Cosby prosecutor’s attorneys attempt to restrict access to medical information

SANTA MONICA, CA – A Riverside County woman’s attorneys who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill Cosby will be heard at her request next month to restrict the comedian’s attorneys to investigate the plaintiff’s medical background.

Santa Monica Superior Court Justice Craig Karlan is due to hold a hearing on Dec. 14 on a subpoena sent by Cosby’s attorneys to a doctor treating Plaintiff Judy Huth and seeking any information about her medical background. He is only mentioned in Huth’s court files as Dr. AF. identified

“While the plaintiff acknowledges that the defendant may be entitled to some of Dr. AF has, the subpoena is so broad that it requires the submission of documents containing private medical information to which the defendant is not entitled, ”argued Huth’s lawyers in their court files

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Cosby’s subpoena “appears to require the disclosure of private information not directly related to the lawsuit (damages), private information that is not required to be disclosed, private information that is prohibited by law from being exposed, and / or private information which is not reasonably suited to uncovering legitimate information, “Huth’s lawyers argue in their papers.

Huth’s attorneys are demanding that the medical records be turned over to the copy service chosen by Cosby in response to the subpoena, but that the copies be then turned over to the plaintiff’s attorneys for review so they can determine if they object to any portion of the information being disclosed to the defense . All disputes would be resolved by the judge.

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Huth, 63, who lives in the Canyon Lake gated community in Riverside County, sued Cosby in 2014. She claims that Cosby invited her to a house in 1974 when she was 15, convincing her to do anything won game of pool drinking a beer. Huth claims he later took her and her friend to the Playboy Mansion, where he allegedly molested them in a bedroom.

Cosby had previously been convicted on a retrial in Pennsylvania on charges of drugging and abusing Temple University employee Andrea Constand, a prosecutor.

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