Byrd v. P&S Transportation, Inc. et al, No. 3:2016cv00563 - Document 33 (M.D. La. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION Adopting the 30 Report and Recommendation of the U.S. Magistrate Judge. The 8 Motion to Remand is DENIED. The Plaintiff's request for Motion for fees and costs is also DENIED and this matter is referred back to the Magistrate Judg e for a scheduling conference. Within 7 days of the date of this Order, P&S,LLC and P&S, Inc. shall jointly file a Motion to Substitute P&S, LLC as a party defendant,specifically stating whether Plaintiff objects to the proposed substitution. Signed by Judge John W. deGravelles on 4/25/2017. (LLH)
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Byrd v. P&S Transportation, Inc. et al Doc. 33 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA KEDRICK BYRD CIVIL ACTION VERSUS NO. 16-563-JWD-EWD GARY F. NORMAN, ET AL. OPINION After independently reviewing the entire record in this case and for the reasons set forth in the Magistrate Judge's Report dated April 10, 2017, to which no objection was filed: IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand, (Doc. 8), is DENIED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that that Plaintiff’s request for fees and costs pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1447(c) is also DENIED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this matter is referred back to the Magistrate Judge for a scheduling conference. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that within seven (7) days of the date of this order, P&S, LLC and P&S, Inc. shall jointly file a Motion to Substitute P&S, LLC as a party defendant, specifically stating whether Plaintiff objects to the proposed substitution. Signed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on April 25, 2017. S JUDGE JOHN W. deGRAVELLES UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA Dockets.Justia.com