Judge Bars Wal-Mart’s Use Of Discovery Obtained From Deposition Of Physician

Mealey's (August 11, 2017, 1:10 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge on Aug. 8 granted a plaintiff’s motion to strike and bar Wal-Mart Stores East Inc.’s use of the deposition transcript and documents obtained as a result of a March 28 deposition of the plaintiff’s physician, but refused to disqualify Wal-Mart’s counsel for conducting the deposition (Patricia Hone  v. Wal-Mart, Inc., No. 14-1006, D. N.J., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124736).

(Memorandum opinon and order available.  Document #97-170824-015Z.)

In 1998, Patricia Hone underwent a total mastectomy followed by bilateral breast...
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