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Date: 03-07-2018

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Thomas W. New v. Blackwell Wind, L.L.C.; Wind Energy Constructors Inc.; Milco Constructors; Kern Maintenance & Construction Corp

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Case Number: 5:14-cv-01132-SLP

Judge: Scott L. Palk

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (Oklahoma County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: David L Smith and David Bernstein

Defendant's Attorney: Thomas Cordell , Jr., Christopher Davis, Trevor L Hughes for Blackwell Wind LLC


Jessica L Dickerson, William S Leach, Allison L Haynes, Randall J Wood, Robert S Lafferrandre for Wind Energy Constructors Inc


Jill J Walker-Abdoveis and Rachel C Mathis for Kern Maintenance & Construction Corp

Description: Thomas W. New sued Blackwell Wind, L.L.C.; Wind Energy Constructors Inc.; Milco Constructors; Kern Maintenance & Construction Corp on negligence theories.

Date Filed # Docket Text
02/12/2018 143 ORDER granting 93 Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 2/12/2018. (md) (Entered: 02/12/2018)
02/13/2018 144 NOTICE of Hearing: Pretrial Conference set for 3/8/2018 09:00 AM in Courtroom 502 before Honorable Scott L. Palk. (md) (Entered: 02/13/2018)
02/13/2018 145 ORDER denying 102 Motion for Summary Judgment; denying 103 Motion for Summary Judgment; finding as moot 138 Motion to Supplement. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 2/13/2018. (md) (Entered: 02/13/2018)
02/19/2018 146 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New JP Alvarez - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 147 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Kirk Tracey - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 148 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Paul Giffune - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 149 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Kim Fryer - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 150 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New John Magana - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 151 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Randy Richardson - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 152 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Witali Grün - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 153 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Lester Archer - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 154 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Joseph Ebner - deponent. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 155 NOTICE (other) by Thomas W New re 64 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 63 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 67 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 66 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 65 Designation of Deposition Testimony (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 156 NOTICE (other) by Thomas W New re 98 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 96 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 100 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 99 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 97 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 95 Designation of Deposition Testimony (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/19/2018 157 NOTICE (other) by Thomas W New re 152 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 149 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 148 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 146 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 147 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 151 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 154 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 150 Designation of Deposition Testimony, 153 Designation of Deposition Testimony (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/19/2018)
02/20/2018 NOTICE from the Court(text only). All filings in this case should reflect Judge Scott L. Palk as the assigned Judge utilizing "SLP" at the end of the case number. You were advised of this change in the Order entered November 29, 2017. Future filings that are incorrect will be stricken. re 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , and 157 . (ac) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
02/20/2018 158 ORDER referring this matter to United States Magistrate Judge Gary Purcell for the purpose of conducting a judicial settlement conference as more fully set forth herein.. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 2/20/2018. (md) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
02/20/2018 159 ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE Settlement Conference set for 3/1/2018 10:00 AM in Courtroom 201 before Magistrate Judge Gary M. Purcell.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Gary M. Purcell on 2/20/2018. (cps) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
02/20/2018 160 RESPONSE in Opposition re 141 MOTION in Limine / Daubert Motion to Exclude William Munsell filed by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Russell Order, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Manual on Improper Usage, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Richardson depo excerpts)(Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
02/20/2018 161 MOTION for Leave as to Settlement Conference by Blackwell Wind LLC. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
02/20/2018 162 Motion for Attorney Conducted Voir Dire by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - SEC v Cuban (Texas), # 2 Exhibit 2 - Clark v. Baka (Arkansas), # 3 Exhibit 3 - Maddox v Venezio (Colorado), # 4 Exhibit 4 - USA v Jayasundera (Michigan), # 5 Exhibit 5 - USA v Lopez (California), # 6 Exhibit 6 - USA v Maltais (North Dakota), # 7 Exhibit 7 - Boothby v Jorgensen (New Hampshire), # 8 Exhibit 8 - In Re Engle Cases (Florida))(Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
