UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 12, 2011
SOLANO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
AND DOES ONE THROUGH FIFTY, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE REMOVAL AND SEALING OF PLAINTIFF'S MEDICAL RECORDS FROM THE EASTERN DISTRICT COURT ONLINE FILING SYSTEM
Subject to the approval of the court, Plaintiff Nathan Hansford and Defendant sued herein as Solano County
HEREBY STIPULATE AS FOLLOWS:
Medical records are afforded a constitutional right to privacy pursuant to California Constitution, Article 1 § 1.
Plaintiff's medical records are currently filed, unsealed, as Exhibit L to Peter Halloran's Declaration is Support of Defendant's Motion to Compel Documents Pursuant to Subpoena, in the above referenced case, Docket No. 72-3, pgs. 8-29. These records contain various private medical concerns as well as Plaintiff's unredacted date of birth.
Given the private nature of these records, the parties have agreed that Exhibit L shall be removed from the online filing system and placed under seal.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, FOR THE DEFENDANT: Peter Halloran By: Peter Halloran ANGELO, KILDAY & KILDUFF Attorneys for Defendant SOLANO COUNTY FOR THE PLAINTIFF: Elisa J. Stewart By: Elisa J. Stewart STEWART & MUSELL Attorneys for Plaintiff NATHAN HANSFORD
The undersigned approves the parties' stipulation regarding the sealing of certain documents presently available on the court's public docket. However, the undersigned notes that the court cannot "split" Portable Document Format filings page-by-page. In light of the notice of settlement filed in this matter and for the sake of efficiency, the undersigned directs the Clerk of Court to seal the entire .pdf filing in which the "Exhibit L" referenced in the stipulation is contained.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The parties' stipulation and proposed order (Dkt. No. 96) is approved.
2. The Clerk of Court is directed to seal and remove from the public docket document number 72-3, which is contained in docket entry 72.
3. If at some future time a party wishes to unseal all or a portion of document number 72-3, that party may file a request to unseal in accordance with the court's Local Rules.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
© 1992-2011 VersusLaw Inc.