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2022.11.02 Demurrer to FAC 553
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.11.02
Excerpt: ...C) alleging causes of action for negligence and breach of contract. Plaintiffs' lawsuit centers around their purchase of a mobile home located at 3960 South Higuera Street, Unit 178 in San Luis Obispo (the Property). (FAC, ¶ 12.) Plaintiffs allege they purchased this home from Newitt for approximately $213,741.54 on April 29, 2019. (Ibid.) Plaintiffs allege Newitt was represented by Engle of Defendant BHG. (FAC, ¶ 13.) Plaintiffs allege BHG hel...
2022.11.01 Motion to Set Aside Default Judgment 008
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.11.01
Excerpt: ...tiff alleges that on this date, a murphy bed in her room was negligently maintained and set up so that a bar was sticking out into a pathway. Plaintiff alleges she tripped over this bar, suffering three pelvic fractures which required hospitalization. Plaintiff alleges she has constant pain, uses a cane, and has sustained medicals of more than $100,000. On May 8, 2020, a registered process server served both Defendants with the summons, complaint...
2022.10.28 Motion to Dismiss for Forum Non Conveniens 229
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.28
Excerpt: ... Paul A Flinn Revocable Living Trust, dated May 2, 2012 (“Trust”). Petitioners and Respondents are the children of Paul A. Flinn (“Paul”) and are the successor co‐ trustees of the Trust. However, Respondent's powers as co‐trustee were suspended by this Court on July 19, 2021. Respondent now asks the Court to dismiss the Petition based on forum non conveniens. (Code Civ. Proc., § 418.10(a)(2).) As the moving party, Respondent bears th...
2022.10.26 Motion to Dismiss Petition 269
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.26
Excerpt: ...is Respondent's motion to dismiss the amended petition. Respondent raises three grounds for dismissal: (1) statute of limitations (Code Civ. Proc., § 366.3); (2) failure to join an indispensable party (Code Civ. Proc., § 389); and (3) failure to prosecute (Code Civ. Proc., § 583.410). Petitioners oppose the motion. Respondent reports that service of Petitioners' opposition was untimely and requests a continuance to address the merits of the op...
2022.10.26 Motion for Summary Judgment 590
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.26
Excerpt: ...at on or about December 4, 2018, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Plaintiff was walking towards the elevator at Sierra Vista, when she suddenly and without warning was caused to slip where a clear liquid having the appearance of water had accumulated. As Plaintiff slipped, she fell to the ground landing on both knees and both hands as she tried to break her fall. As a result of the fall, Plaintiff sustained serious bodily injury. (Comp., p. 4, ¶ GN...
2022.10.26 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 582
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.26
Excerpt: ... the alleged misuse of a business name. Defendants demur to each claim pursuant to Code Civil Procedure sections 430.10(e) and 430.10(f). Defendants have simultaneously filed a Motion to Strike that will be addressed herein. Defendants request judicial notice of multiple exhibits labeled 1‐12. Plaintiffs oppose both motions and the request for judicial notice. I. Background Gavin is the owner and president of Patriot Sportfishing, Inc. dba Morr...
2022.10.25 Demurrer or Motion to Stay 198
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.10.25
Excerpt: ... before the Court is Defendants' demurrer or in the alternative motion to stay on the grounds that another action is currently pending and that the primary rights doctrine prohibits Kimball from splitting a cause of action and maintaining two separate lawsuits. Defendants allege that Plaintiff only filed the Second Action because the parties could not agree on allowing Plaintiff to file an amended complaint in a different pending action. Plaintif...
2022.10.19 Motion for Summary Judgment 072
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.19
Excerpt: ...tiffs' injuries because their father (also named, Andrew McTaggart)1 was killed by Maneely on Defendant's premises. Both McTaggart and Maneely rented storage units at Defendant's facility. Defendant now moves for summary judgment. Defendant's motion raises a single issue, i.e., whether it owed a duty to Plaintiffs' father.2 For the reasons set forth below, the motion is granted. I. STANDARD Summary judgment is proper when there are no triable iss...
