IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 16, 2008
GALLATIN FUELS, INC., PLAINTIFF,
WESTCHESTER FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ambrose, Chief District Judge
ORDER OF COURT
AND NOW, this 16th day of January, 2008, after careful consideration of Defendant Westchester Fire Insurance Company's Motion for Protective Order and to Quash Writs of Execution Addressed to Garnishees (Docket No. 414) and Plaintiff's Brief in Opposition thereto (Docket No. 437), Defendant's Motion is GRANTED:
(1) Plaintiff's Interrogatories and Notice of Deposition in Aid of Execution addressed to Defendant are hereby stricken; and,
(2) Plaintiff's Writs of Execution and Garnishee Interrogatories addressed to all garnishees, as well as any Writs of Execution and Garnishee Interrogatories filed during the pendency of this Motion are quashed and stricken; and,
(3) Plaintiff is enjoined from filing any additional Writs of Execution and Garnishee Interrogatories pending resolution by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit of Defendant's emergency Motion for Stay of Execution of Judgment Pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 8(a)(2). If the Court of Appeals denies Defendant's emergency Motion for Stay and Defendant does not pay the judgment, Plaintiff may renew its Rule 65.1 Motion for Judgment Against Surety to seek payment on the appeal bonds previously approved by this Court*fn1 and/or seek leave of court to file additional Writs of Execution or discovery in aid of execution.
Donetta W. Ambrose, Chief U.S. District Judge