JOHN FAITRO ET AL VS TOP SURGEONS INC ET AL


FAITRO v. TOP SURGEONS, INC.

MOTION TO DISQUALIFY CLASS COUNSEL AND DISGORGEMENT OF PRIOR SETTLEMENTS BY CLASS COUNSEL AND CLASS REPRESENTATIVES

MOTION FOR ORDER FILING RECORDS UNDER SEAL
TENTATIVE RULING
Deny motion to disqualify
Grant motion to seal

DISCUSSION

I. Background

In the Faitro litigation, counsel for Defendants Top Surgeons, LLC and Surgery Center Management seeks an order disqualifying class counsel and disgorging the settlement proceeds received by counsel and three class representatives (John Faitro, an individual and as the personal representative of the Estate of Laura Lee Faitro, deceased; Arturo & Elvia Renteria, as individuals and as the personal representatives of the Estate of Ana Renteria, deceased; and Bridget Sandoval, an individual) in a purported global settlement with Defendants. Defendants’ counsel also seeks an order sealing exhibits attached to the opp........