Wise v. Southern Tier Express, Inc.

Filing 116

ORDER Denying Plaintiff's 81 Motion in Limine No. 3 (Attorney-Driven or Medical-Buildup Case). Signed by Judge Andrew P. Gordon on 7/10/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - SLD)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 3 *** 4 RODERICK WISE, an individual, 5 6 7 8 9 10 Plaintiff, v. SOUTHERN TIER EXPRESS, INC., a New York corporation; DOES I through X; and ROE CORPORATIONS I through X, inclusive, Case No. 2:15-cv-01219-APG-PAL ORDER DENYING MOTION IN LIMINE NO. 3 (“ATTORNEY-DRIVEN OR MEDICAL-BUILDUP CASE”) (ECF No. 81) Defendants. 11 Plaintiff Roderick Wise moves to exclude testimony, evidence, and references to this case 12 being an “attorney-driven or medical-buildup case.” ECF No. 81. The defendant responds it must 13 be permitted to argue that the facts of this incident and subsequent treatment do not justify the 14 large damage award Wise seeks. ECF No. 99. 15 I deny Wise’s motion without prejudice to object to particular arguments at trial. The 16 defendant may make arguments to the jury so long as those arguments are supported by the 17 evidence elicited at trial. See Alexander v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 2:11-CV-00752-JCM-PAL, 18 2013 WL 427132, at *6 (D. Nev. Feb. 1, 2013). 19 Therefore, Wise’s motion in limine (ECF No. 81) is DENIED. 20 DATED this 10th day of July, 2017. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ANDREW P. GORDON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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