UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 4, 2009
DAVID T. CHUBBUCK, PLAINTIFF,
HAYDEN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR ISSUANCE OF SUBPOENA, AND PLACING PARTIES ON NOTICE THAT THE SUBPOENA TO THE MEDICAL RECORDS DIRECTOR WILL ISSUE AFTER THREE (3) COURT DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SERVICE OF THIS ORDER
This matter is set for jury trial commencing September 29, 2009.
During a telephonic trial confirmation hearing held in this matter on September 3, 2009, counsel for defendants indicated that defendants may file motions in limine objecting on foundational grounds to Plaintiff's exhibits from his prison medical file.
Plaintiff's request for a subpoena, raised during the telephonic hearing, is GRANTED. The subpoena shall direct the Medical Records Director ("Director") at California Medical Facility to produce Plaintiff's complete medical file from January 1, 2000 to the date of service of the subpoena. The subpoena shall further command the attendance of the Director at trial, or a declaration from the Director attesting to the authenticity of the documents produced.*fn1
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45(b)(1), this order provides the requisite notice to the parties that the Court will, after three (3) days from the date of service of this order, issue the subpoena and direct the United States Marshal to effect personal service.
Accordingly, it is HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's request for the issuance of a subpoena, raised at the September 3, 2009, hearing, is GRANTED; and
2. Pursuant to Rule 45(b)(1), the parties are placed on notice that a subpoena to the Medical Records Director shall be issued after three (3) court days from the date of service of this order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.