Insurance Company. Acknowledgment of PHV Order due by 11/21/2019. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 11/6/2019. (JDR) Modified on 11/6/2019 to edit text (JDR).
October 7, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 245 ORDERED: The October 15, 2019 deadline is VACATED pending resolution of the motion to stay. As such, Unifieds request for expedited briefing is DENIED. Plaintiffs shall respond to the motion for stay in accordance with Local Rule 7.1(d). re 243 . Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 10/7/2019. (HEG)
September 30, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 242 ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN FULL. GRANTING 186 Motion for Default Judgment. READ ORDER FOR DETAILS. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 9/30/2019. (AMC)
September 18, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 237 ORDER granting 123 Motion to Strike. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 9/18/2019. (JEH)
August 9, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 223 ORDER granting 211 Unopposed Motion to Seal and Requiring Unified/Allied to Refile Redacted Pleading. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 8/9/2019. (JDR)
June 3, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 218 ORDER granting 217 Motion to Appear by Telephone. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 6/3/2019. (JDR)
April 18, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 200 ORDER granting 198 Motion Katie Cicardo Mannino to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Acknowledgment of PHV Order due by 5/3/2019. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 4/18/2019. (JDR) Modified on 4/18/2019 to correct motion/docket entry relationship. NEF regenerated. (JDR).
January 11, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 193 ORDER re defendant Unified Life Insurance Company's 182 objection to Judge Cavan's order granting the plaintiffs leave to amend the complaint. The objection is overruled. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 1/10/2019. (EMH)
October 26, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 153 ORDER re 135 MOTION in Limine filed by Health Insurance Innovations, Inc., Health Plans Intermediaries Holdings, LLC., 152 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 135 MOTION in Limine filed by Charles M. Butler, III, Chole Butler. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 10/26/2018. (JDR)
September 18, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 109 ORDER denying 83 MOTION for Certificate of Appealability filed by Allied National, Inc, Unified Life Insurance Company. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 9/18/2018. (EMH)
February 2, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 57 ORDER granting 56 Motion for Leave to Appear Telephonically. Defendants counsel, Lee C. Henning, may appear by telephone at the February 22, 2018 Preliminary Pretrial Conference. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 2/2/2018. (JDR)
January 19, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 53 ORDER Consent to the jurisdiction of the United States Magistrate Judge having been withheld or met with objection, this case remains assigned to the Honorable Susan P. Watters, United States District Court Judge, and referred to Honorable Timothy J. Cavan, United States Magistrate Judge. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 1/19/2018. (EMH)
January 4, 2018 Opinion or Order Filing 46 ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN FULL. GRANTING 35 Motion to Strike. GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART 3 Motion to Dismiss 5 Motion to Dismiss 19 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 1/4/2018. (AMC)
August 22, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 31 ORDER REGARDING MOTION FOR ENTRY OF DEFAULT JUDGMENT re 25 First MOTION for Default Judgment as to National Brokers of America, Inc. and Request for Hearing on Damages filed by Charles M. Butler, III, Chole Butler. Signed by Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan on 8/22/2017. (JDR)
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Plaintiff: Charles M. Butler, III
Represented By: John M. Morrison
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Plaintiff: Chole Butler
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Defendant: Unified Life Insurance Company
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Defendant: Health Plans Intermediaries Holdings, LLC.
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Defendant: Allied National, Inc
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Defendant: National Brokers of America, Inc
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Defendant: The National Congress of Employers, Inc
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