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2018.12.20 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 121
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.20
Excerpt: ...ACTS According to Plaintiffs' Complaint, this matter is based on an underlying lawsuit in this Court. In that case, Case No.34‐2009‐00067457, Plaintiff Edward J. Broussard, Sr., filed suit against Cambridge (Natomas) LP and Cambridge Communities, LLC, seeking damages related to defective construction of nine houses in the Northpointe Park, Village 31 subdivision. After several amendments to the Complaint in the underlying case, there were 33 ...
2018.12.20 Motion for Entry of Alternative Decree 653
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.20
Excerpt: ...lemental briefing in response thereto. Factual and Procedural Background Petitioner Parker Turner Albright, PC, a law firm, (“PTA”) was formed in April 2017. Attorneys Marcus Turner and Port Parker each hold a 50% shareholder interest in PTA. Michelle Albright jointed PTA as a named partner, but is not a shareholder. On December 29, 2017, Respondent Port Parker (“Parker”) executed and served a Written Consent to Dissolve, authorizing the ...
2018.12.20 Motion for Attorney Fees 211
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.20
Excerpt: ...led via a successful motion summary judgment. WFB now seeks attorney fees pursuant to Civil Code § 1717 related to the litigation of this case. Plaintiff filed a similar fee motion in March 2018, which this Court denied without prejudice. In that minute order, the Court concluded that while it found the hourly rate charged by Plaintiff's counsel to be reasonable, but denied the motion on the grounds it was unable to determine whether counsel had...
2018.12.20 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 255
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.20
Excerpt: ... competing declarations regarding the meet and confer efforts which are confusing at best and they seem to be arguing about what was discussed and whether any agreement was reached. The Court was unable to determine exactly what, if anything, was resolved by the meet and confer efforts. The Court notes that the demurrer indicates that Cross‐Defendant concurrently filed a special motion to strike pursuant to CCP § 425.16 with respect to the fir...
2018.12.20 Demurrer 043
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.20
Excerpt: ...ary 14, 2019. The Clerk shall fax a copy of the tentative ruling to the litigation coordinator. The litigation coordinator shall provide the tentative ruling to Plaintiff Frank Lee Dearwater, Appearance is required on January 14, 2019. Plaintiff Frank Lee Dearwater shall be available by COURTCALL, to participate in oral argument on the continuance date. The Court previously issued a tentative ruling sustaining Defendant's demurrer without leave t...
2018.12.19 Petition for Relief from Requirements of Government Code 945.5 737
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.19
Excerpt: ...a Department of Motor Vehicles (“Respondent”) and operated by one of the Respondent's employees. Petitioner is an immigrant from India, speaks limited English, and has a limited understanding of the American justice system. (Laskin Decl. ¶ 4.) Following the collision, Petitioner retained the services of the Mann Law Firm. (Kaur Decl. ¶ 4.) She forwarded all communications addressed to her to her attorney at the firm. (Kaur Decl. ¶ 5.) In o...
2018.12.19 Motion to Compel Further Responses 183
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.19
Excerpt: ...s 1‐4, 8‐9, 12‐14, and 21‐26, is ruled upon as follows. In this slip‐and‐fall personal injury action, Plaintiff alleges she fell and injured her right knee on April 8, 2017, at the Target store located at 1919 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento, California. Plaintiff's alleged injury to her right knee required surgical repair. Plaintiff alleges the fall was caused by rain water tracked in from outside and that the store negligently failed to p...
2018.12.19 Motion for Appointment of Discovery Referee 569
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.19
Excerpt: ... noticed over 70 depositions, the notices of which contain 774 requests for production of documents, all within a short period of time. During this same time‐frame, Plaintiff also served 5 sets of discovery on Sacramento Post‐Acute (including form interrogatories, special interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and requests for admission), two sets of discovery to Plum Healthcare Group, LLC, and initial discovery to the five de...
2018.12.18 Motion to Dismiss or for Judgment on the Pleadings 653
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.18
Excerpt: ...Code of Civil Procedure section 439. Section 439 provides that "(a) [b]efore filing a motion for judgment on the pleadings pursuant to this chapter, the moving party shall meet and confer in person or by telephone with the party who filed the pleading that is subject to the motion for judgment on the pleadings for the purpose of determining if an agreement can be reached that resolves the claims to be raised in the motion for judgment on the ...
2018.12.18 Motion to Seal Record 619
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.18
Excerpt: ...e DOC she contends was the basis for its retaliation. (Sanders decl. Ex. A.)" In order to issue the requested order, the Court must find that there is an overriding interest to support the sealing of these records; that there is a substantial probability that the parties' interest will be prejudiced absent sealing; that the proposed sealing is narrowly tailored to serve the parties' interest; and that there is no less restrictive mean...
2018.12.18 Motion to Quash Service of Summons 149
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.18
Excerpt: ... Plaintiffs' Request for Judicial Notice of the court order granting a Limited Judgment Appointing Guardian Conservator for Roy Masters is granted. Defendants' Evidentiary objections are overruled. Defendants seek and order quashing the service of summons in this action for lack of personal jurisdiction pursuant to Section 418.10(a)(1) of the Code of Civil Procedure. Defendants contend that this Court does not have personal jurisdiction o...
2018.12.18 Motion to File Amended Answer 221
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.18
Excerpt: ...plaint against Defendant and others. Plaintiff alleges causes of action against Defendant for invasion of privacy, public disclosure of private facts, false light, and IIED. The causes of action against Defendant arise out of allegations that Defendant wrongfully accessed Plaintiff's medical records and publicized certain information from the records. Plaintiff contends that he was going through a divorce and child custody dispute with Ivy Ro...
2018.12.17 Motion to Strike or Tax Costs 439
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.17
Excerpt: ... and costs finding that the Receiver's fees and expenses should be borne by the Receivership estate or Grange as originally ordered, and that the Grange may then seek award of the fees and expenses as costs of enforcement of the judgment pursuant to CCP § 685.070 et seq. The Grange has brought such a motion. Rather than file an opposition to that motion, the Guild has filed a motion to strike/tax the receivership costs sought by the Grange. This...
2018.12.17 Motion to Strike 311
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.17
Excerpt: ...d to timely pay wages to aggrieved employees upon termination/resignation in violation of Labor Codes §§ 201 and 202. Plaintiff seeks penalties under PAGA. Defendant has filed a four page motion to strike the PAGA claims in the complaint on the basis that the Court would be required to conduct individualized inquiries with respect to the Labor Code § 226.7 claim, which would render the claim unmanageable. Defendant argues that it had a written...
2018.12.17 Motion to File Amended Complaint 777
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.17
Excerpt: ...compete with Plaintiffs. Plaintiffs filed their complaint on March 9, 2018, alleging causes of action for: (1) violation of Penal Code § 502, (2) violation of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (the “UTSA”), (3) common law misappropriation of trade secrets, (4) unfair competition, (5) conversion, (6) breach of contract, and (7) breach of fiduciary duty. Plaintiffs attempted to file a first amended complaint but it was rejected because an answer w...
2018.12.17 Motion for Preliminary Injunction 585
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.17
Excerpt: ...3230 Broadway, Sacramento, California 95817. The property consists of a two‐story, multi‐tenant building with five commercial units and four residential apartments. On July 13, 2017, Plaintiff and defendants Vicki A. Pfingst and Angela Saldivia (collectively, “Defendants”) entered into a Commercial Property Purchase Agreement for the sale of commercial real property located at 3230 Broadway for $775,000 (the “Purchase Agreement”). In ...
2018.12.17 Motion for Attorney Fees 405
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.17
Excerpt: ...vil Code § 1812.701(b) by sending a collection letter that failed to provide the requisite Consumer Collection Notice in a type size that was at least the same type‐size as that used to inform the consumer of the specific debt, or in at least 12‐point type. The Court ultimately granted Defendant's motion for summary judgment as to Plaintiff's individual claim, finding that Defendant had cured the violation under Civil Code § 1788.30(d) and ...
