UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT IN THE DISTRICT OF IDAHO
March 19, 2013
SAINT ALPHONSUS MEDICAL CENTER - NAMPA, INC., TREASURE VALLEY HOSPITAL LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, SAINT ALPHONSUS HEALTH
SYSTEM, INC., AND SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC.
ST. LUKE'S HEALTH SYSTEM, LTD. DEFENDANT. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION; STATE OF IDAHO PLAINTIFFS,
ST. LUKE'S HEALTH SYSTEM, LTD.; SALTZER MEDICAL GROUP, P.A. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: B. Lynn Winmill Chief Judge United States District Court
ORDER OF CONSOLIDATION
Following a telephone conference on March 18, 2013, with all counsel, and pursuant to their agreement at that conference,
NOW THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that the motion for consolidation (docket no. 2) and motion for expedited consolidation (docket no. 3) filed in FTC v St. Luke's (CV-13-116-BLW) be GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that FTC v St. Luke's
(CV-13-116-BLW) be consolidated with St.
Al's v. St. Luke 's (CV-12-560-BLW).
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that the lead case shall be St. Al's v. St. Luke's CV-12-560-BLW, and that all pleadings and other documents shall be filed in that lead case.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that the trial presently set for July 29, 2013, is VACATED, and that trial shall be reset for September 16, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in the Federal Courthouse in Boise Idaho. The Court shall set aside three weeks for trial. After the first day of trial, the trial days shall generally run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. straight through with only two breaks of about 15 minutes each.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that because the continuation of the trial will require a new schedule of pre-trial deadlines, counsel are directed to meet together to draft a new schedule and submit it to the Court for approval.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that the telephone status conference now set for April 2, 2013, is VACATED. This conference became unnecessary once the trial was continued and given the fact that another conference is set for April 30, 2013, which shall remain in place.
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