If the case doesn't settle then until the trial is held and a judgment entered will there status since bifurcation was denied.
This is just my opinion and not a comprehensive answer. You assume the risk because this answer may not apply to your situation depending on the facts.
Normally, if he does not show up at trial, the court will proceed and enter the Judgment and your status will be terminated at that time.
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