Satterlee v. Great Lakes Insurance SE et al

Filing 12

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Show Cause Response due by 9/16/2021. Signed by Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu on 9/9/2021. (dmrlc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/9/2021)

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Case 4:21-cv-01774-DMR Document 12 Filed 09/09/21 Page 1 of 1 1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 JEREMY SATTERLEE, Case No. 21-cv-01774-DMR Plaintiff, 7 v. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE SERVICE OF COMPLAINT 8 9 GREAT LAKES INSURANCE SE, et al., Defendants. 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Plaintiff Jeremy Satterlee filed the complaint on March 12, 2021. On June 2, 2021, 12 Plaintiff filed a request to continue certain case deadlines by approximately 90 days. [Docket No. 13 9.] Plaintiff’s counsel stated in a supporting declaration that he filed the lawsuit less than five 14 weeks after being contacted by Plaintiff to represent him due to concerns about the statute of 15 limitations, and that counsel needed additional time to review the case. [Docket No. 10.] The 16 court granted the request on June 4, 2021 and continued the initial case management conference to 17 September 15, 2021, as well as related deadlines. [Docket Nos. 9-11.] The court did not extend 18 the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m) deadline to serve the summons and complaint, which 19 was June 10, 2021, and it appears that the summons and complaint have not yet been served on 20 Defendant. Pursuant to Rule 4(m), the court must dismiss an action without prejudice if a 21 defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed. Accordingly, Plaintiff is 22 hereby ORDERED to show cause in writing by no later than September 16, 2021 why this action 23 should not be dismissed without prejudice for failure to serve the summons and complaint on 24 Defendant. The September 15, 2021 CMC is VACATED and will be rescheduled if appropriate. 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: September 9, 2021 ______________________________________ Donna M. Ryu United States Magistrate Judge

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