UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
January 5, 2009
ELIJAH TURLEY, PLAINTIFF,
ISG LACKAWANNA, INC., ISG LACKAWANNA, LLC, MITTAL STEEL LACKAWANNA USA INC., MITTAL STEEL USA INC., D/B/A ARCELOR-MITTAL STEEL LARRY D. SAMPSELL, GERALD C. MARCHAND, AND THOMAS JAWORSKI, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: William M. Skretny United States District Judge
DECISION AND ORDER
1. On July 14, 2003, in response to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment, Plaintiff filed a Motion to File Documents Under Seal. (Document No. 54). Specifically, Plaintiff requests this Court's permission to file the Declarations of Christopher J. Pino, Ph. D., a licensed clinical psychologist, and Syed S. Jaffri, M.D., a certified psychiatrist and neurologist, under seal.
2. Plaintiff's Motion to File Documents Under Seal is premised on Plaintiff's belief that the documents at issue contain Plaintiff's medical records, according to Dr. Pino and Dr. Jaffri. This Court notes that medical records often contain highly personal and confidential information.
3. Accordingly, upon reviewing the documents that Plaintiff proposes be filed under seal, this Court finds that Plaintiff's motion should be granted.
IT HEREBY IS ORDERED, that Plaintiff's Motion to File Documents Under Seal (Docket No. 54) is GRANTED.
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