IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA NORTHWESTERN DIVISION
September 26, 2012
RAMONA GOHEEN, PLAINTIFF,
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Charles S. Miller, Jr. United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER ADOPTING IN PART
STIPULATION TO MODIFY
SCHEDULING/DISCOVERY PLAN AND CONTINUE TRIAL DATE
Before the court is a Stipulation to Modify Scheduling/Discovery Plan and Continue Trial Date. The court ADOPTS in part the parties' stipulation (Docket No. 26). The court's scheduling order shall be amended as follows.
3. The parties shall have until March 1, 2013, to complete fact discovery and to file discovery motions.
4. The parties shall provide the names of expert witnesses and complete reports under Rule 26(a)(2) as follows: The plaintiff shall have until February 1, 2013, to serve expert witness disclosures compliant with the language of Rule 26(a)(2), and the defendant shall have until December 30, 2012, to serve expert witness disclosures compliant with the language of Rule 26(a)(2). (Treating physicians need not prepare reports, only qualifications, unless they will express opinions not reflected in the medical records.) (Reports to be served on other parties, but not filed with the court.)
5. The parties shall have until April 19, 2013, to complete discovery depositions of expert witnesses.
The trial remains set for September 16, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. CDT in Bismarck before Judge Hovland (Courtroom #1). The dispositive motion deadline remains May 1, 2013.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Charles S. Miller, Jr.
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