MDL 2327 Civil Action No. 2:14-cv-07174
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
On May 24, 2018, a Notice of Death of Plaintiff was filed by plaintiff's counsel suggesting the death of Ramona Tolman during the pendency of this civil action. [ECF No. 13].
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 25(a) and Pretrial Order ("PTO") # 308 (Requirements for Counsel to Deceased Plaintiffs) filed in In re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liab. Litig., 2:12-md-2327 [ECF No. 6218], the time to substitute a proper party for the deceased party has expired and there has been no motion to substitute the deceased party. Ramona Tolman was the only plaintiff named in this civil action.
The court ORDERS that pursuant to Rule 25(a) and PTO # 308, this case is DISMISSED without prejudice and STRICKEN from the docket. Any pending motions are DENIED as moot.
The court DIRECTS the Clerk to send a copy of this Order to counsel of record and any unrepresented parties.
ENTER: February 12, 2020
JOSEPH R. GOODWIN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE