Grasso et al v. Electrolux Home Products, Inc.

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2016-cv-00911

ORDER granting {{124}} Motion to Seal. Signed by Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell on 3/31/2017. (CDW)

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PageID 14065 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION WENDY GRASSO and NICHOLAS GRASSO, Plaintiffs, v. Case No: 8:16-cv-911-T-36TGW ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC., Defendant. ___________________________________/ ORDER This cause is before the Court on Defendant Electrolux Home Products, Inc.'s Unopposed Motion to File Under Seal Certain Exhibits In Support of its Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification and Memoranda In Support of Motions to Exclude the Expert Testimony of Mr. Frank Bernatowicz, Dr. Michael Kamins, Melissa Pittaoulis and Dr. Marthinus Van Schoor (Doc. 124). Specifically, Defendant moves the Court for permission to file the following documents under seal: (1) an Amended Supplemental Report of Marthinus van Schoor, Ph.D. (Ex. 6 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 4 to Bernatowicz Motion to Exclude; Ex. 4 to Pittaoulis Motion to Exclude; Ex. 2 to van Schoor Motion to Exclude); and (2) Exhibits 9, 10 and 11 to Declaration of Leigh Donadieu. (Ex. 8 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 5 to Kamins Motion to Exclude). Upon consideration, the Court finds that the Amended Supplemental Report of Marthinus van Schoor, Ph.D. (Ex. 6 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 4 to Bernatowicz Motion to Exclude; Ex. 4 to Pittaoulis Motionto Exclude; Ex. 2 to van Schoor Motion to Exclude) and Exhibits 9, 10 and 11 to Declaration of Leigh Donadieu. (Ex. 8 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 5 to Kamins Motion to Exclude) contain confidential and sensitive information that should not PageID 14066 be made public. Therefore, the Court directs the Clerk to file Defendant's Amended Supplemental Report of Marthinus van Schoor, Ph.D. (Ex. 6 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 4 to Bernatowicz Motion to Exclude; Ex. 4 to Pittaoulis Motionto Exclude; Ex. 2 to van Schoor Motion to Exclude) and Exhibits 9, 10 and 11 to Declaration of Leigh Donadieu. (Ex. 8 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 5 to Kamins Motion to Exclude) under seal. It is hereby ORDERED: 1. Pursuant to Local Rule 1.09(a), Defendant Electrolux Home Products, Inc.'s Unopposed Motion to File Under Seal Certain Exhibits In Support of its Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification and Memoranda In Support of Motions to Exclude the Expert Testimony of Mr. Frank Bernatowicz, Dr. Michael Kamins, Melissa Pittaoulis and Dr. Marthinus Van Schoor (Doc. 124) is GRANTED. 2. The Clerk is directed to file Defendant's Amended Supplemental Report of Marthinus van Schoor, Ph.D. (Ex. 6 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 4 to Bernatowicz Motion to Exclude; Ex. 4 to Pittaoulis Motionto Exclude; Ex. 2 to van Schoor Motion to Exclude) and Exhibits 9, 10 and 11 to Declaration of Leigh Donadieu. (Ex. 8 to Class Certification Opposition; Ex. 5 to Kamins Motion to Exclude) under seal. DONE AND ORDERED in Tampa, Florida on March 31, 2017. Copies to: Counsel of Record and Unrepresented Parties, if any 2