Lifsey et al v. United States of America, No. 2:2016cv14988 - Document 79 (E.D. La. 2017)

Court Description: ORDER and REASONS granting in part and denying in part 23 Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony from Jason Box, as stated within document. Signed by Chief Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 7/12/2017. (NEF: MAG-3) (cbs)
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Lifsey et al v. United States of America Doc. 79 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA ALEXIS LIFSEY AND RICHARD LIFSEY CIVIL ACTION VERSUS NO. 16-14988 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SECTION "N" ORDER AND REASONS Presently before the Court is Defendant's motion seeking to exclude expert testimony from Jason Box.. Having carefully reviewed the parties' submissions, applicable law, and the record in this matter, IT IS ORDERED that Defendant's motion (Rec. Doc. 23) is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. Specifically, assuming an adequate foundation for such testimony is established, Mr. Box may testify regarding Plaintiff's ability to play tennis successfully at Millsaps College and other comparable Division III colleges. The same is true regarding any accompanying scholarship or other benefits for which she would have received or been eligible. On the instant showing made, however, it is not apparent to the Court that Mr. Box is qualified to offer comparable testimony relative to colleges in other divisions. Accordingly, unless otherwise ordered, such testimony will not be permitted. New Orleans, Louisiana, this 12th day of July 2017. _________________________________ KURT D. ENGELHARDT United States District Judge Clerk to Copy: U.S. Magistrate Judge Knowles Dockets.Justia.com