Blackburn v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP and/or Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Filing 25

ORDER Granting Defendant's 23 Motion to Re-Open Discovery. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HMon)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION STEVEN BLACKBURN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of GLADYS R. BLACKBURN, deceased, Plaintiff, Case No. 17-cv-11179 Hon. Matthew F. Leitman v. WAL-MART STORES EAST, LP and/or WAL-MART STORES, INC., Defendant. _________________________________/ ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO RE-OPEN DISCOVERY (ECF #23) In this action, Plaintiff Steven Blackburn (“Plaintiff”), as personal representative of the estate of Gladys R. Blackburn, asserts claims against Defendant Wal-Mart Stores East, LP and/or Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (“Defendant”) following Gladys Blackburn’s alleged fall at a Walmart Supercenter. (See Am. Compl., ECF #11.) On June 12, 2018, Defendant filed a motion to re-open discovery in this matter for a period of 60 days. (See ECF #23.) On June 26, 2018, Plaintiff filed a response to Defendant’s motion in which he concurred with Defendant’s request to re-open discovery. (See ECF #24.) 1 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant’s motion to reopen discovery is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties shall complete discovery by October 1, 2018. s/Matthew F. Leitman MATTHEW F. LEITMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: July 31, 2018 I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties and/or counsel of record on July 31, 2018, by electronic means and/or ordinary mail. s/Holly A. Monda Case Manager (810) 341-9764 2

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