Guzman v. Cascade Process Controls, Inc.

Western District of Texas, txwd-5:2019-cv-00162

SCHEDULING ORDER: ADR Mediation Completed by 2/10/2020, Discovery due by 2/24/2020, Motions due by 3/24/2020. Signed by Judge Henry J. Bemporad.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO DIVISION DANIEL GUZMAN, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs, တ တ တ တ တ တတတတတ SA-19-CA-162-FB (HJB) CASCADE PROCESS CONTROLS, INC. Defendant. PHASE II SCHEDULING ORDER Before the Court is the parties' Agreed Phase II Scheduling Recommendations. (Docket Entry 39.) Consistent with the parties' recommendations, and pursuant to Rule 16, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Court issues the following Phase II Scheduling Order and the following dates are entered to control the remaining course of this case: 1. Experts: All parties asserting claims for relief must file their designation of potential witnesses, testifying experts, and proposed exhibits, and must SERVE on all parties, but NOT FILE the materials required by FED. R. Civ.P. 26(a)(2)(B) by January 13, 2020. Parties resisting claims for relief must file their designation of potential witnesses, testifying experts, and proposed exhibits, and must SERVE on all parties, but NOT FILE the materials required by FED. R. Civ.P.26(a)(2)(B) by February 10, 2020. All designations of rebuttal experts must be designated within 14 days of receipt of the report of the opposing expert. 2. Objections to Experts: An objection to the reliability of an expert's proposed testimony under Federal Rule of Evidence 702 must be made by motion, specifically stating the basis for the objection and identifying the objectionable testimony, within 30 days of receipt of the written report of the expert's proposed testimony, or within 30 days of the expert's deposition, if a deposition is taken, whichever is later. 3. Mediation: The parties must mediate this case on or before February 10, 2020, unless the parties seek an Order from the Court excusing them from mediation. 4. Discovery: The parties must complete discovery by February 24, 2020. Counsel may file an agreed motion to continue discovery beyond the deadline, but there will be no intervention by the Court except in extraordinary circumstances, and no trial setting will be vacated because of information obtained in post-deadline discovery. 5. Dispositive Motions: All dispositive motions, as defined in WDTX SA Div. Local Rule CV-7(c), must be filed by March 24, 2020. Dispositive motions and responses to dispositive motions, are limited to 20 pages in length, and any reply in support of a dispositive motion is limited to 10 pages in length. See WDTX SA Div. Local Rules CV-7(d)(3), (e)(3), and (f)(3). 6. Pretrial Conference and Trial: If necessary, a pretrial conference and the trial date will be determined at a later date by the District Court. The parties must consult WDTX SA Div. Local Rule CV-16(e)-(g) regarding matters to be filed in advance of trial. At the time a trial date is set, the District Court will enter an Order setting pretrial deadlines. It is so ORDERED. SIGNED on October 23, 2019. Henry J. Bemporad United States Magistrate Judge