Merritt v. Union Pacific Railroad Company
ORDER that the parties' joint motion, (Filing No. 19 ), is granted, and the final progression order is amended as follows: Depositions due 10/31/17. Jury Trial set for 12/11/17 at 09:00 AM Courtroom 1 (Special Proceedings), Roman L. Hruska Fed eral Courthouse, 111 South 18th Plz, Omaha, NE before District Judge John M. Gerrard. Pretrial Conference set for 11/28/17 at 2:00 PM before Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart and will be conducted by internet/telephonic conferencing. Counsel shall use the conferencing instructions assigned to this case to participate in the conference. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart. (LAC)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
The parties’ joint motion, (Filing No. 19), is granted, and the final progression
order is amended as follows:
The jury trial of this case is set to commence before John M. Gerrard,
United States District Judge, in the Special Proceedings Courtroom, Roman
L. Hruska Federal Courthouse, 111 South 18th Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska, at
9:00 a.m. on December 11, 2017, or as soon thereafter as the case may be
called, for a duration of five (5) trial days. This case is subject to the prior
trial of criminal cases and such other civil cases as may be scheduled for
trial before this one. Jury selection will be held at the commencement of
The Pretrial Conference is scheduled to be held before the undersigned
magistrate judge on November 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., and will be
conducted by internet/telephonic conferencing. Counsel shall use the
conferencing instructions assigned to this case to participate in the
conference. The parties’ proposed Pretrial Conference Order and Exhibit
List(s) must be emailed to email@example.com, in either Word Perfect
or Word format, by 5:00 p.m. on November 27, 2017.
The deadline for completing written discovery under Rules 33 through 36
of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is May 31, 2017. Motions to
compel Rule 33 through 36 discovery must be filed by June 14, 2017.
Note: Motions to compel shall not be filed without first contacting the
chambers of the undersigned magistrate judge to set a conference for
discussing the parties’ dispute.
The deadlines for complete expert disclosures for all experts expected to
testify at trial, (both retained experts, (Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2)(B)), and
non-retained experts, (Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2)(C)), are:
For the plaintiff(s):
June 30, 2017.
For the defendant(s):
September 5, 2017.
The deposition deadline is October 31, 2017.
The deadline for filing motions to dismiss and motions for summary
judgment is August 4, 2017.1
The deadline for filing motions to exclude testimony on Daubert and
related grounds is October 2, 2017.
Dated this 5th day of April, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Cheryl R. Zwart
United States Magistrate Judge
To facilitate the court’s review, the parties are strongly encouraged to include hyperlinks to the
evidence, CM/ECF record, and all legal authorities cited within their briefs filed in support of, or
in opposition to, any motions filed. See NECivR 7.1. For instructions, see “Hyperlinking
Information” at http://www.ned.uscourts.gov/attorney/electronic-case-filing.
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