Taylor v. Lewis Trucking Company et al
RULE 26(F) ORDER directing the parties to file the Rule 26(f) report containing the proposed discovery plan. Rule 26 Meeting Report due by 1/30/2009. Signed by Honorable Myron H. Thompson on 1/13/2009. (dmn)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION
SONIE TAYLOR, as Mother and Administratrix of the Estate of Lionel Michael Moore, Deceased, Plaintiff, v. LEWIS TRUCKING COMPANY, et al., Defendants.
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CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:08cv986-MHT
RULE 26(F) ORDER The parties are hereby reminded of the obligation, imposed by Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, to confer and to develop a proposed discovery plan. Accordingly, it is ORDERED that the Rule 26(f)
report containing the discovery plan shall be filed as soon as practicable but not later than January 30, 2009. The longstanding practice in this district is that dispositive motions shall be filed no later than 90 days
prior to the pretrial date.
If the parties seek to vary
from that schedule, they should present, in the plan, specific case-related reasons for the requested variance. In their Rule 26(f) report, however, the parties should assume that the 90-day requirement will apply. This case will be set for trial before the
undersigned judge during one of that judge's regularly scheduled civil trial terms, within 7 to 10 months of this order if a term is available and, if not available, then as soon as possible thereafter. The pretrial date
is normally set within four to six weeks of a scheduled trial term. are The dates of each judge's civil trial terms on the court's website located at
http://www.almd.uscourts.gov. The court may or may not hold a scheduling conference before issuing a scheduling order. If the court holds a
scheduling conference, counsel may participate in the scheduling conference by conference call.
The scheduling order entered by the court will follow the form of the uniform scheduling order adopted by the judges of this court. The uniform scheduling order is
also available on the court's website. The report of the parties should comply with Form 52 of the Appendix of Forms to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. DONE, this the 13th day of January, 2009.
/s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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