United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania
D. Mariani, United States District Judge
before the Court is Defendant James Krenitsky's Omnibus
Motion in Limine (Doc. 241) which requests that the Court:
1. Prohibit additional non-expert witnesses not previously
identified by the Plaintiff;
2. Prohibit demonstrative evidence during opening statements;
3. Preclude Plaintiffs expert testimony beyond the four
corners of their expert reports;
4. Preclude hearsay statements and/or evidence;
5. Preclude any reference to Krenitsky's family at the
time of trial.
Court will address each request in turn.
Prohibit additional non-expert witnesses not
previously identified by the Plaintiff
first asks that the Court "prohibit the Plaintiff from
calling or referring in voir dire, opening, witness
examination, cross-examination, closing or at any other time
in the presence of the jury to any non-expert witness
testifying other than those specifically listed on the
Plaintiffs witness list." (Doc. 243, at 5). In response,
Plaintiff asserts that she does "not intend to introduce
witnesses not identified in discovery." (Doc. 305, at
motion is phrased in only the most general terms, and the
Court cannot make a determination as to the appropriateness
of this motion without more information. Defendant's
motion in limine will therefore be denied without prejudice.
Prohibit demonstrative evidence during opening
Krenitsky next requests that the Court preclude the Plaintiff
from using any demonstrative exhibits during her opening
statement. (Doc. 243, at 5-8). In response, Plaintiff asserts
that she does not intend to produce demonstrative evidence
during opening statements. (Doc. 305, at 2).
light of Plaintiffs statement, the Court will grant
Defendant's motion. However, as a result and in fairness
to Plaintiff, no party shall be permitted to produce
demonstrative evidence ...