Stewart v. Robert B. Somerville Co. Limited et al

Filing 33

ORDER that 32 MOTION for Protective Order is GRANTED to the extend a temporary protective is entered precluding the Rule 30(b)(6) depositions noticed for December 27, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada, from going forward as scheduled. Plaintiff shall have until January 7, 2014, to file a response to the motion. Defendant Caterpillar shall have until January 14, 2014, in which to file a reply. A hearing on the Motion for Protective Order 32 is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Signed by Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen on 12/26/13. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - MMM)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 6 7 8 9 10 11 BRYAN STEWART, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) ROBERT B. SOMERVILLE CO. LIMITED, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) __________________________________________) Case No. 2:13-cv-00333-APG-PAL ORDER (Mot. Prot. Ord - Dkt. #32) 12 13 Before the court is a Motion by Defendant Caterpillar, Inc. for a Protective Order under FRCP 14 26(c)(1)(A) & (B) and for Award of Monetary Sanctions supported by the Declaration of Frederic F. 15 Grannis (Dkt. #32) filed December 23, 2013. 16 Counsel for Caterpillar, Inc. (“Caterpillar”) seeks a protective order prohibiting depositions 17 noticed on six business days notice demanding witnesses travel from Peoria, Illinois to Las Vegas for 18 depositions on December 27, 2013, from going forward as unilaterally noticed. The notice was served 19 December 16, 2013, seeking Rule 30(b)(6) deposition testimony binding Defendant Caterpillar. The 20 motion represents that counsel for Caterpillar attempted to meet and confer to resolve this dispute with 21 counsel for Plaintiff who has refused to withdraw the notice. 22 Having reviewed and considered the matter, and for good cause shown, 23 IT IS ORDERED that: 24 1. The Motion for Protective Order (Dkt. #32) is GRANTED to the extent a temporary 25 protective order is entered precluding the Rule 30(b)(6) depositions noticed for 26 December 27, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada, from going forward as scheduled. 27 2. Plaintiff shall have until January 7, 2014, to file a response to the motion. 28 3. Defendant Caterpillar shall have until January 14, 2014, in which to file a reply. 1 2 3 4. A hearing on the Motion for Protective Order (Dkt. #32) is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 26th day of December, 2013. 4 5 6 ______________________________________ Peggy A. Leen United States Magistrate Judge 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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