NEAL v. HEALTH NET, INC., B153290
When a lawyer representing a plaintiff is subsequently retained by a former legal secretary for the defendant in the same litigation, there is no presumption that the new client is in possession of confidential information; if confidential information is exposed, disqualification of the attorney is not a proper remedy.
- Decided 07/30/2002
- Published 07/30/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Michael S. Traylor, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, Wendy Moss, Dawn Cushman, and Christine T. Hoeffner, Sherman Oaks, for Defendants and Respondents.