Williams v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company

Filing 35

ORDER re 24 MOTION for Order to Show Cause Re Deposition of Antoine Burton ; 32 Order on Motion for Order to Show Cause. Holding in Abeyance 25 - Signed by Magistrate Judge Mona K. Majzoub. (LBar)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION TUAN WILLIAMS, CIVIL ACTION NO. 10-CV-11435 Plaintiff, DISTRICT JUDGE GERALD E. ROSEN vs. MAGISTRATE JUDGE MONA K. MAJZOUB STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY CO., Defendant. / ORDER FOR ANTOINE BURTON TO APPEAR FOR DEPOSITION AND HOLDING IN ABEYANCE DOCKET NO. 24 On March 16, 2011 the Court ordered Antoine Burton to Show Cause For Failure To Obey Subpoena and to appear on March 30, 2011. (Docket nos. 24, 32). Mr. Burton and counsel for both parties appeared on March 30, 2011. For the reasons stated on the record, including that Mr. Burton did not show good cause for failure to attend the previously scheduled depositions, the Court ordered that Mr. Burton will appear for deposition. At the hearing it was ordered and Mr. Burton acknowledged that he will attend a deposition at the time and location (with phone number) given on the record and memorialized below. The Court notified Mr. Burton that he will be held in contempt of Court if he fails to appear for the deposition. Defendant's Motion To Show Cause (docket no. 24) requesting that Mr. Burton be held in contempt will be held in abeyance pending Mr. Burton's deposition date. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Antoine Burton appear for deposition on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the law offices of Defendant's counsel Patrick, Johnson & Mott, P.C., 27777 Franklin Road, Suite 1400, Southfield, Michigan 48034 and such deposition will continue on that date until completed. FAILURE TO APPEAR WILL RESULT IN MR. BURTON BEING HELD IN CONTEMPT OF THIS COURT. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT through the conclusion of this case, Mr. Burton will provide this Court and the attorneys of record with his new address and contact information within 7 days of any change in residence from his current address at 15723 Stansbury, Detroit, Michigan 48227. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT Defendant's Motion To Show Cause Re: Deposition Of Antoine Burton (docket no. 24) is held in abeyance pending the April 1, 2011 deposition date. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(a), the parties have a period of fourteen days from the date of this Order within which to file any written appeal to the District Judge as may be permissible under 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1). Dated: March 31, 2011 s/ Mona K. Majzoub MONA K. MAJZOUB UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE PROOF OF SERVICE I hereby certify that a copy of this Order to Show Cause was served upon Antoine Burton at 15723 Stansbury, Detroit, Michigan 48227 and Counsel of Record on this date. Dated: March 31, 2011 Lisa C. Bartlett Case Manager 2

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