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Counsel’s ‘slothful inattention’ dooms requests for more time (access required)

Where one motion to dismiss was granted after the plaintiff offered no opposition, he did not respond to a second motion to dismiss and failed to timely serve additional defendants, his counsel’s “slothful inattention” led the court to deny further extensions to effectuate service or oppose the motion to dismiss. Background Thaddeus Cosby filed this complaint on ...