Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters Employee Benefits Fund et al v. Infinity Homescapes, L.L.C. et al

Filing 18

ORDER re Discovery Dispute. Signed by District Judge George Caram Steeh. (MBea)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS’ EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FUND, ET AL., CASE NO. 17-CV-10816 HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH Plaintiffs, v. INFINITY HOMESCAPES, LLC, ET AL., Defendants. ________________________/ ORDER RE DISCOVERY DISPUTE   On October 5, 2017, the parties appeared telephonically for a conference regarding the parties’ discovery dispute. The dispute was summarized by both parties in written submissions which the court has duly considered. Appearing by telephone were Defendants’ counsel, Josie Lewis, and Plaintiffs’ counsel, Bryan Beckerman and David Malinowski. As a result of the discussions therein, the parties agreed that Defendants Infinity Homescapes, LLC, Jamey Woodson and Josie Lewis, would consent to an audit to be conducted as soon as possible, preferably in the next week, and that Defendants will produce all documents at the offices of -1  Plaintiffs’ counsel for copying at Plaintiffs’ expense within the same timeframe. Lewis argued that certain documents requested were irrelevant, but the court overruled that argument and found that all of the documents discussed were relevant and should be produced. The court cautioned Lewis that her failure to cooperate in the discovery ordered would be grounds for immediate sanctions. Also, the court advised the parties that any further discovery disputes will be referred to the assigned Magistrate Judge. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 5, 2017 s/George Caram Steeh GEORGE CARAM STEEH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE   CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Copies of this Order were served upon attorneys of record on October 5, 2017, by electronic and/or ordinary mail. s/Marcia Beauchemin Deputy Clerk -2 

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