A backdoor motion for continuance?

Parrish v. ETMC Athens (Published Memo): The trial court was within its discretion to deny an eve-of-trial motion to reopen discovery by a med-mal plaintiff.  The plaintiff did not want any more discovery from the defendant, but instead was asking for more time to conduct discovery on surgeries that she contends were related to her injuries.  But that was information under her control that, pursuant to her duty to supplement discovery responses, she should have provided to the defendant.  From the opinion, this sounds more like a back-door continuance motion than a discovery case.  The trial resulted in a defense verdict.

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