Earlier today Magistrate Judge Rozella Oliver held a telephonic conference with attorneys for the Lunada Bay Boys plaintiffs and also defendant Brant Blakeman. They’re evidently still squabbling over discovery matters. This may be the same dispute I wrote about in January or it may be something else. It has to do, though, with Blakeman claiming that the plaintiffs’ responses to his supplemental interrogatories were inadequate. It’s possible that this disagreement is the one described in these two docket items:
- Declaration of Blakeman’s Attorney John Worgul — In which Worgul describes in great detail alleged failure of plaintiffs’ attorneys to comply with a discovery order from January 2017. This item came with a number of exhibits, which you can find in our repository of pleadings by looking for files that start with gov.uscourts.cacd.643826.233.
- Declaration of plaintiffs’ attorney Victor Otten — Response to Blakeman’s complaints. Again there are a bunch of exhibits, which you can find in our repository of pleadings by looking for files that start with gov.uscourts.cacd.643826.234.
Here is a copy of Rozella Oliver’s order and also there’s a transcription after the break.
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