Strand v. Associated Students of the University of Utah
In Strand v. Associated Students of the University of Utah. 561 P.2d 191, 194 (Utah 1977) the Court reasoned that further discovery proceedings were required because there had not been sufficient time since the inception of the lawsuit for the plaintiff to utilize discovery procedures and the information sought by the plaintiff was in the sole possession and control of the defendant. Id.
Consequently, the Court held that the plaintiff was denied a "'reasonable opportunity'" to take depositions and that a continuance should have been granted. Id.