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PRICE VS THE CITY OF ANAHEIM

“Although the trial court has broad discretionary powers to grant or deny a request for a preliminary injunction, it has ‘no discretion to act capriciously.’ (Citation.) It must exercise its discretion ‘in favor of the party most likely to be injured.’ (Citation.) If the denial of an injunction would result in great harm to the plaintiff, and the defendants would suffer little harm if it were granted, then it is an abuse of discretion to fail to grant the preliminary injunction.” (Robbins v.

  • Hearing

    Sep 29, 2030

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY VS. SANTA ANA RV STORAGE, L.P.

Given that CCP § 1263.510 mandates compensation for lost goodwill for the owner of a business conducted on the property taken, the Court will not preclude such recovery in the absence of express exclusionary language in the lease. That being said, it is not clear that SARVS necessarily will be eligible for such compensation.

  • Hearing

    Apr 25, 2026

T-12 THREE, LLC VS. TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

(Paragraphs 21.3 (regarding WorkersCompensation), Paragraph 21.4 (regarding automobile insurance requirements), Article XX (Indemnification), and Article XXI (Insurance).) There is nothing in the Contract that can be read to express an intent by the parties to benefit Tarsadia as to Turner’s other contractual obligations, including the obligation to produce a defect-free project. Therefore, the analysis applicable to MaryJane’s contract claims applies equally to Evolution.

  • Hearing

    Apr 25, 2026

JOSEPH ZALENSKI VS FLYING DANS INC

Beginning on or about January 2016, Plaintiff notified Chang and Kang that certain co-workers and/or managers were committing wage theft and fraud against Flying Dans. Plaintiff also complained of Defendants’ unlawful practice of paying employees in cash and off the clock to avoid overtime rates. Defendants wrongfully terminated Plaintiff and have not complied with Plaintiff’s written request for his personnel file and other employment-related documents.

  • Hearing

    Jan 25, 2021

REBECCA CASTILLO VS FB GOES WEST LLC

On January 28, 2020, Plaintiff filed a complaint, asserting a cause of action against Defendant and Does 1-10 for: Violations of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Civil Code § 51 et seq. On June 16, 2020, Defendant’s default was entered. An Order to Show Cause Re: Failure to Proceed with Default Judgment is set for January 21, 2021. Discussion Plaintiffs’ Application for Default Judgment is DENIED without prejudice.

  • Hearing

    Jan 21, 2021

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Discrimination/Harass

JASON CRAIG DAVIS, ET AL., VS REGENT OF THE UNI.OF CALIF.

Public L. 115-123, 2018 H.J Res 1892 section 53102 provides, in pertinent part, that, “The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) of section 202 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (Public Law 113–67; 127 Stat. 1177; 42 U.S.C. 1396a note) that took effect on October 1, 2017, are null and void and section 1902(a)(25) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(25)) shall be applied and administered as if such amendments had not taken effect on such date.” 42 U.S.C 1396a(25) includes provisions pursuant

  • Hearing

    Jan 21, 2021

BRIAN KENNEDY VS KARISH & BJORGUM PC, A CALIFORNIA PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION, ET AL.

Civil Code section 3287, subdivision (9) provides: (a) A person who is entitled to recover damages certain, or capable of being made certain by calculation, and the right to recover which is vested in the person upon a particular day, is entitled also to recover interest thereon from that day, except when the debtor is prevented by law, or by the act of the creditor from paying the debt… Here, for each cause of action, Plaintiff seeks damages “in an amount according to proof.”

  • Hearing

    Jan 20, 2021

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    other

ISABELLA KLUGH, AN INDIVIDUAL, ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND ALL AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES AS A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL VS HILLSTONE RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION

On March 27, 2020, Plaintiff Isabella Klugh (Plaintiff), acting as an individual, and on behalf of the State of California and all aggrieved employees as a Private Attorney General, filed suit against Hillstone Restaurant Group (Defendant) seeking penalties for violations of the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. Defendant now moves for a stay of proceedings.

