The gag order requested by University Hospitals against counsel for the plaintiffs suing the hospital after its fertility center failure has been granted.
The order was granted Thursday after being requested earlier this month.
According to UH, the motion was filed after hospital attorneys felt some plaintiffs' attorneys were making "inflammatory and prejudicial statements" to the media regarding the case.
The motion will now prevent all attorneys for parties involved from making public statements related to the case.
The lawsuits stem from University Hospitals' fertility treatment center failure that occurred in March.
Temperatures inside a cryo tank started to rise, compromising 4,000 eggs and embryo belonging to nearly 1,000 patients. The tank's temperature change should have triggered an alarm, but the hospital says the system was shut off, meaning human error is to blame.
Lawsuits were consolidated in April, paving the way for a class action case.