Veluzat v. Williamson Medical Center

3:12-cv-01229 | M.D. Tenn. | Aug 5, 2014

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE NASI-IVILLE DIVISION RICHARD VELUZAT, ) ) Plaintiff, ) No. 3:12-cv-01229 ) v. ) Judge Nixon ) Magistrate Judge Brown WILLIAMSON MEDICAL CENTER, ) .]URY DEMAND ) Defendant. ) ORDER This matter is set for ajury trial on TUESDAY, October 28, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. rfhe Pretrial Conference is set for Friday, October l'I+', 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Counsel for the parties shall confer and notify the Court on or before September 30, 2014, should they desire the Court schedule a settlement conference prior to trial. Counsel for the parties shall confer an attempt to prepare a joint pretrial order to be submitted to the Court on or before noon on Monday, October 13, 2014. The pretrial order shall contain the following: ]. A recitation that the pleadings are amended to conform to the pretrial order and that the order supplants the original pretrial order; A short summary of plaintiffs theories (no more than one page); A short summary of defendant’s theories (no more than one page); A statement of the issues, including a designation of which issues are for the jury and which are for the Court; A succinct statement of the relief sought; Any special trial procedural issues; A summary of any anticipated evidentiary issues; 1 8. A statement that counsel have complied With the requirements of the Local Rules of Court and Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding discovery and disclosure. This Court does not require compliance with Local Rule 39.01(c)(6)c; 9. An estimate of the anticipated length of trial. Pretrial briefs, stipulations, exhibit lists, witness lists, motions in limine, the original of all depositions that are to be introduced as evidence, objections to any depositions or exhibits which are expected to be offered into evidence, and requests for jury instructions or special verdict forms shall be filed electronically no later than 12 noon on Monday, October 13, 2014. The pretrial briefs shall contain the following: l. 2. A concise statement of the facts; A concise statement of the issues; A statement of the propositions of law upon which counsel relies, together with citations of authorities in support thereof; Those evidentiary rulings counsel anticipates may arise and the legal authorities counsel relies upon in support of his or her contention; and, What damages are recoverable in this action, and (where applicable) a proposed method for reducing future damages to present value. Counsel shall attempt in good faith to stipulate the authenticity of trial exhibits Obj ections as to authenticity shall be resolved at the pretrial conference Objections as to admissibility and relevancy may be reserved until the time of trial or addressed by pretrial motions in limine. Counsel shall stipulate any matters as to which there is no genuine issue or which counsel does not intend to contest. Any requested stipulations not agreed to shall be resolved at the pretrial conference. It Shall be the responsibility of plaintiffs counsel to produce a written copy of all stipulations and to file same. Proposed jury instructions and verdict forms shall be filed electronically on or before noon on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Counsel shall confer regarding proposed jury instructions on the substantive law of this case, and jointly prepare and file a set of agreed, proposed instructions and verdict forms. Each proposed jury instruction shall begin on a new page and shall include citations to supporting authorities Counsel may tile separately any disputed jury instructions or verdict forms. It is so ORDEREP. ,,... This the day of August, 2014. JOHN T. NIXON, SENIOR JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT