Malloy et al v. SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.

Filing 24

ORDER Denying 17 Motion to Strike and Granting 18 Motion to Extend Time. Discovery due by 3/4/2011. Motions due by 4/4/2011. Proposed Joint Pretrial Order due by 5/6/2011. Signed by Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leavitt on 11/22/10. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ASB)

Estate of Edgar H. Malloy et al v. SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. Doc. 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 v. SPX COOLING TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Defendant. ESTATE OF EDGAR H. MALLOY, et al., Plaintiffs, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA *** ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 2:10-cv-00908-RLH-LRL ORDER Before the court is defendant's Motion to Strike Plaintiff's Expert Witness, Frank A. Perez, Ph.D. (#17). The court has considered the motion, plaintiff's Opposition (#20), and defendant's Reply (#21). Also before the court is plaintiff's Motion to Expand Time (#18). The court has considered the motion and defendant's Opposition (#22). Although plaintiff's diligence has been less than impressive, the court will deny defendant's motion to strike Dr. Perez as an expert witness (#17) and will grant plaintiff's request to extend the discovery and related deadlines (#18). Doing so will not prejudice defendant in any significant way. Plaintiff will, of course, be expected to pick up the pace of discovery appreciably in this tragic case. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that defendant's Motion to Strike Plaintiff's Expert Witness, Frank A. Perez, Ph.D. (#17) is denied. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiffs' Motion to Expand Time (#18) is granted. The following case management deadlines will now be in effect: ... ... Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Discovery Designation of experts Designation of rebuttal experts Dispositive motions Joint Pretrial Order March 4, 2011 December 22, 2010 January 21, 2011 April 4, 2011 May 6, 2011 DATED this 22nd day of November, 2010. LAWRENCE R. LEAVITT UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2