United States District Court, M.D. Louisiana
April 3, 2015
RICHARD B. SMITH
BRIAN A. JACKSON, Chief District Judge.
WHEREAS on February 3, 2015, United States Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. issued a Report and Recommendation (Doc. 29), pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B), recommending that the Court deny Plaintiff's Motion to Remand (Doc. 10); and
WHEREAS the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation specifically notified all parties that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), the parties had fourteen (14) days from the date they were served with the Report and Recommendation to file written objections to the proposed findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations set forth therein. (Doc. 29 at p. 1); and
WHEREAS a review of the record indicates that neither party submitted written objections; and
WHEREAS, having carefully and independently considered the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, the record, and the applicable law, the Court concludes that the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation is correct, and hereby adopts its findings of fact and conclusions of law.
IT IS ORDERED that the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (Doc. 29) is ADOPTED as the Court's opinion herein.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Motion to Remand (Doc. 10) is DENIED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant's Motion to Compel Arbitration and Stay Proceedings Pending Arbitration (Doc. 5) is GRANTED IN PART. The Court will stay the proceedings for 90 (ninety) days. The parties shall file a joint status report by Thursday, July 2, 2015.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the following Motions are TERMINATED as MOOT:
Motion to Vacate Scheduling Order and Stay Discovery (Doc. 30); and
Motion for Expedited Hearing on Motion to Vacate Scheduling Order and Stay Discovery (Doc. 31).