JOSEPHINE KOH VS TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION ET AL

JOSEPHINE KOH, Plaintiff, vs. TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION,
et al., Defendants.

Case No.: BC610032

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR TERMINATING SANCTIONS

Dept. 98
1:30 p.m.
October 13, 2016

On February 10, 2016, Plaintiff Josephine Koh (“Plaintiff”) filed this action for medical malpractice. On July 18, 2016, Defendant therefore filed motions to compel Plaintiff’s responses to Defendant’s outstanding discovery requests. On August 19, 2016, the Court granted Defendant’s motions and ordered Plaintiff to provide discovery responses and pay monetary sanctions in the amount of $920.00. Plaintiff has failed to comply with the August 19, 2016 Order. Defendant therefore moves for terminating sanctions.

The Court may impose a terminating sanction against anyone engaging in conduct that is a misuse of the discovery process. Cal. Code of Civ. Proc., § 2023.030(d). Misuse of the discovery p........