Key Insight: Refusal to produce documents. Clergy-penitent privilege
Nature of Case: Negligence and failure to warn (Sexual Abuse)
Electronic Data Involved: letter,email, fax,ESI
Keywords: Willful refusal to comply with discovery order; Monetary sanctions; Judicial estoppel
Identified State Rule(s): Civil Discovery Act (Code. Civ. Proc., section 2016.010 et seq.); Code. Civ. Proc., setion 2023.030, subd. (a).