Meza v. H. Muehlstein & Co., No. B201427 - Injury & Tort Law - California Case Law
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Meza v. H. Muehlstein & Co., No. B201427

In a personal injury action, grant of defendants' disqualification motion is affirmed where plaintiff's counsel hired a former defense attorney who had received work product related to the action, and defendants' attorneys did not waive the attorney work product privilege by communicating with each other regarding their respective clients' common interests.

Read Meza v. H. Muehlstein & Co., No. B201427

Appellate Information

Filed July 18, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Kitching

Counsel

For Appellant:

Raphael Metzger, Metzger Law Group, Long Beach, CA

Gregory A. Coolidge, Metzger Law Group, Long Beach, CA

For Respondent:

Scott T. Tropio, Tropio & Morlan, Woodland Hills, CA

Christopher J. Hammond, Tropio & Morlan, Woodland Hills, CA