United States District Court, D. Nebraska
MONICA COLELLA, Administrator for the Estate of Karen Sue Foster, deceased; Plaintiff,
NEBRASKA METHODIST HEALTH SYSTEM, INC., THE NEBRASKA METHODIST HOSPITAL, JOHN DOES 1-10, agents, servants and employees of Nebraska Methodist Health System, Inc. and/or The Nebraska Methodist Hospital, whose real names are unknown; and JANE DOES 1-10, agents, servants and employees of Nebraska Methodist Health System, Inc. and/or The Nebraska Methodist Hospital, whose real names are unknown; Defendants.
AMENDED FINAL PROGRESSION ORDER
M. Bazis United States Magistrate Judge
MATTER is before the Court on the parties' Joint Motion
to Extend Deadlines. (Filing No. 48.) The motion is granted.
Accordingly, 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 shall
jury trial of this case is set to commence before John M.
Gerrard, Chief United States District Judge, in the Special
Proceedings Courtroom, Roman L. Hruska Federal Courthouse,
111 South 18th Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska, at 9:00 a.m. on
September 14, 2020, or as soon thereafter as the case may be
called, for a duration of ten (10) trial days. This case is
subject to the prior trial of criminal cases and other civil
cases that may be scheduled for trial before this one. Jury
selection will be held at the commencement of trial.
Pretrial Conference is scheduled to be held before the
undersigned magistrate judge on August 24, 2020 at 10:00
a.m., and will be conducted by internet/telephonic
conferencing. Counsel shall use the conferencing instructions
assigned to this case to participate in the conference. (If
counsel wishes to appear in person, counsel must contact
chambers requesting permission to do so. Before contacting
chambers to request such relief, counsel shall confer
regarding the issue.) The parties' proposed Pretrial
Conference Order and Exhibit List(s) must be emailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org, in Word format, by 12:00 p.m. on
August 19, 2020.
telephonic conference to discuss the status of case
progression and the parties' interest in settlement will
be held with the undersigned magistrate judge on July 7, 2020
at 3:00 p.m. by telephone. Counsel shall use the conferencing
instructions assigned to this case to participate in the
deadline for serving initial mandatory disclosures under Rule
26(a)(1) is July 8, 2019.
deadlines for moving to amend pleadings or add parties are:
For the plaintiff(s): November 8, 2019
For the defendant(s): November 9, 2019
deadline for completing written discovery under Rules 33, 34,
and 36 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is February
10, 2020. Motions to compel discovery under Rules 33, 34, and
36 must be filed by February 24, 2020
motion to compel, to quash, or for a disputed protective
order shall not be filed without first contacting the
chambers of the undersigned magistrate judge to set a
conference for discussing the parties' dispute.
deadlines for identifying expert witnesses expected to
testify at the trial, (both retained experts, (Fed. R. Civ.
P. 26(a)(2)(B)), and non-retained experts, (Fed. R. Civ. P.
For the defendant(s): February ...