United States District Court, C.D. Illinois
December 6, 2005.
OPTIONS CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, SOUTH SUBURBAN HOUSING CENTER, INC., an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, PAUL MEYER and BETSY and VERNON YOUNG, Plaintiffs,
G & V DEVELOPMENT CO., DAVE VERKLER, JUSTIN GOSELIN, STEPHEN KELLEY, JEFF JARVIS, and POMMIER CONSTRUCTION, Defendants.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: HAROLD BAKER, District Judge
On December 6, 2005, the court held a telephone status
conference in this case. The plaintiffs appeared through Jeffrey
Taren, Esq. Defendants G&V Development Co., Dave Verkler and
Justin Goselin appeared through Charles Valente, Esq. Defendant
Jeff Jarvis appeared through David Heilmann, Esq. Defendants
Stephen Kelley and Pommier Construction failed to appear.
The court granted the plaintiffs' fee petition in support of
the order granting sanctions [#59]. Defendant Pommier
Construction is ordered to pay the sum of $1,600.00 to
plaintiffs' counsel within ten days of the date of this order.
Defendant Pommier Construction is ruled to show cause why the
court should not immediately enter an order of default against
Pommier Construction for its repeated failure to comply with
discovery requests and its failure to appear at the December 6,
2005 telephone conference. Steven Pommier (the principal of
Pommier Construction) and counsel Ed Voci are directed to appear
personally before the undersigned at the U.S. Courthouse, 201 S.
Vine Street, Urbana, Illinois, on Friday, December 16, 2005, at
2:15 p.m., to show good cause, if any, why the court should not
order an entry of default against Pommier Construction. Failure
of Steven Pommier and his attorney, Ed Voci, to appear personally
on Friday, December 16, 2005, at 2:15 p.m. will result in
appropriate disciplinary action and the immediate entry of
default against Pommier Construction.
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