UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 26, 2007
CYNTHIA SIVAK, AN INDIVIDUAL, PLAINTIFF,
TOM VERSEN; BLUE SKY PRODUCTIONS, LLC; AND DOES 1 THROUGH 10, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Larry Alan Burns United States District Judge
ORDER SCHEDULING PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE ON RE-TRIAL OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES ISSUE
On November 19, 2007, the parties jointly notified the court plaintiff has rejected the remittitur proposed in the court's November 7, 2007 Order deciding post-trial motions in this case. Plaintiff elects to proceed with a new trial on her punitive damages claim. Dkt No. 85. The parties have prepared a [Proposed] Judgment as ordered, to which both sides agree as to form, but they disagree whether it should be entered now or deferred until the conclusion of the punitive damages re-trial.
The court having previously granted defendants' motion for new trial on the punitive damages claim should the remittitur be unacceptable, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED counsel shall personally appear for a Pre-Trial Conference on January 22, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. The parties shall meet and confer to jointly prepare and submit, on or before January 14, 2008, to the undersigned District Judge a [Proposed] Pre-Trial Order tailored to the efficient presentation of only those matters material to the punitive damages claim. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED entry of Judgment must await the outcome of the new trial proceedings, as only one final Judgment will be entered in this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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