Stewart v. Ford, No. 2:2017cv00007 - Document 15 (E.D. Mo. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION MEMORANDUM OPINION IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that defendants motion for extension of time to file an answer (Doc. 12) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiffs motion for default judgment (Doc. 10) is DENIED as moot. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk is directed to administratively terminate this action. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this case is STAYED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, no later than September 21, 2017, defendant must notify the Court of the status of her treatment. 10 Signed by District Judge Henry Edward Autrey on 8/4/17. (CLA)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI NORTHERN DIVISION WAYNE STEWART, Plaintiff, v. NIKKI FORD, Defendant, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. 2:17CV7 HEA OPINION, MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the Court on defendant’s motion for extension of time to file an answer. The motion is granted. Defendant is travelling to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota on August 21, 2017, for neurological treatment and possible surgery. Additionally, she wishes to pursue a settlement with plaintiff. The Court finds that it is in the interests of justice to stay these proceedings during her treatment at the Mayo Clinic. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that defendant’s motion for extension of time to file an answer (Doc. 12) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion for default judgment (Doc. 10) is DENIED as moot. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk is directed to administratively terminate this action. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this case is STAYED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, no later than September 21, 2017, defendant must notify the Court of the status of her treatment. Dated this 4th day of August, 2017 ___________________________________ HENRY EDWARD AUTREY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2