Hooks v. Platinum Hotel & Spa et al

Filing 19

ORDER GRANTING 15 MOTION to Extend Deadline. William Simpson to respond to complaint by 2/23/2011. Signed by Magistrate Judge Robert J. Johnston on 3/14/11. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ECS)

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______________ 1 2 3 4 WENDY MEDURA KRINCEK, ESQ., Bar # 6417 PETERD. NAVARRO, ESQ., Bar# 10168 LITTLER MENDELSON 3960 Howard Hughes Parkway Suite 300 Las Vegas, NV 89169-5937 Telephone: 702.862.8800 Fax No.: 702.862.8811 Attorneys for Defendant PLATINUM HOTEL & SPA AND WILLIAM SIMPSON 5 Dockets.Justia.com 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA THEODORE HOOKS, Plaintiff, vs. PLATINUM HOTEL & SPA, WILLIAM SIMPSON, and ROY FOSTER, a guest of the hotel, Defendant. Case No. 2:10-CV-01 151-KJD-RJJ WILLIAM SIMPSON'S MOTION TO EXTEND TIME TO FILE RESPONSE TO COMPLAINT (First Request) COMES NOW Defendant William Simpson by and through counsel, and hereby respectfully requests an extension of time to file his responsive pleading in the above-entitled action, up to and including February 23, 2011.1 This is the first extension of time requested by Simpson in connection with this matter. Mr. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 LTTLER MEIJDELSON Simpson requests this brief extension, not for purposes of delay. Rather, for the same reasons set forth further in the Declaration of Peter D. Navarro, attached as Exhibit A to Platinum Hotel & Spa's Motion to Extend Time to File Response to Complaint [Dkt. No. 131. Mr. Simpson only recently retained counsel who need additional time to investigate Plaintiff's allegations and prepare a full and Mr. Simpson requests the same extension to respond as was granted Defendant, Platinum Hotel & Spa through this Court's Order dated February 8, 2011 [Dkt. No 141. It was counsel's original intent to request an extension for both Mr. Simpson and the Platinum Hotel, however, Mr. Simpson's name was inadvertently omitted from the prior motion [Dkt. Nb. 13]. ,2011 I 2 3 4 5 6 complete response to Plaintiffs Complaint. In addition, Mr. Simpson counsel has been unable to contact Plaintiff in order to obtain Plaintiff's position on the filing of this motion as the telephone number provided with Plaintiff's Complaint appears to be out of service and unable to receive voice mail. Mr. Simpson further submits that the extension sought will not interfere with this Court's schedule as specific dates for this case have not yet been set by the Court. 7 8 Dated: February (:1 Respectfully submitted, 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 / WENDY MDURA KRINCEK, ESQ. PETER D. NAVARRO, ESQ. LITTLER MENDELSON Attorneys for Defendant PLATINUM HOTEL & SPA AND WILLIAM SIMPSON IT IS SO ORDERED. 17 18 19 20 21 ______________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE DATE: MARCH 14, 2011 22 24 25 26 27 28 JTLER MENDELSON

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