The opinion of the court was delivered by: Proud, Magistrate Judge
The Court held a status conference with the parties on April 26, 2006. At that conference, among other issues, the status of discovery was addressed. The Court has, by separate order, entered an amended scheduling and discovery order.
Plaintiff has not served her initial disclosures or responded to defendants' interrogatories and requests for production, despite having been ordered to do so on three separate occasions. See, Docs. 37, 40, and 46. The Court understands that plaintiff suffers from very serious ongoing medical problems. The state of plaintiff's health only partially excuses her tardiness, however, as this case was filed in April, 2004, but her illness did not manifest itself until June, 2005.
At the status conference, plaintiff indicated that is feeling fairly well at the present time. If plaintiff intends to pursue this case, she must understand that she must now participate in the discovery process so that the case can be prepared for trial at the next setting.
The parties agreed that defendants shall take plaintiff's deposition at the Federal Courthouse on June 1, 2006. The Court hereby orders the following:
1. Plaintiff shall serve her initial disclosures and shall answer defendants' interrogatories and produce the documents requested by defendants on or before May 25, 2006.
2. Plaintiff's deposition is scheduled for June 1, 2006, at the Federal Courthouse in East St. Louis, Illinois. Defendant shall serve a notice of same on plaintiff, and defendant shall provide a court reporter.
3. Plaintiff shall produce at her deposition all papers in her possession which relate to her claims and/or the computation of her damages.
CLIFFORD J. PROUD UNITED STATE MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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