IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
November 29, 2007
RORY M. WALSH, PLAINTIFF
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 29th day of November, 2007, upon consideration of plaintiff's motion (Doc. 250) requesting: (1) reconsideration of the memorandum and order of court dated June 9, 2006 (Doc. 65) in which the court, inter alia, ruled that the Federal Tort Claims Act ("FTCA") claims against Jerry D. Humble ("Humble") and the United States Department of the Navy ("Navy") were barred by the Feres doctrine,*fn1 and (2) joinder of Robert D. Hogue ("Hogue") and Michael W. Hagee ("Hagee") as defendants pursuant to Rule 19 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the court finding that there are no manifest errors of law or fact in the challenged memorandum and order,*fn2 see Harsco Corp. v. Zlotnicki, 779 F.2d 906, 909 (3d Cir. 1985) ("The purpose of a motion for reconsideration is to correct manifest errors of law or fact or to present newly discovered evidence . . . ."), and that joining Hogue and Hagee as defendants pursuant to Rule 19 is not warranted,*fn3 it is hereby ORDERED that the motion for reconsideration and joinder (Doc. 250) is DENIED.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge