What is a Motion for Approval of Good Faith Settlement?

Useful Rulings on Motion for Approval of Good Faith Settlement

Recent Rulings on Motion for Approval of Good Faith Settlement

JUAN PALMA ET AL VS KAISER FOUNDATION HEALTH PLAN INC ET AL

On January 16, 2019, the “Order Re: Application for Determination of Good Faith Settlement” as between Plaintiffs and KFH, SCPMG, KFHPI and Shah was filed. On June 27, 2019, a second Notice of Settlement was filed as between Plaintiffs and Aviation. On July 23, 2019, an “Order Re Amended Application for Determination of Good Faith Settlement of Cross-Defendant, Aviation West Charters, LLC dba Angel Medflight World Wide Air Ambulance” was filed. On July 23, 2019, an “Order re Defendant Lew B. Disney.

  • Hearing

    Oct 01, 2020

NADIA KINDA, ET AL. V. PANTOJA TRUCKING, INC., ET AL.

Nature of Proceedings: Motion Good Faith Settlement Tentative

  • Hearing

    Sep 28, 2020

WAYNE J STEWART VS. CITY OF OJAI

(7) Accordingly, the Court enters its ORDERS that State's motion contesting the settlement is DENIED, and that Holland's motion for determination of good faith settlement pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 877.6 is GRANTED.

  • Hearing

    Sep 25, 2020

MILAN PRAMUKH, INC. VS. LOPEZ

Defendant Lopez’s motion for determination of good faith settlement. Motion granted. Moving Party has set forth enough facts indicating the settlement meets the Tech-Bilt requirements of good faith. The parties mutually agreed to waive future litigation and, more importantly, Moving Party agreed to accept and unrecorded easement. Moving Party also waived costs of litigation. (See declaration of Charles L. Murray III, paragraph 6, 7.)

  • Hearing

    Sep 25, 2020

HOWARD VS. THE DOHENY SALOON, INC.

Defendant Soto’s motion for determination of good faith settlement, joined by plaintiff Jack Howard (plaintiff). Motion granted. (See Code Civ. Proc., § 877.6.) Soto has demonstrated his settlement with plaintiff for $175,000 is well within the reasonable range or “ballpark” of his proportionate share of liability at the time of the settlement in relation to the Tech-Bilt factors. (See Tech-Bilt, Inc. v. Woodward-Clyde & Associates (1985) 38 Cal.3d 488, 499; 5/27/20 Gleason Decl. ¶¶ 3-9, Exs.

  • Hearing

    Sep 25, 2020

DEBRA MARKS ET AL VS LAURIE GOUETT ET AL

On March 4, 2020, Plaintiff filed this application for determination of good faith settlement pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 877.6(a)(2). Plaintiff requests an order confirming the good faith settlement of the subrogation claims with Blue Shield and Verizon. II.

  • Hearing

    Sep 25, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Auto

NATURAL HEALTH FOUNTAIN, INC., ET AL VS. KENNETH CHEN, ET AL

THE MOTION FOR DETERMINATION OF GOOD FAITH SETTLEMENT IS GRANTED . DATE: _______________ _______________________________ JUDGE

  • Hearing

    Sep 25, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

ZAKY VS. ALHASSAN

Defendant Access Transportation’s motion for determination of good faith settlement. No opposition. Motion granted. Moving party to give notice.

  • Hearing

    Sep 25, 2020

TRYP TECHNOLOGIES INC VS BRATHWAITE

THEREFORE, the motion contesting a determination of good faith settlement is GRANTED. The Court cannot find a good faith settlement on this record.

  • Hearing

    Sep 24, 2020

  • Type

    Contract

  • Sub Type

    Contract - Other

GAMETT VS DENNIS MATHIS CONSTRUCTION INC [E-FILE]

CCP §877.6.

  • Hearing

    Sep 24, 2020

  • Type

    Complex

  • Sub Type

    Writ

ROBARGE VS HAMPEL CONSTRUCTION INC [E-FILE]

CCP §877.6.

