United States District Court, E.D. Missouri, Eastern Division
October 21, 2014
DOUGLAS PHILLIP BRUST, D.C., P.C., Plaintiff,
ORTHOPEDIC PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., et al., Defendants.
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
AUDREY G. FLEISSIG, District Judge.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion (Doc. No. 4) for class certification, filed on July 1, 2014, is DENIED without prejudice to refiling such a motion later in the proceedings, pursuant to the schedule set forth in the Case Management Order ("CMO") governing this case. Any Offer of Judgment made only to the named Plaintiff before the Court rules on a motion for class certification filed in accordance with the CMO will be stricken. See Prater v. Medicredit, Inc., ___ F.R.D. ___, 2014 WL 3973863, at *3 (E.D. Mo. Aug. 2014); Johnson v. U.S. Bank Nat'l Ass'n, 276 F.R.D. 330, 334 (D. Minn. 2011).