The opinion of the court was delivered by: Esther Salas United States Magistrate Judge
PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
THIS MATTER having come before the Court for a scheduling conference pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16 on April 9, 2009; and for good cause shown,
IT IS on this 9th day of April, 2009,
I. DISCOVERY AND MOTION PRACTICE
1. Fact Discovery Deadline
Fact discovery is to remain open through October 15, 2009. All fact witness depositions must be completed by the close of fact discovery. No discovery is to be issued or engaged in beyond that date, except upon application and for good cause shown.
2. All Discovery Deadline
All discovery is to remain open through December 31, 2009.
3. Motions to Add New Parties
Any motion to add new parties, whether by amended or third-party complaint, must be returnable no later than June 15, 2009.
4. Motions to Amend Pleadings
Any motion to amend pleadings must be returnable no later than June 15, 2009.
The parties have represented to the Court that Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 initial disclosures have already been exchanged.
The parties may serve interrogatories limited to twenty-five (25) single questions, including subparts and requests for production of documents, which shall be responded to by May 15, 2009. There shall be no limit on the number of requests for the production of documents.
The number of depositions to be taken by each side shall not exceed five (5). No objections to questions posed at depositions shall be made other than as to lack of foundation, form, ...