United States District Court, D. Nebraska
AMENDED ORDER SETTING FINAL SCHEDULE FOR PROGRESSION
M. BAZIS UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
matter is before the Court on the parties' Joint Motion
for Extension of Case Progression Deadlines. (Filing No. 17.)
Good cause having been shown, the motion is granted.
IT IS ORDERED that the provisions of the
Court's earlier, final progression order remain in
effect, and in addition to those provisions, the following
Motion to Dismiss and Motions for Summary
Judgment. Motions to dismiss and/or for summary
judgment shall be filed not later than January 21,
2019. See NECivR 56.1 and NECivR 7.1.
Limits on Discovery. Each party is limited
to serving 40 interrogatories on any other party.
a. Deposition Deadline. All depositions,
whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall
be completed by October 18, 2018.
b. Written Discovery Deadline. All
interrogatories, requests for admission and requests for
production or inspection, whether or not they are intended to
be used at trial, shall be completed by September 18,
2018. Counsel may stipulate to extensions of time to
respond to discovery requests in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P.
29, but such extensions shall not extend any of the dates in
this order; any request to extend the deadlines of
this order shall be sought by motion.
c. Discovery Motions. Discovery motions
shall be filed not later than August 19,
2018, as to matters which are then ripe for
decision; discovery matters arising after that date may be
the subject of motions until the deposition deadline. Counsel
are reminded of the provisions of NECivR 7.1(i). Motions to
compel shall not be filed without first contacting the
chambers of the undersigned magistrate judge to set a
conference to discuss the parties' dispute.
Disclosure of Expert
Witnesses. Each plaintiff, counter-claimant, and
cross-claimant shall identify expert witnesses by
August 2, 2018 and shall serve expert
reports by August 2, 2018. Each Defendant,
Counter-Defendant, and Cross-Defendant shall identify expert
witnesses by September 4, 2018, and serve
expert reports by September 4, 2018. If
necessary to refute the disclosed opinions of an expert
witness of an opponent, a plaintiff, counter-claimant, or
cross-claimant may disclose additional expert witnesses not
later than September 18, 2018, provided that
the disclosing party then provides all of the information
described in Fed.R.Civ.P. Rule 26(a)(2) and makes the expert
witness available for deposition prior to the date set for
completion of depositions. Supplementation of these
disclosures, if originally made prior to these deadlines,
shall be made on these deadlines as to any information for
which supplementation is addressed in Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(e). The
testimony of the expert at trial shall be limited to the
information disclosed in accordance with this paragraph.
Pretrial Disclosures. Pursuant to
Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(3), each party shall serve opposing
counsel and file a redacted version as applicable with the
following information regarding the evidence it may present
at trial other than solely for impeachment purposes as soon
as practicable but not later than the date specified:
a. Nonexpert Witnesses - On or before March 21,
2019: The name, address and telephone
number of each witness, separately identifying
those whom the party expects to present and those whom the
party may call if the need arises.
b. Deposition Testimony and Discovery - The
designation of discovery testimony and discovery responses
intended to be utilized at trial is not required at this
c. Trial Exhibits - On or before March 21,
2019: A list of all exhibits it expects to offer by
providing a numbered listing and permitting examination of
such exhibits, designating on the list those ...