02/22/2018 163 MOTION for Extension of Time by Milco Constructors. (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 164 THIRD MOTION in Limine Evidence as to Injury Reporting Procedures by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Deposition page of J Ebner, # 2 Exhibit Deposition page of K Fryer, # 3 Exhibit Deposition pages of L Archer)(Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 165 Proposed Jury Instructions by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 166 FOURTH MOTION in Limine Evidence related to lack of injuries while using the climb assist by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Deposition page of J Ebner)(Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 167 Proposed Voir Dire by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 168 TRIAL BRIEF NO. 1 (Punitive Damages) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 169 TRIAL BRIEF NO. 2 (Spoliation) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 170 TRIAL BRIEF NO. 3 (no back claim) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 171 FIFTH MOTION in Limine Evidence related to Goracon's alleged permission to adjust Climb Assist by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Deposition pages of W Grun)(Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 172 Proposed Voir Dire by Defendant Blackwell Wind LLC. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 173 Proposed Jury Instructions by Defendant Blackwell Wind LLC. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 174 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC of Kirk Tracey. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 175 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC of Dr. Dennis Foster. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 176 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC of Witali Grun. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 177 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC of Joseph Ebner. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 178 MOTION in Limine by Blackwell Wind LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Alvarez transcript, # 2 Exhibit Safety "policy", # 3 Exhibit Giffune transcript)(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 179 MOTION in Limine No. 6 (Past medical bills) by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 180 MOTION in Limine No. 7 (Past Litigation) by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 181 MOTION in Limine No. 8 (When Attorney Retained) by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 182 MOTION in Limine No. 9 (Unrelated medical) by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 183 MOTION in Limine No. 10 (Redact Inadmissible evidence) by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 184 MOTION in Limine No. 11 (Additional Motions in Limine) by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 185 TRIAL BRIEF NO. 4 (Approach Bench) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 186 TRIAL BRIEF No. 5 (Reckless Disregard) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 187 TRIAL BRIEF No. 6 (Golden Rule) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 188 TRIAL BRIEF NO. 7 (Attendance at trial) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 189 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New JP Alvarez. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 190 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Kirk Tracey. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 191 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Paul Giffune. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 192 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Dr. Dennis Foster. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 193 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Witali Grun. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 194 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Randy Richardson. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 195 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Joseph Ebner. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 196 FINAL PRETRIAL REPORT. (Bernstein, David) STRICKEN pursuant to 202 (md). (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 197 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Lester Archer. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 198 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New John Magana. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 199 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Chris Matsloz. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/22/2018 200 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Kim Fryer. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/22/2018)
02/23/2018 201 ORDER denying 162 Motion for Attorney Conducted Voir Dire. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 2/23/2018. (md) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
02/23/2018 202 ORDER granting 163 Motion for Extension of Select Scheduling Order Deadlines.. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 2/23/2018. (md) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
02/23/2018 203 ORDER re 12 Disclosure Statement - LLC filed by Blackwell Wind LLC. On or before February 27, 2018, Defendant Blackwell Wind, LLC shall file a supplemental disclosure statement as more fully set forth herein. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 2/23/2018. (md) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
02/25/2018 204 TRIAL BRIEF NO. 7 (Gross Negligence, Reckless Disregard & Punitive Damages) by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 02/25/2018)
