Marshall et al v. PHI Air Medical, LLC et al

Filing 13

ORDER signed by Senior Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. on 2/18/2021 ORDERING 12 Deadline to complete Rule 26(f) conference by 8/11/2021. Discovery except for expert discovery due by 6/19/2022. First Expert Disclosure due by 8/17/2022. Second Expert Disclosure due by 9/17/2022. Joint Notice of trial readiness by 10/17/2022, and Dispositive Motions filed by 12/13/2022. (Reader, L)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 James C. Fessenden (SBN 238663) E-Mail: jfessenden@fisherphillips.com Kathryn M. Evans (SBN 323190) E-Mail: kmevans@fisherphillips.com FISHER & PHILLIPS LLP 4747 Executive Drive, Suite 1000 San Diego, California 92121 Telephone: (858) 597-9600 Facsimile: (858) 597-9601 Attorneys for Defendant PHI Health, LLC (erroneously sued as PHI Air Medical, LLC and PHI Health, LLC) 8 [Plaintiffs’ Counsel Continued on Next Page] 9 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 JACQUELINE MARSHALL, LANCE PHILLIPS, KRISTEN KNOWLES, CHRIS ANDERSON, KAYVAN MARSHALL, KANE EDWARDS, JORDAN MOSER, KYLE EVANS, JENNA DIAZ, TERRI MAURICIO, ERIK RUBALCAVA, JOANN LEE, TEISLEYE SMITH, JOSEPH LOEHNER, LAUREN YOUNG, KELLI ROSSETTO-SCHRADER, BRITNEY EWERS, TRACIE STIERS, MARISSA JOHANSON, HEATHER IMHOF, CAROLE COVEY, OLSA HAHN, STEPHANIE SWISHER, JOHN SICKMAN, LAUREN SCHINDLER AND MARK HARMON, individuals, on behalf of themselves and on behalf of themselves and on behalf of all persons similarly situated, 23 24 25 26 27 28 CASE NO.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC [Previously assigned to Lassen County Superior Court, Case No. 62973] JOINT STIPULATION AND ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER State Complaint Filed: October 1, 2020 Removal Filed: December 14, 2020 Trial Date: Not Set Plaintiffs, v. PHI AIR MEDICAL, LLC, a Limited Liability Company; PHI HEALTH, LLC, a Limited Liability Company; and Does 1 through 50, Inclusive, Defendants. 1 Case No.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC JOINT STIP AND ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Norman B. Blumenthal (SBN 068687) E-Mail: Norm@bamlawca.com Kyle R. Nordrehaug (SBN 205975) E-Mail: Kyle@bamlawca.com Nicholas J. De Blouw (SBN 280922) E-Mail: DeBlouw@bamlawca.com Victoria B. Rivapalacio (SBN 275115) E-Mail: Victoria@bamlawca.com Piya Mukherjee (SBN 274217) E-Mail: Piya@bamlawca.com Charlotte E. James (SBN 308441) E-Mail: Charlotte@bamlawca.com Aparajit Bhowmil (SBN 248066) E-Mail: aj@bamlawca.com BLUMENTHAL NORDREHAUG BHOWMIK DE BLOUW LLP 2255 Calle Clara La Jolla, CA 92037 Telephone: (858) 551-1223 Facsimile: (858) 551-1232 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Jacqueline Marshall, Lance Phillips, Kristen Knowles, Chris Anderson, Kayvan Marshall, Kane Edwards, Jordan Moser, Kyle Evans, Jenna Diaz, Terri Mauricio, Erik Rubalcava, Joann Lee, Teisleye Smith, Joseph Loehner, Lauren Young, Kelli Rossetto-Schrader, Britney Ewers, Tracie Stiers, Marissa Johanson, Heather Imhof, Carole Covey, Olsa Hahn, Stephanie Swisher, John Sickman, Lauren Schindler and Mark Harmon 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 Case No.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC JOINT STIP AND ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER 1 2 IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, between the parties through their counsel of record as follows: 3 WHEREAS, on December 15, 2020 this Court entered an Initial Pre-Trial 4 Scheduling Order outlining the deadlines for discovery, motion practice, and trial 5 readiness. ECF No. 3. 6 7 8 9 WHEREAS, the parties recently agreed to pursue mediation with Mark Rudy, which is currently scheduled for July 27, 2021. WHEREAS, the parties wish to conserve resources for settlement by postponing further formal discovery pending the results of mediation. 10 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16(b)(4) allows that a case management 11 schedule “may be modified only for good cause and with the judge’s consent.” See 12 Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations, Inc., 975 F.2d 604, 608 (9th Cir. 1992). Similar 13 requests to amend a scheduling order to allow for mediation have been approved 14 in this District. See, e.g., Brisbin v. Calmat Co., No. 1:11-CV-00568-AWI, 2013 15 WL 3322698, at *1 (E.D. Cal. July 1, 2013). 16 Good cause having been shown, the parties respectfully request that the 17 Court modify its Pre-Trial Scheduling Order, ECF No. 3, subject to the Court’s 18 availability, to continue the following deadlines by 180 days to allow the parties to 19 complete discovery and motion practice in a timely manner, pending the results of 20 mediation: 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Event Deadline to complete Rule 26(f) conference Deadline to complete all discovery, except for expert discovery First expert disclosure deadline Second expert disclosure deadline Original Deadline February 12, 2021 Requested Deadline August 11, 2021 December 21, 2021 June 19, 2022 February 18, 2022 August 17, 2022 March 21, 2022 September 17, 2022 28 1 Case No.