Case Details

CourtMiddle District of Louisiana
Docket number3:11-cv-00488
Date case filed2011-07-19
Date case closed2014-04-30
Date of latest filing
Assigned toChief Judge Brian A. Jackson
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Motor Vehicle Product Liability
Nature of suit355 Motor Vehicle Prod. Liability
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Hotard Coaches, Inc.
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Peter S. Koeppel
Attorney Contact:
Best Koeppel
2030 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-598-1000
Fax: 504-524-1024
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ashley Ian Smith
Attorney Contact:
Best Koeppel Traylor
2030 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 598-1000
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 01/31/2012 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Corwin St. Raymond
Attorney Contact:
Koeppel Traylor
2030 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 598-1000
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Cristin Danielle Morneau
Attorney Contact:
Koeppel Traylor
2030 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 598-1000
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 10/15/2012 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John Isaac Southerland
Attorney Contact:
Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart
3 Protective Ctr. Ste 200
2801 Hwy 280, S.
Birmingham, Al 35223
(205) 297-8828
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Mark Norman Melasky
Attorney Contact:
Koeppel Traylor
2030 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 598-1000
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: William Scarth Clark
Attorney Contact:
Best Koeppel Traylor
2030 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-598-1000
Fax: 504-524-1024
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: New Hampshire Insurance Company
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Peter S. Koeppel
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ashley Ian Smith
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 01/31/2012 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Corwin St. Raymond
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Cristin Danielle Morneau
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 10/15/2012 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John Isaac Southerland
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Mark Norman Melasky
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: William Scarth Clark
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Caterpillar Inc.
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 05/17/2013
Attorney name: Colvin G. Norwood , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
McGlinchey Stafford- N.O.
601 Poydras Street
12th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-586-1200
Fax: 504-596-2861
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 08/18/2011 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Kirk A. Patrick , III
Attorney Contact:
Donohue Patrick & Scott, PLLC
450 Laurel Street
Suite 1600
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
225-214-1908
Fax: 225-214-3551 FAX
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 05/17/2013 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Mark Norman Melasky
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 05/17/2013 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Brad K. Howell
Attorney Contact:
Baker & Hostetler
1000 Louisiana
Suite 2000
Houston, TX 77002
713-646-1396
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 05/17/2013 PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Deirdre C. McGlinchey
Attorney Contact:
McGlinchey Stafford- N.O.
601 Poydras Street
Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-586-1200
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 08/18/2011 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Heather A. Cross
Attorney Contact:
Donohue Patrick PLLC
450 Laurel Street
Suite 1600
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
225-214-1908
Fax: 225-214-3551 FAX
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 05/17/2013 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert Heath Savant
Attorney Contact:
Donohue Patrick & Scott PLLC
450 Laurel Street
Suite 1600
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 05/17/2013 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Patrick J. O'Cain
Attorney Contact:
McGlinchey Stafford- N.O.
601 Poydras Street
Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-586-1200
Fax: 504-596-2800
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 08/18/2011 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Thompson Tractor Company, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Kyle P. Kirsch
Attorney Contact:
McCranie, Sistrunk, Anzelmo, Hardy, McDaniel & Welch, LLC
909 Poydras Street
Sutie 1000
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-831-0946
Fax: 800-977-8810
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James R. Shaw
Attorney Contact:
Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart
3 Protective Ctr.
Suite 200
2801 Hwy 280, S.
Birmingham, AL 35223
205-251-1193
Fax: 205-421-1328
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John Isaac Southerland
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Motor Coach Industries, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
TERMINATED: 09/20/2013
Attorney name: Edwin G. Preis , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
Preis PLC
102 Versailles Blvd
Suite 400 - Versailles Centre'
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-237-6062
Fax: 337-237-9129 FAX
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Darrell L Barger
Attorney Contact:
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer, LLP
800 North Shoreline Blvd.
Suite 2000N
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
361-866-8000
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John C Dacus
Attorney Contact:
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP
6688 North Cetral Expressway
Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75206
214-369-2100
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Matthew S. Green
Attorney Contact:
