The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO EXTEND DISCOVERY DEADLINES AS TO CERTAIN MATTERS (Docket No. 48)
On February 12, 2013, Defendants Bekins Van Lines, LLC and Estate of Myron Bojszuk ("Bojszuk" or collectively "Defendants") filed a motion to continue/extend discovery deadline as to certain matters and an ex parte application to shorten time to hear the motion; the Court granted the ex parte application. (Docs. 47-49.) On February 20, 2013, Plaintiffs William Wright and Joanne Wright ("Plaintiffs") filed an opposition to the motion, and on February 22, 2013, Defendants filed a reply. (Docs. 50, 51.) A hearing on the motion was held on February 27, 2013, before Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto.
At the hearing, the Court determined that good cause existed to grant Defendants' motion and to extend the discovery deadlines as to certain matters for the reasons set forth on the record.
Accordingly, the schedule is modified as follows: Event Current Date Modified Date Non-expert discovery February 22, 2013 February 22, 2013 Expert disclosure March 1, 2013 March 1, 2013 (for all matters except supplemental reports related to Mr. Bojszuk's autopsy)
Supplemental expert disclosure None set April 19, 2013 (for supplemental reports related to Mr. Bojszuk's autopsy)
Expert discovery deadline April 12, 2013 May 24, 2013 Non-dispositive motion filing deadline April 17, 2013 May 29, 2013 Non-dispositive motion hearing deadline May 15, 2013 June 26, 2013 Dispositive motion filing deadline May 22, 2013 July 3, 2013*fn1 Dispositive motion hearing deadline July 3, 2013 August 7, 2013 Pre-trial conference August 14, 2013 September 11, 2013 Trial September 24, 2013 October 22, 2013
The settlement conference, currently scheduled for March 15, 2013, is continued May 31, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., in Courtroom 9 before Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone.