BAKER-HOEY v. LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP., E032995
Ordinary witness fees do not include a treating physician's reasonable and customary hourly or daily fees which must be paid under Code of Civil Procedure section 2034(i)(2) in order to take the deposition of a treating physician. The prevailing party may not recover the costs of a discovery referee as a matter of right.
- Decided 08/20/2003
- Published 08/20/2003
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellees:
- Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Robert S. Warren, Robert W. Loewen, Irvine, David A. Battaglia and Peter E. Perkowski, Los Angeles; Holmes Roberts & Owen and Linnea Brown, Denver, CO, for Defendant and Appellant., Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack, Walter J. Lack, Gary A. Praglin and Ann A. Howitt; Girardi & Keese and Thomas V. Girardi, Los Angeles, for Plaintiffs and Respondents.