IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 14, 2012
JAMES MACKAY AND CELEBRITY FOODS, INC., PLAINTIFFS,
WILLIAM F. DONOVAN AND SPINE PAIN MANAGEMENT, INC. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Cynthia M. Rufe, J.
AND NOW, this 14th day of February, 2012, upon review the Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment on Liability [Doc. No. 44] and the responses and replies thereto, and Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment [Doc. No. 54] and Plaintiffs' response thereto, and for the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:
1. Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED as to their Breach of Contract Claim and the Court will enforce the Settlement Agreement. Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment is DENIED as to their Breach of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Claim and their Unjust Enrichment Claim. The Court also DENIES Plaintiffs' request to set aside the Settlement Agreement.
2. Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED as to Plaintiffs' Breach of Good Fair and Fair Dealing Claim and Unjust Enrichment Claim, and DENIED as to Plaintiffs' Breach of Contract Claim.
3. Although the Court has ruled on liability, the amount of damages is yet to be determined. Therefore, the parties shall report to the Court in writing with respect to whether the case is settled on or before February 24, 2010. In the event the case is not settled, counsel shall include in their joint report a statement as to whether they believe a settlement conference before a magistrate judge, mediation under Local Civil Rule 53.3 [a copy of which is attached hereto as Attachment A] and the Mediation Protocol Under Local Civil Rule 53.3, or some other form of alternative dispute resolution might be of assistance in resolving the case and, if so, on what form of alternative dispute resolution they agree and by what date they will be prepared to commence such proceedings.
4. If the parties do not wish to engage in alternative dispute resolution on the issue of damages, they shall provide the Court with a joint proposed schedule for resolving the issue of damages.
It is so ORDERED.
BY THE COURT:
Cynthia M. Rufe
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