UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 1, 2012
SHIRLEEN WRIGHT-PEARSON, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Jennifer L. Thurston United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING EX PARTE APPLICATION TO EXTEND DEADLINE FOR DISCLOSURE OF THE EXPERT REPORT OF LINDA REYNOLDS (Doc. 43)
On September 28, 2012, Defendants filed a request for an extension of time within which their expert, Linda Reynolds, could provide her expert report. (Doc. 43) Defendants explain that Ms. Reynolds' mother recently passed away which interfered with her ability to complete her expert report. Id. They request an extension until October 16, 2012 to provide the report though they indicate they will make their expert disclosure in a timely fashion on October 2, 2012. Id. at 2.
Attached to the application is email correspondence with Plaintiff in which Ms. Armstrong agreed to the extension of time but had not yet returned the signed stipulation to this effect. (Doc. 43 at 7)
Based upon the foregoing, the Court GRANTS the application and ORDERS;
1. The parties SHALL make their expert disclosure no later than October 2, 2012. The disclosures SHALL be complete and SHALL be accompanied by all expert reports except the expert report of Linda Reynolds SHALL be provided no later than October 16, 2012;
2. Plaintiff is granted until November 2, 2012 to disclose any
experts intended to rebut
the testimony of Linda Reynolds;
3. No other modifications to the scheduling order are authorized.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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