Douglas et al v. First Student Inc
ORDER granting 146 Joint MOTION for Order Establishing Discovery and Motion Deadlines. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 12/2/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
NATE DOUGLAS, THOMAS DERICO, LISA,
SMITH and LEROY ROBINSON, individually
and on behalf of all persons similarly situated,
FIRST STUDENT, INC.,
Civil No. 4:09-CV-0652-SWW
Before the Court is the parties’ joint motion for an order establishing discovery and
motions deadlines. Upon consideration of the parties’ motion and the representations made
therein, the Court GRANTS the parties’ joint motion [docket entry 146]. The parties shall
comply with the following deadlines:
a. Plaintiffs shall have until December 31, 2011, to complete the depositions of
Karen Springs, Dwayne Holmes, and Willie Abson.
b. Motions for summary judgment, as well as Plaintiffs’ motion for class
certification and Defendant’s motion for decertification of the FLSA Class, as
well as all expert reports of both sides on the issue of liability shall be due by
February 1, 2012. Oppositions briefs and rebuttal expert reports on the issue of
liability shall be due by March 1, 2012. Reply briefs shall be filed by March 15,
c. Expert reports concerning the issue of damages shall be due thirty days after the
Court decides Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification and Defendant’s motion for
decertification of the FLSA Class. The parties may serve rebuttal expert reports
concerning the issue of damages twenty-one days after the initial reports are
d. The parties may subpoena documents from and depose each others’ experts
before rebuttal expert reports are due, both with respect to liability and damages
e. All motions to exclude experts including pursuant to Daubert v. Merrell Dow
Pharmaceuticals, 509 U.S. 579 (1993), shall be filed ten days after the service of
rebuttal expert reports concerning the issue of damages. Opposition briefs shall
be filed within fourteen days; reply briefs shall be filed within seven days.
f. All motions in limine shall be filed 10 calendar days prior to trial.
g. The Court shall set a trial date after it decides motions for summary judgment,
Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification and Defendant’s motion for
decertification of the FLSA Class.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 2nd day of December, 2011.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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