2022.10.19 Motion for Preliminary Injunction 152
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.19
Excerpt: ...ers filed a First Amended Petition on March 29, 2022, for (1) invalidation of trust amendment; (2) invalidation of will; (3) to suspend and remove successor trustees; (4) for constructive trust and equitable lien to recover trust property; (5) breach of trust, (6) undue influence, and (7) for an accounting. The Amended Petition seeks damages, special damages, and punitive damages.1 On March 30, 2022, Petitioners filed an Ex Parte Application for ...
2022.10.19 Motion for Preference 195
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.19
Excerpt: ... at property located at or near 650 Tank Farm Road in San Luis Obispo on October 6, 2021, when a large tree branch fell on him. Plaintiff now moves for an order granting trial preference pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure2 section 36(a). Oppositions are on file from Agera, Bunyon, and Covelop. The City has filed a joinder to all three oppositions; Covelop has filed a joinder to the oppositions filed by Ager and Bunyon. Legal Authority. Section 3...
2022.10.19 Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement 365
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.19
Excerpt: ...for necessary expenditures or losses and unfair competition. Plaintiff seeks penalties and damages under the Labor Code, Business and Professions Code, and the Private Attorney General's Act (“PAGA”). The action was settled and on May 4, 2022 the Court preliminarily approved the settlement. Plaintiff has now filed a Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement (“Motion”.) The Motion is unopposed. The settlement Class consists of ...
2022.10.18 Motion for Relief from Entry of Default 006
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.10.18
Excerpt: ..., and specifically a sum of $60,000 rent paid in advance. Plaintiff alleges Defendants misrepresented or concealed various conditions, including that they were subtenants and not authorized to sublease. On May 7, 2021, Plaintiff filed proofs of personal service of the summons, complaint and related documents on Dugan, Eagle Oak and Raylyn Farms. The documents were served by a registered process server on April 5, 2021. No response was filed or se...
2022.10.18 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 244
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.10.18
Excerpt: ...tiff alleges that Jefferson is the owner of 1650 Buggy Whip Lane in Paso Robles, California (the Property) and is a member of the HROA. Plaintiff alleges that Jefferson constructed a twenty‐five foot fence on the Property (the Fence) without approval from the HROA and in violation of the HROA's Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions, recorded in the Official Records of the County of San Luis Obispo on May 25, 1972, as Document N...
2022.10.18 Motion to Tax Petitioners' Costs 164
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.10.18
Excerpt: ...y evidentiary hearing, on August 1, 2022, this Court (Hon. Hernaldo J. Baltodano, presiding) issued a ruling in Petitioners' favor, ordering a three‐year civil harassment order against Respondent. On August 23, 2022, Petitioners filed a cost memorandum seeking $7,660.70 in costs. Now before the Court is Respondent's motion to tax costs. Respondent first argues that Petitioners' memorandum of costs is untimely. A memorandum of costs must be serv...
2022.10.12 Petition to Reduce Voting Percentages 340
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.12
Excerpt: ...Laguna Shores‐‐Tract 718 (“CC&Rs”), which was recorded on May 10, 1980, and the Association is regulated by its Articles of Incorporation (“Articles”) and its Amended and Restated Bylaws of Laguna Shores Homeowner's Association (“Bylaws”).1 On July 7, 2022, Petitioner filed a Petition to Reduce the Required Voting Percentages to Amend the CC&Rs (“Petition”), pursuant to Civil Code section 4275. On July 25, 2022, this Court iss...
2022.10.06 Motion to Enter Judgment 620
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Federman, Rita Coyne
Hearing Date: 2022.10.06
Excerpt: ...sing the action under the conditions stipulated to by the parties and retaining jurisdiction under Code of Civil Procedure section 664.6 (the Order). The Order provides that: The court hereby approves the settlement of the parties and orders that judgment be entered upon the application of plaintiff pursuant to stipulation in the event the defendant shall default on any of the terms of the settlement as set forth in the stipulation. Plaintiff's a...
2022.10.04 Motion to Compel Further Responses 152
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.10.04
Excerpt: ...s of record in the amount of $2,205. Ford opposes the motion. Plaintiff served his first set of requests for production (RFPs) on May 17, 2022. (Declaration of Armando Lopez (Lopez Dec.), ¶ 3; Ex. A.) On June 16, 2022, Ford served responses. (Id., ¶ 4; Ex. B.) Plaintiff contends the responses were not code‐ compliant, contained numerous objections, and failed to include a production of documents. (Ibid.) On June 27, 2022, Plaintiff initiated ...
