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Thompson v. The Haskell Co.

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
65 F. Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 1088 (1994)

Thompson v. The Haskell Co.


Thompson (plaintiff) sued Haskell (defendant) for sexual harassment, alleging that the harassment reduced her to a severely depressed emotional state. She contended that Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 26(b)(4) protected certain documents from discovery. She wished to shield a report prepared for her prior counsel by Dr. Lucas, who performed a diagnostic review and personality profile. Thompson contended these documents were facts and opinions held by an expert witness she had retained in anticipation of litigation and not expected to be called at trial that were excluded by Rule 26(b)(4).

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Snyder, J.)

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