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PHILLIPS v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY

United States District Court, S.D. Illinois


August 5, 2005.

JOYCE ELAINE PHILLIPS, DANIEL T. SCHOPP, BEVERLY BREDE d/b/a CUSTOM CARPET, and JOSEPH GULASH, individually and on behalf of other similarly situated, Plaintiffs,
v.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, Defendant.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: DAVID HERNDON, District Judge

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER

Before the Court are two motions submitted by Plaintiffs: (1) a motion to stay briefing on Defendant's motion to dismiss until resolution of the jurisdictional issues and (2) a motion to expedite the briefing schedule on Plaintiffs' remand motion. (Docs. 12, 13.) First, the Court GRANTS Plaintiffs' motion to stay and STAYS the briefing on Defendant's motion to dismiss. (Doc. 12.) Plaintiffs' response to Defendant's motion to dismiss will be due within 20 days of the Court's order resolving the Parties' jurisdictional disputes, as calculated under FRCP 6. Second, the Court GRANTS Plaintiffs' motion for an expedited briefing schedule on their motion to remand.*fn1 (Doc. 13.) Defendant Ford's response is due by Friday, August 12, 2005. Plaintiffs' reply will be due 2 days from the date of Defendant's response, or the next business day if the deadline falls on a weekend. Furthermore, the Court ADVISES the Parties to consider in their jurisdictional briefs the Seventh Circuit's decision in Pfizer, Inc. v. Lott, ___ F.3d ___, No. 05-8013, 2005 WL 1840046 (7th Cir. Aug. 4, 2005), which was handed down yesterday.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

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