The opinion of the court was delivered by: The Honorable David O. Carter, Judge
Julie Barrera Not Present Courtroom Clerk Court Reporter
ATTORNEYS PRESENT FOR PLAINTIFFS: ATTORNEYS PRESENT FOR DEFENDANTS:
NONE PRESENT NONE PRESENT
PROCEEDING (IN CHAMBERS): ORDERS TO SHOW CAUSE, RESCHEDULE HEARINGS,
Based on an informal meeting with all parties today, the Court issues the following orders to show cause, reschedules hearings, and sets trial dates. The Court also memorializes several stipulations by counsel regarding which issues are appropriate for a bench trial. If any party plans to raise an issue at trial and that issue has not been designated by this Order as appropriate for a bench or jury trial, that party shall file a proposed amendment to this Order on or before February 6,
I. Hearings on Remaining Summary Judgment Motions
Before the Court are four motions for summary judgment or partial summary judgment filed by Defendants Lexington Insurance Company, Chartis Specialty Insurance Company, and National Union Fire Insurance Company (collectively, AIG Defendants). (Dkts. 320, 323, 333, 342).
The Court RESCHEDULES the hearings for these motions to February 21, 2012, at 1:30
Accordingly, the hearing set for February 13, 2012, is removed from the calendar.
II. Division of Issues Into Bench or Jury Trial
The parties today stipulated that the following issues shall be resolved by a bench trial:
(1) Evanston Defendants' alter ego relationship; (2) Evanston Defendants' right to an offset; (3) AIG Defendants' right to contribution. In addition, all the parties EXCEPT the Evanston Defendants stipulated that the issue of whether an insurer owed a duty to defend to Plaintiffs MGA Entertainment, Inc., and Isaac Larian ...