UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 25, 2013
ELIZABETH MCKENNA, PLAINTIFF,
THE PERMANENTE MEDICAL GROUP, ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION ) TO AMEND THE SCHEDULING ORDER, IN ) PART ) (Document 35)
On March 19, 2013, Plaintiff Elizabeth McKenna ("Plaintiff") filed a motion to extend dates in the Scheduling Order. (Doc. 35). Defendant The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. ("Defendant") filed an Opposition on April 5, 2013. (Doc. 37). The Court held a hearing on the motion on April 19, 2013.
The Court hereby GRANTS Plaintiff's instant motion IN PART and extends the discovery cut-off with regard to specific discovery, in accordance with the parties' Stipulation filed on April 24, 2013. (Doc. 40). This additional, limited discovery will be conducted according to the stipulated terms and shall be completed no later than May 24, 2013. (Doc. 40). Further, the parties will comply with all other discovery-related measures identified in the Stipulation, including conducting a telephonic meet-and-confer conference on April 29, 2013. (Doc. 40).
The Court reminds the parties that the original deadline for
filing motions to compel
expired on the discovery cut-off date of March 22, 2013. However,
in accordance with the parties' Stipulation, the Court will extend the
deadline for filing motions to compel to May 3, 2013. *fn1
(Doc. 40). The Court will not entertain motions to compel
past that date. Any motions to compel will be heard on May 10, 2013,
at 9:30 a.m., in Courtroom 10, with counsel personally present.
Pursuant to this Court's Local Rule 251(a), (b) and (c), any motion to
compel must be accompanied by a Joint Statement regarding the
discovery disagreement at issue. Failure to timely file the Joint
Statement will result in the removal of the motion hearing from the
Finally, as agreed upon in the parties' Stipulation, and except as outlined above, all deadlines, dates and other terms specified in the Scheduling Order issued on September 26, 2012, remain in full force and effect. (Doc. 40).
IT IS SO ORDERED.