02/26/2018 205 MOTION in Limine Undocumented testing of broken climb assist by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Deposition of Munsell page 37, # 2 Exhibit Munsell letter dated 9-14-17, # 3 Exhibit Deposition of C Maltosz)(Smith, David) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 206 MOTION in Limine 2015 Operations Manual by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 207 MOTION in Limine Excluding portions of testimony of Dr Dennis Foster by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Dr Foster report 9-12-16, # 2 Exhibit Dr Foster report 9-9-16, # 3 Exhibit Deposition of Dr Foster)(Smith, David) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 208 FINAL PRETRIAL REPORT. (Smith, David) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 209 ORDER RESETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE/GRANTING MOTION RE [Doc 161] Motion for Leave as to Settlement Conference. Settlement Conference is reset for 3/7/2018 10:00 AM in Courtroom 201 before Magistrate Judge Gary M. Purcell.Settlement conference statements are to be due by noon on February 26, 2018, and delivered to Judge Purcells chambers. Signed by Magistrate Judge Gary M. Purcell on 2/26/2018. (cps) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 210 Proposed Jury Instructions by Defendant Milco Constructors. (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 211 Proposed Voir Dire by Defendant Milco Constructors. (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 212 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Dr. Dennis Foster). (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 213 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Kim Fryer). (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 214 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Joseph Ebner). (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 215 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Kirk Tracey). (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 216 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Witali Grun). (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 217 MOTION in Limine by Milco Constructors. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Witali Grun Depo pg 30)(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/26/2018 218 TRIAL BRIEF No 9 - Reference to Workers' Compensation Pleadings by Plaintiff Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Deposition pages of L Archer)(Smith, David) (Entered: 02/26/2018)
02/27/2018 219 DISCLOSURE STATEMENT - LLC by Blackwell Wind LLC Per Dkt No 203. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/27/2018)
02/27/2018 220 REPLY by Defendant Blackwell Wind LLC re 141 MOTION in Limine / Daubert Motion to Exclude William Munsell filed by Blackwell Wind LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Munsell transcript, # 2 Exhibit Valley View case)(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 02/27/2018)
03/01/2018 221 RESPONSE to Motion re 217 MOTION in Limine of Milco Constructors Inc filed by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Grun depo excerpts, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Baxter v Anderson)(Bernstein, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 222 NOTICE (other) by Milco Constructors re 213 Designation of Deposition Testimony Correction re Kim Fryer (Wood, Randall) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 223 RESPONSE to Motion re 178 MOTION in Limine of Blackwell Wind, LLC filed by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Giffune depo excerpts, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Alvarez depo excerpts, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Original Flow Chart, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Safety Policy, # 5 Exhibit 77 - Revised Flow Chart)(Bernstein, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 224 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Thomas W New Kim Fryer. Related document: 213 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors.(Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 225 OBJECTIONS re 175 Designation of Deposition Testimony Dr. Dennis Foster filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 226 OBJECTIONS re 212 Designation of Deposition Testimony Dr Dennis Foster filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 227 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors . (Wood, Randall) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 228 OBJECTIONS re 169 Trial Brief #2 re: Spoliation filed by Milco Constructors. (Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 229 OBJECTIONS of Defendant Milco Constructors, Inc. to Plaintiff's Designations of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors. (Wood, Randall) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 230 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC . Related document: 189 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 231 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC . Related document: 200 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 232 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC . Related document: 191 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 233 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC . Related document: 197 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 234 COUNTER DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Blackwell Wind LLC . Related document: 199 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 235 OBJECTIONS re 165 Proposed Jury Instructions filed by Blackwell Wind LLC. