Free Response to Motion - District Court of Delaware - Delaware

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Case 1:05-cv-00063-SLR

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United Dominion Industries, et aL Defendants/Third Party Plaintiffs, ^""

T.A, Rietdorf and. Sons, Inc., Third Party Defendant.

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their obligations under Fed. R, Civ. P. 26(fJ, and the court having conducted a pretrial scheduling conference pursuant to Fed. R. Civ, P. 16 and D. Del. LR 16.2(a) and (b). IT IS ORDERED that: 1. Prc Discovery Disclosures. The parties will exchange by September 30,

2004 the information required by Fed, R, Civ. P. 26(a)(l) and D. Del, LR 16.2. 2. Discovery. (a) Discovery will be needed on the following subjects: liability of

defendant(s), plaintiffs damages, facts and circumstances surrounding the design, sale, installation and maintenance of the defendant's product, facts and circumstances surrounding the fire.

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(b) 31,2005. (c) (d) party. (e)
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All discovery shall be commenced in time to be completed by May

Maximum of 25 interrogatories by each party to any other party, Maximum of 25 requests for admission by each party to any other

Maximum of 8 depositions by plaintiff and 8 by defendant. Each deposition other than of experts
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limited to a maximum of 5 hours unless extended by agreement of parties. (g) Reports from retained experts under Rule 26(a)(2) on issues for

which any party has the burden of proof due by plaintiff April 29,2005 and defendants May 31, 2005. All Daubert motions due by June 30,2005. (h) (i) Supplementations under Rule 26(e) due (timers') or intervalfsT). Discovery Disputes. Any discovery dispute shall be submitted to

the court pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 37. During the course of discovery, each party is limited to two (2) Rule 37 motions. The court shall make itself available, however, to resolve through a telephone conference, disputes that arise during the course of a deposition and disputes related to entry of a protective order. 3. Joinder of other Parties, Amendment of Pleadings, and Class

Certification. All motions to join other parties, amend the pleadings, and certify a class action shall be filed on or before September 30,2004. 4. Settlement Conference. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636, this matter is referred

to Magistrate Judge Thynge for the purposes of exploring the possibility of a settlement. 5. Summary Judgment Motions. All summary judgment motions shall be

served and filed with an opening brief on or before June 30,2005. Briefing shall be pursuant to

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D. Del. LR 7.1,2. No summary judgment motion may be filed more than ten (10) days from the above date without leave of the court. 6. Applications by Motion. Any application to the court shall be by written

motion filed with the clerk. Unless otherwise requested by the court, counsel, shall not deliver copies of papers or correspondence to chambers. Any non-dispositive motion shall contain the statement required by D. Del. LR 7.1.1.
7. Motions in Limine. All motions in limine shall be filed two weeks

before pretrial conference. All responses to said motions shall be filed one.week before pretrial conference.


Pretrial Conference. A pretrial conference will be held on September 22,

2005 atJ4:30 p.m. in Courtroom No. 6B, Sixth Floor Federal Building, 844 King Street, Wilmington, Delaware. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and D. Del, LR 16.4 shall govern
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Trial, This matter is scheduled for a one week jury trial commencing on

October 3,2005 in Courtroom No, 6B, Sixth Floor Federal Building, 844 King Street, Wilmington, Delaware. For purposes of completing pretrial preparations, the parties should plan on being allocated a total number of hours in which to present their respective cases.

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