Padron v. Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of New York , Inc. (Cal. Ct. App., 4th District, 2017)

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).

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