Ford Motor Federal District Court Decisions

Praetorian Insurance Company v. A R Business Group, Inc. et al.,

Filed: January 17, 2017 as 2:2013cv02639
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: A R Business Group, Inc, Marshaun Tate, S.T., Eliseo Quinterio, Sr., Aida Quintero, Ford Motor Company, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Plaintiff: Praetorian Insurance Company
Nature of Suit: Insurance

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER signed by District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr on 1/13/17 ORDERING Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment, ECF No. 46 is GRANTED, and Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, ECF No. 48 is DENIED. The matter having now been concluded in its entirety, the Clerk of Court is directed to close the file. CASE CLOSED (Becknal, R)

William Philips et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: January 16, 2017 as 5:2014cv02989
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: William Philips, Phillip Clay Cecil, Robert Halsey, Temple Halsey, Performance Fire Protection, LLC, Jason Wilkinson
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Denying 226 Motion for Leave to File.(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/16/2017)

Thomas et al v. Ford Motor Company et al

Filed: January 13, 2017 as 2:2016cv02149
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company, Joffrey Francios Scaerou
Plaintiff: Angela McIntyre Thomas, Larry Thomas, Sr., Latanya Chatmon, Larry O'Neil Thomas
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

STIPULATION and ORDER signed by District Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi on 1/12/2017; The stipulation is APPROVED. The entire action, including all claims stated herein against all parties, is hereby DISMISSED with prejudice. CASE CLOSED (Washington, S)

Mildemont, Inc. v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: January 13, 2017 as 1:2015cv00204
Court: Mississippi Southern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Mildemont, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

FINAL JUDGMENT: Ordered that this civil action is dismissed with prejudice. Signed by District Judge Halil S. Ozerden on 1/13/17. (RLW)

Mildemont, Inc. v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: January 13, 2017 as 1:2015cv00204
Court: Mississippi Southern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Mildemont, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting 49 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting 51 Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages. Plaintiff's claims against Defendant are dismissed with prejudice. Signed by District Judge Halil S. Ozerden on 1/13/17. (RLW)

IN RE: METROPOLITAN STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.

Filed: January 12, 2017 as 5:2016cv05392
Court: Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
Appellant: IRON WORKERS LOCAL 40, 361, & 417, IRON WORKERS LOCAL 580 JOINT FUNDS
Creditor: ALLY FINANCIAL, KENVIL UNITED CORPORATION, FLASTER/GREENBERG PC, MIDLANTIC ERECTORS, INC., PREMIER TRAILER LEASING, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PENNSYLVANIA, FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY, IUOE LOCAL 14-14B BENEFIT PLANS, IUOE LOCAL 15, TISHMAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Intervenor Plaintiff: EAST COAST STEELFAB
Movant: D. MICHAEL HARTLEY, D. KENT HARTLEY, EAST COAST STEELFAB, LLC
Trustee: ROBERT H. HOLBER, U.S. TRUSTEE, FREDERICK REIGLE
Nature of Suit: Appeal

ORDER GRANTING 7 MOTION TO DISMISS. SIGNED BY HONORABLE MARK A. KEARNEY ON 1/12/17. 1/12/17 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED, E-MAILED. (va, )

IN RE: METROPOLITAN STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.

Filed: January 12, 2017 as 5:2016cv05392
Court: Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
Appellant: IRON WORKERS LOCAL 40, 361, & 417, IRON WORKERS LOCAL 580 JOINT FUNDS
Creditor: ALLY FINANCIAL, KENVIL UNITED CORPORATION, FLASTER/GREENBERG PC, MIDLANTIC ERECTORS, INC., PREMIER TRAILER LEASING, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PENNSYLVANIA, FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY, IUOE LOCAL 14-14B BENEFIT PLANS, IUOE LOCAL 15, TISHMAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Intervenor Plaintiff: EAST COAST STEELFAB
Movant: D. MICHAEL HARTLEY, D. KENT HARTLEY, EAST COAST STEELFAB, LLC
Trustee: ROBERT H. HOLBER, U.S. TRUSTEE, FREDERICK REIGLE
Nature of Suit: Appeal

MEMORANDUM SIGNED BY HONORABLE MARK A. KEARNEY ON 1/12/17. 1/12/17 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED, E-MAILED. (va, )

William Philips et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: December 20, 2016 as 5:2014cv02989
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: William Philips, Phillip Clay Cecil, Robert Halsey, Temple Halsey, Performance Fire Protection, LLC, Jason Wilkinson
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Granting in Part and Denying in Part 195 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal; Granting in Part and Denying in Part 199 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal; Granting in Part and Denying in Part 206 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal; Denying as Moot 193 Provisional Motion to File Under Seal; Denying as Moot 203 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal. (lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/20/2016)

Sauceda, et al. v. Ford Motor Company, et al.

