TRAVELERS HOME AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY v. KIMBALL et al
ORDER By JUDGE JON D. LEVY. (akr)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MAINE
THE TRAVELERS HOME AND
MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, )
MERRILL KIMBALL, and
Individually and as Personal
Representative of the Estate of
A case management conference was held this day. Tracy Hill, Esq., appeared
for the plaintiff and Russell Pierce, Esq., appeared for the defendants. Based upon
the matters discussed, it is ORDERED as follows:
1. Defendants may withdraw their motion to dismiss, and file an answer and
counterclaim by October 31, 2016.
2. Following the filing of the plaintiff’s answer to the defendants’ counterclaim,
the Clerk will schedule a judicially-assisted settlement conference.
3. If a judicially-assisted settlement is not reached, the parties shall file crosssummary judgment motions on the issue of collateral estoppel within 30 days of the
final settlement conference, subject to the following:
A. The parties shall seek to stipulate to the facts and to file a written
stipulation. Their respective statements of material fact shall be limited to
those facts that they reasonably expect the other party will deny.
B. Plaintiff will file with its summary judgment motion its memorandum
of law in support. Defendants shall not file their memorandum of law with
their summary judgment motion, but shall instead file their memorandum of
law within 21 days of the plaintiff’s memorandum of law.
C. Plaintiff may file a memorandum of law in rebuttal within 14 days
thereafter. Defendants may file a memorandum of law in sur-rebuttal within
7 days thereafter.
D. The memoranda of law, to the extent a party deems it appropriate,
may incorporate by reference the arguments made in the memoranda of law
submitted in connection with the Defendants’ motion to dismiss.
4. Discovery is ordered stayed until the Court has acted on the cross-motions
for summary judgment.
Dated this 17th day of October, 2016.
/s/ Jon D. Levy
U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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