Hardy et al v. Lincoln General Insurance Company

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-02265

ORDER SCHEDULING TRIAL AND PRETRIAL MATTERS. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 8/25/15.

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 EDWIN A. HARDY, et al., 7 Case No. 15-cv-02265-JSW Plaintiffs, 8 v. ORDER SCHEDULING TRIAL AND 9 PRETRIAL MATTERS LINCOLN GENERAL INSURANCE 10 COMPANY, 11 Defendant. 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 Following the Case Management Conference, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Case 14 Management Statement is adopted, except as expressly modified by this Order. It is further 15 ORDERED that: 16 A. DATES 17 Jury Trial: Monday, January 30, 2017, at 8:00 a.m., 10 days 18 Jury Selection: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. 19 Pretrial Conference: Monday, January 9, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. 20 Last Day to Hear Dispositive Motions: Friday, October 14, 2016, 9:00 A.M. 21 Last Day for Expert Discovery: September 30, 2016 22 Close of Non-expert Discovery: August 26, 2016 23 B. DISCOVERY 24 The parties are reminded that a failure voluntarily to disclose information pursuant to 25 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a) or to supplement disclosures or discovery responses 26 pursuant to Rule 26(e) may result in exclusionary sanctions. Thirty days prior to the close of non- 27 expert discovery, lead counsel for each party shall serve and file a certification that all 28 supplementation has been completed. 1 C. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 2 By agreement of the parties, this matter is referred to private ADR, to be completed by 3 February 17, 2016. The parties shall promptly notify the Court whether the case is resolved. 4 D. PROCEDURE FOR AMENDING THIS ORDER 5 No provision of this order may be changed except by written order of this court upon its 6 own motion or upon motion of one or more parties made pursuant to Civil. L. R. 7-1 or 7-1-(b) 7 without a showing of very good cause. If the modification sought is an extension of a deadline 8 contained herein, the motion must be brought before expiration of that deadline. The parties may 9 not modify the pretrial schedule by stipulation. A conflict with a court date set after the date of 10 this order does not constitute good cause. The parties are advised that if they stipulate to a change 11 in the discovery schedule, they do so at their own risk. The only discovery schedule that the Court 12 Northern District of California will enforce is the one set in this order. Additionally, briefing schedules that are specifically set United States District Court 13 by the court may not be altered by stipulation; rather the parties must obtain leave of Court. 14 15 IT IS SO ORDERED. 16 Dated: August 25, 2015 17 ______________________________________ 18 JEFFREY S. WHITE United States District Judge 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2