21 Cited authorities

  1. Pioneer Ele. v. Superior Court

    40 Cal.4th 360 (Cal. 2007)   Cited 145 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Concluding that there was no serious invasion of privacy where disclosure of the identity of potential class members did not involve revelation of personal or business secrets, intimate activities, or similar private information, and threatened no undue intrusion into their personal lives
  2. White v. Davis

    13 Cal.3d 757 (Cal. 1975)   Cited 290 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding in the legislative history at least four “mischiefs” the amendment was intended to address, including “the improper use of information properly obtained for a specific purpose, for example ... the disclosure of it to some third party”
  3. Valley Bank of Nev. v. Superior Court

    15 Cal.3d 652 (Cal. 1975)   Cited 196 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding plaintiff bank ordered to produce documents including private customer information must notify customers to enable them to object before disclosing their information
  4. In re Lifschutz

    2 Cal.3d 415 (Cal. 1970)   Cited 211 times
    Recognizing greater degree of confidentiality legally provided for psychotherapy than for other medical treatment
  5. Britt v. Superior Court

    20 Cal.3d 844 (Cal. 1978)   Cited 166 times
    Holding that patient "may not withhold information which relates to any physical or mental condition which they have put in issue"
  6. Hooser v. Superior Court of San Diego County

    84 Cal.App.4th 997 (Cal. Ct. App. 2000)   Cited 48 times

    D035392 Filed November 13, 2000 Certified for publication Proceedings in mandate after the trial court ordered an attorney judgment debtor to provide to his judgment creditor a list of his current clients, a list of all his current claims or cases, filed or unfiled, and bank statements relating to his attorney-client trust account, (San Diego County Super. Ct. No. GIC 739584), Linda B. Quinn, Judge. Petition granted in part, denied in part. Eugene Hooser in pro per. Dunk Associates, Andrew P. Dunk

  7. Board of Trustees v. Superior Court

    119 Cal.App.3d 516 (Cal. Ct. App. 1981)   Cited 81 times
    In Board of Trustees v. Superior Court (1981) 119 Cal.App.3d 516, 531, a defamation action rather than an action arising from employee discipline, the court concluded that confidential written complaints by an employee against another employee fell within the "letters of reference" exclusion in section 1198.5. Given our holding here, we are not required to address defendants' assertion the "letters of reference" exclusion applies to the incident report in question and the identity of the coemployee who complained against Kaye.
  8. Lantz v. Superior Court

    28 Cal.App.4th 1839 (Cal. Ct. App. 1994)   Cited 36 times   1 Legal Analyses

    Docket No. F020911. October 13, 1994. Appeal from Superior Court of Kern County, No. 220763 RDR, Clarence Westra, Jr., Judge. COUNSEL Carol A. Sobel, Paul L. Hoffman and Silvia A. Argueta for Petitioner. No appearance for Respondent. B.C. Barmann, County Counsel, and James H. Thebeau, Deputy County Counsel, for Real Parties in Interest. OPINION ARDAIZ, P.J. Section 1985.3 of the Code of Civil Procedure provides a procedural mechanism designed to give notice to a "consumer" when the consumer's "personal

  9. Davis v. Superior Court

    7 Cal.App.4th 1008 (Cal. Ct. App. 1992)   Cited 31 times
    In Davis, the court recognized that by "limiting [plaintiff's] claim for emotional distress to pain and suffering associated with stated physical injuries, and by explaining that [the medical provider in question] provided no treatment in connection with the injuries for which compensation was sought, petitioner established that it is not reasonably probable that the records are directly relevant to the condition she placed in issue."
  10. Mendez v. Superior Court

    206 Cal.App.3d 557 (Cal. Ct. App. 1988)   Cited 24 times
    Observing that emotional distress is a normal product of sexual abuse and to regularly allow discovery intruding on such privacy would violate the Legislature's intent
  11. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,113 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  12. Section 12945.2 - Family and medical leave

    Cal. Gov. Code § 12945.2   Cited 330 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Entitling employee to reinstatement to the same or an equivalent position
  13. Section 1985.3 - Service on consumer whose records are being sought

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1985.3   Cited 110 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Subpoenaing consumer's personal records
  14. Section 1011 - Manner of service

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1011   Cited 80 times
    Authorizing personal service on an attorney
  15. Section 1013 - Requirements for service by mail

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1013   Cited 71 times

    (a) In case of service by mail, the notice or other paper shall be deposited in a post office, mailbox, subpost office, substation, or mail chute, or other like facility regularly maintained by the United States Postal Service, in a sealed envelope, with postage paid, addressed to the person on whom it is to be served, at the office address as last given by that person on any document filed in the cause and served on the party making service by mail; otherwise at that party's place of residence.

  16. Section 1987.1 - Motion for order quashing, modifying or directing compliance with subpoena including protective orders

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1987.1   Cited 60 times
    Authorizing motion to quash subpoenas
  17. Section 1987.2 - Reasonable expenses in making or opposing motions

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1987.2   Cited 45 times

    (a) Except as specified in subdivision (c), in making an order pursuant to motion made under subdivision (c) of Section 1987 or under Section 1987.1, the court may in its discretion award the amount of the reasonable expenses incurred in making or opposing the motion, including reasonable attorney's fees, if the court finds the motion was made or opposed in bad faith or without substantial justification or that one or more of the requirements of the subpoena was oppressive. (b) (1) Notwithstanding

  18. Section 1010.6 - Electronic service of document

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1010.6   Cited 37 times

    (a)A document may be served electronically in an action filed with the court as provided in this section, in accordance with rules adopted pursuant to subdivision (h). (1)For purposes of this section: (A)"Electronic service" means service of a document, on a person, by either electronic transmission or electronic notification. Electronic service may be performed directly by a person, including a party, by a person's agent, including the person's attorney, or through an electronic filing service provider

  19. Section 2023.020 - Monetary sanction

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 2023.020   Cited 35 times

    Notwithstanding the outcome of the particular discovery motion, the court shall impose a monetary sanction ordering that any party or attorney who fails to confer as required pay the reasonable expenses, including attorney's fees, incurred by anyone as a result of that conduct. Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 2023.020 Added by Stats 2004 ch 182 (AB 3081),s 23, eff. 7/1/2005.

  20. Section 1985.6 - Service on employee whose records are being sought

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1985.6   Cited 22 times

    (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) "Deposition officer" means a person who meets the qualifications specified in Section 2020.420. (2) "Employee" means any individual who is or has been employed by a witness subject to a subpoena duces tecum. "Employee" also means any individual who is or has been represented by a labor organization that is a witness subject to a subpoena duces tecum. (3) "Employment records" means the original or any copy of books