Preis & Roy, APLC
102 Versailles Blvd.
Suite 400
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-237-6062
Fax: 337-237-9129
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Pryce G Tucker
Attorney Contact:
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer, LLP
6688 North Central Expressway
Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75206
214-346-3726
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Roy B. McKay
Attorney Contact:
HARTLINE DACUS BARGER DREYER, LLP
6688 N. Central Expressway
Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75206
PRO HAC VICE

Case Docket

Docket
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12011-07-19 NOTICE OF REMOVAL from 23rd JDC, Ascension Parish, Louisiana, Case Number 100464. (Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 053N-701869), filed by Caterpillar Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Attachment Citation and Petition (state court record), # 3 Attachment Consent to remove, # 4 Attachment Consent to remove)(O'Cain, Patrick) (Entered: 07/19/2011)
22011-08-01 Defendant, Motor Coach Industries, Inc.'s Affirmative Defenses and ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Motor Coach Industries, Inc..(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 08/01/2011)
32011-08-02 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer by Caterpillar Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(O'Cain, Patrick) (Entered: 08/02/2011)
42011-08-08 ORDER granting 3 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer 1 Pltfs Petition. Caterpillar Inc. answer due 8/17/2011. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 8/8/2011. (JDL) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
52011-08-09 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Thompson Tractor Company, Inc..(Kirsch, Kyle) (Entered: 08/09/2011)
62011-08-09 Ex Parte MOTION for James R. Shaw to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $40.00, Receipt Number 053N-709180) by Thompson Tractor Company, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Order)(Kirsch, Kyle) (Entered: 08/09/2011)
72011-08-10 ORDER granting 6 Motion for James R. Shaw to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 8/10/2011. (LSM) (Entered: 08/10/2011)
82011-08-12 MOTION to Substitute Kirk A. Patrick III in place of C. G. Norwood, Jr.; Patrick J. O'Cain; Deirdre C. McGlinchey as Attorney by Caterpillar Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(O'Cain, Patrick) (Entered: 08/12/2011)
92011-08-17 ORDER: Scheduling Conference set for 11/18/2011 at 09:15 AM in chambers before Magistrate Judge Christine Noland. Status Report due by 11/4/2011.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 8/17/2011. (JRP) (Entered: 08/17/2011)
102011-08-18 ORDER granting 8 Motion to Substitute Attorney. Kirk A. Patrick, III for Caterpillar Inc. replacing C.G. Norwood, Jr.; Patrick J. OCain, and Deirdre C. McGlinchey. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 8/17/2011. (CMM) (Entered: 08/18/2011)
112011-08-26 ANSWER to Complaint with Jury Demand by Caterpillar Inc..(Patrick, Kirk) (Entered: 08/26/2011)
122011-09-02 MOTION for Brad K. Howell to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $40.00, Receipt Number 053N-718801) by Caterpillar Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Certificates of Good Standing & Affidavit, # 2 Attachment Proposed Order)(Patrick, Kirk) (Entered: 09/02/2011)
132011-09-07 ORDER granting 12 Motion for Brad K. Howell to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 09/07/2011. (NLT) (Entered: 09/07/2011)
142011-09-08 MOTION for Leave to File Supplemental and Amending Petition by Hotard Coaches, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading; First Supplemental and Amending Petition, # 2 Proposed Pleading; Proposed Order)(Smith, Ashley) (Entered: 09/08/2011)
152011-09-12 ORDER granting 14 MOTION for Leave to File Supplemental and Amending Petition filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 9/9/2011. (CMM) (Entered: 09/12/2011)
162011-09-12 Plaintiff's First Supplemental and Amended Petition against Caterpillar Inc., Motor Coach Industries, Inc., Thompson Tractor Company, Inc., filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc..(CMM) (Entered: 09/12/2011)
172011-09-15 MOTION for DARRELL L. BARGER to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $40.00, Receipt Number 053N-723712) by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing)(Green, Matthew) (Additional attachment(s) added on 9/19/2011: # 3 Proposed Pleading;) (LSM). (Entered: 09/15/2011)
182011-09-15 MOTION for JOHN C. DACUS to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $40.00, Receipt Number 053N-723746) by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing)(Green, Matthew) (Additional attachment(s) added on 9/19/2011: # 3 Proposed Pleading;) (LSM). (Entered: 09/15/2011)
