IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
March 31, 2006
DAVID SANDERS, PLAINTIFF,
U-HAUL INTERNATIONAL INC., U-HAUL OF ARIZONA, AND AMERCO, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, District Judge.
Now before the Court is Sander's motion to leave to conduct limited discovery on the issue of personal jurisdiction (Doc. 20).*fn1 Specifically, Sanders claims that he needs to conduct minimal discovery to appropriately respond to the pending motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. Defendants oppose the motion arguing that allowing discovery on this issue will cause further delays, is inappropriate and prejudicial to Defendants U-Haul International and AMERCO (Doc. 21). The Court agrees with Defendants. The Court finds that allowing discovery on this issue would be prejudicial to Defendants. Further, Plaintiff should have resolved this issue well before filing the instant lawsuit. Said motion is DENIED. The Court ALLOWS Sanders up to an including April 7, 2006 to file a response to the pending motion to dismiss.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Signed the 31st day of March, 2006.
David RHerndon United States District Judge