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2023.03.01 Motion to Confirm Arbitration Award 074
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Windham, Mark E
Hearing Date: 2023.03.01
Excerpt: ...MENT. ANALYSIS: Petitioner Writers Guild of America, West, Inc. (“Petitioner”) petitions the court to confirm the arbitration award in its favor and against Respondents Divorce Party Productions, LLC (“Respondent Divorce Party”) and Ryan Johnson (“Respondent Johnson”) (collectively, “Respondents”). This action arises out the parties' dispute over minimum and residual compensation owed to Petitioner's members with respect to releas...
Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 038
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Tanaka, Gary Y
Hearing Date: Motion
Excerpt: ...mplaint alleges the following causes of action: 1. Breach of Contract; 2. Failure to Pay Wages (Lab. Code, §§ 202, 203, 558); 3. Failure to Pay all Wages at Time of Termination of Employment (Lab. Code, §§ 201, 202, 203, 227.3, 558); and 4. Unfair Competition (Bus. And Prof. Code, § 17200, et seq.) Defendant now moves for summary judgment, or, in the alternative, summary adjudication. An opposition and reply have been filed and considered. I...
2023.02.02 Motion to Strike 705
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Sandvig, Melvin
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...page 4, line 6, line 15, lines 19-20 and line 24; and page 5, lines 15 and 18and (2) part of ¶9 of the Complaint at p.3:21-24 which states: “It was the intent of DEFENDANT CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE 1 and DOES 1 through 5 to set up and operate within the DEFENDANT UNIT an illegal marijuana extraction processing laboratory commonly referred to as a ‘honey oil laboratory.' Illegal honey oil laboratories have a propensity to blow up.” RULING: The mo...
2023.02.02 Motion to Compel Further Responses 630
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Beaudet, Teresa A
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...round Plaintiff Alvin Tate, an incompetent adult, by and through his Guardian Ad Litem Clarence Tate (“Plaintiff”) filed this action on March 5, 2015 against, among other defendants, Defendant FCA US LLC (“FCA”). The Complaint asserts causes of action for (1) strict product liability, and (2) negligence product liability. The case arises out of a car accident involving a 1998 Dodge Caravan and an airbag that did not deploy. FCA indicates ...
2023.02.02 Motion to Compel Further Responses, for Sanctions 037
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Stern, Douglas
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...esolved. Plaintiff has stated in the Opposition that supplemental answers were served and moving party had not responded indicating that the matter is no longer in dispute. BACKGROUND This action was filed on January 29, 2019. Plaintiff sued Defendants for 1) Gender-based/Sex Discrimination; 2) Sexual Harassment; 3) Failure to Prevent Discrimination and Harassment; 4) Failure to Correct and Remedy Discrimination and Harassment; 5) Retaliation for...
2023.02.02 Motion to Consolidate 449
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Feeney, Jill
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...filed her Complaint against Defendant Robert Jay Schechter on November 10, 2021. On May 24, 2022, the Court deemed this case related to 22STLC00299. Defendant filed the instant motion to consolidate on August 8, 2022. On December 20, 2022, the Court continued the hearing on this matter to allow Defendant to file the notice of motion in STLC00299. Defendant filed a notice of motion in STLC00299 on December 22, 2022. Summary Moving Arguments Defend...
2023.02.02 Motion to Continue Trial, to Compel Production of Docs 649
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Seigle, Laura A
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...not enough time before trial to obtain the documents from the VBA. Defendant argues the documents are relevant because they will reveal whether Plaintiff was exposed to asbestos while serving in the Navy. Defendant contends that the prior authorization form that Plaintiffs signed was a Veteran's Administration (“VA”) form, not a VBA form, and that the VBA form seeks information different from the information sought in the VA form. Plaintiffs ...
2023.02.02 Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement 809
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Takasugi, Jon R
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ... Hyundai Motor America (Defendant) entered into a binding settlement agreement and release (the Agreement.) Now, Plaintiff moves to enforce the settlement. Plaintiff seeks $3,060.00 in attorney fees and costs for having to proceed with this motion. Discussion Plaintiff argues that Defendant has failed to issue payment despite its obligation to do so under the Agreement. Paragraph 2 (a) through (b) of the Agreement states Defendant agrees to pay P...
2023.02.02 Motion to Quash 682
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Seigle, Laura A
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ... defendant may move to quash service of summons on the ground of lack of jurisdiction of the court over him or her. (Code Civ. Proc., § 418.10, subd. (a)(1).) The court may dismiss without prejudice the complaint in whole, or as to that defendant, when dismissal is made pursuant to Section 418.10. (Code Civ. Proc., § 581, subd. (h).) “A court of this state may exercise jurisdiction on any basis not inconsistent with the Constitution of this s...
2023.02.02 Motion to Quash Service of Summons 467
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Crowfoot, William A.
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...iam Zhang (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against defendants Kemi Cai, Zexian Li, and Nick Chui (“Defendants”). On December 6, 2022, Plaintiff filed a first amended complaint (“FAC”). Trial is not set. On December 13, 2022, Defendants Cai and Li filed a motion to quash service of summons. On January 20, 2023, Plaintiff filed an opposition to Defendants' motion. On January 30, 2023, Defendants filed a reply. II. LEGAL STANDARD “An in...
2023.02.02 Motion to Stay License Suspension 159
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Chalfant, James C
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...e 1. Petition Petitioner Dethloff filed a Petition for writ of administrative mandamus on November 21, 2022. The Petition alleges in pertinent part as follows. On June 25, 2021, Dethloff was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (“DUI”). California Highway Patrol (“CHP”) Officer Lanius stated in his arrest report that he stopped Dethloff because she was following the truck in front of her too closely and veering her vehicle ...
2023.02.02 Motion to Strike 495
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Tanaka, Gary Y
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...LING Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, et al.'s Motion to Strike Portions of First Amended Complaint is granted with 20 days leave to amend. Background Plaintiff's Complaint was filed on May 2, 2022. Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint was filed on June 27, 2022. Plaintiff alleges the following facts. On July 2, 2020, Plaintiff received a loaner car for use from Defendants. The loaner vehicle's sunroof exploded as Plaintiff was driving on the freeway. Plai...
2023.02.02 Motion to Vacate Default, for Sanctions 473
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Bird, George F
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ..., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO: 22CMCV00473 [TENTATIVE] ORDER GRANTING MOTION VACATE DEFAULT; GRANTING SANCTIONS Dept. B DATE: February 2, 2023 TIME: 8:30 A.M. COMPLAINT FILED: November 11, 2022 TRIAL DATE: None Set I. BACKGROUND Plaintiffs Pablo Sahagun and Yvette E. Rios (“Plaintiffs”) filed the Complaint on November 11, 2022, against Defendants Castashau R. Tyson, individually and as trustee of The Atario James Living ...
2023.02.02 Motion to Strike Punitive Damages, for Attorney Fees 160
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Feeney, Jill
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...finelli filed her Complaint against Defendants Martin Fox, the Martin B. Fox Living Trust, and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC dba AT&T Mobility on June 29, 2022. Defendants Michael Fox and the Michael B. Fox Living Trust filed their motions to strike on September 8, 2022. On October 27, 2022, the Court sustained Defendants' first motion to strike. Plaintiff filed a First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) on December 5, 2022. Defendants filed the inst...
Demurrer, Motion to Strike 674
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Doyle, John P
Hearing Date: Demurrer,
Excerpt: ...Defendants violated HBOR by failing to contact Plaintiffs thirty days or more before recording a notice of default in order to discuss Plaintiffs' financial situation and explore ways to avoid foreclosure. On November 8, 2018, Plaintiffs filed he operative First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) alleging causes of action for (1) violation of Civ. Code § 2923.5, (2) accounting, (3) negligence, and (4) violations of the UCL. Demurrer Defendants demur ...
2023.02.02 Motion to Vacate Dismissal 563
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Mori, Audra
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...r injuries Plaintiff sustained for a slip and fall at Defendant's golf course. Defendant propounded form interrogatories, set one, special interrogatories, set one, and request for production of documents, set one, on April 7, 2021. On November 29 and December 3, 2021, the Court entered an order granting Defendant's motion to compel responses to the outstanding discovery, ordering Plaintiff to serve responses to the discovery within 10 days. On F...
2023.02.02 Motions for Terminating Sanctions, for Monetary Sanctions 626
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Long, Thomas D
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...8:30 a.m. Februar y 2, 2023 On July 25, 2022, Plaintiff Immigrant Rights Defense Council, LLC filed a first amended complaint (“FAC”) against Defendant Carlos A. Lainez for Violation of the Immigration Consultant Act. On October 27, 2022, the Court granted Plaintiff's motion to compel a further response to Form Interrogatory No. 17.1 and Plaintiff's motion to compel further responses to Requests for Production (“RFP”) Nos. 1, 2, 4, 6, and...
