Judge blocks effort to get Spears' med records
POSTED: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 4:53pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 4:57pm
LOS ANGELES — (AP) - A judge won't give a company suing Britney Spears access to her medical information.
The pop star is still under court-ordered conservatorship after a bout of erratic behavior in 2008. Her father and attorneys control her personal and financial affairs.
Because of the conservatorship, she will not be required to give a deposition in the lawsuit from the company Brand Sense, which claims it helped negotiate a perfume deal for Spears but was cut
out of the profits.
Brand Sense wanted to see medical records proving Spears couldn't testify.
But Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Reva Goetz ruled Tuesday that Brand Sense Partners has no standing to see medical records.