Chau v. BP Exploration & Production, Inc.

1:19-cv-00803 | S.D. Ala. | Jan 29, 2020

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION QUANG KIM CHAU, : : Plaintiff, : : vs. : CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:19-cv-803-TFM-MU-C : BP EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION : INC., et al. , :

: Defendants. : ORDER Pending before the Court is the parties’ Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice . Doc. 16, filed January 29, 2020. The Rules of Civil Procedure permit a plaintiff to voluntarily dismiss the action without an order of the court “by filing a notice of dismissal before the opposing party serves either an answer or a motion for summary judgment” or “a stipulation signed by all parties who have appeared.” F ED . R. C IV . P. 41(a)(1)(A). The joint stipulation is signed by both sides. Doc. 16.

Consequently, by operation of Fed. R. Civ. P. 41, this action has been dismissed in accordance with the joint notice. Therefore, the claims in this case are dismissed with prejudice with each party to bear their own attorneys’ fees and costs.

The Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to close this case. DONE and ORDERED this the 29th day of January 2020.

s/Terry F. Moorer TERRY F. MOORER UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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