BATISTA v. O'JAYS GIGS, INC. et al, No. 2:2018cv00636 - Document 20 (E.D. Pa. 2019)

Court Description: ORDER THAT FOR THE REASONS SET FORTH IN THE ACCOMPANYING MEMORANDUM OPINION, THAT THE MOTION TO DISMISS IS GRANTED AND THIS MATTER IS DISMISSED FOR LACK OF PERSONAL JURISDICTION. FURTHER, THE REQUEST TO TRANSFER THIS MATTER TO THE USDC FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO, MADE BY PLAINTIFF IN HIS RESPONSE TO MOVING DEFENDANTS' MOTION IS DENIED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE NITZA I QUINONES ALEJANDRO ON 1/30/19. 1/31/19 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, )
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BATISTA v. O'JAYS GIGS, INC. et al Doc. 20 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA CIVIL ACTION PABLO BATISTA Plaintiff N0.18-0636 v. O'JAYS GIGS, INC., et al. Defendants ORDER AND NOW, this 30th day of January 2019, upon consideration of the motion to dismiss for lack ofpersonal jurisdiction filed pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure ("Rule") 12(b)(2) by Defendants O' Jays Gigs, Inc., Edward Willis Levert, Sr. a/k/a Eddie Levert, Sr., and Walter Williams, Sr. (collectively, "Moving Defendants"), [ECF 12], the response in opposition filed by Plaintiff Pablo Batista ("Plaintiff'), [ECF 16], Moving Defendants' reply, [ECF 18], and the allegations contained in Plaintiffs amended complaint, [ECF 5], it is hereby ORDERED, for the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, that the motion to dismiss is GRANTED, and this matter is dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction. Further, the request to transfer this matter to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, made by Plaintiff in his response to Moving Defendants' motion, [see ECF 16-1 at 13], is DENIED. BY THE COURT: Isl Nitza I Quifzones Alejandro NITZA I. QUINONES ALEJANDRO Judge, United States District Court Dockets.Justia.com