Strizic v. NorthWestern Corporation et al
ORDERED: 1. Pla ppt stmt amended in compliance with L.R. 16.2(b)(1) to cure the stated deficiencies shall be filed on or before 3/10/17. 2. Complete copies of all Pla expert reports shall be served upon opposing cnsl and filed on or before 3/10/17. 3. Complete copies of all of Dft's expert reports shall be served upon opposing cnsl and filed on 4/7/17. 4. Separate written disclosures of non-retained experts shall be served upon opposing cnsl and filed by Pla on or before 3/10/17, and by Dfts on or before 4/7/17. (READ ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS) All other matters and deadlines in the Court's Order of 7/11/16 remain in full force and effect. Signed by Judge Sam E Haddon on 3/6/2017. (ELL)
MAR 0 6 2017
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
Clerk, U.S. District Court
District Of Montana
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA
DANIEL J. (DAN) STRIZIC,
No. CV 16-16-BU-SEH
d/b/a NORTHWESTERN ENERGY
COMPANY, and JOHN & JANE
This Order addresses the deficiencies in the Plaintiffs Preliminary Pre-Trial
Statement filed July 15, 2016, 1 and amends and supplements the Court's
scheduling Order of July 11, 2016. 2
Plaintiffs Preliminary Pre-Trial Statement fails to include "the basis for
federal jurisdiction and for venue in the division;" 3 "the factual basis of each claim
or defense advanced by the party;" 4 "the pendency or disposition of any related
state or federal litigation; " 5 "proposed additional stipulations of fact not included
in the Statement of Stipulated Facts, see L.R. 16.2(b)(3), and the parties'
understanding as to what law applies;" 6 "proposed deadlines relating to joinder of
parties or amendment of the pleadings;" 7 "identification of controlling issues of
law suitable for pretrial disposition;" 8 "the name and city and state of current
residence of each individual known or believed to have information that may be
used in proving or denying any party's claims or defenses, and a summary of that
information;" 9 "the substance of any insurance agreement that may cover any
L.R. l 6.2(b )(I )(B).
L.R. 16.2(b)(I )(C).
L.R. l 6.2(b)(! )(F).
L.R. l 6.2(b)(! )(J).
resulting judgment;" 10 "the status of any settlement discussions and prospects for
compromise of the case; and" 11 "suitability of special procedures." 12
Disclosure of Plaintiffs experts and reports were due on or before March 3,
Disclosure of Defendants' experts and reports are due on or before April 7,
Plaintiffs preliminary pretrial statement, amended in compliance with
L.R. 16.2(b)( 1) to cure the stated deficiencies, shall be filed on or before March
Complete copies of all of Plaintiffs expert reports shall be served
upon opposing counsel and filed on or before March 10, 2017.
Complete copies of all of Defendants' expert reports shall be served
upon opposing counsel and filed on or before April 7, 2017.
L.R. 16.2(b)(! )(M).
Doc. 12 at 2.
Separate written disclosures of all non-retained experts (expert
witnesses not required to provide written reports) shall be served upon opposing
counsel and filed by Plaintiff on or before March 10, 2017, and by Defendants on
or before April 7, 2017. Such disclosures must address and include all information
required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2)(A) and (C) and shall include separate
statements of each opinion to be offered, specific identification of and source
citations to the record to facts or data considered, referenced, or relied upon by the
witness in forming the opinions expressed, and the bases and reasons for the
opinions. Such disclosures are expected to be complete, comprehensive, accurate,
and tailored to the issues on which the expert is expected to testify.
All other matters and deadlines in the Court's Order of July 11, 2016, 15
remain in full force an~fect.
DATED this _ii'day of March, 2017.
United States District Judge
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