Wall v. Rodman et al
QUALIFIED PROTECTIVE ORDER entered by Magistrate Judge Boyd N. Boland on 4/15/14. (bsimm)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 13-cv-02158-RM-BNB
WILLIAM RODMAN, M.D.
QUALIFIED PROTECTIVE ORDER
This matter is before the Court upon Defendant’s Motion for Qualified Protective Order.
Being fully advised, the court hereby FINDS AND ORDERS:
1. This protective order applies to documents containing Protected Health Information, as
that term is defined in 45 C.F.R. § 160.103, produced by non-parties under the command of a
subpoena or court order.
2. Documents containing Protected Health Information shall be used only for the
purposes of this litigation. The term litigation, as used throughout this Protective order, includes
3. Any documents containing Protected Health Information (or copies thereof) shall be
used solely for the purposes of this litigation. Any Protected Health Information in the
documents shall likewise be used solely for the purposes of this litigation. Access shall be
a. attorneys actively working on this case;
b. persons regularly employed or associated with the attorneys actively working on this
case whose assistance is required by the attorneys in the preparation for trial, at trial, or at
other proceedings in this case;
c. the parties, including designated representatives for Defendant and Defendants’
d. expert witnesses and consultants retained in connection with this proceeding, to the
extent such disclosure is necessary for preparation, trial, or other proceedings in this case;
e. the Court and its employees;
f. stenographic reporters who are engaged in proceedings necessarily incident to the
conduct of this action; and
g. deponents or witnesses during the course of any examination.
4. It shall be the responsibility of counsel of record to ensure that the parties granted
access to the documents under paragraph 3 be apprised of this Protective Order. It shall also be
the responsibility of counsel of record to ensure that all parties granted access to the documents
under paragraph 3 understand the terms of this Protective Order prior to any disclosure of the
documents or any information contained therein.
5. Documents containing Protected Health Information must do not have to be
designated, stamped or labeled as confidential. Documents are designated as Confidential by
placing or affixing on them (in a manner that will not interfere with their legibility) the
following or other appropriate notice: “CONFIDENTIAL.” Protected Health Information
shall be protected by all parties and other persons described in paragraph 3 without such
6. Any request to restrict access must comply with the requirements of
D.C.COLO.LCivR 7.2. Counsel shall file any motions containing Protected Health Information
7. Within 30 days of the termination of this litigation, all documents (and copies)
containing Protected Health Information shall be destroyed.
8. The Court shall retain jurisdiction for purposes of enforcing compliance with this
Protective Order. Any violation of the Protective Order may subject the offending party to
Dated April 15, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Boyd N. Boland
United States Magistrate Judge
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