UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 12, 2012
TRAVELERS INDEMNITY OF CONNECTICUT, ET AL,
ARCH SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Justin L. Quackenbush Senior United States District Judge
ORDER STRIKING TRIAL AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE
This matter has been reassigned to the undersigned for all further proceedings. (ECF No. 58).
All counsel are directed to change the initials following the case number to JLQ on all computer records and on all future filings. This is necessary to ensure that the undersigned receives all future filings. Counsel shall advise their staffs to change the initials on all past pleadings to ensure compliance with this Order.
The court is aware that cross-motions for summary judgment have been filed (ECF No. 43 & 44) and are fully briefed. The motions were originally set to be heard on October 3, 2012. This court will require some time to review the record and pleadings.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The final pre-trial conference date of November 16, 2012 is hereby STRICKEN.
2. The trial date of January 14, 2013 is hereby STRICKEN. The final pretrial conference and trial dates will be reset, if necessary, after determination of the now pending motions for summary judgment.
3. The parties shall advise if they want oral argument on the pending motions for summary judgment. The court is aware that counsel for the Plaintiff offices in San Diego, California and that the office of counsel for the Defendant is in Los Angeles, California. Since the undersigned sits in Riverside, California on an ongoing basis, if in person argument in Riverside, California is requested, the court will accommodate that request. If either party desires oral argument on pending motions, they shall file a Notice requesting oral argument by no later than October 24, 2012. If either party requests oral argument, the court will contact counsel telephonically to set the time and place of that argument.
IT IS SO ORDERED. The Clerk shall enter this Order and furnish copies to counsel.
Justin L. Quackenbush
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