Case Management Plan And Scheduling Order (Judge Failla) | Pdf Fpdf Doc Docx | New York

Case Management Plan And Scheduling Order (Judge Failla)

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Case Management Plan And Scheduling Order (Judge Failla) | Pdf Fpdf Doc Docx | New York

Case Management Plan And Scheduling Order (Judge Failla) Form

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Last updated: 11/30/2016
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK --------------------------------------------------------X : : : Plaintiff(s), : : v. : : : : Defendant(s). : : -------------------------------------------------------- X ___ Civ. _____ (KPF) CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN AND SCHEDULING ORDER This Civil Case Management Plan (the "Plan") is submitted by the parties in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f)(3). 1. All parties [consent ______ / do not consent ______] to conducting all further proceedings before a United States Magistrate Judge, including motions and trial. 28 U.S.C. § 636(c). The parties are free to withhold consent without adverse substantive consequences. [If all parties consent, the remaining paragraphs need not be completed. Instead, the parties shall submit to the Court a fully executed SDNY Form Consenting to Proceed for All Purposes Before a Magistrate Judge, available at the Court's website, http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judge/Failla, within three (3) days of submitting this Proposed Civil Case Management Plan and Scheduling Order.] Settlement discussions [have ______ / have not ______] taken place. The parties [have ______ / have not ______] conferred pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f). Amended pleadings may not be filed and additional parties may not be joined except with leave of the Court. Any motion to amend or to join additional parties shall be filed within ______ days from the date of this Order. [Absent exceptional circumstances, a date not more than 30 days following the initial pretrial conference.] Initial disclosures pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1) shall be completed no later than ______ days from the date of this Order. [Absent exceptional circumstances, a date not more than 14 days following the initial pretrial conference.] 2. 3. 4. 5. 3/31/2016 Version American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 6. [If applicable] The plaintiff(s) shall provide HIPAA-compliant medical records release authorizations to the defendant(s) no later than _____________________________. Discovery a. The parties are to conduct discovery in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of the Southern District of New York. b. The parties are to discuss, if and as appropriate, provisions for the disclosure, discovery, or preservation of electronically stored information (ESI). Any agreement reached between the parties concerning ESI is to be filed within 30 days from the date of this Order. c. The parties are to discuss whether a procedure for designating materials as confidential is necessary in this matter. Any agreement between the parties for designating materials as confidential must conform to the Court's Individual Rules regarding the filing of materials under seal. Any confidentiality agreement between the parties is to be filed within 30 days from the date of this Order. d. The parties are also to discuss protocols for asserting claims of privilege or of protection as trial-preparation material after such information is produced, pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 502. Any agreement reached between the parties concerning such protocols is to be filed within 30 days from the date of this Order. e. All fact discovery shall be completed no later than __________________. [A date not more than 120 days following the initial pretrial conference, unless the Court finds that the case presents unique complexities or other exceptional circumstances.] f. All expert discovery, including reports, production of underlying documents, and depositions, shall be completed no later than ______________________. [Absent exceptional circumstances, a date not more than 45 days from the date in paragraph 7(e) (i.e., the completion of all fact discovery).] 7. 4/20/2016 Version 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 8. Interim Discovery Deadlines a. Initial requests for production of documents shall be served by ______________________. b. Interrogatories pursuant to Rule 33.3(a) of the Local Civil Rules of the Southern District of New York shall be served by ____________________. No Rule 33.3(a) interrogatories need to be served with respect to disclosures automatically required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a). c. Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, contention interrogatories pursuant to Rule 33.3(c) of the Local Civil Rules of the Southern District of New York must be served no later than 30 days before the close of discovery. No other interrogatories are permitted except upon prior express permission of the Court. d. Depositions of fact witnesses shall be completed by _________________. i. Absent an agreement between the parties or an order from the Court, depositions are not to be held until all parties have responded to initial requests for document production. ii. There is no priority in deposition by reason of a party's status as a plaintiff or a defendant. iii. Absent an agreement between the parties or an order from the Court, non-party depositions shall follow initial party depositions. e. Requests to admit shall be served by ______________________. f. Any of the deadlines in paragraphs 8(a) through 8(e) may be extended by the written consent of all parties without application to the Court, provided that all fact discovery is completed by the date set forth in paragraph 7(e). g. No later than 30 days prior to the date in paragraph 7(e) (i.e., the completion of all fact discovery), the parties shall meet and confer on a schedule for expert disclosures, including reports, production of underlying documents, and depositions, provided that (i) expert report(s) of the party with the burden of proof shall be due before those of the opposing party's expert(s); and (ii) all expert discovery shall be completed by the date set forth in paragraph 7(f). 3/31/2016 Version 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 9. All motions and applications shall be governed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Local Rules of the Southern District of New York, and the Court's Individual Rules of Practice in Civil Cases ("Individual Rules"), which are available at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judge/Failla. In the case of discovery disputes, parties should follow Local Civil Rule 37.2 with the following modifications. Any party wishing to raise a discovery dispute with the Court must first confer in good faith with the opposing party, in person or by telephone, in an effort to resolve the dispute. If this meet-and-confer process does not resolve the di