Evans et al v. United States of America
ORDER Denying Without Prejudice re 49 Renewed MOTION to Dismiss filed by United States of America. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
DeShawn Evans and Benita Evans,
Case No. 12-12794
United States of America,
Honorable Sean F. Cox
This is a car accident case. Plaintiffs DeShawn and Benita Evans allege that they were
injured in a collision caused by Customs and Border Patrol Agent Justin McCormack. Plaintiffs
filed suit against the United States of America pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act on June 26,
On January 27, 2013, the parties appeared before the Court for a Final Pretrial Conference.
(See Doc. # 53). During the Final Pretrial Conference, this Court heard oral argument on
Defendant’s Renewed Motion to Dismiss, (Doc. # 49), which included details regarding the parties’
discovery disputes to date. After considering the parties’ positions, this Court hereby ORDERS as
Defendant’s Renewed Motion to Dismiss is DENIED without prejudice;
The continued deposition of Plaintiff Benita Evans is to take place on
January 29, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.;
The continued deposition of Plaintiff DeShawn Evans is to take place on
February 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m;
The interior inspection of Plaintiffs’ vehicle is to take place on February 5,
2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Defendant’s expert’s facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Defendant is ordered to arrange for Plaintiffs’ subject vehicle to be towed to
and from the inspection facility on that date. The parties are each ordered to
pay fifty percent (50%) of the cost of towing the vehicle to and from the
This Court further orders that if any of the abovementioned remaining discovery is not completed
on the date and time provided by the parties, this Court will dismiss Plaintiff’s case with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
S/Sean F. Cox
Sean F. Cox
United States District Judge
Dated: January 29, 2014
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record on
January 29, 2014, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
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