United States District Court, C.D. California
For World Organization, doing business as Rescue Me, Plaintiff: David A Dillard, Edward R Schwartz, LEAD ATTORNEYS, Christie Parker and Hale LLP, Glendale, CA.
CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL
The Honorable PERCY ANDERSON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
Proceedings: Order to Show Cause Re; Dismissal For Lack Of Prosecution
Absent a showing of good cause, an action must be dismissed without prejudice if the summons and complaint are not served on a defendant within 120 days after the complaint is filed. Fed.R.Civ.P. 4(m).
In the present case, it appears that this time period has not been met. Accordingly, the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff to show cause in writing on or before January 20, 2015, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Pursuant to Rule 78 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the court finds that this matter is appropriate for submission without oral argument. The Order to Show Cause will stand submitted upon the filing of plaintiff's response. ...