  • Hearing

    Jan 20, 2021

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

TOBIN LANZETTA VS VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA

The documents that are sought may lead to the discovery of admissible evidence that may be relevant to Plaintiff’s claims that Defendant had prior knowledge of the alleged defect in Plaintiff’s vehicle, and, violated the Song-Beverly Act by refusing to purchase the vehicle. The documents may also lead to the discovery of admissible evidence as to whether Defendant breached the implied warranty of merchantability by selling to Plaintiff a vehicle with a known defect. For example, in Donlen v.

  • Hearing

    Jan 20, 2021

LOMITA NARBONNE, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION VS GO FRESH, LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, ET AL.

Instead, Defendants will suffer substantial prejudice if the motion is denied as the deemed admissions essentially act as an admission to the primary allegations of Plaintiff’s Complaint. Granting the motion will simply allow Defendants to pursue its defenses and Plaintiff will have to litigate the action on the merits. Plaintiff’s opposition is focused on a contradictory date on Kaskas’ verification of the RFAs. The date of the verification is August 28.

  • Hearing

    Jan 20, 2021

  • Type

    Real Property

  • Sub Type

    Landlord Tenant

IN THE MATTER OF RYAN WORLEY

Hearing: Petition for Transfer Orders (California Conservatorship Jurisdiction Act) ********************** This was last heard on 11/10/2020 and continued at attorney Kvale's request. Co-conservator Richard Worley (father) has filed a Petition to Change Venue to Santa Barbara County. That petition is set for hearing on 03/09/21. Is Co-conservator Heather Voysen still considering opening a conservatorship in Idaho? Discuss living situation of conservatee.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Family Law

  • Sub Type

    Conservatorship

IN THE MATTER OF SHIRLEY ANN DOUGLAS

The requested rates of compensation are very high compared to what is customarily allowed by this Court for similar size and complexity, and fiduciary experience. (CRC 7.756(a)(9)). Local Court Rule 10.02(L)(2)(1)(ii) does not allow the fiduciary or attorney to charge the estate for "overhead" operating expenses. Expenses related to postage and digital file management in the amount of $55.20 is disallowed.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Family Law

  • Sub Type

    Conservatorship

SIEMSEN, ET AL., V. QUAIL MEADOWS EAST, LLC, ET AL.

While this may suggest discrimination based on political content, it may also suggest other reasons for disparate treatment that are covered by Unruh Act, such as veteran status (or occupational status). (Sisemore v. Master Financial, Inc. (2007) 151 Cal.App.4th 1386, 1403, 1406 [Unruh Act violation properly alleged where discrimination occurred based on occupational status].)

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

POTTER VS. CENTRAL COAST POWER

Moreover, the parties can rely on the California Arbitration Act and the arbitrator to provide for the discovery necessary for Plaintiff to vitiate his claims. Accordingly, the motion to compel arbitration is GRANTED. The parties are ordered to arbitrate their dispute, and the court proceedings are STAYED pending completion of the arbitration. The parties are to notify the Court within five (5) business days of a final ruling in the arbitration.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Wrongful Term

DAMIR DE BALKANY VS. MISSION PLAZA TOWNHOMES OWNERS ASSOCIATION

A person with standing may bring an action for "the death of a person caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another." (Code Civ. Proc., § 377.60). "[T]he plaintiff must prove the death was 'caused by' the defendant's wrongful act or neglect, i.e., the wrongful act or neglect was a cause in fact of the death. [Citations.] To be a cause in fact, the wrongful act must be 'a substantial factor in bringing about' the death. [Citations.]" (Bromme v. Pavitt (1992) 5 Cal.App.4th 1487, 1497–1498).

