The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge:
This Document Relates to:
Kelly Brockman v. McKesson Corp., et al.
Karalyn Cardinale v. Bayer HealthCare Pharms., Inc., et al.
Emily Mixon v. Bayer HealthCare Pharms., Inc., et al.
Glenishe Rowe v. Bayer HealthCare Pharms., Inc., et al.
This matter is before the Court on Defendant Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s ("Bayer") motion to dismiss the above captioned actions without prejudice. To date, Plaintiffs have not responded to Bayer's motion.
In each of the above captioned cases the Court granted a motion to withdraw filed by each Plaintiff's counsel (Brockman DOC. 16 (11/18/10); Cardinale DOC. 11 (11/29/10); Mixon DOC. 7 (11/29/10); Rowe DOC. 9 (11/29/10)). Plaintiffs were required, pursuant to local rule 83.1(g)(2), to file a supplementary appearance within 21 days of the entry of the Order.
After Plaintiffs did not file the supplementary appearance required by Local Rule 83.1(g)(2), Bayer moved to show cause why Plaintiffs' claims should not be dismissed on December 21, 2010. (Brockman DOC. 17; Cardinale DOC. 12; Mixon DOC. 8; Rowe DOC. 10). On January 11, 2011, the Court gave Plaintiffs "one final opportunity to demonstrate some interest in the further prosecution of their claims." The Order provided that, if Plaintiffs did not file ...