2018.12.14 Motion to Quash Subpoena and Production of Docs 687
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.14
Excerpt: ...arriott Sacramento Rancho Cordova's (“Defendant”) property on November 3, 2017. Plaintiff filed her complaint on May 8, 2018, alleging claims for general negligence and premises liability. Plaintiff seeks damages including medical expenses, general damages, wage loss, and loss of earning capacity. On September 26, 2018, Defendant served Bank of America, Plaintiff's current employer, with a subpoena to produce the following: “Any and all emp...
2018.12.14 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 787
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.14
Excerpt: ...ts Mercy Housing California XXVI, LP's and Mercy Housing Management Group, Inc.'s motion to strike Plaintiff's alter ego allegations and punitive damages as to Mercy Housing California XXVI, LP. The Court denied the motion to strike punitive damages allegations as to Mercy Housing Management Group, Inc. Moving Defendants were added to the action after being identified as Doe Defendants. The Fourth Amended Complaint simply alleged that the Defenda...
2018.12.13 Demurrer 678
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.13
Excerpt: ... Procedure § 430.41(a). Such declaration was filed on 11/16/18. Defendant's request for judicial notice, which attaches an unpublished federal case, is unopposed and is granted. Neither published nor unpublished federal district court opinions are binding precedent on this court, although they may be persuasive. (Futrell v. Payday California, Inc. (2010) 190 Cal.App.4th 1419, 1432, fn. 6; Landmark Screens, LLC v. Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius, LLP (2...
2018.12.13 Motion to Recall Writ of Execution 448
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.13
Excerpt: ...sfied." (Salveter v. Salveter (1936) 11 Cal.App.2d 335, 337.) Defendant's request for costs in the amount of $60 is granted and is to be added to the prior judgment of costs of $465 previously entered on October 19, 2016. After plaintiff initially obtained a judgment on January 18, 2012, it was set aside pursuant to defendant's CCP 473.5 motion on January 23, 2014. (See minute order Department 53, January 23, 2014.) After plaintiff fa...
2018.12.13 Motion to Dismiss 149
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.13
Excerpt: ...ber 10, 2018. The Court will consider the grant of a brief continuance of this motion at defendant's request, if necessary, so that they can respond to the evidence presented in this late supplemental declaration. Defendants' Request for Judicial Notice is granted. Plaintiff filed the Complaint on June 5, 2015. This action arises out of an automobile accident that occurred on June 6, 2013. Mission Courier was not served until December 15,...
2018.12.13 Motion to Approve Settlement of PAGA Claims 391
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.13
Excerpt: ...Inc., is also named as a defendant. The causes of action asserted in the case included: (1) failure to pay minimum wages for all hours works, (2) failure to provide rest breaks, (3) failure to indemnify for all expenses, (4) failure to provide accurate itemized written wage statements, (5) unfair competition, and (6) Civil Penalties [under PAGA]. Defendants denied all of Plaintiff s allegations, and alleged that Plaintiff and putative class membe...
2018.12.13 Motion for Protective Order 058
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.13
Excerpt: ...aintiffs allege Defendants engage in the "illegal practice of dumping vulnerable nursing facility residents into hospitals." (Third Amended Complaint (TAC) ¶ 1.) .) Plaintiffs allege the California Department of Health Care Services ("DHCS") ordered Pioneer House to readmit Gloria Single after plaintiff was "dumped" at Sutter Medical Center on an involuntary hold. (TAC ¶¶ 6‐7.) Defendant contends that they are not in ...
2018.12.12 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 275
Location: Sacramento
Judge: Brown, David I
Hearing Date: 2018.12.12
Excerpt: ...artment 53 Clerk of the same when oral argument is requested pursuant to Local Rule 1.06. In the alternative, Department 53 will honor requests to continue hearings scheduled for 12/12/18 so that parties desiring oral argument may obtain court reporting services through the Court's normal channels. (See Local Rule 1.12.) No hearings, however, will be continued to any date from 12/21/18 through 1/07/19. Any party seeking a continuance must first m...

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