Lee v. City of Gallup et al
ORDER by District Judge Kenneth J. Gonzales granting in part 79 Motion to Exclude Plaintiff's Supplemental Expert Report. (tah)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO
DARRELL H. LEE, as Personal Representative
of HAROLD LEE, Deceased
No. CV 15cv405 KG/KBM
No. CV 15cv510 KG/KBM
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
ORDER GRANTING IN PART DEFENDANT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’S
MOTION TO EXCLUDE PLAINTIFF’S SUPPLEMENTAL EXPERT REPORT
This matter comes before the Court upon Defendant United States of America’s Motion
to Exclude Plaintiff’s Expert Testimony on Causation and Plaintiff’s Supplemental Expert
Report (“Motion”), filed on July 14, 2016. (Doc. 79). Plaintiff filed a response on August 8,
2016, and Defendant filed a response on August 25, 2016. (Docs. 86, 93).
On July 27, 2017, the Court held a hearing on the Motion, with Paul Barber representing
Plaintiff and Ruth Keegan representing Defendant. At the hearing, Defendant argued that
Plaintiff violated FED. R. CIV. P. 26(a)(2)(D)(ii) by disclosing Plaintiff’s Supplemental Expert
Witness Disclosure (“Supplemental Disclosure”) more than thirty days after Defendant’s expert
witness disclosure. For the reasons stated on the record, the Court granted in part the Motion and
excluded Plaintiff’s Supplemental Disclosure.
Further, because Plaintiff’s expert witness was not present at the hearing, the Court
granted Plaintiff’s request for a continuation of the hearing to rule on Defendant’s Motion to
Exclude Expert Testimony on Causation. The Court will set a date to complete the hearing in a
IT IS SO ORDERED.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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