IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 28, 2009
SHOCK TRAUMA AIR RESCUE, PLAINTIFF,
STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
Presently before the Court is Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to File First Amended Complaint.*fn1 Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2), "[t]he court should freely give leave when justice so requires."
Accordingly, in light of the potential complexity of this case, and since Plaintiff filed this Motion in the early stages of litigation, Plaintiff's Motion (Docket No. 71) is GRANTED. Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint, submitted as Exhibit "A" to the current Motion, shall be deemed filed on the date this Order is electronically filed, and Defendants are directed to respond to the First Amended Complaint not later than twenty (20) days following that same date.
IT IS SO ORDERED.