Nos. B163040, B166103.

4 Cal.Rptr.3d 883 (2003)

112 Cal.App.4th 285

Jose HERNANDEZ et al., Petitioners, v. The SUPERIOR COURT of the State of California, Respondent; Acheson Industries, Inc., et al., Real Parties in Interest.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Four.

As Modified October 23, 2003.

Rehearing Denied October 27, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Raphael Metzger, Thomas Martin and Greg Coolidge, Long Beach, for Petitioners.

No appearance for Respondent.

Poole & Shaffery, John Shaffery, Los Angeles, and Darren M. Ballas, Los Angeles, for Real Parties in Interest Industrial Furnace & Refractory, Inc.

Walsworth, Franklin, Bevins & McCall, Deidre F. Cohen, Christian J. Ziegler, Los Angeles, for Real Parties in Interest KB Alloys, Inc., Pacific Abrasives Supply Company and Standard Abrasives, Inc.

George H. Ellis, Los Angeles, for Real Party in Interest Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation.

Johnson, Cebula & Rygh, Mike Vo and John M. Rygh, Long Beach, for Real Parties in Interest Carbide Saw & Tool Company and Spede Tool Manufacturing Company.

Radcliff, Dongell & Lawrence and Jason M. Booth, Los Angeles, for Real Party in Interest TST, Inc.

Parker, Milliken, Clark, O'Hara & Samuelian, Stephen T. Holzer and Darren Marcus Salvin for Real Parties in Interest Empire Castings Incorporated.



Plaintiffs in a wrongful death action have filed two petitions for writs of mandate to review several discovery orders: an order granting a motion to compel discovery, entered on October 23, 2002, and an order requiring the disclosure of petitioners' medical experts and other matters, entered on March 27, 2003.

This action was filed in 2001 against approximately 80 defendants, many of whom have been dismissed from the action...


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