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2020.10.09 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 604
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.10.09
Excerpt: ...es that plaintiff's second cause of action for products liability is barred for failure to comply with the Tort Claims Act. On September 28, 2020, plaintiff's opposition was filed. The Court GRANTS District's Request for Judicial Notice as to Exhibits A through C pursuant to Evidence Code sections 452 and 453. Government Code §911.2(a) provides that a “claim relating to a cause of action for death or for injury to person . . . shall be present...
2020.09.04 Motion to Compel Further Responses 604
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.09.04
Excerpt: ...tories, Set One. Plaintiff timely responded on June 19, 2020. On June 26, 2020, District served a meet and confer letter. In response to the letter, plaintiff amended his responses. On August 3, 2020, defendant District timely filed this Motion to Compel Further Responses to Special Interrogatories Nos. 12, 13, and 19. Plaintiff alleges District failed to meet and confer and therefore did not comply with CCP §2030.300(b). However, defendant Dist...
2020.08.28 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 486
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.08.28
Excerpt: ...dgment. No trial date has been set. (Defendant Optum360 has not complied with Local Rule 3.3.7 enacted January 1, 2018, by failing to include the mandatory language in the notice of motion regarding the Court's tentative ruling system. Pursuant to said local rule, lack of compliance provides a specific ground to deny any such procedurally deficient motion. Based solely upon defendant Optum360's failure to comply with Local Rule 3.3.7, the Motion ...
2020.08.28 Demurrer 976
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.08.28
Excerpt: ...fendant's demurrer to the third cause of action, pertaining to violation of Labor Code section 98.6, is SUSTAINED, without leave to amend as this is the third amended complaint. Plaintiff did not receive Court's approval to amend the complaint adding this specific cause of action. Furthermore, plaintiff has not adequately pled this cause of action, even under California's liberal pleading practice, even had such an amendment been allowed. Defenda...
2020.08.21 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 062
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.08.21
Excerpt: ...n set. Evidence Code section 201 defines relevant evidence as evidence having any tendency in reason to prove or disprove any disputed fact that is of consequence to the determination of the action. Defendants object to specific sentences in declarations submitted by plaintiff based on relevancy. Defendants' objections to plaintiff's offered evidence numbers 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9 are overruled, as the statements are relevant. Objection number 3 is su...
2020.08.21 Demurrer 604
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.08.21
Excerpt: ...ded complaint. On July 27, 2020, defendant District demurred. Defendant District's request for judicial notice is granted as to Exhibit A pursuant to Evidence Code sections 452 and 453. Defendant District's request for judicial notice is granted as to Exhibit B and Exhibit C pursuant to Evidence Code sections 452 and 453 and Gong v City of Rosemead (2014) 226 Cal.App.4th 363, 376. Code of Civil Procedure section 430.41 states that a “party demu...
2020.08.07 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 079
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.08.07
Excerpt: ...tiff's claim for punitive damages. On July 16, 2020, plaintiff filed an objection. A six‐day jury trial is set for September 2, 2020. Plaintiff alleges that defendant acted with malice and oppression when defendant dug a ditch on plaintiff's road which caused plaintiff to be ejected from the motorcycle he was riding, which caused injuries. Defendant denies acting with malice and oppression when he cleared a swale “ditch” along the road as h...
2020.07.24 OSC Re Preliminary Injunction 765
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.07.24
Excerpt: ... not interfere with plaintiffs' use of the existing well. The defendants could install a fence for livestock that could include the well; but the plaintiffs could install, at their own cost, a cattle gate for a well truck. In IT Corp. v. County of Imperial (1983) 35 Cal.3d 63, 69‐70, the Court ruled: ". . . trial courts should evaluate two interrelated factors when deciding whether or not to issue a preliminary injunction. The first is the like...
2020.07.17 Motion to Quash or Modify Deposition Subpoena 978
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.07.17
Excerpt: ... referred to as “Sergent”) filed a complaint against defendant Suburban Propane (hereinafter referred to as “Suburban”) on July 30, 2015, in case number 15CV41023. Defendant Propane answered on October 26, 2015. The matter was consolidated with 15CV40978 on May 18, 2016. A trial date is currently set for November 4, 2020. The Court has already ruled the non‐expert discovery cutoff has been extended. Therefore, the Court will not relitig...
