Fox et al v. Mayflower Transit, LLC. et al
ORDER denying 31 Motion to Amend/Correct. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley, Jr on 4/10/17. (JBR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
DANA ANN FOX and husband WILLIAM
MAYFLOWER TRANSIT, LLC, a/k/a
MAYFLOWER VAN LINES, LLC, et al.,
This case is before the undersigned pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), Rule 73(b) of the
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and Standing Order 13-02.
Now before the Court is the Plaintiffs’ Motion to Amend Complaint [Doc. 31]. The
Plaintiffs request that they be permitted to amend the Complaint in order to add as defendants
Guardian Moving Systems, Inc., and Larry Wilson. In support of their Motion, the Plaintiffs
attached a proposed Amended Complaint [Doc. 31-1], which states, “Plaintiffs allege in this
Amended Complaint and reiterate all of the facts and allegations set forth in the original Complaint
and further allege as follows . . .”
The Court finds that the Plaintiffs’ Motion fails to comply with the Local Rules of this
Court. Specifically, Local Rule 15.1 provides:
A party who moves to amend a pleading shall attach a copy of the
proposed amended pleading to the motion. Any amendment to
pleading whether filed as a matter of course or upon a motion to
amend, shall, except by leave of Court, reproduce the entire pleading
as amended and may not incorporate any prior pleading by
reference. A failure to comply with this rule may be grounds for
denial of the motion.
Accordingly, the Plaintiffs’ Motion to Amend Complaint [Doc. 31] is DENIED
WITHOUT PREJUDICE. The Plaintiffs may refile their Motion and attach a copy of the
proposed Amended Complaint in accordance with Local Rule 15.1.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/ C. Clifford Shirley, Jr.
United States Magistrate Judge
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