IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
February 22, 2008
BILLY J. HAMILTON, PLAINTIFF,
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY, INC., D/B/A CN/IC, A CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: David R Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
Now before the Court is Hamilton's Motion for Leave to Conduct Discovery Prior to Filing a Written Response to Defendant's Motion to Transfer (Doc. 77). Defendant opposes the motion (Doc. 79). Said motion is GRANTED. The following discovery shall be completed, prior to Plaintiff responding to Defendant's Motion to Transfer:
a. Exchange of information pursuant to F.R.C.P. 26;
b. Exchange of written discovery pertaining to venue; and
c. Deposition(s) pursuant to F.R.C.P. 30(b)(6), pertaining to the inspection, maintenance, and/or repairing of Defendant's locomotive engines, which Plaintiff rode, including the location of said inspection, maintenance, and/or repairs, the person(s) and/or entities involved in the inspection, maintenance, and/or repairs; schedule of maintenance, inspection, and/or repairs of said locomotive engines.
Plaintiff is ordered to file a response to Defendant's Motion to Transfer within thirty (30) days after the completion of the aforementioned discovery.
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