United States District Court, N.D. Mississippi, Aberdeen Division
CAROLYN WARE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF TERRANCE WARE, DECEASED PLAINTIFF
SAILUN CO., LTD; TBC CORPORATION; DYNAMIC TIRE CORP. DEFENDANTS AND OKTIBBEHA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS A MEMBER OF THE MS PUBLIC ENTITY W.C. TRUST INTERVENOR
Benjamin E. Baker, Jr. (PHV) BEASLEY, ALLEN, CROW, METHVIN,
PORTIS & MILES, P.C. T.K. Moffett (MSB #3402) Roy O.
Parker, Jr. (MSB#4015) MOFFETT LAW FIRM, PLLC Attorneys for
Carolyn Ware, Individually and on Behalf of Terrance Ware,
Courtney Titus Davis (MSB #103089) MARKOW WALKER, P.A.
Attorney for Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors, A Member
of the MS Public Entity W.C. Trust
Benjamin E. Griffith (MSB #5026) Lauren E. Ward (MSB #105019)
GRIFFITH LAW FIRM Attorneys for Sailun Co., Ltd.
A. Barfield (MSB #1994) PETTIS, BARFIELD & HESTER, P.A.
Attorney for TBC Corporation
Lawson Hester (MSB #2394) Jason E. Dare (MSB #1000973)
PETTIS, BARFIELD & HESTER, P.A. Attorneys for Dynamic
AGREED ORDER APPROVING ADDITION TO PROTECTIVE ORDER
REGARDING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF DOCUMENTS AND
A. SANDERS, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
COURT, having been informed that the Parties are in
agreement, and having considered the same, hereby enters this
Agreed Order Approving Addition to Protective Order
Regarding the Confidentiality of Documents and
Materials, setting forth additional procedures related
to maintaining the confidentiality of certain documents. This
Court recognizes the following terms agreed to by the
Defendant Sailun Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “Sailun”)
was deposed in this action through three of its corporate
representatives on May 14-16, 2018 and July 10, 2018. The
majority of the exhibits marked in those depositions
consisted of documents and other materials produced by Sailun
in this action as confidential pursuant to the terms of the
Protective Order Regarding the Confidentiality of
Documents and Materials (hereinafter
“Protective Order”). Further, the
transcripts for each Sailun corporate representative
deposition were marked as confidential pursuant to the
Protective Order at the top of each transcript page.
The confidential designations of the documents included as
exhibits and the transcripts were never challenged in this
Court by any of the Parties.
On July 26, 2018, the Parties filed their Joint
Stipulation of Dismissal with Prejudice, requesting that
this action be dismissed with prejudice by this Court.
See Doc. 307. This Court entered its Order
recognizing and granting the Joint Stipulation of
Dismissal with Prejudice on July 27, 2018 and directed
the Clerk of this Court to close this action on this
Court's docket. See Doc. 308.
The Protective Order provides as follows:
“After termination of this litigation, the provisions
of this Order shall continue to be binding. This Court
retains and shall have continuing jurisdiction over the
parties and recipients of the Protected Documents for
enforcement of the provisions of this Order following the
termination of this litigation.”
Doc. 214 at p. 6, ¶15.
Sailun is currently a party to litigation in other
jurisdictions regarding its products. These additional claims
have been brought by different plaintiffs, in varying states,
and in both federal and state court forums.
During the pendency of these other claims, plaintiffs have
requested access to the transcripts of and exhibits to the
depositions given by Sailun's corporate representatives
in this action on May 14-16, 2018 and July 10, 2018. Sailun
anticipates that similar requests for these deposition
transcripts and exhibits could possibly be sent ...