McKellar v. Ventana Apartments, LLC et al
COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ORDER for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer: Motion Hearing held on 4/15/2014. ORDERED: 69 Motion to Amend Case Caption is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court is directed to ACCEPT for filing Plaintiff 9;s Third Amended Complaint, attached as Exhibit 2 to 69 , as of today's date. ORDERED: The court will REQUIRE between now and close of business on Friday, 4/18/2014, that the parties to negotiate a Stipulation as reflected in the attached minutes. FTR: Courtroom A402 - C. Covington. (ccovi)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer
Civil Action: 12-cv-02320-RM-CBS
April 15, 2014
FTR - Reporter Deck - Courtroom A402
Courtroom Deputy: Courtni Covington
Joshua D. Stoll
Rebecca B. Albano
VENTANA APARTMENTS, LLC,
Christian S. Monson
Lelia K. Chaney
COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ORDER
HEARING: MOTION HEARING
Court in Session:
Court calls case. Appearances of counsel.
Argument and discussion between the court and counsel regarding Plaintiff’s Motion to Amend
Case Caption to Clarify Plaintiff’s Role as Including Personal Representative of the Estate of
Jonathan Frost [Doc. No. 69].
Discussion held regarding Plaintiff’s survivorship claim, the discovery produced and amount of
damages related to that claim, and relevant case law.
Counsel for Plaintiff requests a brief recess to obtain the dates of when that documentation was
Court is in recess.
Court is in session.
Plaintiff’s counsel reviews the dates of production and amount of damages being sought as to the
survivorship claim. Discussion between the court and counsel regarding the appropriate remedy,
if any is necessary, if the third claim for relief is allowed.
For the reasons stated on the record, it is
Plaintiff’s Motion to Amend Case Caption to Clarify Plaintiff’s Role as
Including Personal Representative of the Estate of Jonathan Frost [Doc. No.
69, filed 3/7/2014] is GRANTED.
The Clerk of Court is directed to ACCEPT for filing Plaintiff’s Third
Amended Complaint, attached as Exhibit 2 to Doc. No. 69, as of today’s
The court clarifies that in granting Doc. No. 69, it has been advised by counsel on the record that
Plaintiff believes and will assert at trial that the total damages being sought as to the survivorship
claim is $290,455.51, reflective of medical bills from various medical providers.
The court will REQUIRE between now and close of business on Friday
the parties to negotiate a Stipulation that the only damages being sought by
the Third Claim for Relief are damages in that amount that are reflective of
bills from various medical providers.
The court notes its understanding that all of that related documentation has been produced, save for
the three documents as indicated in Defendant’s Response, and that production should cure any
prejudice the Defendant would suffer from the court’s order.
The court informs the parties that only a ruling from the bench will issue, no written order will
follow, and therefore the amount of days to file an objection should be calculated from today's date.
The parties clarify that filing of the Stipulation is not necessary, but are directed to address the
Stipulation with District Judge Moore at the Trial Preparation Conference.
Discussion between the court and parties regarding the possibility of settlement.
Court in recess:
Total time in court: 01:22
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