192011-09-15 MOTION for PRYCE G. TUCKER to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $40.00, Receipt Number 053N-723750) by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing)(Green, Matthew) (Additional attachment(s) added on 9/19/2011: # 3 Proposed Pleading;) (LSM). (Entered: 09/15/2011)
202011-09-19 ORDER granting 17 Motion for Darrell L. Barger to Appear Pro Hac Vice as co-counsel for Defendant, MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, INC.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 9/19/2011. (CMM) (Entered: 09/19/2011)
212011-09-22 ORDER granting 18 Motion for John C. Dacus to Appear Pro Hac Vice as co-counsel for MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, INC.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 9/19/2011. (CMM) Modified on 9/22/2011 to edit text. (CMM) (Entered: 09/22/2011)
222011-09-22 ORDER granting 19 Motion for Pryce G. Tucker to Appear Pro Hac Vice as co-counsel for MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, INC.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 9/19/2011. (CMM) Modified on 9/22/2011 to edit text. (CMM) (Entered: 09/22/2011)
232011-10-10 ANSWER to 16 Amended Complaint by Caterpillar Inc..(Patrick, Kirk) (Entered: 10/10/2011)
242011-10-24 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 EXHIBIT 1, # 3 Proposed ORDER)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 10/24/2011)
252011-10-24 Affirmative Defenses and First Amended ANSWER to 16 Amended Complaint by Motor Coach Industries, Inc..(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 10/24/2011)
262011-11-04 STATUS REPORT by Hotard Coaches, Inc.. (Clark, William) (Entered: 11/04/2011)
272011-11-09 ORDER: Scheduling Conference set for 11/18/2011 is CANCELLED and RESET to Thursday, 2/2/2012 at 11:00 AM in chambers before Magistrate Judge Christine Noland. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 11/9/2011. (JDL) (Entered: 11/09/2011)
282011-11-14 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 24 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit "A")(Smith, Ashley) (Entered: 11/14/2011)
292011-12-05 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 28 Opposition with Pltfs Request for Leave to Amend filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Green, Matthew) Modified on 12/6/2011 to edit text (JDL). (Entered: 12/05/2011)
302011-12-27 MOTION for Leave to File Sur-reply to Defendant, MCI's 24 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Could Be Granted by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading; Plaintiffs Sur-Reply to Defendant, MCI's Motion to Dismiss, # 2 Proposed Pleading; Proposed Order)(Smith, Ashley) Modified on 12/28/2011 to edit text (JDL). (Entered: 12/27/2011)
312012-01-04 RULING AND ORDER granting 30 MOTION for Leave to File Sur-reply to Defendant, MCI's 24 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Could Be Granted filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 1/4/2011. (CMM) (Entered: 01/04/2012)
322012-01-04 SUR- REPLY as to 24 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (CMM) (Entered: 01/04/2012)
332012-01-09 MOTION for Leave to File a Reply in Support of 24 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Proposed Pleading; Order, # 3 Proposed Pleading; Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss)(Green, Matthew) Modified on 1/13/2012 to edit text (LSM). (Entered: 01/09/2012)
342012-01-18 RULING and ORDER granting 33 MOTION for Leave to File Reply to 24 Motion to Dismiss filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 1/17/2012. (CMM) (Entered: 01/18/2012)
352012-01-18 REPLY in Support of 24 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (CMM) (Entered: 01/18/2012)
362012-01-26 RULING denying 24 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim without prejudice to the right of the defendant to re-file the motion after sufficient discovery has been conducted to allow the parties to adequately address the motion for summary judgment. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 1/25/2012. (LSM) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
372012-01-30 MOTION to Substitute Corwin St. Raymond in place of Ashley Ian Smith as Attorney by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading; Proposed Order)(St. Raymond, Corwin) (Entered: 01/30/2012)
382012-01-31 ORDER granting 37 Motion to Substitute Attorney. Corwin St. Raymond for Hotard Coaches, Inc. and New Hampshire Insurance Company replacing Ashley Ian Smith. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 1/31/2012. (LSM) (Entered: 01/31/2012)
