United States District Court, N.D. California
T. Busch Plaintiff,
Kaiser Permanente Defendant.
ORDER FOR PRETRIAL PREPARATION
THELTON E. HENDERSON, JUDGE
cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
TRIAL DATE. Trial before the COURT JURY will begin in
Courtroom No. 2 on MAY 2, 2, 017at 9:00 AM. If the Court
advises counsel that they must be prepared to go to trial on
a trailing basis, then the trial will begin as soon after the
scheduled date as possible. The trial shall last for an
estimated y trial days. The trial of liability and damages
issues SPf ALL SHALL NOi pbe separate.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE. The Court will hold a pretrial
conference on Monday, APRIL 17, 2017.at 3:00 PM. Counsel who
intend to try the case must attend the pretrial conference.
(a) Discovery Cutoff.
discovery, except for depositions of expert witnesses, shall
be completed on January 16, 2017 All depositions of expert
witnesses shall be completed no later than 7 calendar days
before the pretrial conference.
Disclosures Regarding Expert Witnesses.
Plaintiffs shall comply with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure
26(a)(2)(A) (i.e., disclose the identity of any person who
may be used at trial to present expert testimony) no later
than 45 calendar days before the pretrial conference.
Defendants shall disclose the identity of their expert
witnesses no later than 30 calendar days before the pretrial
conference. The parties shall comply with the written report
requirements of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2)(B)
within 14 calendar days of disclosing the identity of their
experts. Failure to comply with these deadlines will prevent
a witness from testifying as an expert.
otherwise ordered by the Court, all discovery matters are
hereby referred for assignment to a magistrate judge. Please
call the Courtroom Deputy at (415) 522-2047 to obtain a
random assignment to a specific Magistrate Judge before
filing any papers relating to discovery.
PRETRIAL MOTIONS (EXCEPT MOTIONS IN LIMINE).
parties should file pretrial motions to resolve any purely
legal substantive issues. Such issues may not be resolved by
motions in limine (see page 6, paragraph 6(a)). Any party
that attempts to resolve a purely legal substantive issue by
a motion in limine, or by any motion filed after the
(leadline below, may expect the imposition of substantia!
sanctions for failure to comply with this order.
pretrial motions, except motions in limine, shall be heard no
later than 45 calendar days before the scheduled trial date.
Accordingly, all such motions must be noticed for hearing no
later than Monday, March 13, 2017. They must be filed at
least 35 days in advance of the hearing date, or no later
than Monday, Feb 6, 2017Civ L.R. 7-2(a).
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE STATEMENT.
Required Meeting and Disclosure Prior to Pretrial
counsel who will try the case shall meet and confer on or
least 30 calendar days before the pretrial ...