2020.07.17 Motion to Compel Responses 119
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.07.17
Excerpt: ... a request for production of documents, set one on plaintiff. The parties stipulated to continue this motion until the issue of disqualification of counsel was resolved. The disqualification appeal and stay were resolved in September 2019. After additional meet and confer efforts, the defendants refiled this motion on June 10, 2020, to compel further compliance with requests for documents numbers 1, 2, 8, 12, and 15. Defendants' request for judic...
2020.07.17 Motion to Compel Further Responses 365
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.07.17
Excerpt: ...Set Two. On approximately December 18, 2019, defendants submitted unverified responses and objected to Request No. 13. After additional meet and confer efforts, the plaintiffs filed this motion on May 22, 2020, to compel compliance with Request No. 13. (Plaintiffs have not complied with Local Rule 3.3.7 enacted January 1, 2018, by failing to include the mandatory language in the notice of motion regarding the Court's tentative ruling system. Purs...
2020.06.12 Demurrer 604
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.06.12
Excerpt: ... representations that Bret Harte Union High School is not a legal entity separate from Bret Harte Union School District and therefore cannot be sued, on its own motion the Court dismisses Bret Harte Union High School as a defendant, without prejudice to be reinstated if discovery reveals contrary facts. Defendants' demurrer to the second cause of action for plaintiff's failure to plead a statutory basis for liability is SUSTAINED, with twenty (20...
2020.06.12 Motion for Leave to File Complaint 160
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.06.12
Excerpt: ...ed to as “Gun Club”) answered and filed the amended cross‐complaint on January 30, 2019. The second amended cross‐complaint was filed on October 20, 2019. Gun Club filed this motion on April 27, 2020, requesting to file a third amended cross‐complaint as follows: (1) to delete the quiet title cause of action, (2) to remove reference to Tryon possessing a right of easement in Gun Club property; and (3) to add allegations seeking to termi...
2020.06.12 Motion for Relief from Entry of Order or for Reconsideration 978
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.06.12
Excerpt: ... filed an Application for Immediate Court Hearing and Order to vacate the trial date, and all related dates/cutoffs, and set further status conference in light of the COVID‐19 pandemic. On the same day, this Court granted the request without a hearing. The Court set the matter for May 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. in Dept. 4 for trial setting, and granted relief on the pleadings as no jury trials were being conducted in May 2020 due to COVID‐19. On ...
2020.06.05 Motion for Reconsideration 976
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.06.05
Excerpt: ..., plaintiff filed the Complaint. Defendant timely demurred and on September 4, 2018, plaintiff filed the First Amended Complaint. Defendant timely demurred and on December 20, 2018, plaintiff filed the Second Amended Complaint. On January 24, 2019, defendant answered. Plaintiff filed this motion on May 8, 2020. (Plaintiff withdrew the request for reconsideration in his Reply filed May 27, 2020.) CCP section 576 provides “[a]ny judge, at any tim...
2020.05.08 Motion to Compel Further Responses 151
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.05.08
Excerpt: ...on January 24, 2020; plaintiff alleges the verification was received on February 3, 2020.) Meet and confer letters were exchanged until plaintiff filed this motion on March 26, 2020, to compel compliance with request for documents numbers 1‐4. (Plaintiff has not complied with Local Rule 3.3.7 enacted January 1, 2018, by failing to include the mandatory language in the notice of motion regarding the Court's tentative ruling system. Pursuant to s...
2020.05.01 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 570
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.05.01
Excerpt: .... Rubenstein v Gap, Inc. (2017) 14 Cal. App. 5th 870, 875. The court can take judicial notice of the existence of court records to include orders, judgments, and findings of fact and conclusion of law. People v Franklin (2016) 63 Cal.4th 261. The complaint in this matter involves the same subject matter as San Joaquin Superior Court case number STK‐CV‐CUBC‐2017‐000229. The plaintiffs in this matter were defendants in the San Joaquin matte...
