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David F. Jadwin v. Kern County: 1:07-cv-26 in the United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of California, Fresno Division before Judge Oliver W. Wanger. This was a 2009 federal employment lawsuit that went to a bench and jury trial resulting in a unanimous verdict and significant judgment for the plaintiff employee. Issues involved violations of medical leave and disability discrimination laws, as well as 42 U.S.C. 1983 procedural due process violation. Plaintiff was represented by Eugene Lee, a Los Angeles, California employment lawyer.
Case 1:07-cv-00026-OWW-TAG Document 71 Filed 11/01/2007 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Plaintiff, David F. Jadwin, (“Plaintiff”) has filed a motion to compel (Doc. 48). Local Rule 18 37-251(a) requires that a joint statement re: discovery disagreement be filed no later than three (3) 19 court days prior to the scheduled hearing date. The scheduled hearing date for Plaintiff’s motion to 20 compel is November 5, 2007. Consequently, the joint statement re: discovery disagreement was 21 due no later than October 31, 2007. No joint statement re: discovery disagreement pertaining to 22 Plaintiff’s motion to compel has been filed. 23 Local Rule 37-251(d) provides that counsel for the moving party may file and serve an 24 affidavit addressing specific matters if he is unable to secure opposing the cooperation of opposing 25 party’s counsel in preparing or executing the required joint statement. The affidavit must be filed 26 at least three (3) court days prior to the scheduled hearing date. In this case, no such affidavit has 27 1 ) ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) ) COUNTY OF KERN, et al., ) ) ) Defendants, ) ) ____________________________________) DAVID F. JADWIN, Case No. 1:07-cv-0026 OWW TAG ORDER DROPPING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO COMPEL FROM THE CALENDAR FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH LOCAL RULE 37-251 (Doc. 48) ORDER DIRECTING COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANTS TO INFORM THE COURT AS TO THE STATUS OF DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER (Doc. 56) Case 1:07-cv-00026-OWW-TAG Document 71 Filed 11/01/2007 Page 2 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 been filed by Plaintiff’s counsel. Local Rule 37-251(a) provides that a motion hearing may be dropped from the calendar without prejudice if the joint statement or affidavit is not timely filed. Pursuant to Local Rule 37-251(a), Plaintiff’s motion to compel (Doc. 48) is DROPPED from the calendar without prejudice for lack of a joint statement and for lack of a timely affidavit from Plaintiff’s counsel. Defendants’ counsel SHALL ADVISE the court in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2007, if Defendants intend to proceed with the motion for a protective order (Doc. 56), or if they wish to withdraw it at this time. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 1, 2007 j6eb3d /s/ Theresa A. Goldner UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2
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