The opinion of the court was delivered by: Terrence F. McVerry United States District Court Judge
AND NOW, this 22nd day of August, 2008, upon consideration of PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY RESPONSES (Document No. 102), DEFENDANT DIAMOND TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.'S RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL (Document No. 104), Defendant Ralph H. Hill, Jr.'s BRIEF IN RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL (Document No. 106), and the briefs of the parties, and after oral argument thereon, it is ORDERED as follows:
1. Plaintiff's Motion to Compel is GRANTED IN PART and Defendant
Diamond Technical Services, Inc., shall on or before September 8, 2008, answer the pending interrogatories and request for production of documents to the best of its ability and understanding of the request(s) in the context of the Verified Amended Complaint, in accordance with the following rulings on its objections: Interrogatory 3 Objection OVERRULED.
Interrogatory 4 Objection OVERRULED.
Interrogatory 5 Objection SUSTAINED. Overbroad, burdensome, proprietary.
Interrogatory 6 Objection OVERRULED. Diamond Technical Services,
Inc. may respond in combination form to Interrogatories 5 and 6, such that the information provided is limited to persons and/or companies who purchased or contracted to purchase services from Diamond in the referenced time period due to Hill's directions, communications, or contacts.
Interrogatory 7 Objection OVERRULED.
Interrogatory 9 Objection SUSTAINED. Overbroad, burdensome, proprietary, and beyond the time frame of the allegations in the Verified Amended Complaint.
Interrogatory 10 Objection OVERRULED.
Interrogatory 11 Objection OVERRULED.
Interrogatory 12 Objection OVERRULED.
Document Requests 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 17, 21, 23, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36 ...