Sun Construction Company, Inc. v. Torix General Contractors, LLC et al

Filing 164

COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ORDER for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe: Motion Hearing held on 2/8/2010. Granting 153 Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland's Motion to Modify Scheduling Order. Discovery due by 7/30 /2010. Dispositive Motions due by 7/26/2010. Final Pretrial Conference is set for 09/24/2010 at 09:00 AM. Preliminary Final Trial Prepartation Conference is set for 08/19/2010 at 09:00 AM. Final Trial Preparation Conference is set for 09/24/2010 at 09:00 AM. Trial to Jury is set for 10/18/2010 at 09:00 AM (Court Reporter FTR - Ellen E. Miller) (mjwcd ) Modified on 2/11/2010 to include language regarding the rest of the minutes. (sah, ).

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe Civil Action No. Date: 07-cv-01355-LTB-MJW FTR - Courtroom A-502 Courtroom Deputy, Ellen E. Miller Patrick Q. Hustead Vincent J. Wegher Connor L. Cantrell February 08, 2010 FIDELITY AND DEPOSIT COMPANY OF MARYLAND, Intervenor Plaintiff(s), UNITED STATES OF AMERICA for the Use and Benefit of SUN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., FIDELITY AND DEPOSIT COMPANY OF MARYLAND, Plaintiff(s)/Counter Defendant(s). v. TORIX GENERAL CONTRACTORS, LLC, TRAVELERS CASUALTY AND SURETY COMPANY OF AMERICA, and ST. ANDREWS/ALLIANCE JOINT VENTURE, Defendant(s)/Counter Claimant(s). Jeffrey C. Culbertson Bret R. Gunnell Matthew O. Stromquist COURTROOM MINUTES / MINUTE ORDER HEARING: MOTION HEARING Court in Session: 9:16 a.m. Court calls case. Appearances of counsel. The Court raises Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland's Motion to Modify Scheduling Order for oral argument. Argument by Mr. Hustead. Response by Mr. Stromquist. Mr. Culbertson states he is not responding. Findings by the Court. It is ORDERED: Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland's MOTION TO MODIFY SCHEDULING ORDER [Docket No. 153, Filed December 31, 2009] is GRANTED for reasons as set forth on the record. AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER [153-2] is signed and entered as amended on the record. The Scheduling Order [Docket No. 58, Filed April 15, 2008] is amended accordingly. Joinder of Parties/Amendment to Pleadings: FEBRUARY 26, 2010 Discovery Cut-off for all discovery: JULY 30, 2010 Dispositive Motions Deadline: JULY 26, 2010 Each side shall be limited to four (4) expert witnesses, without further leave of Court. Defendants shall supplement their prior expert reports and disclosures on or before FEBRUARY 15, 2010. Plaintiffs shall submit all rebuttal expert reports and disclosures on or before APRIL 15, 2010. Interrogatories, Requests for Production, and Requests for Admissions shall be served on or before MARCH 01, 2010. Each side shall be limited to twenty (20) additional Interrogatories, twenty (2) additional Requests for Production, and twenty (20) additional Requests for Admissions, without leave of Court. Each side shall be limited to four (4) additional fact depositions. Each deposition shall be limited to one (1) day of a maximum of seven (7) hours, absent leave of Court. No SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE is set at this time. The parties advise the Court they anticipate scheduling private mediation through the Judicial Arbiter Group. On or before March 08, 2010, the parties shall contact the selected private mediator and schedule the mediation. The FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE is currently set SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. in Courtroom A-502, Fifth floor, Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse, 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294. TRIAL/TRIAL PREPARATION CONFERENCES : The following are currently set before The Honorable Lewis T. Babcock: Preliminary Final Trial Preparation Conference: AUGUST 19, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Final Trial Preparation Conference: SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Three-week trial to a jury: OCTOBER 18, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Parties are directed to and shall fully comply with the procedures of the judicial officer assigned to try this case on the merits. Page 2 of 3 Absent exceptional circumstances, no request for rescheduling any appearance in this court will be entertained unless a written request is made five (5) business days in advance of the date of appearance. [X] Amended Scheduling Order is signed and entered with interlineations FEBRUARY 08, 2010. Hearing concluded. Court in recess: 9:40 a.m. Total in-court time: 00:24 To order a transcript of this proceedings, contact Avery Woods Reporting Service. (303) 825-6119 Toll Free 1-800-962-3345. FAX (303) 893-8305 Page 3 of 3

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