IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 12, 2013
CALIFORNIA HEALTH CARE SERVICES, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT'S REQUEST TO CONDUCT PLAINTIFF'S DEPOSITION VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE (ECF No. 36)
Plaintiff Arthur Luna is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action filed November 9, 2010 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. (ECF No. 1.)
This matter proceeds on Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint claim of medical indifference against Defendant Ugwueze. (ECF No. 20.) This matter is in the discovery phase. The discovery cut-off date is September 23, 2013. (ECF No. 33.)
Pending before the Court is Defendant's March 6, 2013 request to conduct the deposition of Plaintiff via videoconference pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(4). (ECF No. 36.)
Good cause having been shown, Defendant's motion is HEREBY GRANTED, provided that nothing in this order shall be interpreted as requiring the institution in which Plaintiff is housed to obtain videoconferencing equipment if it is not already available.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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