2020.04.16 Motion to Tax Costs 098
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.04.16
Excerpt: ...ure section 1033.5(a)(1) statutorily allows defendant to be reimbursed $60 for filing fees. The following items not statutorily prohibited and the Court, in its discretion, awards defendant's request for $71.09 reimbursement for Federal Express and $20.84 for electronic filing. The Court disallows the $180 charges for CourtCall as this was a discretionary cost of convenience for defendant. Therefore, plaintiff's motion is DENIED in part and GRANT...
2020.04.16 Motion to Compel Further Deposition 298
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.04.16
Excerpt: ...ions. (Defendants have not complied with Local Rule 3.3.7 enacted January 1, 2018, by failing to include the mandatory language in the notice of motion regarding the Court's tentative ruling system; instead, they provided the verbiage of Tuolumne County Superior Court's tentative ruling system. Pursuant to said local rule, lack of compliance provides a specific ground to deny any such procedurallydeficient motion. Based solely upon defendants' fa...
2020.04.10 Demurrer 365
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.04.10
Excerpt: ...Code sections 452 and 453 is DENIED as factual evidence, such as this code section regarding revenue procedures, is not relevant to a demurrer proceeding. Plaintiffs' request to deny the demurrer based on defendants' failure to meet and confer is DENIED. Although attempts to meet and confer did not occur five (5) days prior to the filing of the demurrer, defense counsel explained the circumstances for the lack of full compliance with CCP §430.41...
2020.03.27 Demurrer 909
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.03.27
Excerpt: ...Wuttke filed a demurrer to the first amended complaint and plaintiff filed a second amended complaint. Defendant Wuttke filed this motion on February 14, 2020. Defendant Wuttke's request for judicial notice for Exhibits 1, 2, and 3, pursuant to Evidence Code sections 452 and 453 is GRANTED. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice for Documents 1, 2.a, 2.b, 3, 3.a and 3.b pursuant to Evidence Code sections 452 and 453 is GRANTED. (Plaintiff object...
2020.02.07 Motion to Compel Further Responses, to Transfer and Consolidate Actions 485
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.02.07
Excerpt: ...propounded discovery on defendant George Grafer to include Form Interrogatories, Set One, with responses due by June 12, 2019. Plaintiff granted numerous extensions until September 4, 2019. On September 4, 2019, plaintiff received a courtesy copy of defendant's responses that were not substantive. On October 24, 2019, plaintiff timely filed the Motion to Compel. Plaintiff failed to comply with Local Rule 3.3.7 enacted January 1, 2018, by failing ...
2020.02.07 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 360
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.02.07
Excerpt: ...ten (10) days to amend. A written contract may be pleaded either by its terms – set out verbatim in the complaint or a copy of the contract attached to the complaint and incorporated by reference – or by its legal effect, i.e., by alleging the substance of its relevant terms. Construction Protective Servs., Inc. v TIG Specialty Ins. Co. (2002) 29 CA4th 972, 993. Plaintiff has not sufficiently pled all terms of the contract and has not attache...
2020.01.17 Demurrer 041
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.01.17
Excerpt: ...days leave to amend. The First Amended Complaint was filed on October 29, 2019, and defendants timely demurred. Defendants' request for judicial notice of the Notice of Rescission of Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Deed of Trust dated June 7, 2019 and recorded July 11, 2019, is denied as inappropriate in the context of the demurrer, without prejudice to be renewed in a different procedural context. As to defendants' special demurrer:...
2020.01.10 Motion for Leave to File Lis Pendens 159
Location: Calaveras
Judge: Sanders, David M
Hearing Date: 2020.01.10
Excerpt: ... 3.3.7 enacted January 1, 2018, by failing to include the mandatory language in the notice of motion regarding the Court's tentative ruling system. Pursuant to said local rule, lack of compliance provides a specific ground to deny any such procedurally‐deficient motion. Based solely upon plaintiff's failure to comply with Local Rule 3.3.7, plaintiff's motion would be DENIED without prejudice. However, in the interests of justice and judicial ec...

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