The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
MARK PALLEY, Cal. Bar No. 120073 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org DAVID B. ANDERSON, Cal. Bar No. 273419 Email: email@example.com MARION'S INN LLP 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 707 Oakland, California 94612-2145 Telephone: (510) 451-6770 Facsimile: (510) 451-1711 Attorneys for Defendant Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
ORDER ON STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANT KAISER'S TIME TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF
DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER, INC.'S COMPLAINT
Complaint served: 7/23/2012
Removal date: 8/22/2012
Current response date: 9/24/2012 )
New response date: 10/8/2012
WHEREAS plaintiff Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, Inc. ("Doctors") served its complaint on defendant Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. ("Kaiser") on July 23, 2012;
WHEREAS Kaiser removed this action to this court on August 22, 2012; WHEREAS the parties stipulated to extend the time for Kaiser to file a responsive pleading to Doctors' complaint up to and through September 24, 2012;
WHEREAS the parties continue to engage in good faith and productive discussions regarding potential resolution of certain causes of action in this matter and believe that a further extension of Kaiser's time to file a response to Doctors' complaint is the most efficient and economical manner in which to proceed,
THE PARTIES HEREBY STIPULATE, pursuant to C.A.E.D. Local Rules 143 and 144, to request that the court enter an order extending Kaiser's time to respond to Doctors' complaint shall be extended further by fourteen (14) days up to and through Monday, October 8, 2012.
Having considered the parties' above stipulation, and finding good cause therefor, IT IS SO ORDERED that defendant Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., shall have up to and through Monday, October 8, 2012, by which to file such pleading.
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