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

JOSE DE JESUS DIAZ MATA ET AL VS NEWHALL UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST

Plaintiffs allege that defendants negligently and carelessly controlled, inspected, and operated the project and/or created a dangerous condition (the modular classroom and surrounding areas); failed to protect/guard against or warn of the dangerous condition; failed to ensure the safety of Mata; and/or failed to act with reasonable care all of which Plaintiffs allege caused a modular classroom to collapse onto Mata. On 6/3/16, Defendant Impact Construction Services, Inc.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    other

JOSHUA MARQUEZ VS REFUGE RECOVERY

Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint (“FAC”), filed July 3, 2019, alleges causes of action for: (1) retaliation in violation of the Fair Housing Employment Act (“FEHA”), (2) Whistleblower retaliation in violation of California Labor Code § 1102.5, and (3) wrongful termination in violation of public policy. On September 12, 2019, the court entered default on “Refuge Recovery, a California Corporation.” On January 30, 2020, the court denied Plaintiff’s Application for Default Judgment.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

IN RE THE ESTATE OF JOHN JOSEPH TRAVALE, DECEASED

However, the attorney compensation is to be paid from the estate as required by Probate Code §10831(d). The attorney’s fees are statutory fees paid by the estate, not the beneficiaries. (Cal. Rules of Court, Rule 7.550 (b)(8) and (9).) In re Estate of Kelleher (1928) 205 Cal. 757 states “The fees for attorney's services being a proper expense of administration are payable like the other expenses of administration, and are not a personal charge against the executor.”

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

JOSE VALDIVIA VS BEST CONTRACTING SERVICES, INC., ET AL.

Business and Professions Code section 17200 (“UCL”) prohibits “unfair competition,” which is defined to include “any unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business act or practice” and “unfair, deceptive, untrue or misleading advertising” and any act prohibited by business and professions code section 17500. A cause of action under the UCL must be stated with “reasonable particularity.” (Gutierrez v. Carmax Auto Superstores California (2018) 19 Cal.App.5th 1234, 1261.)

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Wrongful Term

WILLIAM CARLYLE V. CAL FIRE, ET AL.

While Taylor allowed a punitive damages claim for intoxicated driving, it did so based on specific facts - not merely the act of driving under the influence. Specifically, in Taylor there were specific allegations outlining the defendant’s past arrests, convictions, and probation orders. In addition, Taylor was decided prior to the 1987 amendment to Civil Code section 3294 which inserted “despicable” and “willful” into the definition of malice.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

ADRIAN MADDEN VS GURUCUL SOLUTIONS, LLC

On August 17, 2020, Plaintiff filed a first amended complaint (“FAC”) against Defendant for (1) breach of contract; (2) quantum meruit; and (3) failure to pay wages (pursuant to Ontario Labor Standards Act).

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Contract

  • Sub Type

    Breach

NELSON VS DOES 1 THROUGH 50 INCLUSIVE

None of the Does defendants have been specifically named and the employer’s insurer, Redwood Fire & Casualty Insurance Company, administered by Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies (Redwood Fire) has filed a Notice of First Lien, based on its status as the workerscompensation carrier for Alpha Materials, Inc., plaintiff’s employer. The lien is for $184,976.89 in benefits paid.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

IN RE THE ESTATE OF ROSALYN MICHELLE DELIMA, DECEASED

Petition for Letters of Administration; Petition for Authorization to Administer Under the Independent Administration of Estates Act PREGRANT ORDER The courtroom will be open on January 19, 2021. However, because of emergency orders and public health directives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, neither counsel nor petitioner need appear in person. Counsel for petitioner will receive an invitation to attend court remotely via Zoom, and is encouraged to accept that invitation.

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

NATALIA TEACA ET AL VS JOSEPH WILLIAM MACFARLANE ET AL

Regardless, by its express terms the Order applies only to “Financial Assistance made available under section 2201 of the CARES Act (concerning 2020 Recovery Rebates for Individuals), and any other federal-,state-,or local government financial assistance made available to individuals in express response to the Covid-19 pandemic. . . .” (See Opposition Ex. A, Executive Order.)

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

JESUS HERRERA VS JOSE LUIS CORRAL, ET AL.

“A ‘plaintiff’s primary right is defined by the legally protected interest which is harmed by defendant’s wrongful act, and is not necessarily coextensive with the consequence of that wrongful act.’” (Ibid. [citation omitted].) In this action, Plaintiff’s complaint is based on an automobile accident that occurred on May 28, 2018 at or near the intersection of Tampa Avenue and Saticoy Street in Los Angeles, California. (Compl., ¶ 7.)

  • Hearing

    Jan 19, 2021

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