United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division
May 22, 2015
CYNTHIA GREEN, Plaintiff,
NATIONWIDE ARBITRATION SERVICES, LLC, et al., Defendants.
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO OPEN DISCOVERY
Denise Page Hood United States District Judge
On April 23, 2015, Plaintiff Cynthia Green filed a Motion to Open Discovery Pursuant to Rule 26(d)(1) of the Rules of Civil Procedure prior to the parties holding a Rule 26(f) conference. The Court denies the motion since Plaintiff requested and received Clerk’s Entries of Default as to all four Defendants in this action:
Nationwide Arbitration Services, LLC, Cooper Financial, LLC, Mark Gray and Matthew Marcucci. (Doc. Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) Once a default has been entered by the Clerk under Rule 55(a), all of a Plaintiff’s well-pleaded allegations are deemed admitted. American Auto. Ass’n v. Dickerson, 995 F.Supp.2d 753, 756 (6th Cir. 2015). Since all well-pleaded allegations in Plaintiff’s Complaint are deemed admitted, there is nothing to discover at this juncture of the proceedings and Rule 26(d)(1) is not applicable.
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion to Open Discovery Pursuant to Rule 26(d)(1) (Doc. No. 16) is DENIED.
Denise Page Hood United States District Judge I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record on May 22, 2015, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.