Ville v. Meridian At Stone Creek Assisted Living
ORDER OF DISMISSAL FOR FAILURE TO PROSECUTE. The Court is left with no alternative at this point but to DISMISS the matter without prejudice. Plaintiff may, within the statute of limitations, re-file the matter at some future date when she can either obtain representation or satisfy the procedural requirements of federal litigation herself. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (TH) (cc: Plaintiff via U.S. Mail)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
ORDER OF DISMISSAL FOR
FAILURE TO PROSECUTE
CASE NO. C17-913 MJP
MERIDIAN AT STONE CREEK
On September 29, 2017, the Court issued an Order to Show Cause in this matter noting
that, having been granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis and been issued a summons by the
Clerk, Plaintiff had failed to serve the summons and complaint on Defendant within the time
prescribed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Plaintiff was given 14 days from the date of
the order to show cause why her matter should not be dismissed for failure to prosecute. (Dkt.
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Plaintiff filed two documents in response to the order to show cause. (See Dkt. Nos. 11
and 12.) Neither document explains her failure to serve the summons and complaint on
Defendant nor proposes a plan for her to do so.
The Court is left with no alternative at this point but to DISMISS the matter without
prejudice. Plaintiff may, within the statute of limitations, re-file the matter at some future date
when she can either obtain representation or satisfy the procedural requirements of federal
The clerk is ordered to provide copies of this order to Plaintiff.
Dated: October 19, 2017.
Marsha J. Pechman
United States District Judge
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