UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 23, 2012
ROBERT DORROH, ET AL.,
DEERBROOK INSURANCE COMPANY, A WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER REGARDING RECENTLY FILED DISCOVERY MOTIONS
On July 17, 2012, Plaintiffs Robert Dorroh and Barbara Dorroh ("Plaintiffs") filed a Motion to Compel Further Discovery and for Sanctions, setting the matter for hearing before the undersigned on August 10, 2012. (Doc. 64.)
On July 18, 2012, this Court issued a minute order concerning the motion and the Court's expectations. (See Doc. 65.)
On July 19, 2012, Defendant Deerbrook Insurance Company ("Defendant") filed a Motion to Compel Further Discovery and for Sanctions; the hearing on this second motion was also set for August 10, 2012. (Doc. 66.)
On July 20, 2012, Plaintiffs filed a Motion for Protective Order, related to the discovery issues now-pending before the Court. The hearing on this motion was also set for August 10, 2012, before the undersigned. (Doc. 67.)
In light of this Court's heavy calendar and workload, and with specific regard to the numerous discovery disputes arising between the parties herein, this Court HEREBY ORDERS the following:
1. The non-expert discovery deadline, currently scheduled for August 31, 2012, is CONTINUED to September 28, 2012, and the scheduling order is so modified;
2. The hearings on the three discovery motions now-pending before the undersigned, are CONTINUED from August 10, 2012, to September 7, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 10. Personal appearances are required;
3. A single joint statement, covering the content of all three motions now-pending, and not exceeding a total of fifty (50) pages without exhibits, SHALL BE FILED no later than August 24, 2012.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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