August 23, 2013
SEAN D. COOK, Plaintiff,
NATIONWIDE INSURANCE COMPANY, , Defendants.
Paul W. Grimm United States District Judge
For the reasons stated in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, it is, , ORDERED that
(A) Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss the Complaint, ECF No. 7, is GRANTED with respect to Defendants Hitzel, Greenspan, and Law Offices of Andrew B. Greenspan, and is otherwise DENIED without prejudice;
(B) Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand, ECF No. 11, is DENIED;
(C) Defendants’ Motion to Strike Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint, ECF No. 18, is GRANTED;
(D) Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint, ECF No. 24, is GRANTED with respect to Count I only and otherwise DENIED;
(E) Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File a Surreply to Defendants’ Supplemental Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss, ECF No. 28, is DENIED; and
(F) Defendants’ Motion for Leave to File an Amended Notice of Removal in Light of Plaintiff’s Request to Amend Complaint, ECF No. 35, is DENIED as moot.
(G) It is hereby ORDERED that expedited discovery shall take place in accordance with Part IV of the Memorandum Opinion issued simultaneously herewith.