O'Laughlin et al v. Albers et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER..IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff shall cause service to be effected upon defendant Thomas E. Albers no later than March 24, 2015. In the absence of good cause shown, failure to timely serve said defendant shall result in the dismissal of plaintiff's claims as to said defendant without prejudice. Response to Court due by 3/24/2015. Signed by District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr on 3/10/15. (MRS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
MIKE O’LAUGHLIN, et al.
THOMAS W. ALBERS, et al.,
No. 4:14CV1482 SNLJ
MEMORANDUM and ORDER
This matter is before the Court for examination pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil
Procedure Rule 4(m).
Plaintiff commenced this action on August 27, 2014, naming Thomas W. Albers,
Debi Albers, and Thomas E. Albers as defendants. A review of the Court file shows that
defendant Thomas E. Albers has not been served in this matter nor has service been
waived on his behalf. Under Rule 4(m), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Court,
after notice to the plaintiff, is directed to dismiss an action against a defendant upon
whom service has not been made within 120 days after the filing of the complaint.
The Rule 4(m) period for service expired December 25, 2014, 120 days after the
filing of plaintiff's complaint.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff shall cause service to be effected upon
defendant Thomas E. Albers no later than March 24, 2015. In the absence of good cause
shown, failure to timely serve said defendant shall result in the dismissal of plaintiff's
claims as to said defendant without prejudice.
Dated this 10th day of March, 2015.
STEPHEN N. LIMBAUGH, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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