IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 4, 2009
SHELLEY HAWORTH, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DISCHARGING ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
ORDER EXTENDING TIME FOR SERVICE
On August 27, 2008, Plaintiff, proceeding in forma pauperis, filed the present action for judicial review of the denial of Social Security benefits.
On January 9, 2009, the Court issued an order to show cause based on Plaintiff's failure to return the service documents.
Plaintiff's attorney filed a response on January 30, 2009, explaining that the oversight was due to "considerable negligence or intentional harm" committed by a former employee. Response, at 1. The law firm has attempted to correct these issues, but was not aware of the deficiency in this case.*fn1
Accordingly, for good cause shown, the January 9, 2009, order to show cause is DISCHARGED.
Plaintiff is granted twenty (20) days to either submit her USM-285 forms OR serve Defendant directly.
IT IS SO ORDERED.