IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
October 10, 2006
THE ESTATE OF CHARLENE PENDELTON, DECEDENT, BY AND THROUGH THE ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE, TEAH PENDELTON, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS
TERRY DAVIS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
ORDER AND NOW, this 10th day of October, 2006, upon consideration of the motion to conduct discovery (Doc. 3), in which plaintiffs request leave of court to conduct expedited discovery to determine the identities of the defendants identified in plaintiffs' complaint as John Doe #1-6 and Charlene Doe (see Doc. 1), and it appearing that such limited discovery is necessary,*fn1 see Mettler-Toledo, Inc. v. Acker, 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21707, at *3 (M.D. Pa. 1995), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The motion (Doc. 3) is GRANTED. See FED. R. CIV. P. 26(d) (authorizing the court to permit parties to seek expedited discovery).
2. Plaintiffs shall serve a copy of this order on all known defendants.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge