Brown v. Swift Transportation Co of Arizona LLC et al
ORDER denying as moot 19 plaintiff Valarie Brown's motion to compel response to discovery requests. Signed by Judge Kristine G. Baker on 10/4/2019. (jbh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
Case No. 3:18-cv-00212-KGB
SWIFT TRANSPORTATION CO.
OF ARIZONA LLC, et al.,
Before the Court is plaintiff Valarie Brown’s motion to compel response to discovery
requests (Dkt. No. 19).
In her motion, Ms. Brown states that served defendants Swift
Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC (“Swift Transportation”) and Germaney M. Bates with the
first set of interrogatories and requests for production of documents on April 2, 2019, and that
defendants failed to answer them (Id.). In response to Ms. Brown’s motion, defendants admit that
they were slow in responding to Ms. Brown’s two sets of interrogatories and requests for
production of documents due in part to Mr. Bates’ unavailability due as a result of his employment
in the oil fields and due in part to agreements for extension of time to respond (Dkt. No. 22, ¶ 1).
Since Ms. Brown filed her motion to compel, defendants assert that they have responded to both
sets of Ms. Brown’s written discovery requests and have provided Ms. Brown documentation
which is responsive to her interrogatories and requests for production of documents (Id., ¶ 2).
Since defendants have responded to and complied with Ms. Brown’s discovery requests, the Court
denies as moot Ms. Brown’s motion to compel discovery requests (Dkt. No. 19).
It is so ordered this 4th day of October, 2019.
Kristine G. Baker
United States District Judge
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