Bennett v. Pecan Lodge LLC et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying 30 Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint. (Ordered by Judge Brantley Starr on 11/14/2023) (cfk)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
JOHNICA MICHELE BENNETT,
§ Civil Action No. 3:23-CV-0292-X
PECAN LODGE LLC, et al.,
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion to file an amended complaint,
adding new claims, and to take additional depositions of the owners of the defendant
company. (Doc. 30). The request to amend the pleadings after the amendment
deadline lacks good cause because the new claims would fail to survive a motion to
dismiss and are therefore futile. As to late depositions, good cause also does not exist
because time existed when new counsel took over to obtain the information plaintiff
seeks (albeit not through the apex depositions she seeks). Accordingly, the Court
DENIES the motion.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 14th day of November, 2023.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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