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Failure to appear for depo did not warrant dismissal (access required)

Where a plaintiff in Mexico failed to appear in person for a deposition in the United States because of COVID restrictions, and his counsel failed to seek a protective order or bring the matter to the attention of the court, dismissal was not warranted. But plaintiffs’ counsel was required to pay defendants’ reasonable expenses, including ...