Kanellakopoulos v. Unimerica Life Insurance Company

Filing 125

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd denying 99 plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration. (hrllc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/13/2017)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 SAN JOSE DIVISION United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 IOANNIS KANELLAKOPOULOS, Plaintiff, 13 14 15 16 Case No.5:15-cv-04674-BLF (HRL) ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION v. UNIMERICA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, Re: Dkt. No. 99 Defendant. 17 18 On a prior discovery dispute, this court ruled that, in fairness, defendant should have an 19 opportunity to depose Laura Parker in her capacity as an expert. (Dkt. 90). Plaintiff seeks 20 reconsideration of that ruling. Expedited briefing was ordered. The matter is deemed suitable for 21 determination without oral argument. Civ. L.R. 7-1(b). Having considered the moving and 22 responding papers, this court rules as follows: 23 24 25 26 27 28 1. Finding no basis to reverse its prior decision, the court DENIES plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration. 2. Defendant’s request for an award of its fees and costs incurred in opposing plaintiff’s motion is DENIED. 3. Any arrangements defendant wishes to make with respect to compensating Ms. Parker in connection with the second deposition are between defendant and Ms. Parker. 1 4. The propriety of Parker’s designation as an expert, the consequences of whether or not 2 she will appear for trial, and the questions of what use may be made of her testimony 3 are for the presiding judge to address on another day. 4 5 SO ORDERED. Dated: November 13, 2017 6 7 HOWARD R. LLOYD United States Magistrate Judge 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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