IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 13, 2009
DANIEL GREGORIE, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
ALPINE MEADOWS SKI CORPORATION, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
This case came before the court on April 3, 2009, for hearing on defendants' motion to compel with respect to questions posed at plaintiff's deposition and for sanctions (Doc. No. 54). Attorney Melvin D. Honowitz appeared for plaintiffs. Attorneys John E. Fagen and Jill Haley Penwarden appeared for defendants. Attorney Erick Howard appeared on behalf of non-party California Ski & Snowboard Safety Organization.
For the reasons set forth in detail on the record, the defendants' motion to compel is granted in part and denied in part as stated on the record. Defendants' motion for imposition of sanctions is also granted in part. In this regard, plaintiff is ordered to pay $2,500.00 in sanctions to defense counsel to partially cover the costs associated with the necessity to resume the deposition. Those sanctions shall be paid within twenty days.
IT IS ORDERED.
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