IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 24, 2012
KEITH ADER, PLAINTIFF,
BELIMED, INC, A FLORIDA CORPORATION, AND DOES 1-20, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Presently before the court is plaintiff's request to appear by telephone at the August 2, 2012 hearing on defendant's motion to dismiss this case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction or, alternatively, to transfer the case to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.*fn1 Plaintiff presently resides in Phoenix, Arizona. (Ader Decl. ¶ 4.) The undersigned grants plaintiff's request.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's request to appear by telephone at the August 2, 2012 hearing on defendant's motions to dismiss or transfer is granted.
2. Plaintiff shall promptly contact the undersigned's Courtroom Deputy at (916) 930-4187, and provide a dedicated, hard telephone line at which the court may contact plaintiff at the time of the hearing.
IT IS SO ORDERED.