The opinion of the court was delivered by: Barbara A. McAuliffe United States Magistrate Judge
SCHEDULING CONFERENCE ORDER
Initial Disclosure: February 28, 2012 Expert Disclosure:September 28, 2012 Supplemental Expert Disclosure: October 19, 2012 Non-expert Discovery Cutoff: September 28, 2012 Expert Discovery Cutoff: November 16, 2012
Filing Deadline: January 21, 2013 Pretrial Motion Hearing Deadline: February 21, 2013 Settlement Conf.: Not Set. Pretrial Conf.: Date: March 20, 2013 Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept: 4(LJO) Bench Trial: Date: April 23, 2013 (5 days est.) Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: 4(LJO)
This Court conducted a scheduling conference on February 14, 2012. James Matthew appeared by telephone on his behalf in propria persona. Counsel Ryan Eddings appeared in person on behalf of Defendants. Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 16(b), this Court sets a schedule for this action.
1. Amendment To The Parties' Pleadings
The parties do not anticipate any amendments.
2. Consent To Magistrate Judge
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), the parties have not consented to conduct all further proceedings in this case, including trial, before the Honorable Barbara A. McAuliffe, United States Magistrate Judge. Due to this Court's heavy caseload, the parties are encouraged to consent to conducting further proceedings by a United States Magistrate Judge.
3. F.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1) Initial Disclosures
Initial disclosures shall be completed on or before February 28, 2012.
4. Discovery Cutoffs And Limits
Initial expert witness disclosures by any party shall be served no later than September 28, 2012. Supplemental expert witness disclosures by any party shall be served no later than October 19, 2012. Such disclosures must be made pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(2)(A) and (B) and shall include all information required thereunder. In addition, F.R.Civ.P. 26(b)(4) and F.R.Civ.P. 26(e) shall specifically apply to all discovery relating to expert witnesses and their opinions. Each expert witness must be prepared fully to be examined on all subjects and opinions included in the designations. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the imposition of appropriate sanctions, which may include the preclusion of testimony or other evidence offered through the expert witness. In particular, this Court will enforce preclusion of testimony or other evidence if F.R.Civ.P. 26(e) is not ...