Crenshaw v. Redfearn et al

Filing 19

ORDER granting 18 Motion to Compel. Plaintiff to provide Defendants with required responses to discovery requests by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on May 9, 2017. (mll)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION CHRISTOPHER ANTONIO CRENSHAW v. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 4:17-cv-04002 NURSE L. REDFEARN; LIEUTENANT GOLDEN ADAMS; WARDEN M. MOORE; GRIEVANCE OFFICER A. LANDRETH; And SHERIFF RON STOVALL DEFENDANTS ORDER Plaintiff Christopher Antonio Crenshaw proceeds in this action pro se and in forma pauperis pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Currently before the Court is Defendant Nurse Loni Redfearn’s Second Motion to Compel. ECF No. 18. Plaintiff has not responded. In her Motion, Defendant states she first sent discovery requests to Plaintiff on or before February 8, 2017. Defendant indicates the responses were due by March 13, 2017, and to date Plaintiff has not responded. The discovery requests were not returned as undeliverable. On April 4, 2017, Defendants attempted to resolve this discovery dispute in good faith without court intervention and sent correspondence to Plaintiff requesting his past-due discovery responses. The correspondence was not returned as undeliverable. Plaintiff again failed to respond. Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Plaintiff is afforded thirty (30) days to respond to discovery requests. Fed. R. Civ. P. 33(b)(2) & 34(b)(2)(A). Plaintiff did not request an extension of time to respond to Defendants’ discovery requests. Therefore, Plaintiff has failed to respond in the time provided by law. Accordingly, Defendants’ Motion to Compel (ECF No. 18) is GRANTED. Plaintiff is DIRECTED to provide Defendants with the required responses to the discovery requests by 5:00 1    p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017. Plaintiff is advised that failure to comply with this Order may result in the dismissal of this case. IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of May 2017. /s/ Barry A. Bryant HON. BARRY A. BRYANT UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE   2   

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