United States District Court, D. Nebraska
M. Bazis United States Magistrate Judge.
matter is before the Court on the parties' Joint Motion
for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order. (Filing No.
17.) Having considered the matter, and 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”), the
Joint Motion (Filing No. 17) is granted.
THEREFORE ORDERED that the following conditions are adopted:
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 medical or healthcare records;
• Confidential or proprietary business information.
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,
Jody Stanley v. United States of America, and will
not be used in any other litigation.
Confidential Information shall not, without the consent of
the party producing it or further Order of the Court, be
disclosed except that such information may be disclosed to:
a. attorneys actively working on this case, including United
States Postal Service Agency counsel(s)/staff;
b. any person who previously received or authored the
c. persons regularly employed or associated with the
attorneys actively working on the case;
d. Plaintiff Jody Stanley;
e. treating medical providers, expert witnesses, and
consultants retained in connection ...