2023.02.02 Motions to Compel Further Responses 482
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Fujie, Holly J
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...”); (2) Defendant/Cross-Complainant Regency Outdoor Advertising, Inc. (“Regency”) RESPONDING PARTIES: (1) Regency; (2) the City The Court has considered the moving, opposition and reply papers. BACKGROUND This action concerns billboard structures (the “Billboards”) located in Pomona that are operated by Regency. Plaintiffs' currently operative sixth amended complaint (the “6AC”) alleges: (1) declaratory relief, injunctive relief and...
2023.02.02 Motions to Compel Responses, for Sanctions 180
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Murillo, Serena R
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...hin 30 days of this order. Legal Standard Compel Interrogatories If a party to whom interrogatories are directed fails to serve a timely response, the propounding party may move for an order compelling responses and for a monetary sanction. (Code Civ. Proc., § 2030.290, subd. (b).) The statute contains no time limit for a motion to compel where no responses have been served. All that need be shown in the moving papers is that a set of interrogat...
2023.02.02 OSC Re Dismissal 719
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Feeney, Jill
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ... RRL Logistics LLC, Geriq Logistics, LLC, and Ramon Leon. Plaintiffs causes of action are: general negligence, respondeat superior, negligent supervision, negligent hiring/retention, and wrongful death. This matter arises from an incident that occurred on January 11, 2019 in which Plaintiff's mother was pushed out of a vehicle operated by Molina during the course and scope of his employment with RRL. Plaintiff's mother subsequently died on Octobe...
2023.02.02 Petition for Writ of Mandate 332
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Chalfant, James C
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...Statement of the Case 1. Petition Petitioner BT-1 filed this Petition on June 17, 2022, alleging in pertinent part as follows. Through a Subscription Agreement (“Agreement”) dated April 4, 2018 and BT-1's purchase of membership units afterwards, BT-1 is a Company member. On March 21, 2022, BT-1 sent a request via email to Company owner Gita Vasseghi (“Vasseghi”) for (1) Company's Schedule K-1 for BT-1 members Teri Gevinson (“Gevinson”...
2023.02.02 Petition to Compel Arbitration 337
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Young, Mark A
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...y the California Arbitration Act (“CAA”) or the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), courts resolve doubts about an arbitration agreement's scope in favor of arbitration. (Moncharsh, supra, 3 Cal.4th at 9; Comedy Club, Inc. v. Improv West Assocs. (9th Cir. 2009) 553 F.3d 1277, 1284; see also Engalla v. Permanente Med. Grp., Inc. (1997) 15 Cal.4th 951, 971-972 [“California law incorporates many of the basic policy objectives contained in the...
2023.02.02 Special Motion to Strike 130
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Mandel, Elaine W
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ... complaint (TACC), containing causes of action for negligent infliction of emotional distress and abuse of process. Aimco moves to strike under California's anti-SLAPP statute. Courts resolving an anti-SLAPP motion under Cal. Civ. Code §425.16 must follow a two-step process. Jarrow Formulas, Inc. v. LaMarche (2003) 31 Cal.4th 728, 733. In the prong one, the court determines whether the conduct underlying plaintiff's cause of action arises from t...
2023.02.02 Special Motion to Strike SAC, for Monetary Sanctions 792
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Crowfoot, William A.
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ...C. Ogumsi (“Plaintiff”) filed this medical malpractice action. On September 26, 2022, Plaintiff filed the operative Second Amended Complaint (“SAC”) against defendants Richard Dale Gentile, D.D.S., and Heydar Hamid Shahrokh, D.D.S., dba Comfort Dental Center (erroneously sued as Comfort Dental Center) (collectively, “Defendants”), asserting causes of action for (1) professional negligence (dental malpractice), (2) intentional in infli...
2023.02.02 Motion to Compel Further Responses 329
Location: Los Angeles
Judge: Oldendorf, Margaret
Hearing Date: 2023.02.02
Excerpt: ... February 2, 2023 Time: 8:30 a.m. Dept.: P I. INTRODUCTION Before the Court is a motion to compel further responses to documents. The Court concludes that the objections interposed to the requests by the cross- defendants are not well-taken. The motions are therefore granted. II. LEGAL STANDARD A. Law Governing Motions to Compel Further Responses Code Civ. Proc. §2031.310 provides that if a demanding party deems responses to a demand for inspect...

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