United States District Court, D. Nebraska
STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER
GOSSETT, III UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
matter is before the court on the parties’ Joint Motion
for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order (Filing No.
23). Upon a showing of good cause in support of the
entry of a protective order to control the discovery and
dissemination of confidential or proprietary information in
this case (hereafter collectively referred to as
"Confidential Information"), IT IS
parties’ Joint Motion for Entry of Stipulated
Protective Order (Filing No. 23) is granted.
IS FURTHER ORDERED:
Confidential Information will include confidential or
proprietary business information. For purposes of this Order,
the following categories of documents and information will
generally be considered "Confidential Information"
and subject to this Protective Order:
Plaintiff s employment, medical or healthcare records;
Plaintiffs tax records;
Confidential or proprietary business information; and
Employment-related records of VA employees or former
employees other than Plaintiff
Confidential Information subject to this Protective Order
may, depending on the content, be included in a variety of
documents, including but not limited to, Agency records,
documents produced pursuant to written discovery, answers to
interrogatories, responses to requests for admission,
deposition testimony, including all copies thereof, and other
information disclosed in the context of discovery of this
case by either party or disclosed pursuant to the discovery
procedures created by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Confidential Information shall not be disclosed or used for
any purpose except the preparation and trial of this case,
Kennedy v. McDonald, and will not be used in any
Defendant is allowed to redact Social Security numbers,
employee identification numbers, and dates of birth of
employees other than Plaintiff.
Confidential Information shall not, without the consent of
the party producing it or further Order of the Court, be