Rocker v. Scottsdale, City of et al
ORDER granting in part and denying in part 98 Motion for Extension of Time Deadline. Plaintiff's expert disclosures due 6/1/12; Defendants' expert disclosures due 7/6/12; rebuttal expert disclosures due 7/27/12; expert depositions completed on or before 8/31/12; dispositive motions due 9/21/2012. All other deadlines and terms in the Court's Amended Case Management Order 70 shall remain in effect. Signed by Judge David G Campbell on 5/9/2012.(NVO)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
No. CV11-0708 PHX DGC
Jacob F. Rocker,
City of Scottsdale, et al.,
Plaintiff has filed a motion for extension of time to disclose expert opinions and
reports. Doc. 98. Defendants oppose the motion. Docs. 106, 109. Plaintiff has filed no
Plaintiff’s motion was filed on the date his expert reports were due. As defense
counsel note, Plaintiff’s counsel has been involved in this case for more than 18 months
and first disclosed a liability expert more than one year ago. Plaintiff provides no
explanation for his failure to produce a damages report by the Court’s deadline. In light
of these facts, and the Court’s intent to hold the parties to a firm schedule in this case, the
Court is inclined to deny Plaintiff’s request for an extension. By filing the request on the
day the expert report was due, however, Plaintiff has put the Court in a box. If it denies
the request, Plaintiff will be denied experts that are likely necessary to establish his case.
To avoid this harsh result, the Court will grant a brief modification of the deadlines.
Plaintiff shall provide full and complete expert disclosures as required by
Rule 26(a)(2)(A)-(C) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure no later than June 1, 2012.
Defendants shall provide full and complete expert disclosures as required by
Rule 26(a)(2)(A)-(C) no later than July 6, 2012. Rebuttal expert disclosures, if any, shall
be provided no later than July 27, 2012. Expert depositions shall be completed no later
than August 31, 2012.
September 21, 2012.
The deadline for dispositive motions shall be extended to
All other deadlines and terms in the Court’s Amended Case Management Order
(Doc. 70) shall remain in effect.
IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff’s motion for extension (Doc. 98) is granted in
part and denied in part as set forth above.
Dated this 9th day of May, 2012.
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