Staples v. Batesville Casket Company Inc
ORDER re 106 Amended MOTION to Compel Discovery filed by Garry Clayton directing plaintiff to prepare a supplemental brief identifying those requests limited to discovery necessary for determination of class; deft should file a response to plaintiff's supplemental brief within 15 days of receipt. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 10/28/08. (bkp)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION GARRY CLAYTON, On Behalf of himself and all others similarly situated V. 5:07CV214JMM DEFENDANT
BATESVILLE CASKET COMPANY, INC. ORDE R
Pending is Plaintiff's Revised Motion to Compel. (Docket # 106). Defendant has responded. Defendant states that it has supplied supplemental information in response to Plaintiff's discovery requests since the original responses were served and is preparing additional supplementary responses. As of the date Defendant filed its response, Defendant had not yet responded to Plaintiff's Fourth and Fifth Sets of Requests. The Scheduling Order in this case establishes a deadline for class action discovery on December 1, 2008. Thereafter, the Court will consider Plaintiff's motion for class certification. The Court has established a merits based discovery deadline April 20, 2009. At this time, the Court will consider Plaintiff's motion to compel only with regard to those requests specifically limited to discovery necessary for determination of class. Plaintiff is directed to prepare a supplemental brief identifying those requests limited to discovery necessary for determination of class. Plaintiff is directed to review all responses and supplemental information received from Defendant and to specify how the response and information provided is inadequate or incomplete. Defendant should file a response to Plaintiff's supplemental brief within fifteen days of receipt. IT IS SO ORDERED this 28th day of October, 2008.
______________________________ James M. Moody United States District Judge
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