Moreno v. Parker
ORDER granting 12 Motion to Compel. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on January 17, 2023.(mll)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTSERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
Case No. 4:22-cv-4063
JAMES JOSEPH PARKER
Before the Court is Defendant’s Motion to Compel. ECF No. 12. Plaintiff has not filed a
response to the motion, and the time for response has passed. The Court finds this matter ripe for
On August 24, 2022, Defendant propounded interrogatories and requests for production of
documents to Plaintiff. Plaintiff responded to the discovery requests. On November 17, 2022,
Defendant sent a letter requesting supplemental information and medical authorizations to assist
in obtaining Plaintiff’s medical records. To date, Plaintiff has neither provided any supplemental
information to Defendant nor executed any medical authorizations. Pursuant to the Court’s final
scheduling order, expert witnesses must be disclosed by February 20, 2023, and discovery must
be completed by May 21, 2023. Defendant moves the Court to compel Plaintiff to submit full and
complete answers to the interrogatories and requests for production of documents and to provide
an executed medical authorization.
Upon consideration, the Court finds that the Defendant’s Motion to Compel (ECF No. 12)
should be and hereby is GRANTED. Plaintiff must submit full and complete answers to the
interrogatories and requests for production of documents propounded to him on August 24, 2022,
and provide an executed medical authorization before January 24, 2023. Failure to comply with
this Order could result in sanctions being imposed by the Court pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 17th day of January, 2023.
/s/ Susan O. Hickey
Susan O. Hickey
Chief United States District Judge
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