Martin Vogel v. 99 Cents Only Stores, LLC et al

Filing 16

(IN CHAMBERS) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE REGARDING DISMISSAL FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION by Judge Andre Birotte Jr. Plaintiff(s) are ORDERED to show cause why this case should not be dismissed, for lack of prosecution. Link v. Wabash R.Co., 370 U.S. 626 (1962) (Court has inherent power to dismiss for lack of prosecution on its own motion). In the present case, it appears that one or more of these time periods has not been met. Accordingly, the Court, on its own motion, orders Plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing, on or before March 21, 2017, why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Pursuant to Rule 78 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Court finds that this matter is appropriate for submission without oral argume nt. The Order to Show Cause will stand submitted upon the filing of Plaintiff(s) response. Failure to respond to this Order to Show Cause will be deemed consent to the dismissal of the action. Defendant 99 Cents Only Stores LLC did not answer the complaint, yet Plaintiff(s) have failed to request default, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 55(a). Plaintiff(s) can satisfy by seeking entry of default or by dismissing the complaint. IT IS SO ORDERED. (clee)

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