392012-02-02 Order for scheduling conference held before Magistrate Judge Christine Noland: Scheduling Conference held on 2/2/2012. The Court ordered that the deadline to exchange initial disclosures is February 20, 2012. Telephone Conference set for 3/2/2012 at 09:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Christine Noland. Mr. Savant will initiate the conference call to chambers. (JRP) (Entered: 02/02/2012)
402012-03-01 MOTION to Enroll Cristin Morneau as Additional Attorney by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading;)(Clark, William) (Entered: 03/01/2012)
412012-03-02 Minute Entry; Telephone Scheduling Conference held on 3/2/2012 before Magistrate Judge Christine Noland. Amended Pleadings due by 3/30/2012; All Discovery Including Experts due by 12/31/2012. Plaintiffs' Disclosures of identities and resumes of experts due by 6/1/12; Defendants' Disclosures of identities and resumes of experts due by 6/29/12; Plaintiffs' expert reports to be submitted to opposing parties by 8/1/12; Defendants/Respondens' expert reports to be submitted to opposing parties by 9/17/12; Rebuttal Reports due by 10/22/12; All dispositive motions must be filed on or before 1/31/13.(AK) (Entered: 03/02/2012)
422012-03-02 ORDER granting 40 Motion to Enroll Additional Attorney. Added attorney Cristin Danielle Morneau for Hotard Coaches, Inc. and New Hampshire Insurance Company. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 3/2/12. (DCB) (Entered: 03/02/2012)
432012-03-23 MOTION for Roy B. McKay to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $40.00, Receipt Number 053N-798829) by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Roy B. McKay in Support of Motion for Pro Hac Vice Admission, # 2 Certification of Good Standing, # 3 Proposed Order)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 03/23/2012)
442012-04-02 ORDER granting 43 Motion for Roy B. McKay to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Christine Noland on 4/2/12. (DCB) (Entered: 04/02/2012)
452012-04-13 NOTICE: This case is reassigned from Magistrate Judge Christine A, Noland to Magistrate Judge Docia L. Dalby. Case reassigned to Magistrate Judge Docia L Dalby for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Christine Noland no longer assigned to case. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 4/13/2012. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.)(NLT ADI, ) (Entered: 04/13/2012)
462012-06-25 MOTION for Leave to File Motion to Re-File Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Proposed Order, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Exhibit B, # 5 Proposed Pleading; Exhibit C)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
472012-06-26 ORDER granting 46 MOTION for Leave to File Motion to Re-File Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 06/26/2012. (KDC) (Entered: 06/26/2012)
482012-06-26 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Proposed Order)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 06/26/2012)
492012-07-16 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 48 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim filed by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Morneau, Cristin) (Entered: 07/16/2012)
502012-07-30 MOTION for Extension of Time Expert Reports by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Proposed Order)(Morneau, Cristin) (Entered: 07/30/2012)
512012-08-02 ORDER granting 50 Motion for Extension of Time. Signed by Magistrate Judge Docia L Dalby on August 2, 2012. (SR) (Entered: 08/02/2012)
522012-09-19 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time Deadline for Expert Reports by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Proposed Order)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
532012-09-19 Ex Parte MOTION for John Isaac Southerland to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number 053N-861855) by Thompson Tractor Company, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Order, # 3 Certificate of Good Standing, # 4 Certificate of Good Standing)(Kirsch, Kyle) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
542012-09-20 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim upon Which Relief Can Be Granted by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Pleading;, # 3 Affidavit of Pryce G. Tucker)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 09/20/2012)
552012-09-21 ORDER granting 52 Motion to Extend Discovery Deadlines Defendants' Expert Reports due by 10/31/2012. Rebuttal Expert Reports due by 11/21/2012. Signed by Magistrate Judge Docia L Dalby on September 21, 2012. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (SR) (Entered: 09/21/2012)
562012-09-21 ORDER granting 54 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim upon Which Relief Can Be Granted filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 9/21/12. (DCB) (Entered: 09/21/2012)
