The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court: JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, October 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor. TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 15 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below. NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF April 19, 2013 . DESIGNATION OF EXPERTS: Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than May 10, 2013 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than June 7, 2013 . Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF June 28, 2013 .
DISCOVERY MATTERS are referred to a Magistrate Judge and are to be noticed for hearing before the assigned Magistrate Judge.
DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS shall be filed no later than July 19, 2013 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero and scheduled to take place in late April/early May 2013.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: October 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
COUNSEL WHO INTEND TO TRY THE CASE MUST ATTEND THE PRETRIAL CONFERENCE. Counsel shall be prepared to discuss all aspects of the case, including settlement. Pretrial shall conform to the attached instructions.
MEET AND CONFER (Civil L.R. 16-10(b)(5): Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer no later than September 3, 2013 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE (BY PHONE): Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, July 5, 2013
See attached Pretrial Instructions.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
In advance of complying with the following pretrial requirements, for the purpose of preparing for the Pretrial Conference and to discuss settlement, counsel SHALL meet and confer in good faith and no later than the meet and confer deadline set forth in the attached order.
A. PRETRIAL STATEMENT: No later than ten court days before the scheduled Pretrial Conference, the parties shall file a joint Pretrial Statement which shall set forth:
1. The substance of the action;
2. The relief claimed, including the particular elements of the damages claimed;
3. The factual issues remaining, as well as any stipulations of fact;
4. The legal issues, including a concise statement of each disputed point of law concerning liability or relief and citing ...