Filed: December 19, 2016 as 1:2016cv01635
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company, Swanson Fahrney Ford Sales
Plaintiff: Debra Sauceda, Isidro Sauceda
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER RE STIPULATION - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant Swanson Fahrney Ford Sales shall file a response to the complaint on or before December 28, 2016. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 12/19/2016. (Hernandez, M)

Ford et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: December 19, 2016 as 1:2016cv00239
Court: North Carolina Western District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Harvey Britton Ford, Kathy Regenia Ford
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle

ORDER granting 18 Motion to Stay. The Court STAYS these proceedings for an additional sixty (60) days pending the outcome of the potential nationwide settlement. The parties may seek another sixty day extension of the stay prior to the expiration of the 60 days.Signed by Magistrate Judge Dennis Howell on 12/19/16. (emw)

Gordon v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: December 16, 2016 as 2:2016cv02234
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Yvonne Gordon
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER signed by District Judge Vince Chhabria on 12/16/16: This case is DISMISSED without prejudice. All deadlines and hearings in the case are vacated. Any pending motions are moot. The parties retain the right to reopen this action within 60 days of this Order if the settlement is not consummated. If a request to reinstate the case is not filed and served on opposing counsel within 60 days, the dismissal will be with prejudice. (Kaminski, H)

Albert Franklin v. Ford Motor Company, et al

Filed: December 6, 2016 as 2:2016cv05851
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Does, Ford Motor Company, Ford of Upland
Plaintiff: Albert Franklin
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO REMAND 12 by Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald: The Motion for Remand is GRANTED. Plaintiff's federal claims are DISMISSED with prejudice and the Motion to Dismiss is DENIED for lack of jurisdiction. The Court ORDERS this action remanded to the Los Angeles County Superior Court. IT IS SO ORDERED. ( MD JS-6. Case Terminated ) (jloz)

Rhodehouse v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: December 5, 2016 as 2:2016cv01892
Court: California Eastern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Derek Rhodehouse
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER signed by District Judge John A. Mendez on 12/2/2016 ORDERING 6 Defendant Ford Motor Company's counsel to pay $250.00 in SANCTIONS to the Clerk of the Court within 5 days of the date of this Order; the Court GRANTES in PART without prejudice and DENIES in PART Defendant's Motion to Dismiss; Plaintiff must file his amended complaint within 20 days of the date of this Order; Defendant's responsive pleading shall be filed 20 days thereafter. (Reader, L)

Zaccone v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: December 5, 2016 as 2:2015cv00287
Court: Florida Middle District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Frank Anthony Zaccone
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER granting 46 Defendant's Motion to Strike Plaintiff's Claim for Improper Damages and Other Portions of the Third Amended Complaint; denying 57 Plaintiff's Motion to Order Defendant to Settle on "Total Loss" of Ve hicle and Deliver the Said Vehicle to an Acceptable Location Specified by Plaintiff's Insurance Company when Defendant Completes Their Inspection; denying 58 Plaintiff's Motion to Strike Defendant's Statement; granting in part…

Tarver et al v. Ford Motor Company et al

Filed: December 5, 2016 as 5:2016cv00548
Court: Oklahoma Western District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company, TRW Vehicle Safety Systems Inc
Plaintiff: Harry Tarver, Tammy Tarver
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle Product Liability

ORDER denying 10 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction by Ford Motor Company; granting 11 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction by TRW Vehicle Safety System Inc's; finding as moot 19 Motion for Discovery; denying 21 Motion for Discovery. Signed by Honorable Timothy D. DeGiusti on 12/5/2016. (mb)

