BAHMAN KHODAYARI VS ALEXANDER H ESCANDARI ET AL



The Court has before it 12 motions filed by the plaintiff and 6 motions filed by plaintiff, all filed in 2011 and 2012. In the circumstances, no sanctions will be imposed.

The plaintiff’s motions will be numbered 1 through 12 below and defendant’s motions listed as A through F.

As to a number of plaintiff’s motions, defendants provide a joint opposition that (in addition to other arguments) states that the attorney providing responses was “willing to provide one more set of supplemental by August 22, 2011” but was stranded by Hurricane Irene, which was an August 2011 storm. The Court is essentially ordering that set here, and counsel should take a common sense view of the discovery requests (drafted by a non-lawyer) to attempt to provide straightforward responses.

1. Plaintiff’s motion to compel further responses to form interrogatories (set two) is GRANTED. Responses are ordered within 10 days.

2. Plaintiff’s ........