Magistrate Declines To Phase, Limit Discovery In Underinsured Motorist Case

Magistrate Declines To Phase, Limit Discovery In Underinsured Motorist Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Noting the existence of a standing scheduling discovery deadline order and an insurer's failure to previously file an objection to it, a California federal magistrate judge on April 25 denied the insurer's motion for a protective order related to materials sought by policyholders related to breach of contract and bad faith claims against it (Scott Dunton, et al. v. Allstate Insurance Co., No. 2:12-cv-00303, E.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59625).

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