572012-09-21 Reply in Support of 48 MOTION to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (DCB) (Entered: 09/21/2012)
582012-09-27 ORDER granting 53 Motion for John Isaac Southerland to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Defendant, Thompson Tractor Co. Inc.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Docia L Dalby on 9/27/2012. (LLH) (Entered: 09/27/2012)
592012-10-02 MOTION to Substitute Mark N. Melasky in place of Cristin Morneau as Attorney by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(Clark, William) (Entered: 10/02/2012)
602012-10-15 ORDER granting 59 Motion to Substitute Attorney. Mark N. Melasky for Hotard Coaches, Inc. and New Hampshire Insurance Company replacing Cristin Morneau. Signed by Magistrate Judge Docia L Dalby on 10/12/2012. (SMG) (Entered: 10/15/2012)
612012-11-02 ORDER denying 48 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim. Deft may file a properly supported motion for summary judgment within ten days. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 11/1/2012. (JDL) (Entered: 11/02/2012)
622012-11-12 MOTION for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading;, # 2 Memorandum in Support, # 3 Statement of Undisputed Facts, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 11/12/2012)
62.1 Proposed Pleading;
62.2 Memorandum in Support
62.3 Statement of Undisputed Facts
62.4 Exhibit
62.5 Exhibit
632012-11-21 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Rebuttal Expert Reports by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading;, # 2 Memorandum in Support)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 11/21/2012)
642012-11-27 ORDER granting 63 Motion for Extension of Time for Rebuttal Export Reports. Plaintiff`s Expert Reports due by 11/30/2012. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 11/27/2012. (NLT) (Entered: 11/27/2012)
652012-12-03 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 62 MOTION for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries filed by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Statement of Disputed Facts)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 12/03/2012)
662012-12-03 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Statement of Undisputed Facts, # 3 Proposed Order)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 12/03/2012)
672012-12-19 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Opposition, MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response to 66 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 12/19/2012)
682012-12-21 ORDER granting 67 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response to 66 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment. Memorandum in Opposition due no later than 1/11/13. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 12/21/12. (DCB) (Entered: 12/21/2012)
692012-12-28 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Discovery Deadlines by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 12/28/2012)
702013-01-11 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Pleading;)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 01/11/2013)
712013-01-11 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 66 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Response to Statement of Undisputed Material Facts)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 01/11/2013)
71.1 Response to Statement of Undisputed Material Facts
722013-01-31 MOTION for Leave to File Second Supplemental and Amending Complaint by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Proposed Pleading;)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 01/31/2013)
732013-01-31 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Cross Motion for Summary Judgment by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading;, # 2 Attachment Proposed Order)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 01/31/2013)
742013-01-31 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Motion for Leave to File Sealed Documents In Support of Plaintiffs' Supplemental Memorandum In Opposition to MCI's Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Attachment Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Memorandum, # 3 Proposed Order, # 4 Memorandum in Support, # 5 Supplemental Controversion of Statement of Undisputed Facts, # 6 Exhibit, # 7 Exhibit, # 8 Exhibit, # 9 Exhibit, # 10 Exhibit)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 01/31/2013)
752013-02-04 ORDER granting 73 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Cross Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 02/04/2013. (SMG) (Entered: 02/04/2013)
762013-02-04 Plaintiffs', Hotard Coaches, Inc. and New Hampshire Insurance Company's REPLY in Support of 66 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (SMG) (Entered: 02/04/2013)