  • Hearing

    Sep 24, 2020

  • Type

    Complex

  • Sub Type

    Writ

GAMETT VS DENNIS MATHIS CONSTRUCTION INC [E-FILE]

CCP §877.6.

  • Hearing

    Sep 24, 2020

  • Type

    Complex

  • Sub Type

    Writ

JAIMIE VALENZUELA, ET AL. VS MARTIN ANDALUZ ABARCA, ET AL.

On April 30, 2020, an “Order on R&R Auto Group, Inc.’s Application for Determination of Good Faith Settlement” was filed. On June 22, 2020, Plaintiff dismissed R&R with prejudice. On July 2, 2020, U-Haul’s, eMove’s, Kham’s, Grand Super Center, Inc., N. Abdelrahman’s, H Mart—Grand Super Center, Inc.’s and K. Abdelrahman’s defaults were entered. On July 2, 2020, Plaintiff filed an “Amendment to Complaint,” wherein Ahmed Abdelrahman (“A. Abdelrahman”) was named in lieu of Doe 204.

  • Hearing

    Sep 23, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    other

WAYMIRE VS FAILLA

The Motion (ROA # 149) of Defendant Michael Failla ("Defendant") for an order, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 877.6, deeming the settlement between Plaintiff Troy Waymire ("Plaintiff") and Defendants Integrated Practice Solutions, Inc., a Washington corporation, and Integrated Practice Solutions, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Defendants") to have not been entered into in good faith, is DENIED. As a result, the settlement is deemed to be in good faith.

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

HANOKH GOLSHIRAZIAN, ET AL., VS NICK CONSTRUCTION & DEV. INC

Proc., § 877.6(b).) “The party asserting the lack of good faith shall have the burden of proof on that issue.” (Code Civ. Proc., § 877.6(d).) “A motion or application for determination of good faith settlement may include a request to dismiss a pleading or a portion of a pleading. The notice of motion or application for determination of good faith settlement must list each party and pleading or portion of pleading affected by the settlement and the date on which the affected pleading was filed.”

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

JOSEFINA ROBLES VS ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER ET AL

Analysis This is an uncontested application for determination of good-faith settlement. Only when the application is contested is it “incumbent upon the trial court to consider and weigh the Tech-Bilt factors.” (City of Grant Terrace v. Superior Court (1987) 192 Cal.App.3d 1251, 1261.) Having reviewed the settlement terms and absent an opposition the Court finds the settlement is in good faith. The motion for determination of good faith settlement is granted.

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

  • Judge

    Maurice A. Leiter or Salvatore Sirna

  • County

    Los Angeles County, CA

GARY MCKENZIE VS ANTHONY BUSTAMANTE ET AL

Mediplex involved a settlor who filed an application for determination of good faith under Code of Civil Procedure § 877.6(b). The motion was opposed by the defendant. The settling defendant and plaintiff refused to divulge the terms of the settlement agreement, instead opting to provide the objecting defendant with “essential terms.” (Id. at 750.) Mediplex involved a motion for determination of good faith, and it was within this context that the court determined the settlement details must be divulged.

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Fraud

  • Judge

    Maurice A. Leiter or Salvatore Sirna

  • County

    Los Angeles County, CA

DANIEL MCCULLOUGH VS CITY OF LOS ANGELES, A PUBLIC ENTITY, ET AL.

.: 18STCV09107 Hearing Date: September 22, 2020 [Tentative] order RE: MOTION TO CONTEST APPLICATION FOR DETERMINATION OF GOOD FAITH SETTLEMENT NOTICE Judge Goorvitch was sworn-in as a Superior Court Judge on December 15, 2015. Prior to that time, Judge Goorvitch made the following campaign contributions to Michael N. Feuer: (1) $100 to Mr. Feuer’s 2008 campaign for the 42nd Assembly District on or about November 9, 2007; (2) $100 to Mr.

