IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 19, 2011
DARLENE RYAN, PLAINTIFF
UNION MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Cynthia M. Rufe, J.
ORDER AND NOW, this 19th day of August, 2011, upon review of Defendant's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction or to Transfer Venue [Doc. No. 3], Plaintiff's response in opposition [Doc. No. 10], Defendant's reply [Doc. No. 13], and Plaintiff's sur-reply [Doc. No. 16] and for the reasons set forth in the attached Memorandum Opinion, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant's Motion to Dismiss is DENIED because although the Court finds it lacks personal jurisdiction over Defendant, transfer to the United States District Court for the District of Vermont is appropriate pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1631. Accordingly, Defendants Motion to Transfer Venue is GRANTED.
The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to effectuate the transfer of venue and then to mark this case CLOSED.
It is so ORDERED.
BY THE COURT:
Cynthia M. Rufe
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