UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
April 10, 2008
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Stanley R. Chesler, U.S.D.J.
CHAMBERS OF STANLEY R. CHESLER JUDGE
SENATOR FRANK R. LAUTENBERG BUILDING UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE AND POST OFFICE P.O. BOX 999 NEWARK, N.J. 07101-0999 (973) 645-3136
Dear Ms. Leighton and Mr. Duva:
The Court is in receipt of your letters dated March 3, 2008 and April 7, 2008 regarding whether an agreement exists to bifurcate the liability and punitive damages phases of the trial pursuant to Herman v. Sunshine Chem. Specialites, Inc., 133 N.J. 329, 346 (1993) and to extend discovery in order to obtain information relating to punitive damages. Ms. Leighton, the Court requests that you make it aware of where this agreement is memorialized, be it in the Final Pretrial Order or another location, and provide the Court with a copy of said agreement.
Very truly yours,
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