Southbridge Compania De Seguros Generales SA v. JB Hunt Transport Services et al

Filing 12

ORDER Setting Trial Date and Pretrial Schedule. 2-3 Day Bench Trial is set for 7/24/2023 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 16206 before U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour. Joinder of Parties due by 7/1/2022, Expert Witness Disclosure/Reports under FRCP 26(a)(2) due by 12/2/2022, Rebuttal Expert Disclosure/Reports due by 1/3/2023, Discovery motions due by 1/11/2023, Discovery completed by 2/1/2023, Dispositive motions due by 3/2/2023, 39.1 mediation to be completed by 4/28/2023, Motions in Limine due by 6/26/2023, Pretrial Order due by 7/12/2023, Trial briefs, deposition designations, and exhibits due by 7/17/2023, Pretrial conference to be set by the court. Signed by Judge David W. Christel. (LH)

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Case 2:22-cv-00105-JCC-DWC Document 12 Filed 05/06/22 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT TACOMA 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 SOUTHBRIDGE COMPANIA DE SEGUROS GENERALES S.A., Plaintiff, v. 21 22 23 ORDER SETTING TRIAL DATE AND PRETRIAL SCHEDULE JB HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES, et al., Defendants. The Court has reviewed the parties’ Joint Status Report (Dkt. 11) and schedules this case for a two to three day bench trial on July 24, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. before the Honorable John C. Coughenour, Courtroom 16206 with the following pretrial schedule: 19 20 CASE NO. 2:22-CV-105-JCC-DWC Event Deadline for joining additional parties Expert disclosures under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2) Date July 1, 2022 December 2, 2022 Rebuttal expert disclosures January 3, 2023 Last date to file motions related to discovery January 11, 2023 24 ORDER SETTING TRIAL DATE AND PRETRIAL SCHEDULE - 1 Case 2:22-cv-00105-JCC-DWC Document 12 Filed 05/06/22 Page 2 of 3 1 Discovery completed by 2 All dispositive motions and Daubert motions must be filed by (see LCR 7(d)) Mediation per LCR 39.1(c), if requested by the parties, held no later than All motions in limine must be filed by this date and noted on the motion calendar no later than the THIRD Friday after filing. 3 4 5 February 1, 2023 March 2, 2023 April 28, 2023 June 26, 2023 6 Motions in limine raised in trial briefs will not be considered. Agreed LCR 16.1 Pretrial Order due July 12, 2023 7 Trial briefs, depositions designations, and exhibits by July 17, 2023 8 Pretrial conference To be set by the Court 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 This order sets firm dates that can be changed only by order of the Court, not by agreement of counsel for the parties. The Court will alter these dates only upon good cause shown. Failure to complete discovery within the time allowed is not recognized as good cause. If any of the dates identified in this Order or the Local Civil Rules fall on a weekend or federal holiday, the act or event shall be performed on the next business day. If the trial dates assigned to this matter creates an irreconcilable conflict, counsel must notify Deputy Clerk Kim Brye at, within 10 days of the date of this Order and must set forth the exact nature of the conflict. A failure to do so will be deemed a waiver. Counsel must be prepared to begin trial on the date scheduled, but it should be understood that the trial may have to await the completion of other cases. Trial Procedures Trial exhibits. The Court must receive all trial exhibits by the date noted above. All trial exhibits must be pre-marked by counsel. Exhibit tags can be obtained from the Clerk’s Office. Plaintiff’s exhibits shall be numbered consecutively starting with number 1. Defendant’s exhibits shall be numbered consecutively starting with number A-1. Duplicated ORDER SETTING TRIAL DATE AND PRETRIAL SCHEDULE - 2 Case 2:22-cv-00105-JCC-DWC Document 12 Filed 05/06/22 Page 3 of 3 1 documents shall not be listed twice on the exhibit list. Once a party has identified an exhibit 2 on the exhibit list or in the pretrial order, any party may use it. Each set of exhibits shall 3 be submitted in a three-ring binder with appropriately numbered tabs. This original, and 4 one copy, should be delivered to the in-court clerk on the morning of trial. If the exhibit list 5 is revised at any time after it is filed with the Court, counsel shall file a revised exhibit list. 6 Technology training is strongly encouraged. 7 Discovery 8 As required by CR 37(a), all discovery matters are to be resolved by agreement if 9 possible. Counsel shall also cooperate in preparing the agreed pretrial order in the format 10 required by CR 16.1. 11 Settlement 12 The Court designates this case for mediation under CR 39.1(c) and the parties are 13 directed to follow through with the procedures set forth in that rule. If this case settles, 14 plaintiff’s counsel shall notify Kim Brye at, as soon as possible. 15 Pursuant to CR11(b), an attorney who fails to give the Deputy Clerk prompt notice of settlement 16 may be subject to such discipline as the Court deems appropriate. 17 Dated this 6th day of May, 2022. 18 A 19 David W. Christel United States Magistrate Judge 20 21 22 23 24 ORDER SETTING TRIAL DATE AND PRETRIAL SCHEDULE - 3

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