Butler v. GSA International, Ltd. et al

Filing 17

ORDER: Jury Trial is set for 4/8/2014 at 9:00 AM before District Judge Todd J. Campbell. Pretrial Conference set for 3/31/2014 at 9:00 AM before District Judge Todd J. Campbell. Exhibit List and Witness List due by 3/24/2012. Proposed Pretrial Order due by 3/24/2014. Signed by District Judge Todd J. Campbell on 1/17/13. (DOCKET TEXT SUMMARY ONLY-ATTORNEYS MUST OPEN THE PDF AND READ THE ORDER.)(dt)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE NASHVILLE DIVISION RANDALL BUTLER v. RYDER TRUCK RENTAL, LTD., et al. ) ) ) ) ) NO. 3:12-1219 JUDGE CAMPBELL ORDER This case is set for a jury trial on April 8, 2014, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Counsel for the parties shall appear for a Pretrial Conference in this Court on March 31, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. All lawyers who will participate in the trial must attend the pretrial conference. Pretrial Filing Deadlines Counsel shall submit a Joint Proposed Pretrial Order to the Court by March 24, 2014. The Pretrial Order shall contain: (1) a recitation that the pleadings are amended to conform to the Pretrial Order and that the Pretrial Order supplants the pleadings; (2) a statement of the basis for jurisdiction in this Court; (3) a short summary of the Plaintiff's theory (no more than one page); (4) a short summary of the Defendant's theory (no more than one page); (5) a statement of the issues, including a designation of which issues are for the jury and which are for the Court; (6) a succinct statement of the relief sought; (7) a summary of any anticipated evidentiary disputes; and (8) an estimate of the anticipated length of the trial. The parties shall also submit to the Court, by March 24, 2014, the following: (1) joint proposed jury instructions and verdict forms as follows: Counsel shall exchange proposed jury instructions on the substantive law of this specific case and proposed verdict forms and confer to reach agreement. Thereafter, counsel shall jointly prepare and file a set of agreed, proposed, case specific, jury instructions and verdict forms. Each proposed jury instruction shall include citations to supporting authorities. Counsel shall separately file any disputed jury instructions or verdict forms. (2) witness lists, except for witnesses solely for impeachment in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(3); (3) exhibit lists, except for documents solely for impeachment in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(3); and (4) any stipulations. Motions in Limine and Objections to Experts By March 17, 2014, the parties shall file any motions in limine and any motions objecting to expert testimony. Any responses to such motions shall be filed March 24, 2014. Discovery Expert witness disclosures shall be made timely, in accordance with Local Rule 39.01(c)(6)d. Supplemental responses to interrogatories, requests for production and requests for admissions shall be made timely in accordance with Local Rules 33.01(c), 34.01 and 36.01. Objections to the use of a deposition at trial shall be made timely in accordance with Local Rules 32.01(b) and 39.01(d)(1).The Court may exclude evidence, or order other sanctions, for violation of a duty or deadline to make or supplement expert witness disclosures or discovery responses. Pretrial Conference Counsel shall be prepared, at the Pretrial Conference, to: (1) identify and discuss undisputed facts and issues; (2) discuss the status of discovery; (3) preview proposed testimony; (4) discuss expert testimony; (5) preview proposed exhibits; (6) discuss motions in limine; (7) discuss proposed jury instructions and verdict forms; (8) discuss settlement; and (9) discuss pretrial briefs. IT IS SO ORDERED. ______________________________ TODD J. CAMPBELL UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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