Schein vs San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center

Case No.: 37-2019-00053831-CU-MM-CTL     Track Rulings In Case

Tentative Ruling on Renewed Motion for Leave to Withdraw

Schein v. San Diego Sports Medicine, Case No. 2019-53831

Oct. 2, 2020, 1:30 p.m., Dept. 72

1. Overview and Procedural Posture.

This is a medical negligence case arising out of an incident on July 10, 2018. Plaintiff, who is herself a physician, alleges she was "severely injured by the negligence of SDSM's employee (a therapist named "Sean") ... when he carelessly dropped her during a rubber band exercise they were performing." She later had an MRI which "revealed a compression fracture of the L1 and L2 vertebra with edema." The complaint was filed in October 2019, and defendants answered the following month. ROA 10. In late February 2020, defendants scheduled and filed a single motion to compel discovery, which was set for hearing in May of 2020. ROA 11-13. Fate then intervened. On March 17, 2020, the Presiding Judge of the SDSC signed, with the consent of the Chief Ju........