772013-02-05 NOTICE to Take Deposition of corporate representative (Southerland, John) (Entered: 02/05/2013)
782013-02-06 Thompson Tractor Co., Inc.'s Notice of Service of Discovery Documents - Thompson Tractor Co., Inc.'s First Consolidated Discovery to Motor Coaches Industries by Thompson Tractor Company, Inc..(Southerland, John) Modified to edit text on 2/6/2013 (SMG). (Entered: 02/06/2013)
792013-02-07 RESPONSE to 77 Notice to Take Deposition filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 02/07/2013)
802013-02-15 ORDER granting 74 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents In Support of Plaintiffs' Supplemental Memorandum In Opposition to MCI's Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 02/14/2013. (NLT) (Entered: 02/15/2013)
812013-02-15 SEALED Supplemental MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 62 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Undisputed Facts, # 2 Exhibits)(NLT) (Entered: 02/15/2013)
822013-02-21 MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 72 MOTION for Leave to File Second Supplemental and Amending Complaint filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Green, Matthew) (Entered: 02/21/2013)
832013-02-21 NOTICE: Pursuant to General Order 2013-05, this case is reassigned from Magistrate Judge Unassigned to Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 2/21/13. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.)(DCB) (Entered: 02/21/2013)
842013-02-25 MOTION for Leave to Reply in Suppor of Plaintiff's Motion for Schedule Order Modification and Leave to File Second Supplemental and Amending Complaint by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Pleading;)(Melasky, Mark) Modified to edit text on 2/25/2013 (SMG). (Entered: 02/25/2013)
852013-03-08 Joint MOTION to Amend Scheduling Order and Status Conference by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company, Thompson Tractor Company, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support Memo, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit, # 3 Proposed Pleading; Proposed Order, # 4 Attachment 731 Certificate)(Melasky, Mark) (Entered: 03/08/2013)
862013-04-26 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents in Support of Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Reply to Plaintiff's Supplemental Opposition to MCI's MSJ, # 3 Proposed Order re: Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Reply to Opposition to MCI's MSJ, # 4 Proposed Pleading;, # 5 MCI's Supplemental Statement of Materials Facts, # 6 Exhibit C-Part 1, # 7 Exhibit C-Part 2, # 8 Exhibit D, # 9 Exhibit E, # 10 Exhibit F)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 04/26/2013)
872013-04-30 MOTION for Leave to File Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to MCI's Motion for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Pleading;, # 3 Supplemental Statement of Material Facts as to which MCI Contends there is no Genuine Issue to be Tried in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment, # 4 Exhibit C Part 1, # 5 Exhibit C Part 2)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
882013-04-30 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents in Support of Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit D, # 3 Exhibit E, # 4 Exhibit F)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
892013-05-02 MOTION to Withdraw 86 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents in Support of Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Green, Matthew) (Entered: 05/02/2013)
902013-05-02 ORDER granting 84 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Motion Modify Scheduling Order/File Second Supplemental Complaint filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr on 05/02/2013. (SMG) Modified to edit text on 5/3/2013 (SMG). (Entered: 05/02/2013)
912013-05-02 REPLY in Support of 72 MOTION for Leave to File Second Supplemental and Amending Complaint filed by All Plaintiffs. (SMG) Modified on 5/3/2013 (SMG). (Entered: 05/02/2013)
922013-05-06 ORDER granting 70 MOTION for Leave to File Reply in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries, 87 MOTION for Leave to File Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to MCI's Motion for Summary Judgment by Motor Coach Industries, Inc., and 88 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents in Support of Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal. 86 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents in Support of Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal by Motor Coach Industries, Inc. is denied as moot. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 05/01/2013. (NLT) (Entered: 05/06/2013)
