Luna v. California Health Care Services et al

Filing 42

ORDER GRANTING Defendant's 41 Request for Leave to File Plaintiff's Medical Records Under Seal For In Camera Review, signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 12/12/2013. (Marrujo, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 ARTHUR LUNA, 11 Plaintiff, 12 v. 13 CALIFORNIA HEALTH CARE SERVICES, et al., 14 Case No. 1:10-cv-02076-LJO-MJS (PC) ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT’S REQUEST FOR LEAVE TO FILE PLAINTIFF’S MEDICAL RECORDS UNDER SEAL FOR IN CAMERA REVIEW (ECF No. 41) Defendants. 15 16 17 Plaintiff Arthur Luna is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in 18 this civil rights action filed November 9, 2010 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Before the 19 Court is a request by Defendant Ugwueze to file Plaintiff’s medical records 1 under seal for 20 in camera review. 21 Defendant asserts the medical records, which relate to his pending motion for 22 summary judgment, include private information unrelated to this action. 23 Defendant represents that Plaintiff has stipulated to the filing of the medical records 24 under seal for the Court’s review and that all records filed under seal will be served on 25 Plaintiff. 26 Good cause having been presented to the Court and GOOD CAUSE APPEARING 27 THEREFOR, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant’s counsel may file Plaintiff Arthur 28 1 Exhibit A to Declaration of Custodian of Records, CSATF-SP Corcoran, consisting of 38 pages. 1 1 Luna’s medical records under seal. The Court will review the information in camera as part 2 of Defendant’s motion for summary judgment. The sealed medical records will be retained 3 in the record of this action unless the Court orders otherwise. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 IT IS SO ORDERED. 12 Dated: 13 December 12, 2013 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE DEAC _Signature- END: 14 Michael J. Seng 12eob4 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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