Ensley v. Humboldt General Hospital et al
ORDER that pursuant to Local Rule 41-1, if no action is taken in this case on or before 03/31/2017, the Court will dismiss this action for want of prosecution and the Clerk of the Court shall enter final judgment accordingly. Signed by Judge Robert C. Jones on 03/10/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - KW)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
HORTON HOWARD ENSLEY, JR.,
Case No.: 3:15-CV-00585-RCJ-WGC
HUMBOLDT GENERAL HOSPITAL, et al.,
IT IS ORDERED that pursuant to Local Rule 41-1. If no action is taken in this case
within twenty (20) days, the Court will dismiss the action for want of prosecution.
Local Rule 41-1 provides as follows:
“All civil actions that have been pending in this court for more than 270 days without
any proceeding of record having been taken may, after notice, be dismissed for want of
prosecution by the court sua sponte or on the motion of an attorney or pro se party.”
Be advised the official record in this action reflects that this case has been pending for
TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY THREE (283) days without any proceeding having been taken
during such period.
“Before dismissing the action, the district court is required to weigh several factors: (1)
the public’s interest in expeditious resolution of litigation; (2) the court’s need to manage its
docket; (3) the risk of prejudice to the defendants; (4) the public policy favoring disposition of
cases on their merits; and (5) the availability of less drastic sanctions.” Ghazali v. Moran, 46
F.3d 52, 53 (9th Cir. 1995) (internal citations and quotations omitted). All five factors point in
favor of dismissal.
If no action is taken in this case on or before FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017, the Court
will dismiss this action for want of prosecution and the Clerk of the Court shall enter final
DATED this 10th day of March, 2017.
ROBERT C. JONES
United States District Judge
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