The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sue E. Myerscough, U.S. District Judge:
E-FILED Friday, 03 August, 2012 11:55:27 AM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD
Plaintiff, proceeding pro se and detained in the Rushville Treatment and Detention Center, pursues claims arising from deliberate indifference to his diabetes. This case is set for a conference on August 13, 2012, but the conference will be cancelled as unnecessary. All Defendants have been served, and there are no pending issues to discuss. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED:
1) The status conference set for August 13, 2012, is cancelled. The clerk is directed to notify Plaintiff's prison of the cancellation.
2) The parties are reminded of their option to consent to proceed before a U.S. Magistrate Judge. (See attached form).
3) Defendants' Answers are due August 14, 2012.
4) By October 12, 2012, the parties shall provide to each other the initial disclosures described in Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1)(i)-(ii).
5) Plaintiff shall disclose expert witnesses and expert testimony pursuant to the requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2) by November 1, 2012.
6) Defendants shall disclose expert witnesses and expert testimony pursuant to the requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2) by December 3, 2012.
7) Discovery closes April 1, 2013.
8) Dispositive motions are due May 1, 2013.
9) Plaintiff's detention limits him to written discovery. Written discovery must be served on a party at least 30 days before the discovery deadline. Discovery requests and responses are not filed with the court, unless there is a dispute regarding such discovery. See CDIL-LR 26.3.
Motions to compel discovery must be accompanied by the relevant portions of the discovery request and the response. Additionally, except for good cause shown, motions to compel must be filed within 14 days of receiving an unsatisfactory response to a timely discovery request.
10) A final pretrial conference is scheduled for December 2, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.. Defendants' counsel shall appear in person. Plaintiff shall appear by video. The parties are directed to submit an agreed, proposed final pretrial ...