IHealth Pharmacy LLC v Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation

Filing 5

ORDER Requiring Parties to Submit a Joint Discovery Plan. (Response due by 12/16/2022) Signed by District Judge Terrence G. Berg. (AChu)

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Case 2:22-cv-12587-TGB-EAS ECF No. 5, PageID.49 Filed 11/21/22 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION IHEALTH PHARMACY LLC, 2:22-CV-12587-TGB Plaintiff, vs. LIBERTY SURPLUS INSURANCE CORPORATION, ORDER REQUIRING PARTIES TO SUBMIT A JOINT DISCOVERY PLAN PURSUANT TO FED. R. CIV. P. 26(f) Defendant. Counsel shall comply with Fed. R. Civ. Proc. Rule 26(f) and submit to the Court a joint discovery plan on or before December 16, 2022. In addition to the contents required under Rule 26(f), the joint discovery plan shall contain a case summary that:  Summarizes the background of the action, the principal factual and legal issues for both sides, and the relief sought by the plaintiff(s);  Outlines the proposed discovery and proposes an appropriate management plan, including a schedule setting discovery cutoff and trial dates; and  Describes any outstanding or anticipated discovery disputes, the bases for any objections, and any anticipated motions, including dispositive motions; Case 2:22-cv-12587-TGB-EAS ECF No. 5, PageID.50 Filed 11/21/22 Page 2 of 2 The proposed discovery plan and case summary shall be filed with the Court. The parties are directed to discuss the following during their discovery plan conference: i. ii. iii. iv. v. vi. vii. viii. The issues and narrowing the issues; Subject matter jurisdiction; Relationship to other cases; Necessity of amendments to pleadings, additional parties, third-party complaints, etc.; Settlement, including alternative dispute resolution; Progress of discovery (counsel are instructed to commence significant discovery prior to the conference); Issues which may appropriately be resolved by motion; and Estimated trial length. Counsel are directed to discuss case evaluation (formerly mediation ) with their clients, and the prospect of obtaining authority to stipulate to be bound by the provisions of Mich. Ct. R. 2.403, including the section dealing with sanctions. DATED this 21st day of November, 2022. BY THE COURT: /s/Terrence G. Berg TERRENCE G. BERG United States District Judge

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