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Case Number: 1:22-cv-00030
Judge: J. Randall Hall
Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia (Richmond County)
Defendant's Attorney: Douglas H. Duerr
Description: Augusta, Georgia civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a job discrimination theory.
Plaintiff filed his Complaint in the Superior Court of Burke County on February 8, 2022, alleging violations of the Georgia Whistleblower Protection Act and 42 U.S.C. § 1983. (Doc. no. 1-1, p. 14.) Defendants removed the action to federal court on March 11, 2022. (Doc. no. 1.) The Court entered a Scheduling Order setting case deadlines. (Doc. no. 11.) After resolution of a discovery issue and extensions of case deadlines, (doc. nos. 12, 16, 18, 27), the parties stipulated to the dismissal with prejudice of all claims against the individual Defendants, as well as dismissal of count two against Defendant City of Waynesboro, (doc. no. 25) On November 21, 2022, Chief United States District Judge J. Randal Hall approved the stipulation of dismissal with prejudice of all individual Defendants and the claims against them, but Chief Judge Hall explained Plaintiff must seek leave to amend under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15 to dismiss count two. (Doc. no. 28.)...
Outcome: ANSWER to Amended Complaint by City of Waynesboro.(Duerr, Douglas) (Entered: 02/24/2023)