SELECTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ET AL., Plaintiff-Appellee,
CITY OF PARIS, Defendant-Appellant, and ALLIANZ GLOBAL RISKS US, INSURANCE COMPANY, Intervening Plaintiff-Appellee. and GORDON R. STEIDL, ET AL., Defendants
Argued June 2, 2014
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. No. 2:07-cv-02224 - Michael P. McCuskey, Judge.
For Selective Insurance Company of South Carolina, Plaintiff - Appellee: Christopher T. Conrad, Attorney, Wilford Conrad Llp, Barrington, IL.
For Allianz Global Risks U.S. Insurance Company, Plaintiff - Appellee: David Michael Alt, Attorney, Joseph Pozen, Attorney, Bates Carey Nicolaides Llp, Chicago, IL.
For City of Paris, Defendant - Appellant: Gregory C. Ray, Attorney, Craig & Craig, Mattoon, IL.
For GENE RAY, Chief, James Parrish, Defendant: Gregory C. Ray, Attorney, Craig & Craig, Mattoon, IL.
For Western World Insurance Group, Party-in-Interest: Richard R. Gordon, Attorney, Gordon Rappold & Miller Llc, Chicago, IL.
For Gordon R. Steidl, Party-in-Interest: Ben H. Elson, Attorney, People's Law Office, Chicago, IL.
For Herbert Whitlock, Party-in-Interest: Carrie A. Hall, Attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich Llp, Chicago, IL.
Before FLAUM and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges, and DOW, District Judge.[*]
Dow, District Judge.
On October 24, 2012, approximately 33 months after the district court granted summary judgment for Appellee Selective Insurance Company of South Carolina, terminated the case, and entered judgment, Appellant City of Paris (" City" ) filed a motion to reconsider the district court's summary judgment ruling. The City argued that the case remained open pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b) because certain claims were not adjudicated by the Court's ruling. The district court denied the motion, concluding that the Court did not have jurisdiction pursuant to Rule 54(b) to reconsider the final judgment that it had entered ...