The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
SCHEDULING ORDER (Fed.R.Civ.P 16)
Initial Disclosures: 12/3/2012
Discovery Deadlines: ) Non Expert: 9/20/2013
Expert: 10/30/2013 et al.,
Non-Dispositive Motion Deadlines:
Filing: 10/30/2013 )) Dispositive Motion Deadlines:
Mid-Discovery Status Conference:
6/12/2013 at 10:00a.m. Courtroom 7 Settlement Conference:
8/29/2013 at 10:00a.m. Courtroom 7 Pre-Trial Conference:
Courtroom 2 Jury Trial: 5/13/2014 at 8:30 a.m.
I. Date of Scheduling Conference
II. Appearances of Counsel
Jennet Zapata, Esq., appeared on behalf of Plaintiff.
Jahmal Davis, Esq., appeared on behalf of Defendants Sutter Central Valley Hospitals dba Memorial Medical Center and Memorial Medical Center.
III. Amendment to the Parties' Pleadings
The parties do not anticipate any amendments to the pleadings at this time. Any motions or stipulations requesting leave to amend the pleadings must be filed by no later than 4/30/2013. The parties are advised that filing motions and/or stipulations requesting leave to amend the pleadings by 4/30/2013 does not reflect on the propriety of the amendment or imply good cause to modify the existing schedule, if necessary. All proposed amendments must (A) be supported by good cause pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b) if the amendment requires any modification to the existing schedule, see Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations, Inc., 975 F.2d 604, 609 (9th Cir. 1992), and (B) establish, under Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a), that such an amendment is not (1) prejudicial to the opposing party, (2) the product of undue delay, (3) proposed in bad faith, or (4) futile, see Foman v. Davis, 371 U.S. 178, 182 (1962).
IV. Consent to the 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 Sheila K. Oberto, U.S. Magistrate Judge.
V. Discovery Plan and Cut-Off Date
The parties are ordered to exchange the initial disclosures required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1) on or before 12/3/2012. The parties advised the Court at the December 4, 2012, Scheduling Conference that initial disclosures were completed.
The parties are ordered to complete all discovery pertaining to non-experts on or before 9/20/2013, and all discovery pertaining ...