Lancaster et al v. Bottle Club, LLC et al

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cv-00634

ORDER granting in part and denying in part {{90}} Motion to Compel Better Responses to Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents; granting in part and denying in part {{91}} Motion to Compel Depositions. Signed by Magistrate Judge Julie S. Sneed on 12/21/2017. (JR)

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PageID 2298 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION AMBER LANCASTER, BRITTANY CRIPLIVER, BROOKE TAYLOR JOHNSON, CIELO JEAN GIBSON, CORA SKINNER, GEMMA LEE FARRELL, HEATHER RAE YOUNG, IRINA VORONINA, JESSE GOLDEN, JESSA HINTON, JOANNA KRUPA, KATARINA VAN DERHAM, MAYSA QUY, PAOLA CANAS, SANDRA VALENCIA, SARA UNDERWOOD, TIFFANY SELBY, TIFFANY TOTH, VIDA GUERRA and KIM COZZENS, Plaintiffs, v. Case No: 8:17-cv-634-T-33JSS ANDREW HARROW, SUSAN HARROW, EYES WIDE SHUT, LLC, BYOB CLUB, INC. and THE BOTTLE CLUB, LLC, Defendants. ___________________________________/ ORDER THIS MATTER is before the Court on Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Better Responses to Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents (Dkt. 90) and Defendants' Motion to Compel Depositions (Dkt. 91). On December 20, 2017, the Court held a hearing on the motions during which the Court heard argument from the parties regarding the depositions and discovery requests at issue. For the reasons stated at the hearing, it is ORDERED: 1. Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Better Responses to Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents (Dkt. 90) is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. The motion is granted as to Requests for Production 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 19, 20, PageID 2299 23, and 24. Defendants shall provide amended responses and responsive documents by January 5, 2018. The motion is denied as to Interrogatories 2, 3, 14, and 15. The motion is denied with respect to Plaintiffs' request for costs and fees incurred in connection with the motion. 2. With regard to Interrogatory 14, Defendants shall make the documents referred to within their responses available for examination by Plaintiffs prior to January 12, 2018. Plaintiffs' counsel indicated that a third-party company ("company") will collect and examine the documents. The company shall sign the confidentiality agreement in effect between the parties prior to examining the documents. The company shall have no more than one week to examine and copy the documents, after which the documents shall be returned to Defendants. 3. Defendants' Motion to Compel Depositions (Dkt. 91) is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Plaintiffs shall appear for their depositions in California by video before the discovery deadline of January 12, 2018. Plaintiffs shall bear the burden of the costs for any electronic means used to conduct the depositions. DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, on December 21, 2017. Copies furnished to: Counsel of Record -2-