United States District Court, D. Nevada
PATRICIA L. FALCONE, Ph.D., an individual; on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff,
GAUGHAN SOUTH LLC, a Nevada limited liability company dba South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa, Defendant.
Springmeyer, Bradley Schrager, Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro,
Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, Patrick Madden, Berger &
Montague, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff and the Proposed Class
Stuart McCluer, McCulley McCluer PLLC.
STIPULATION AND ORDER TO STAY PROCEEDINGS AND EXTEND
DEADLINE FOR DEFENDANT TO RESPOND TO THE COMPLAINT
M. Navarro, Chief Judge.
February 8, 2018, Patricia L. Falcone, Ph.D
(“Plaintiff”), on behalf of herself and the
proposed Class, filed the instant case against Gaughan South
LLC, a Nevada limited liability company dba South Point
Hotel, Casino & Spa (“South Point”).
Plaintiff and South Point, by and through their respective
counsel of record, stipulate to: (1) stay this case pending a
ruling on subject matter jurisdiction in Cabral et al. v.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation et al., No.
2:17-cv-02841-APG-VCF (the “Caesars Case”),
another similar case filed by the same Plaintiff's
counsel; and (2) extend the current deadlines for South Point
to respond to Plaintiff's Complaint (ECF No. 1) until
after the Court makes a determination of subject matter
jurisdiction in the Caesars Case.
February 8, 2018, Plaintiff filed the instant case against
South Point, alleging that South Point improperly applied
Clark County, Nevada's Combined Transient Lodging Tax to
charges for internet access. Relatedly, counsel for Plaintiff
has filed some fourteen additional lawsuits (the
“Related Lawsuits” and, together with the instant
action, the “Resort Fee Lawsuits”) in this
District Court that assert similar claims and requests for
relief against other resort/hotel defendants:
• Cabral et al. v. Caesars Entertainment Corporation et
al, No. 2:17-cv-02841-APG-VCF (filed on November 10, 2017);
• Phelps et al. v. MGM Resorts International et al, No.
2:17-cv-02848-APG-CWH (filed on November 13, 2017);
• Martinez et al v. Las Vegas Sands Corp. et al, No.
2:17-cv-02859-APG-NJK (filed on November 14, 2017);
• Schnitzer et al. v. Wynn Resorts, Ltd. et al, No.
2:17-cv-02868-RFB-GWF (filed on November 15, 2017);
• Bowes, et al, v. Nevada Property 1 LLC, dba
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, No. 2:17-cv-02913-GMN-VCF (filed
on November 20, 2017);
• Chapman v. Penn National Gaming, Inc. et al, No.
2:17-cv-02924-GMN-PAL (filed on November 21, 2017);
• Shapiro v. Treasure Island, LLC, No.
2:17-cv-02930-APG-CWH (filed on November 22, 2017);
• Inman v. Las Vegas Resort Holdings, LLC, No.
2:17-cv-02950-JAD-NJK (filed on November 28, 2017);
• Herrera v. American Casino & Entertainment
Properties, LLC, et al, No. 2:18-cv-00218-JAD-PAL (filed on