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

ANCIRA MATEO, A MINOR, BY AND THROUGH HIS GUARDIAN AD LITEM YOLANDA FRIAS VS ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER, ET AL.

.: 19STCV23682 Matter on calendar for: motion for trial preference; determination of good faith settlement; approval of a minor’s trust Tentative ruling: Background Plaintiff Mateo Ancira, a minor by and through his guardian ad litem Yolanda Frias, alleges defendants were negligent in failing to identify, diagnose, and treat a dermal sinus tract in the lumbo-sacral region of his spine. An epidural abscess formation resulted, causing permanent spinal cord damage.

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Medical Malpractice

  • Judge

    Maurice A. Leiter or Salvatore Sirna

  • County

    Los Angeles County, CA

SHARON OSBERG VS. SCHERMCO, INC., ET AL

Join Zoom Meeting: httDs://zoom.us/i/990137485697nwd=eDcrY3JXSUleGVMMnFKUXVnallKZzO9 Meeting ]D: 990 1374 8569 Passcode: 803831 By phone: +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 990 1374 8569 Passcode: 803831 The unopposed motion of Defendants Timberline Builders, Inc. and Eric Huges for a determination of good faith settlement is GRANTED: (Code Civ, Proc. §877.6:) After considering the factors set out in Tech-Bill, Inc: v.

  • Hearing

    Sep 22, 2020

JONES VS. BZDAWKA

Tentative Ruling on Motion for Determination of Good Faith Settlement Jones v. Bzdawka, Case No. 2018-31273 Sept. 25, 2020, 1:30 p.m., Dept. 72 1. Overview and Procedural Posture. This is a personal injury case arising out of an automobile accident on June 26, 2016 on the northbound Interstate 5 in San Diego near the 5/805 "merge." Plaintiff alleges he was the passenger in a limousine at the time of the accident. The Judicial Council form complaint was filed in June 2018.

  • Hearing

    Sep 21, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Auto

DINARA SENARATHNE, ET AL. VS GULBENK KOCAR, ET AL.

Without an order approving a petition for compromise of disputed claim, considering the Motion for determination of good faith settlement would be premature. Accordingly, the Motion is DENIED without prejudice. Dated this 18th day of September 2020 Hon. Edward B. Moreton, Jr. Judge of the Superior Court

  • Hearing

    Sep 18, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Products Liability

JOHN RODRIGUEZ VS CITY OF IRWINDALE ET AL

Defendant Irwindale’s motion for determination of good faith settlement is GRANTED. Defendant Irwindale (“Defendant”) moves for good faith determination of its settlement with Plaintiff pursuant to CCP § 877.6. Pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 877.6, in an action in which two or more parties are alleged to be joint-tortfeasors, they are entitled to a hearing concerning the good faith issue of a settlement.

  • Hearing

    Sep 18, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    Auto

BEHNAZ BABAKNIA VS ROCKCREATION INC

BC641488 Hearing Date September 17, 2020 Defendant Rockcreation’s Motion for Determination of Good Faith Settlement Plaintiff sustained injury at defendant Rockreation’s rock-climbing facility. Plaintiff agreed to settle for $45,000 from Rockcreation, which seeks determination of a good faith settlement.

  • Hearing

    Sep 17, 2020

MARCO GARCIA-MARTINEZ VS CITY OF VERNON ET AL

On August 20, 2020, the Court granted Downey’s motion for determination of good faith settlement of Defendants’ cross-complaint in part. On January 9, 2018, Plaintiff filed his operative complaint asserting two causes of action. Relevant for the purposes of this motion, Plaintiff asserts his second cause of action for statutory liability/dangerous condition of public property against Defendants.

  • Hearing

    Sep 17, 2020

  • Judge

    Lori Ann Fournier or Olivia Rosales

  • County

    Los Angeles County, CA

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