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LVBH prevails in writ proceeding on behalf of sexual assault victim

Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams and Ehlert Hicks recently secured a rare win in a writ proceeding before the California Court of Appeal.  The underlying case -- Dr. Meena Zareh v. County of Los Angeles, University of Southern California, et al., is pending in Los Angeles Superior Court. The writ petition challenged a protective order entered by the Los Angeles Superior Court which prevented the firm's client, Dr. Meena Zareh, from deposing the former Dean of the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine (“KSOM”). The plaintiff is a medical doctor who was a post-graduate cardiology fellow at the LAC + USC Medical Center—a teaching hospital that is jointly operated by Los Angeles County and USC—when she was sexually assaulted by her supervisor while on duty. Discovery revealed … [Read More...]

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