Sheryl L McGowan et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: November 16, 2016 as 3:2016cv04054
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Sheryl L. McGowan, Kirk McGowan
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER RE 31 JOINT STIPULATION TO CONTINUE INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Signed by Judge Alsup on 11/16/2016. Case Management Statement due by 12/1/2016 at noon. Initial Case Management Conference set for 12/8/2016 11:00 AM in Courtroom 8, 19th Floor, San Francisco. (whalc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/16/2016)

Hovsepian v. Crane Co. et al

Filed: November 8, 2016 as 4:2016cv00414
Court: Missouri Eastern District Court
Cross Claimant: Crane Co., Trane US, Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Caterpillar, Inc., Georgia Pacific, LLC, PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., Aurora Pump Company, Lamons Gasket Company, Burnham Commerical Boilers, Goulds Pumps, Inc., Cleaver Brooks Inc.
Cross Defendant: Crane Co., A.W. Chesterton Company, ALFA Laval, Inc., Adel Wiggins Group, Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Aldrich Company, Aurora Pump Company, Autozone, Inc., Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Burnham Commerical Boilers, CBS Corporation, CSR, LTD., Carrier Corporation, Caterpillar, Inc., Certain-Teed Corporation, Cleaver Brooks Inc., Continental Teves, Inc.., Conwed Corporation, Crown Cork & Seal Company Inc., Cummins, Inc., Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Dana Companies, LLC, Dow Chemical Company, The, Draco Mechanical Supply, Inc., Eaton Corporation, FMC Corporation, Federal Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust, Flowserve Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation and others
Defendant: Crane Co., Adel Wiggins Group, Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Aldrich Company, ALFA Laval, Inc., Aurora Pump Company, A.W. Chesterton Company, Borg-Warner Morse TEC LLC, Burnham Commerical Boilers, CBS Corporation, Certain-Teed Corporation, Cleaver Brooks Inc., Crown Cork & Seal Company Inc., CSR, LTD., Cummins, Inc., Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Dana Companies, LLC, Draco Mechanical Supply, Inc., Federal Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust, Flowserve Corporation, FMC Corporation, Ford Motor Company, General Gasket Corporation, Goulds Pumps, Inc., Greene Tweed & Co Inc., Honeywell International Inc., IMO Industries, Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, John Crane, Inc., JP Bushnell Packing Supply Company, Inc., Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc., Kelsey Hayes Co. and others
Plaintiff: Berj Hovsepian
Nature of Suit: Asbestos Personal Injury Product Liability

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the motion of defendant BW/IP to dismiss [Doc. # 298 ] is granted. Signed by District Judge Carol E. Jackson on 11/8/2016. (CLO)

William Edwards v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: November 4, 2016 as 2:2016cv05852
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Does, Ford Motor Company, Sunrise Ford
Plaintiff: William Edwards
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS) ORDER Re plaintiff Motion to Remand and Defendant Ford Motor Company Motino to Dismiss Plaintiff First Amended Complaint 13 , 17 by Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell: The Court finds that Plaintiff has sufficiently established grounds for remand in this case. Therefore, the Court GRANTS Plaintiff Motion to Remand and DENIES as moot Defendant Motion to Dismiss. (MD JS-6. Case Terminated.) (jp)

Sheryl L McGowan et al v. Ford Motor Company

Filed: November 4, 2016 as 3:2016cv04054
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Ford Motor Company
Plaintiff: Sheryl L. McGowan, Kirk McGowan
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER APPROVING 28 STIPULATION SELECTING ADR PROCESS by Hon. William Alsup. (whalc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/4/2016)

Thomas et al v. Jenkins et al

Filed: November 4, 2016 as 3:2016cv01830
Court: Tennessee Middle District Court
Defendant: Ryan Jenkins, Ford Motor Company, Ford Motor Credit Company, LLC, Direct Insurance Company, Allstate Insurance Company
Plaintiff: Veronica Thomas, Richard Johnson
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle

MEMORANDUM OPINION OF THE COURT. Signed by Chief Judge Kevin H. Sharp on 11/4/2016. (DOCKET TEXT SUMMARY ONLY-ATTORNEYS MUST OPEN THE PDF AND READ THE ORDER.)(eh)