United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
August 4, 2005.
ARTEX INTERNATIONAL, INC., Plaintiff,
PINNACLE TEXTILES INDUSTRIALS, L.L.C.; PATRICK METHVEN; IDELISSE LUCIANO, and RAFAEL CRUZ; Defendants.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DAVID HERNDON, District Judge
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
The Court having been advised by counsel for the parties that
the above action has been settled;
IT IS ORDERED that this action is hereby dismissed without
prejudice, without costs and with the right to reopen the action
if settlement is not consummated within sixty (60) days. The
dismissal will be with prejudice sixty (60) days after the date
of this Order. The Court retains jurisdiction over this matter
for the purposes of settlement enforcement.
IT IS FURTHER HEREBY ORDERED that the parties are to abide by
the terms of any confidentiality agreement which has been or may
be entered concerning the terms of settlement. Failure to follow
this order may result in contempt of Court.
A NOTE ON CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS: It is contemplated that
a settlement agreement will be entered into and that the
settlement agreement may contain a confidentiality provision.
Through its order that the parties abide by the terms of any
settlement agreement, the Court does not intend to limit or
impede any party's subsequent testimony or compliance with
discovery in another lawsuit concerning matters arising from this
lawsuit or its settlement. It is specifically not intended that
any party to this settlement may rely on a confidentiality
provision in the anticipated settlement agreement as a means to
avoid the dissemination of information through testimony or
discovery in any other proceedings, either ongoing or to arise.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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