Gurrola v. General Motors, LLC

Filing 26

ORDER by Chief Magistrate Judge Carmen E. Garza granting in part 25 the parties' Motion to Extend Discovery Deadlines. Discovery due by 1/10/2022. Pretrial Motions due by 2/10/2022. Proposed Pretrial Order due to the Court by 4/8/2022. (crc)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO RODRIGO GURROLA, Plaintiff, v. No. CV 20-1305 MV/CG GENERAL MOTORS, LLC, Defendant. ORDER GRANTING IN PART JOINT MOTION TO EXTEND DISCOVERY DEADLINES THIS MATTER is before the Court on the parties’ Joint Motion for Extension of Existing Case Deadlines (the “Motion”), (Doc. 25), filed June 4, 2021. In the Motion, the parties explain that they have diligently conducted discovery in this “complex” product liability case, including “retain[ing] multiple experts[,]” “conduct[ing] at least three different vehicle inspections[] [and] scene inspections,” and issuing requests for Plaintiff’s medical records, but that “it is not feasible for the parties to meet the[] [Court’s discovery] deadlines.” Id. at 2-3. As such, the parties request a 120-day extension of certain dates and deadlines set forth in the Court’s Scheduling Order, (Doc. 21). (Doc. 25 at 3). The Court, having reviewed the Motion and noting it is filed jointly, finds the Motion shall be GRANTED IN PART. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Court’s Scheduling Order, (Doc. 21), shall be modified as follows: 1. Discovery shall close on January 10, 2022; 2. Motions relating to discovery shall be filed with the Court and served on the opposing party by January 31, 2022; 3. Pretrial motions, other than discovery motions, shall be filed with the Court and served on the opposing party by February 10, 2022. 4. Plaintiff’s proposed Pretrial Order to Defendants due by March 25, 2022, and Defendants proposed Pretrial Order due to the Court by April 8, 2022. All other deadlines contained in the Court’s Scheduling Order, (Doc. 21), remain in effect unless amended by further order of the Court. IT IS SO ORDERED. ____________________________________ THE HONORABLE CARMEN E. GARZA CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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