Giles et al v. Gravity Play Entertainment, LLC et al

Filing 126

ORDER re: 113 Defendant The Inflatable Store, Inc.'s Objections to Plaintiffs' Designation of Deposition Testimony. The Court rules on the objections as set forth in this Order, by Judge Philip A. Brimmer on 4/15/09. (ebs, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Judge Philip A. Brimmer Civil Action No. 07-cv-00401-PAB-KLM KATHERINE GILES and ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiffs, v. THE INFLATABLE STORE, INC., Defendant. _____________________________________________________________________ ORDER REGARDING DEFENDANT'S OBJECTIONS TO PLAINTIFFS' DESIGNATIONS OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY _____________________________________________________________________ This matter comes before the court on defendant The Inflatable Store, Inc.'s Objections to Plaintiffs' Designation of Deposition Testimony [Docket No. 113]. The Court rules as follows: Item # 1 Testimony Newman, Dr. James 16:9-20:6 Objection Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Ruling Ruling reserved. Item # 2 Testimony Newman, Dr. James 20:7-22:10 Objection Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. 2 Ruling Ruling reserved. 3 Newman, Dr. James 22:11-23:13 Ruling reserved. 4 Newman, Dr. James 27:17-29:7 Ruling reserved. 5 Newman, Dr. James 29:8-34:21 Ruling reserved. 6 Newman, Dr. James 35:9-40:7 Ruling reserved. Item # 7 Testimony Newman, Dr. James 41:16-42:9 Objection Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Dr. Newman lacks the knowledge, skill, experience, training or education to express this opinion. Dr. Newman's opinion is not the product of reliable principles and methods and is based upon insufficient facts and data. Witness not properly disclosed, F.R.E. 702-703. Exhibit 48 is Dr. Lam's report. Refers to his report. Opinions are compound to his deposition and/or live testimony and should be precluded. Exhibit 48 is Dr. Lam's report. Refers to his report. Opinions are compound to his deposition and/or live testimony and should be precluded. Exhibit 48 is Dr. Lam's report. Refers to his report. Opinions are compound to his deposition and/or live testimony and should be precluded. Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Ruling Ruling reserved. 8 Newman, Dr. James 42:20-43:11 Ruling reserved. 9 Lam, Dr. Tack 7:5-12:2 Ruling reserved. 10 Lam, Dr. Tack 36:6-25 Ruling reserved. 11 Lam, Dr. Tack 38:6-11 Ruling reserved. 12 13 14 15 Lam, Dr. Tack 4:5-23 Lam, Dr. Tack 10:2-11:2 Lam, Dr. Tack 14:8-15:3 Lam, Dr. Tack 47:4-48:24 Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. 3 Item # 16 17 18 Testimony Lam, Dr. Tack 54:14-18 Lam, Dr. Tack 61:19-62:11 Lam, Dr. Tack 63:22-64:9 Lam, Dr. Tack 71:4-12 Lam, Dr. Tack 75:1-76:12 Lam, Dr. Tack 88:9-90:3 Lam, Dr. Tack 90:22-92:22 Lam, Dr. Tack 93:12-19 Lam, Dr. Tack 94:17-95:3 Lam, Dr. Tack 95:15-20 Lam, Dr. Tack 147:18-148:1 Lam, Dr. Tack 158:3-10 Lam, Dr. Tack 161:15-162:8 Lam, Dr. Tack 171:5-12 Lam, Dr. Tack 191:4-10 Objection Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; Prejudicial effect outweighs any probative value, F.R.E. 403 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; Prejudicial effect outweighs any probative value, F.R.E. 403 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; Prejudicial effect outweighs any probative value, F.R.E. 403 Lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 4 Ruling Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Item # 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 Testimony Anastasia, Mark 12:18-13:23 Anastasia, Mark 22:3-22 Anastasia, Mark 29:9-19 Anastasia, Mark 30:4-33:5 Anastasia, Mark 118:24-119:25 Anastasia, Mark 127:25-128:8 Anastasia, Mark 129:1-7 Anastasia, Mark 131:20-134:2 Anastasia, Mark 147:12-22 Anastasia, Mark 157:19-158:3 Anastasia, Mark 200:5-13 Anastasia, Mark 201:20-203:2 Anastasia, Mark 209:19-210:16 Anastasia, Mark 215:12-216:5 Anastasia, Mark 221:23-222:11 Objection Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Vague; overbroad, lack of foundation and no definition of "design" given. Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; lack of personal knowledge F.R.E. 602 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; lack of personal knowledge and F.R.E. 602; inadmissible lay opinion, F.R.E. 701 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; lack of personal knowledge and F.R.E. 602; inadmissible lay opinion, F.R.E. 701 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Vague; overbroad, lack of foundation no definition of "testing" given. Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402; Lack of personal knowledge, F.R.E. 602; inadmissible lay opinion, F.R.E. 701 Lack of personal knowledge, F.R.E. 602 5 Ruling Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. Ruling reserved. 40 41 42 43 44 45 Item # 46 47 48 49 Testimony Douglas French 11:8-15 Douglas French 16:15-24 Douglas French 70:17-72:20 Douglas French 73:8-12 Clark, Matthew P. 69:23-70:6 Objection Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Hearsay, F.R.E. 801, Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Hearsay, F.R.E. 801, Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Irrelevant, F.R.E. 401-402 Hearsay, F.R.E. 801 Ruling Overruled Overruled Overruled Overruled Sustained Overruled Overruled Overruled Sustained as to 36:17-22, 37:5-38, 25, 40:1341:4. Otherwise overruled. Sustained as to 61:1962:13. Otherwise overruled. Overruled 50 51 52 53 Lash, Steven 7:22-8:15 Lash, Steven 9:3-10:4 Lash, Steven 10:25-12:8 Lash, Steven 36:17-41:4 54 Lash, Steven 60:20-62:13 Hearsay, F.R.E. 801, Inadmissible lay opinion, F.R.E. 701 55 Lash, Steven 114:25-116:18 Speculation, F.R.E. 602 6 Item # 56 Testimony Keller, Samuel J. 21:15-22:11 Objection Hearsay, F.R.E. 801 Ruling Sustained as to 21:15-21 and 22:911. Otherwise overruled. Overruled 57 Keller, Samuel J. 62:10-22 Lack of personal knowledge, F.R.E. 602, Inadmissible lay opinion, F.R.E. 701 DATED April 15, 2009. BY THE COURT: s/Philip A. Brimmer PHILIP A. BRIMMER United States District Judge 7

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