Powell v. National Railroad Passenger Corp.
ORDER granting 20 Defendant's Motion to Compel. Plaintiff is directed to provide required responses to discovery by 5:00 p.m. on June 18, 2012. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on May 29, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER
Before the Court is the Defendant's Motion to Compel (ECF No. 20) filed May 21, 2012
to the First Set of Requests for Production of Documents, and First Set of Interrogatories. The
Plaintiff has not filed a Response to the Motion or any objections to the Request for Production
In the Motion the Defendant state that they propounded discovery request to the Plaintiff
on March 19, 2012. No responses were received and the Defendant’s counsel sent a letter to the
Plaintiff on May 7, 2012 (ECF No. 21-1).
Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, plaintiff had thirty (30) days to respond to
the discovery requests. Fed. R. Civ. P. 33(b)(3) & 34(b). Therefore, plaintiff has failed to
respond in the time provided by law.
Accordingly, defendants’ motion to compel (ECF No. 20) is GRANTED. Plaintiff is
directed to provide defendants with the required responses to the discovery requests by 5:00 p.m.
on June 18, 2012 unless extended for good cause by the court.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 29th day of May, 2012.
/s/ J. Marschewski
Honorable James R. Marschewski
United States Magistrate Judge
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