United States District Court, D. Montana, Billings Division
February 6, 2014
EARLINE COLE, as an individual and as personal representative of the ESTATE OF STEVEN BEARCANE, et al., Plaintiffs,
MATTHEW ORAVEC, in his individual capacity, Defendant.
SAM E. HADDON, District Judge.
On January 23, 2014, United States Magistrate Judge Carolyn S. Ostby entered her Findings and Recommendations on Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings and for Partial Summary Judgment. Defendant filed objections on February 4, 2014. The Court reviews de novo findings and recommendations to which objections are made. 28 U.S.c. § 636(b)(1). Upon de novo review of the record, I find no error in Judge Ostby's Findings and Recommendations and adopt them in full.
1. Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings and for Partial Summary Judgment (Doc. 119) is GRANTED, in part, and DENIED, as set forth in Judge Ostby's Findings and Recommendations, as follows:
A. Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings respecting the Springfield claims is GRANTED.
B. Defendants Motion for Partial Summary Judgment respecting the Bearcrane claims is DENIED.