Chaudhry et al v. Smith et al

Filing 34

STIPULATION and ORDER to Extend Discovery Deadlines, signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 4/6/2018. (Kusamura, W)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Brian C. Leighton, CA BAR #090907 LAW OFFICES OF BRIAN C. LEIGHTON 755 N. Peach Avenue, Suite G-10 Clovis, CA 93611 Telephone: (559) 297-6190 Facsimile: (559) 297-6194 Email: Charles L. Doerksen, CA BAR #135423 Travis R. Stokes, CA BAR #225122 2125 Kern Street, Suite 304 Fresno, CA 93721 Telephone: (559) 233-3434 Facsimile: (559) 233-3939 Email: 10 11 Attorney for plaintiffs Pervaiz A. Chaudhry, M.D. and Valley Cardiac Surgery Medical Group 12 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 14 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 15 16 17 18 PERVAIZ CHAUDHRY, M.D. and VALLEY CARDIAC SURGERY MEDICAL GROUP, 19 20 Plaintiffs, Case No.: 1:16-CV-01243-LJO-MJS ORDER ON STIPULATION TO EXTEND DISCOVERY DEADLINES vs. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DR. KAREN SMITH, in her official capacity as the Director of the California Department of Public Health; STEVEN LOPEZ, California Department of Public Health, Fresno District Office Manager, in his personal capacity; ERIC CREER, in his personal capacity as an employee of the California Department of Public Health; SHIRLEY CAMPBELL, in her personal capacity; DEIDRE KAPPMEYER, in her personal capacity, Defendants. -1ORDER ON STIPULATION TO EXTEND DISCOVERY DEADLINES 1 Having considered the parties’ Stipulation to Extend Discovery Deadlines (Doc. 2 32) and the grounds stated therefor, the Court finds that: 1) the inability of Defendant 3 Kappmeyer, because of a medical condition, to be deposed before the current discovery 4 deadline is reason for extending the discovery deadline for the taking of her deposition; 5 2) that the expert discover deadline shall be extended until one month after the taking of 6 Defendat Kappmeyer’s deposition; 3) that Plaintiff’s absence from the country 7 (presumed to be voluntary since not otherwise stated) is no justification for extending 8 the deadline for him to appear at his deposition; and, 4) nothing in this Order shall 9 constitute a basis for seeking delay of the dispositive motion schedule, the pretrial 10 conference or the trial in this case. 11 Therefore, IT IS ORDERED that: 12 1) The deadline for deposing Defendant Deidre Kappmeyer is extended to 13 July 20, 2018; and 14 2) The expert discovery deadline is extended to August 20, 2018. 15 16 17 18 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 6, 2018 /s/ Michael J. Seng UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2ORDER ON STIPULATION TO EXTEND DISCOVERY DEADLINES

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