McGowen et al v. Kroger District I
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT'S 37 Motion to Compel - Signed by Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen. (CCie)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
RHONDA McGOWAN, ET AL.,
District Judge Terrence G. Berg
Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen
KROGER DISTRICT I,
For the reasons and under the terms stated on the record on August 29, 2017,
Defendant’s motion to compel discovery [Doc. #37] is GRANTED.
Within 14 days of the date of this Order, each Plaintiff will individually respond to
Defendant’s interrogatories and requests to produce documents. Plaintiffs will undertake
a diligent and good-faith effort to locate any documents that Defendant has requested. If
any Plaintiff does not have and is unable to locate any document, she shall include in her
response a summary of the efforts she has taken to locate the document.
As to any documents that have already been produced, Plaintiff’s will clarify
which specific discovery request those documents are responsive to.
If any Plaintiff has filed a joint tax return with her spouse, she may redact
information in the return that solely refers to her spouse’s income or deductions.
Both the tax information and information as to psychological or medical treatment
or counseling will be used only for purposes of this lawsuit, and will not be disclosed to
any individual or entity not involved in the prosecution or defense of this lawsuit.
Plaintiffs’ failure to comply with this Order may result in sanctions under
Fed.R.Civ.P. 37, including monetary sanctions and/or dismissal of the case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: August 29, 2017
s/R. Steven Whalen
R. STEVEN WHALEN
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I hereby certify on August 29, 2017 that I electronically filed the foregoing
paper with the Clerk of the Court sending notification of such filing to all counsel
registered electronically. I hereby certify that a copy of this paper was mailed to
non-registered ECF participants August 29, 2017.
s/Carolyn M. Ciesla
Case Manager for the
Honorable R. Steven Whalen
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