932013-05-06 Reply MEMORANDUM in Support of 62 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc.. (NLT) (Entered: 05/06/2013)
942013-05-06 Supplemental REPLY to Supplemental Opposition to 62 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Undisputed Facts, # 2 Exhibit C)(NLT) (Entered: 05/06/2013)
952013-05-06 SEALED Exhibits to 94 Supplemental REPLY to Supplemental Opposition to 62 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (NLT) (Entered: 05/06/2013)
962013-05-07 ORDER denying 69 Motion to Extend Discovery Deadlines; IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a telephone status conference is hereby set for 5/16/2013 at 2:00 p.m. on the pending request for scheduling order modification and status conference (rec. doc. 85). Pltf's counsel shall initiate the Conference call to chambers at 225-389-3602. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr on 5/7/2013. (JSL) (Entered: 05/07/2013)
972013-05-10 ORDER denying as moot 89 Motion to Withdraw 86 SEALED MOTION for Leave to File Sealed Documents in Support of Supplemental Reply to Plaintiffs' Supplemental Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment Under Seal . Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 5/09/2013. (NLT) Modified on 5/10/2013 to edit the text (NLT). (Entered: 05/10/2013)
982013-05-13 Agreed MOTION to Dismiss , With Prejudice, Claims and Causes of Action Against Caterpillar Inc. by Caterpillar Inc., Hotard Coaches, Inc. (Melasky, Mark) Modified to edit text on 5/14/2013 (SMG). (Entered: 05/13/2013)
992013-05-16 ORDER/Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr: Telephone Conference held on 5/16/2013. The purpose of this conference was to discuss the motion for scheduling order modification & status conference (rec. doc. 85). Discovery progress to date was discussed. The parties advised that disclosure of identities and resume of expert witnesses & exchange of expert reports has been completed. The Court has taken the pending motions under advisement. (JSL) (Entered: 05/16/2013)
1002013-05-17 ORDER granting 98 Motion to Dismiss, With Prejudice, Claims and Causes of Action Against Caterpillar, Inc. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 05/16/2013. (SMG) (Entered: 05/17/2013)
1012013-05-28 ORDER denying 72 MOTION for Leave to File Second Supplemental and Amending Complaint filed by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr on 05/28/2013. (SMG) (Entered: 05/28/2013)
1022013-09-06 ORDER granting 85 Joint Motion for Scheduling Order Modification and Status Conference, and telephone status conference is set for 10/17/2013 at 2:00 p.m. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the entry of a modified scheduling order. Plaintiffs counsel shall initiate the conference call to chambers at (225) 389-3602. Signed by Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr on 9/6/2013. (JSL) (Entered: 09/06/2013)
1032013-09-20 RULING and ORDER granting 62 MCI's Motion for Summary Judgment and denying 66 Plaintiffs' Cross Motion for Summary Judgment. Plaintiffs' claims against MCI are DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 9/20/2013. (SMG) (Entered: 09/20/2013)
1042013-10-17 ORDER/Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr: Telephone Status Conference held on 10/17/2013. The purpose of this conference was to discuss the entry of a modified scheduling order. The deadlines established below are based on discussions with the parties & are final deadlines. Fact Discovery due by 12/31/2013. Discovery from Experts due by 4/30/2014. Motions In Limine shall be filed by 10/17/2014. Responses to Motions In Limine shall be filed by 11/7/2014. Affidavit of Settlement Efforts due by 11/7/2014. Joint jury instructions, voir dire, verdict forms, and trial briefs due by 12/15/2014. Motions shall be filed by 5/30/2014. Pretrial Conference set for 10/9/2014 at 02:00 PM in chambers before Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson. A 5-day Jury Trial set for 1/5/2015-1/9/2015 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 before Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson. (JSL) Modified on 10/21/2013 to edit the text (NLT). (Entered: 10/18/2013)
1052014-04-28 Consent MOTION to Dismiss, with prejudice Thompson Tractor Co. Inc by Hotard Coaches, Inc., New Hampshire Insurance Company, Thompson Tractor Company, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading; Proposed Order re: Stipulation Dismissal)(Southerland, John) Modified on 4/28/2014 to edit text (LLH). (Entered: 04/28/2014)
1062014-04-30 ORDER granting 105 Motion to Dismiss and this matter is DISMISSED, with prejudice, each party to bear its own costs. Signed by Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson on 04/30/2014. (NLT) (Entered: 04/30/2014)