Cole v. Wilkerson et al

Filing 25

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART PLAINTIFF'S 20 Motion to Compel - Signed by Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen. (CCie)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION GEORGE A. COLE, Plaintiff, No. 16-10511 v. District Judge Matthew F. Leitman Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen ERIC WILERSON, ET AL., Defendants. / ORDER On January 31, 2017, counsel for the parties appeared for argument on Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Discovery [Doc. #20]. Following off-the record discussion between counsel, the bulk of the issues raised in Plaintiff’s motion were resolved, and those resolutions were placed on the record. The motion is therefore GRANTED to the extent that Defendants will comply with the terms placed on the record, and will produce the documents agreed to within 30 days of the date of this Order. If Defendants do not possess any requested documents, they will so indicate. There were two unresolved issues, designated as items 1(m) and 1(n) of Plaintiff’s List of Unresolved Issues [Doc. #24]. As to Issue 1(m), Plaintiff’s request for policy and procedure manuals, the motion is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE as to policies and procedures regarding discipline of drivers and requirements of drivers regarding accidents. The request is DENIED as to policies regarding accident investigations. -1- As to Issue 1(n), requesting “all violations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s regulations,” the request is DENIED. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/R. Steven Whalen R. STEVEN WHALEN United States Magistrate Judge Dated: January 31, 2017 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was sent to parties of record on January 31, 2017, electronically and/or by U.S. mail. s/Carolyn M. Ciesla Case Manager -2-

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