The opinion of the court was delivered by: Barbara A. McAuliffe United States Magistrate Judge
SCHEDULING CONFERENCE ORDER
Initial Disclosure: July 1, 2012
Expert Disclosure: May 13, 2013
Disclosure: May 27, 2013
Discovery Cutoff: April 15, 2013
Discovery Cutoff: July 8, 2013
Filing Deadline: August 12, 2013 Pretrial Motion Hearing Deadline: September 13, 2013 Settlement Conf.: Not set. Pretrial Conf.: Date: October 23, 2013 Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: 4(LJO) Jury Trial: Date: December 4, 2013 (5-10 days est.) Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: 4(LJO)
This Court conducted a scheduling conference on June 21, 2012. Counsel Catherine Campbell appeared in person on behalf of Plaintiff. Counsel Bruce Praet appeared by telephone 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 July 1, 2012.
4. Discovery Cutoffs And Limits
Initial expert witness disclosures by any party shall be served no later than May 13, 2013. Supplemental expert witness disclosures by any party shall be served no later than May 27, 2013. 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 ...