Mansfield v. The Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc.
ORDER: Jury Trial reset for 5/12/2015 at 9:00 AM before District Judge Todd J. Campbell. Pretrial Conference reset for 5/4/2015 at 10:30 AM before District Judge Todd J. Campbell. Exhibit List and Witness List due by 4/27/2015. Proposed Pretrial Order due by 4/27/2015. Signed by District Judge Todd J. Campbell on 5/27/14. (DOCKET TEXT SUMMARY ONLY-ATTORNEYS MUST OPEN THE PDF AND READ THE ORDER.)(dt)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
JOSEPH F. MANSFIELD
THE HOME DEPOT U.S.A., INC.
The Magistrate Judge’s Recommendation (Docket No. 48) recommends that the current trial
date be continued.
Accordingly, the jury trial currently set for October 21, 2014, is RESCHEDULED for May
12, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Pretrial Conference currently set for October 10, 2014, is
RESCHEDULED for May 4, 2015, at 10:30 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 April 27, 2015. 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 April 27, 2015, 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 April 20, 2015, the parties shall file any motions in limine and any motions objecting to
expert testimony. Any responses to such motions shall be filed by April 27, 2015.
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.
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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