Vazquez-Aguilar et al v. Gasca et al
ORDER - This matter is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE for failure to comply with the court's order, and for failure to prosecute in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b). Where the court finds dismissal war ranted on its own initiative, the court DENIES WITHOUT PREJUDICE defendants' motion to dismiss (DE 68 ) as moot in light of the court's determinations made herein. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 4/28/2021. (Copy served on plaintiffs as specified in the order) (Herrmann, L.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
JOSE VAZQUEZ-AGUILAR, JUSTA
MENDOZA-BUSTILLO, and SANDRA
CATALINA-TORRES, on behalf of
themselves and all other similarly situated
ARTURO GASCA; MARIA D. GASCA;
and LALAJA, INC. d/b/a El Cerro Grande
This matter is before the court on its own initiative, upon expiration of the deadline set
forth in the court’s March 31, 2021, order for each unrepresented party wishing to proceed with
this action to file a notice of self-representation or cause new counsel to file a notice of
appearance.1 The court warned each unrepresented party that failure to comply with the directive
in the court’s order may result in dismissal without prejudice for failure to prosecute. Although the
court has received mail sent to three unrepresented parties returned as undeliverable, the court
utilized the last known address for such parties, and the court has no alternative address. (See DE
62, 64, 65, 66, 67). In addition, the court has received no filing from any unrepresented party in
Also, pending, but not ripe, is defendants’ motion to dismiss (DE 68) for failure to prosecute, filed April 27,
2021, which the court denies without prejudice as moot in light of the court’s determinations made herein.
response to the court’s order. Therefore, this matter is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE for
failure to comply with the court’s order, and for failure to prosecute in accordance with Federal
Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b). Where the court finds dismissal warranted on its own initiative,
the court DENIES WITHOUT PREJUDICE defendants’ motion to dismiss (DE 68) as moot in
light of the court’s determinations made herein.
The clerk is DIRECTED to close this case, and to serve a copy of this order and the court’s
judgment upon the following five unrepresented plaintiffs and two individuals who have filed
notices of consent to sue, at the addresses specified below:
1. José Vazquez-Aguilar - 56 Winter Place, New Bern, NC 28562.
2. Justa Hernandez-Rojo - 2101 Post Rd. Apt #108, Fitchburg, WI 53713.
3. Josafat Juarez-Chavez - 87 Morningstar Drive, New Bern, NC 28562.
4. Sandra Catalina-Torres - 855 Washington Post Rd. Lot 222, New Bern, NC 28562.
5. Susana Mendoza-Bustillo - 2300 Steeple Chase Drive, New Bern, NC 28562.
6. Gerardo Quezada-Mendoza, 522 Watson Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560.
7. Edduar Ruiz-Macias, 107 Sardis Lane, New Bern, NC 28562.
SO ORDERED, this the 28th day of April, 2021.
LOUISE W. FLANAGAN
United States District Judge
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