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC JOINT STIP AND ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 6 Deadline to file joint April 20, 2022 notice of trial readiness (if dispositive motions are not heard) Deadline to file all June 16, 2022 dispositive motions October 17, 2022 December 13, 2022 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 7 8 Dated: February 11, 2021 Respectfully submitted, 9 FISHER & PHILLIPS LLP 10 11 By: lsl Kathryn M. Evans James C. Fessenden Kathryn M. Evans Attorneys for Defendant PHI Health, LLC (erroneously sued as PHI Air Medical, LLC and PHI Health, LLC) 12 13 14 15 16 BLUMENTHAL NORDREHAUG BHOWMIK DE BLOUW LLP Dated: February 11, 2021 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 By: lsl Piya Mukherjee Norman B. Blumenthal Kyle R. Nordrehaug Nicholas J. De Blouw Victoria B. Rivapalacio Piya Mukherjee Charlotte E. James Aparajit Bhowmil Attorneys for Plaintiffs Jacqueline Marshall, Lance Phillips, Kristen Knowles, Chris Anderson, Kayvan Marshall, Kane Edwards, Jordan Moser, Kyle Evans, Jenna Diaz, Terri Mauricio, Erik Rubalcava, Joann Lee, Teisleye Smith, Joseph Loehner, Lauren Young, Kelli RossettoSchrader, Britney Ewers, Tracie Stiers, Marissa Johanson, Heather Imhof, Carole Covey, Olsa Hahn, Stephanie Swisher, John Sickman, Lauren Schindler and Mark Harmon 2 Case No.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC JOINT STIP AND ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER 1 ATTESTATION REGARDING ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES 2 I, Kathryn M. Evans, attest that all other signatories to this document, on whose behalf 3 this filing is submitted, concur in the filing’s content and have authorized this filing. I declare 4 under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the United States of America and the State of 5 California, that the foregoing is true and correct. 6 7 8 Kathryn M. Evans 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 Case No.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC JOINT STIP AND ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 JACQUELINE MARSHALL, LANCE PHILLIPS, KRISTEN KNOWLES, CHRIS ANDERSON, KAYVAN MARSHALL, KANE EDWARDS, JORDAN MOSER, KYLE EVANS, JENNA DIAZ, TERRI MAURICIO, ERIK RUBALCAVA, JOANN LEE, TEISLEYE SMITH, JOSEPH LOEHNER, LAUREN YOUNG, KELLI ROSSETTO-SCHRADER, BRITNEY EWERS, TRACIE STIERS, MARISSA JOHANSON, HEATHER IMHOF, CAROLE COVEY, OLSA HAHN, STEPHANIE SWISHER, JOHN SICKMAN, LAUREN SCHINDLER AND MARK HARMON, individuals, on behalf of themselves and on behalf of themselves and on behalf of all persons similarly situated, 24 25 26 27 [Previously assigned to Lassen County Superior Court, Case No. 62973] ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER State Complaint Filed: October 1, 2020 Removal Filed: December 14, 2020 Trial Date: Not Set Plaintiffs, 22 23 CASE NO.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC v. PHI AIR MEDICAL, LLC, a Limited Liability Company; PHI HEALTH, LLC, a Limited Liability Company; and Does 1 through 50, Inclusive, Defendants. 28 1 Case No.: 2:20-cv-02475-MCE-DMC ORDER TO MODIFY PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER ORDER 1 2 Having reviewed the Plaintiffs’ and Defendant’s Stipulated Request, the 3 Court grants the request and ORDERS that the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order, ECF 4 No. 3, is modified as follows: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Event Deadline to complete Rule 26(f) conference Deadline to complete all discovery, except for expert discovery First expert disclosure deadline Second expert disclosure deadline Deadline to file joint notice of trial readiness (if dispositive motions are not heard) Deadline to file all dispositive motions Original Deadline February 12, 2021 Requested Deadline August 11, 2021 December 21, 2021 June 19, 2022 February 18, 2022 August 17, 2022 March 21, 2022 September 17, 2022 April 20, 2022 October 17, 2022 June 16, 2022 December 13, 2022 18 The parties are ordered to file a Joint Notice of Trial Readiness not later than 19 thirty (30) days after receiving this Court's ruling on the last filed dispositive 20 motion. The parties are to set forth in their Notice of Trial Readiness, the 21 appropriateness of special procedures, whether this case is related to any other 22 case(s) on file in the Eastern District of California, the prospect for settlement, their 23 estimated trial length, any request for a jury, and their availability for trial. After 24 review of the parties' Joint Notice of Trial Readiness, the Court will issue an order 25 that sets forth new dates for a final pretrial conference and trial. 26 27 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATE: February 18, 2021 28 1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

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