IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 18, 2013
GEORGE FETTER, PLAINTIFF,
PLACER COUNTY SHERIFF, EDWARD N. BONNER, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY; COUNTY OF PLACER; CALIFORNIA FORENSICS MEDICAL GROUP (CFMG); AND PLACER COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT, DEFENDANTS.*FN1
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. Senior United States District Judge
CONFERENCE; FED. R. CIV. P. ) 4(M) NOTICE
ORDER CONTINUING STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING)
Plaintiff indicates in the Joint Status Report filed April 15, 2013 ("JSR"), that Defendant California Forensics Medical Group has not yet been served and that Plaintiff "expect[s] service by April 25, 2013." (JSR 21:5, ECF No. 21.)
Plaintiff is granted an extension under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure ("Rule") 4(m) to effectuate service on Defendant California Forensics Medical Group until and including April 25, 2013. Plaintiff is notified under Rule 4(m) that failure to serve this defendant with process on or before April 25, 2013, may result in that defendant's dismissal for failure of service and/or prosecution. To avoid dismissal, on or before April 26, 2013, Plaintiff shall file proof of service or a filing providing sufficient explanation why service was not completed within the extended service period.
Further, the Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference scheduled for hearing on April 29, 2013, is continued to June 24, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. A joint status report shall be filed no later than fourteen (14) days prior.
Also, since Plaintiff has not justified Doe defendants remaining in this action, Does 1-20 are dismissed. See Order Setting Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference filed August 28, 2012, at 2 n.2 (indicating that if justification for "Doe" defendant allegations not provided Doe defendants would be dismissed).
IT IS SO ORDERED.