Hubbell v. FEDEX Smartpost Inc.,
ORDER permitting defendant's expert witness and reopening discovery. Signed by District Judge George Caram Steeh. (MBea)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
CASE NO. 14-13897
HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH
FEDEX SMARTPOST, INC.,
ORDER PERMITTING DEFENDANT’S
EXPERT WITNESS AND REOPENING DISCOVERY
On January 9, 2017, the Court held a pretrial conference. For the
reasons stated on the record, the trial is adjourned until June 1, 2017. This
timeline alters the Court’s proportionality analysis in its prior opinion and
order excluding defendant’s expert witness, Dr. Nitin Paranjpe. (Doc. 46).
Therefore, for the reasons stated on the record, the Court sets aside its
prior ruling on Paranjpe’s testimony and will permit him to testify for
The Court will reopen discovery for the limited purpose of permitting
plaintiff to depose Paranjpe before April 30, 2017. Plaintiff may also select
her own expert witness to rebut Paranjpe. Any such witness must be
named and a report furnished no later than 60 days before the scheduled
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: January 10, 2017
s/George Caram Steeh
GEORGE CARAM STEEH
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
Copies of this Order were served upon attorneys of record on
January 10, 2017, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
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