Shields et al v. TransAmerica Premier Life Insurance Company et al

Filing 98

ORDER ADOPTING AND AMENDING PROPOSED PROTECTIVE ORDER. The Defendants' Proposed Protective Order, ECF No. 78 -1, is APPROVED, ADOPTED, and INCORPORATED by reference subject to amendments stated in this Order. Signed by Judge Salvador Mendoza, Jr. (LTR, Case Administrator)

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Case 2:20-cv-00438-SMJ ECF No. 98 May 06, 2022 2 SEAN F. MCAVOY, CLERK UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON 3 5 6 RONALD SHIELDS, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of NORMA SHIELDS, and on behalf of the marital community of RONALD SHIELDS and NORMA SHIELDS, 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 PageID.4245 Page 1 of 3 FILED IN THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON 1 4 filed 05/06/22 No. 2:20-cv-00438-SMJ ORDER ADOPTING AND AMENDING PROPOSED PROTECTIVE ORDER Plaintiff, v. TRANSAMERICA PREMIER LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, an Iowa Corporation; NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, a New York Foreign Nonprofit Corporation, d/b/a NRA Endorsed Insurance Program; and, A.G.I.A. Inc., a California Corporation d/b/a AGIA Infinity, and as agent/Partner of NRA Endorsed Insurance Program, Defendants. 16 Before the Court is Defendants’ Motion for Protective Order, ECF No. 78. 17 Plaintiff is opposed and objects to several portions of Defendants’ proposed order. 18 ECF No. 93. After review of the file, the motion, the Proposed Protective Order, 19 and Plaintiff’s Response, the Court is fully informed and adopts the Proposed 20 Protective Order pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(c) with two ORDER ADOPTING AND AMENDING PROTECTIVE ORDER – 1 Case 2:20-cv-00438-SMJ 1 ECF No. 98 filed 05/06/22 PageID.4246 Page 2 of 3 amendments. 2 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: 3 1. The Defendants’ Proposed Protective Order, ECF No. 78-1, is 4 APPROVED, ADOPTED, and INCORPORATED in this Order by 5 reference subject to the following amendments: 6 A. In Section 5.2(b) of the Proposed Protective Order, ECF No. 78- 7 1 at 7, the last sentence is AMENDED to “If the 20-day period 8 has not elapsed, and a party seeks to file or quote from any such 9 proceedings, the parties (or relevant non-party) shall confer in 10 good faith to identify confidential material prior to any such 11 filing.” 12 // 13 // 14 // 15 // 16 // 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // ORDER ADOPTING AND AMENDING PROTECTIVE ORDER – 2 Case 2:20-cv-00438-SMJ ECF No. 98 filed 05/06/22 PageID.4247 Page 3 of 3 1 B. In Section 9.3 of the Proposed Protective Order, ECF No. 78-1 2 at 11, the first sentence is AMENDED to “Within 21 days of 3 the notification that such Inadvertently Disclosed Information 4 has been returned, sequestered, or destroyed by the receiving 5 party pursuant to Federal Rule 26(b)(5)(B), or within a different 6 time upon written agreement of the parties or order of the court, 7 the disclosing party shall produce a privilege log with respect to 8 the Inadvertently Disclosed Information.” 9 10 11 12 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. The Clerk’s Office is directed to enter this Order and provide copies to all counsel. DATED this 6th day of May 2022. _________________________ SALVADOR MENDOZA, JR. United States District Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ORDER ADOPTING AND AMENDING PROTECTIVE ORDER – 3

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