JOHN FAITRO ET AL VS TOP SURGEONS INC ET AL



FAITRO v. TOP SURGEONS, INC.

MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF COURT’S APRIL 28, 2017 RULING AND ORDER FOLLOWING IN CAMERA REVIEW

TENTATIVE RULING

Deny motion for reconsideration; deny Plaintiff’s request for monetary sanctions

I. Background

Pursuant to the Court’s February 16, 2017 minute order, and following the agreement of counsel for Plaintiffs and Defendants, Defendants Top Surgeons, LLC and Surgery Center Management, LLC were ordered to submit for the Court’s in camera review documents related to the accounting of funds from the Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton, LLC Attorney Client Trust Account (“the documents” or “the lodged documents”). Top Surgeons and Surgery Center Management lodged the documents with the Court on February 27, 2017, and claim that numerous privileges prevent disclosure of the documents (specifically, the attorney-client privilege, the attorney work product privilege, the j........