Dion v. Low Land Construction Co., Inc., No. 2:2013cv05222 - Document 75 (E.D. La. 2014)
Court Description: ORDER & REASONS denying 73 Motion for Leave to File Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 8/22/2014. (mmm)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA WILBERT DION CIVIL ACTION VERSUS NO: 13-5222 LOW LAND CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. SECTION: “N” (3) ORDER AND REASONS Pending before the Court is Defendant's motion (Rec. Doc. 73)seeking leave to file a motion for partial summary judgment.1 On the present showing made, IT IS ORDERED that the motion is DENIED. Specifically, although the proposed motion otherwise appears worthy of close consideration by the Court, Defendant has not demonstrated good cause for its failure to file the motion with the applicable deadline.2 This ruling is without prejudice to Defendant's right to make a motion pursuant to Rule 50 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. It likewise is without prejudice to Defendant's right to timely submit a motion in limine regarding punitive damages if the motion requires resolution of a question of law rather than an evidentiary assessment more properly addressed via summary judgment motion. New Orleans, Louisiana, this 22nd day of August 2014. _________________________________ KURT D. ENGELHARDT United States District Judge 1 The Court's July 30, 2014 order (Rec. Doc. 71) continuing the August 4, 2014 trial date did not re-open the disposive motion deadline. 2 The Court notes that the transcripts attached to Defendant's proposed motion are for depositions taken prior to the dispositive motion deadline.