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 236 RESPONSE in Opposition re 206 MOTION in Limine 2015 Operations Manual, 180 MOTION in Limine No. 7 (Past Litigation), 207 MOTION in Limine Excluding portions of testimony of Dr Dennis Foster, 184 MOTION in Limine No. 11 (Additional Motions in Limine), 164 THIRD MOTION in Limine Evidence as to Injury Reporting Procedures, 182 MOTION in Limine No. 9 (Unrelated medical), 166 FOURTH MOTION in Limine Evidence related to lack of injuries while using the climb assist, 205 MOTION in Limine Undocumented testing of broken climb assist, 179 MOTION in Limine No. 6 (Past medical bills), 183 MOTION in Limine No. 10 (Redact Inadmissible evidence), 181 MOTION in Limine No. 8 (When Attorney Retained), 171 FIFTH MOTION in Limine Evidence related to Goracon's alleged permission to adjust Climb Assist filed by Blackwell Wind LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Giffune transcript, # 2 Exhibit Grun transcript, # 3 Exhibit Ebner email, # 4 Exhibit Ebner transcript, # 5 Exhibit Matlosz Transcript, # 6 Exhibit Unpublished Ennis case)(Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 237 TRIAL BRIEF -Objections to Dkt 168-170, 185-188, 204 & 218 by Defendant Blackwell Wind LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Milco discovery, # 2 Exhibit WEC discovery, # 3 Exhibit Fryer transcript, # 4 Exhibit Giffune transcript, # 5 Exhibit Kincaid case, # 6 Exhibit Archer transcript, # 7 Exhibit Incident report)(Hughes, Trevor) (Attachment 1 replaced on 3/2/2018) (md). (Attachment 2 replaced on 3/2/2018) (md). (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 238 OBJECTIONS re 176 Designation of Deposition Testimony Witali Grun filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 239 OBJECTIONS re 216 Designation of Deposition Testimony Witali Grun filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 240 MOTION to Strike 237 Trial Brief, FOR VIOLATION OF FRCP 5.2 by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 241 SUPPLEMENTAL MOTION to Strike FOR 2ND VIOLATION OF FRCP 5.2 by Thomas W New. (Bernstein, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 242 RESPONSE in Opposition re 206 MOTION in Limine 2015 Operations Manual, 180 MOTION in Limine No. 7 (Past Litigation), 207 MOTION in Limine Excluding portions of testimony of Dr Dennis Foster, 184 MOTION in Limine No. 11 (Additional Motions in Limine), 164 THIRD MOTION in Limine Evidence as to Injury Reporting Procedures, 182 MOTION in Limine No. 9 (Unrelated medical), 166 FOURTH MOTION in Limine Evidence related to lack of injuries while using the climb assist, 205 MOTION in Limine Undocumented testing of broken climb assist, 179 MOTION in Limine No. 6 (Past medical bills), 183 MOTION in Limine No. 10 (Redact Inadmissible evidence), 181 MOTION in Limine No. 8 (When Attorney Retained), 171 FIFTH MOTION in Limine Evidence related to Goracon's alleged permission to adjust Climb Assist, 117 SECOND MOTION in Limine filed by Milco Constructors. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Deposition of Kirk Tracey, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Deposition of Joseph Ebner, # 3 Exhibit 3- Deposition of Witali Grun, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Deposition of Tom New, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Deposition of Tom New, # 6 Exhibit 6 - WC form 3 April 2013, # 7 Exhibit 7 - WC form 3 May 2014, # 8 Exhibit 8 - WC form 3 June 2014, # 9 Exhibit 9 - WC form 3 Feb. 2015, # 10 Exhibit 10 - Horton Report, # 11 Exhibit 11 - Rosson Report, # 12 Exhibit 12 - Hensley Report, # 13 Exhibit 13 - Livingston Report, # 14 Exhibit 14 - Deposition of Randy Richardson, # 15 Exhibit 15 - Foster Report)(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 243 OBJECTIONS re 177 Designation of Deposition Testimony Joseph Ebner filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 244 OBJECTIONS re 214 Designation of Deposition Testimony Joseph Ebner filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 245 OBJECTIONS re 174 Designation of Deposition Testimony Kirk Tracey filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 246 OBJECTIONS re 215 Designation of Deposition Testimony Kirk Tracey filed by Thomas W New. (Smith, David) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/01/2018 247 OBJECTIONS re 204 Trial Brief, 168 Trial Brief filed by Milco Constructors. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Sweeten v. Vue Motion for Summary Judgment, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Sweeten v. Vue Order, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Raymond v. Air Evac EMS)(Wood, Randall) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
03/02/2018 248 ORDER granting 240 Motion to Strike ; granting 241 Motion to Strike to the extent that Defendant Blackwell Wind LLC is directed to provide a redacted copy of 237-1 and 237-2 to the Court via email at palk-orders@okwd.uscourts.gov before noon today, whereupon the Clerk of the court is directed to replace the current exhibits with the redacted exhibits. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/2/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/02/2018)
03/05/2018 249 ORDER the parties are directed to submit the relevant portions of the deposition transcripts referenced in their designations. In this regard, the Court notes that all parties designate testimony of the following witnesses: (1) Dr. Dennis Foster; (2) Witali Grun; and (3) Joseph Ebner. As to these witnesses, the parties are directed to submit joint designations, attach the relevant portions of the deposition transcripts and highlight the testimony each party seeks to have admitted. Plaintiff and Defendant Milco Constructors, Inc. (Milco) additionally both designate testimony of the following witnesses: (1) Kirk Tracey; and (2) Kim Fryer. As to these witnesses, Plaintiff and Milco are directed to submit joint designations, attach the relevant portions of the deposition transcripts and highlight the testimony each party seeks to have admitted. The parties submissions are due by Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at noon. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/5/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/05/2018)
03/05/2018 250 ORDER granting in part and denying in part 141 Motion in Limine as more fully set forth herein. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/5/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/05/2018)
03/06/2018 251 REPLY by Plaintiff Thomas W New re 237 Trial Brief, 228 Objections re Spoliation filed by Thomas W New. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Archer depo, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Fryer depo, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Ebner depo, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Tracey depo, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Goracon manual)(Bernstein, David) (Entered: 03/06/2018)
