Bradley v. Grupo Iberostar et al
ORDER : See attached ruling on the plaintiff's motion 143 to compel. Signed by Judge Donna F. Martinez on 11/15/13. (Constantine, A.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT
GRUPO IBEROSTAR, et al.,
RULING ON PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL
The plaintiff brings this personal injury lawsuit against
Iberostar Hotels & Resorts ("Iberostar"), Hotelera Playa Paraiso
Pending before the court is the plaintiff's motion to
compel defendant Iberostar to respond to interrogatories. (Doc.
After hearing oral argument, the court rules as follows:
Interrogatory 3 requests the defendant to indicate whether it
"took any action to demonstrate that it controlled the nature and
quality of the goods or services provided under the mark(s)." As
phrased, the request is confusing.
During oral argument, the
plaintiff stated that the interrogatory asks the defendant "how
Iberostar controls the nature and quality of the goods or services
understands this to be the meaning of the interrogatory.
clarified, the defendant's objection to the interrogatory on the
Interrogatories 4 and 5a are granted.
During oral argument,
the defendant stated it does not object to the requests.
Interrogatories 5, 6 and 6a are withdrawn by the plaintiff.
Interrogatory 11 is granted.
The defendant objected on the
grounds that the information sought was "proprietary financial
information" that it "will not produce . . . in the absence of a
The plaintiff is willing to enter into a
Counsel agree that they can work together to
draft an appropriate order.
SO ORDERED at Hartford, Connecticut this 15th day of November,
Donna F. Martinez
United States Magistrate Judge
The defendant agreed to check further for any additional
This was the only objection the defendant asserted in its
response to the interrogatory. Fed. R. Civ. P. 33(b)(4) provides
that "[a]ny ground not stated in a timely objection is waived
unless the court, for good cause, excuses the failure." To the
extent that the defendant now seeks to raise additional objections,
they are waived as the defendant has not demonstrated good cause.
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