Howard v. Missouri Bone and Joint Center, Inc.

Filing 51

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER Pltff.'s mtn. in limine is granted in part. The mtn. is granted to exclude information regarding pltff.'s criminal history, at this point, unless deft. can produce evid. of a conviction, at which time, deft. may see rec onsideration. The mtn. is granted with respect to whether deft. does or does not have insurance. The mtn. is granted with respect to the financial condition of deft. The mtn. is granted with respect t opltff.'s children born out of wedlock. The court reserves ruling on the mtn. on the "release and waiver of liability contained in deft.'s registration/consent release" form until such time as a copy of the registration/consent release form is produced for the court's inspe ction. The mtn. is granted with respect to any medical and medical causation opinions of Michael Hadden. Mr. Hadden can, however, testify with respect to standards applicable to athletic trainers and as to deft. and Kevin Templin's adherence to the standards applicable to athletic trainers with regard to pltff.'s participation. The mtn. as to any physical injuries to any part of pltff.'s body prior to or subsequent to 1/10/01 is granted at this time, except to the extent of any ev idence that they are related to the injury at trial. Deft.'s mtn. in limine is granted, with the exception that pltff. may testify that he might have had a dream of playing professional football some day. SO ORDERED HEA 40 38 . Signed by Honorable Henry E. Autrey on 3/23/09. (CLA)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI EASTERN DIVISION ALVIN HOWARD, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) Case No. 4:05CV1333HEA ) MISSOURI BONE AND 7, ) ) Defendant. ) MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff's Motion in Limine, [Doc. 38], and Defendant's Motion in Limine, [Doc. 40]. The Court makes the following rulings: Plaintiff's Motion in Limine, [Doc. 38], is granted in part. The motion is granted to exclude information regarding Plaintiff's criminal history, at this point, unless Defendant can produce evidence of a conviction, at which time, Defendant may seek reconsideration. The motion is granted with respect to whether Defendant does or does not have insurance. The motion is granted with respect to the financial condition of Defendant. The motion is granted with respect to Plaintiff's children born out of wedlock. The Court reserves ruling on the motion on the "Release and Waiver of Liability contained in Defendant's Registration/Consent Release" form until such time as a copy of the Registration/Consent Release form is produced for the Court's inspection. The Motion is granted with respect to any medical or medical causation opinions of Michael Hadden. Mr. Hadden can, however, testify with respect to standards applicable to athletic trainers and as to Defendant and Kevin Templin's adherence to the standards applicable to athletic trainers with regard to Plaintiff's participation. The motion as to any physical injuries to any part of Plaintiff's body prior to or subsequent to January 10, 2001 is granted at this time, except to the extent of any evidence that they are related to the injury at trial. Defendant's motion in limine is granted, with the exception that Plaintiff may testify that he might have had a dream of playing professional football some day. SO ORDERED. Dated this 23rd day of March, 2009. ________________________________ HENRY EDWARD AUTREY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE -2-