03/06/2018 252 MOTION to Strike Plaintiff's Reply Brief by Blackwell Wind LLC. (Hughes, Trevor) (Entered: 03/06/2018)
03/06/2018 253 ORDER granted in part and deferred in part 105 Motion in Limine; deferring ruling on 117 Motion in Limine; granting in part and denying in part 164 Motion in Limine; denying 166 Motion in Limine; denying 171 Motion in Limine; granting in part and denying in part 179 Motion in Limine; denying 180 Motion in Limine; granting 181 Motion in Limine; denying 182 Motion in Limine; denying 183 Motion in Limine; denying 184 Motion in Limine; denying 205 Motion in Limine; deferring ruling on 206 Motion in Limine; denying 207 Motion in Limine all as more fully set forth herein. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/6/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/06/2018)
03/07/2018 254 ORDER granting in part, denying in part and deferring in part 178 Motion in Limine. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/7/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 255 ORDER granting in part and denying in part 217 Motion in Limine. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/7/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 256 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Alvarez). Related document: 230 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 189 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 257 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Archer). Related document: 233 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 197 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 227 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 258 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Ebner). Related document: 244 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 243 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 177 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 227 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 214 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 195 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 259 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Foster). Related document: 212 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 175 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 192 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 226 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 225 Objections filed by Thomas W New.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 260 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Fryer). Related document: 224 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 231 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 200 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 213 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 222 Notice (other) filed by Milco Constructors.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 261 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Giffune). Related document: 227 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 232 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 191 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 262 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Grun). Related document: 227 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 239 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 229 Objections filed by Milco Constructors, 193 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 238 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 176 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC, 216 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 263 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Magana). Related document: 198 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 229 Objections filed by Milco Constructors.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 264 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Matlosz). Related document: 199 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 234 Counter Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 265 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Richardson). Related document: 194 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 229 Objections filed by Milco Constructors.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 266 DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TESTIMONY by Milco Constructors (Tracey). Related document: 215 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Milco Constructors, 245 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 190 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Thomas W New, 246 Objections filed by Thomas W New, 174 Designation of Deposition Testimony filed by Blackwell Wind LLC.(Haynes, Allison) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
03/07/2018 267 ADMINISTRATIVE CLOSING ORDER: This action is administratively terminated without prejudice to the rights of the parties to reopen for entry of any stipulation or order. If not reopened within 30 days to obtain final determination, action is deemed dismissed with prejudice. Signed by Honorable Scott L. Palk on 3/7/2018. (md) (Entered: 03/07/2018)

Outcome: ENTER ORDER : A settlement conference was held this date in the above case. Plaintiff Thomas W.New appeared in person and by lead trial counsel, David Bernstein and David L. Smith.Defendant Blackwell Wind, LLC, appeared through its representative Camellia Noriega,in house attorney for NextEra Energy Resources, and lead trial counsel, Trevor Hughes.Defendant Milco Constructors, Inc. appeared through its representatives John Magana, Safety Director, and lead trial counsel Randall J. Wood and Allison Haynes. Also appearing with Plaintiff is Paula New, Plaintiffs wife. Also appearing with Defendant Blackwell Wind, LLC, is Thomas Kung, Professional Liability Claims Specialist and appearing with Defendant Milco is P.J. MacNamara, XL Insurance. The case settled and a 30 day administrative closing order will be entered. Signed by Magistrate Judge Gary M. Purcell on 3/7/2018. (cps) (Entered: 03/07/2018)

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