Progressive Mountain Insurance Company v. McCallister et al
ORDER and NOTICE of Pretrial Proceedings; the proposed pretrial order shall be filed on or before 6/30/17. Signed by Magistrate Judge R. Stan Baker on 1/20/2017. (ca)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
PROGRESSIVE MOUNTAIN INSURANCE
CIVIL ACTION NO.: 5:16-cv-93
RICKY McCALLISTER, et al.,
ORDER AND NOTICE OF
IT IS ORDERED that lead counsel for the parties in the above-captioned case shall prepare
and file with the Clerk of this Court a joint consolidated proposed pretrial order. The pretrial
order shall be in the format for Chief District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood. The required form can
be located at the Court’s website www.gas.uscourts.gov under “forms.” The proposed pretrial
order shall be filed on or before June 30, 2017. However, if a motion for summary judgment or
other dispositive motion is pending at the time of this deadline, the deadline for filing the pretrial
order is automatically extended. In such event, the parties shall file the proposed pretrial order
within twenty-one days of this Court’s ruling on the motion for summary judgment or other
Counsel for the Plaintiff shall have the responsibility to initiate compliance herewith. A
party’s failure to comply with the requirements hereof may result in dismissal of the Complaint,
striking of the Answer, or in other sanctions determined appropriate by the Court. If any party in
this case is not represented by counsel, such party shall be obligated to comply with the
requirements hereof in the same manner as counsel.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this case will be scheduled by the Clerk for a pretrial
conference. At the time of the pretrial conference, the Court will approve, disapprove, or direct
amendment of the proposed pretrial order. Lead counsel for each party shall attend the pretrial
The parties shall attempt to resolve evidentiary objections and potential motions in limine
well in advance of the pretrial conference. Thus, the parties shall not file any evidentiary
objections or motions in limine without first seeking to resolve the issues raised in the objection or
the motion in limine with the opposing party. The moving party must state in its evidentiary
objections and motions in limine that it has attempted to resolve the issues raised therein with the
other parties, and it must further state which other parties oppose the relief sought.
Any evidentiary objections and motions in limine which have not been resolved prior to the
pretrial conference shall be submitted in writing at least five (5) days prior to the pretrial
conference. The parties shall not file any motions or limine or evidentiary objections after this
deadline without first seeking leave of court. Leave to file will only be granted upon a showing of
extraordinary circumstances. All responses to evidentiary objections and motions in limine shall
be submitted within fourteen (14) days of the filing of the objection or motion.
Proposed pretrial orders which are not consolidated (proposed jointly) will not be accepted
for filing without the written permission of the Court.
SO ORDERED, this 20th day of January, 2017.
R. STAN BAKER
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
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