2022.10.04 Motion for Leave to File Complaint 100
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.10.04
Excerpt: ...ner in a personal injury action against the other driver (Case No. 18CVP‐0338).1 The personal injury action ultimately settled for $37,000. CCPMS and Galileo asserted liens, totaling $23,475.36, against the settlement proceeds. After payment of attorney's fees and costs, Harris currently holds $16,165.02 in her client trust account. In light of the competing claims, Harris filed this complaint in interpleader on April 20, 2022, against CCPMS, G...
2022.09.29 Motion to Vacate and Set Aside Clerk's Defaults and Judgment 645
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Federman, Rita Coyne
Hearing Date: 2022.09.29
Excerpt: ...d against Defendants on December 27, 2021. On January 12, 2022, a default judgment was entered against Defendants. An amended judgment was filed on February 1, 2022 and notice of entry of judgment was filed and served on Defendants on February 2, 2022. On March 21, 2022, Defendants filed a motion to set aside the default and default judgment pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure, section 473, subdivision (b), on the grounds of excusable neglect. Pl...
2022.09.29 Motion for Bench Trial 158
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Federman, Rita Coyne
Hearing Date: 2022.09.29
Excerpt: ...on for declaratory relief and quiet title. On May 2, 2019, Eureka filed a cross‐complaint against Plaintiffs and HomeFed Corporation (HomeFed), also alleging causes of action for declaratory relief and quiet title. 1. The Parties The parties' dispute centers around a lease agreement (the 1968 Lease) entered into between Luigi Marré Land and Cattle Company (LMLCC), the lessor, and Diablo Canyon Corporation (Diablo), the lessee,1 for use of the ...
2022.09.29 Motion for Attorney Fees 232
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Federman, Rita Coyne
Hearing Date: 2022.09.29
Excerpt: ... (Business and Professions Code section 17200, et. seq.). Plaintiff moved for summary adjudication. The Court granted summary adjudication of the first two causes of action for civil penalties under Labor Code section 226, subdivision (f) [payroll records], and Labor Code section 1198.5, subdivision (k) [personnel records], as well as Plaintiff's claim for attorney fees and costs under Labor Code section 1198.5 pursuant to motion. The Court denie...
2022.09.27 Motion to Vacate and Set Aside Confession of Judgment 143
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.09.27
Excerpt: ...court places its imprimatur when submitted to the clerk for entry. [Citation.]” (Efstratis v. First Northern Bank (1997) 59 Cal.App.4th 667, 672 (Efstratis).) The Confession of Judgment was accompanied by the required declaration of counsel confirming he had advised his clients, Nicola Allegretta and Carmen Escobeda (Defendants), of the waiver of their rights and defenses under the confession of judgment procedure. (Merzon Supp. Decl., ¶ 2; Co...
2022.09.27 Motion for Reconsideration 262
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.09.27
Excerpt: ...26, 2022 after the Court sustained, in part, Defendant Puckett's demurrer. A hearing on the Plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction was held on July 12, 2022 at which time the Court denied the Plaintiff's motion. Now before the Court is Plaintiff's motion for reconsideration pursuant to Code Civil Procedure section 1008. Under that section, a party affected by a prior court order “may, within 10 days after service upon the party of writte...
2022.09.27 Demurrer 262
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2022.09.27
Excerpt: ...ed the demurrer as to the defamation claim and granted leave to file an amended complaint against Puckett for intentional infliction of emotional distress. On April 26, 2022 Plaintiff filed her First Amended Complaint (FAC). The FAC outlines the escalating feud between the parties regarding noises alleged caused by roosters, dogs and explosives kept or used by Defendants. As a result of the ongoing conflict, Puckett3 and Beltran III4 both obtaine...
2022.09.22 Special Motion to Strike, Demurrer 385
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Federman, Rita Coyne
Hearing Date: 2022.09.22
Excerpt: ...2022, Daniel's wife, Kristin Ciecek, filed a CHRO request against Ingham (San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. 22CV‐0072). ‐ On February 22, 2022, Ingham filed a CHRO request against Daniel (San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. 22CV‐0085). On April 25, 2022, after two days of hearings, the Court denied Ingham's request for a restraining order and granted Kristin's request for a restraining order. The Court issued a three‐ year restr...

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