United States District Court, N.D. Alabama, Southern Division
November 13, 2014
CHRISTOPHER JEFFERSON, Plaintiff,
BAPTIST HEALTH SYSTEM, INC., Defendant.
R. DAVID PROCTOR, District Judge.
The Magistrate Judge filed a Report and Recommendation on October 23, 2014, recommending Defendant's motion to compel arbitration be granted, this action be referred to arbitration and stayed pending such arbitration, and the parties be required to report the status of the arbitration within a specified period of time. (Doc. 12). The parties had the opportunity to file objections. No objections have been received from either party.
Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file, the court is of the opinion that the Magistrate Judge's findings are due to be and are hereby ADOPTED and her recommendation is ACCEPTED. Accordingly, it is ORDERED as follows:
1. Defendant's motion to compel (Doc. 8) is GRANTED, and this action is referred to arbitration;
2. Pending arbitration of Plaintiff's claim, this action is STAYED; and
3. The parties SHALL report the status of the arbitration within six (6) months of the entry date of this order or on the setting of a date for the arbitration hearing, whichever is earlier.
DONE and ORDERED.