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 Unopposed Motion to Extend
Discovery Deadlines and Dispositive Motion Deadlines.
(Filing No. 19.) The motion is granted.
IT IS ORDERED that the provisions of the
Court's earlier final progression order (Filing No.
14) remain in effect, and in addition to those
provisions, the following shall apply:
Motion to Dismiss and Motions for Summary
to dismiss and/or for summary judgment shall be filed not
later than November 1, 2018. See
NECivR 56.1 and NECivR 7.1.
a. Deposition Deadline. All depositions,
whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall
be completed by October 19, 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 October 19,
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 September 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.
plaintiff, counter-claimant, and cross-claimant shall
identify expert witnesses by March 16, 2018
and shall serve expert reports by March 16,
2018. Each Defendant, Counter-Defendant, and
Cross-Defendant shall identify expert witnesses by
April 16, 2018, and serve expert reports by
April 16, 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 May 11,
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originally made prior to these deadlines, shall be made on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.
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 January 17,
2019: The name, address and telephone
number of each witness, separately identifying
those whom the party expects to present and those ...