Oliveras v. Long Island Railroad Company

Filing 8

ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that the August 10, 2022, initial pretrial conference is cancelled. If the parties believe that a conference would nevertheless be useful, they should inform the court immediately so the conference can be reinstated. The case management plan and scheduling order will issue in a separate order. The parties attention is particularly directed to the provisions for periodic status letters, and the need for a pre-motion letter to avoid cancellation of the final confer ence and setting of a trial date. It is further ORDERED that if Defendant seeks to file a motion to dismiss, it shall file a pre-motion letter pursuant to Individual Rules III.A.1 and III.C.2. It is further ORDERED, regarding settlement discussions , if and when the parties are ready to proceed with a settlement conference with the assigned Magistrate Judge or mediation in the Court's mediation program, they shall file a joint letter on ECF requesting a referral. The parties should be aware that the Court does not extend the deadlines for fact and expert discovery absent compelling circumstances. (Signed by Judge Lorna G. Schofield on 8/2/2022) (mml)

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Case 1:22-cv-04600-LGS Document 8 Filed 08/02/22 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -------------------------------------------------------------X : RAMON OLIVERAS, : Plaintiff, : : -against: : LONG ISLAND RAILROAD COMPANY, : Defendant. : : -------------------------------------------------------------X 22 Civ. 4600 (LGS) ORDER LORNA G. SCHOFIELD, District Judge: WHEREAS, the initial pretrial conference in this matter is scheduled for August 10, 2022. WHEREAS, no significant issues were raised in the parties’ joint letter or proposed case management plan. It is hereby ORDERED that the August 10, 2022, initial pretrial conference is cancelled. If the parties believe that a conference would nevertheless be useful, they should inform the court immediately so the conference can be reinstated. The case management plan and scheduling order will issue in a separate order. The parties’ attention is particularly directed to the provisions for periodic status letters, and the need for a pre-motion letter to avoid cancellation of the final conference and setting of a trial date. It is further ORDERED that if Defendant seeks to file a motion to dismiss, it shall file a pre-motion letter pursuant to Individual Rules III.A.1 and III.C.2. It is further Case 1:22-cv-04600-LGS Document 8 Filed 08/02/22 Page 2 of 2 ORDERED, regarding settlement discussions, if and when the parties are ready to proceed with a settlement conference with the assigned Magistrate Judge or mediation in the Court’s mediation program, they shall file a joint letter on ECF requesting a referral. The parties should be aware that the Court does not extend the deadlines for fact and expert discovery absent compelling circumstances. Dated: August 2, 2022 New York, New York 2

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