Daniellle Parker v. Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC et al
ORDER granting limited extension to file discovery disputes. Parties have until 04/20/17 to file discovery disputes that could not have been filed earlier due to lack of necessary deposition transcripts. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 04/17/17. (tehlc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/17/2017)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 15-cv-05673-TEH
ORDER GRANTING LIMITED
EXTENSION TO FILE DISCOVERY
United States District Court
Northern District of California
After reviewing the parties’ submissions concerning Plaintiff’s request for a one-
week extension to file discovery disputes (ECF Nos. 46 & 47), the Court finds good cause
to GRANT a limited extension, even though Plaintiff violated this Court’s standing order
by filing her request on the date of the deadline she seeks to extend. Defendants have
submitted evidence that they produced the disputed documents in January and not, as
Plaintiff contends, on the April 3, 2017 discovery cut-off date. In addition, counsel’s
failure to plan for a vacation, or to plan discovery so that there was not a last-minute rush
just prior to the cut-off date, does not present good cause for extending the deadline.
However, the Court will grant the parties until April 20, 2017, to file discovery
disputes that they could not have filed earlier because they did not receive the necessary
deposition transcripts. This extension shall not prevent the magistrate judge from denying
relief if she finds that counsel has been dilatory in scheduling depositions or requesting
transcripts and that such delay warrants denial of the requested relief.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
THELTON E. HENDERSON
United States District Judge
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