What is a Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement?

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Recent Rulings on Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement

KYRA GROVES ET AL VS MAPLEBEAR INC

Instacart asserts that: (1) the deposition notice is improper in view of the pending and preliminarily approved class settlement and Blackham’s agreement to arbitrate his claims against Instacart if final approval of the settlement is not granted; (2) the deposition notice is procedurally defective; and (3) permitting non-party Taylor to take the deposition of Blackham in this litigation would prejudice Instacart.

  • Hearing

    Aug 12, 2020

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

LATANYA SIMMONS, ET AL. V. APPLE INC., ET AL.

CONCLUSION The motion for preliminary approval of class settlement is GRANTED, subject to the modifications to the notices. The final approval hearing is set for January 15, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in Department 1. The Court will prepare the order. COVID-19 LAW AND MOTION HEARING PROCEDURES Pursuant to the Judicial Council’s Emergency Rule 3(a)(1) and (3), all law and motion hearings will be conducted telephonically through CourtCall until further notice.

  • Hearing

    Aug 07, 2020

THOMPSON LY V. SAGE INTACCT, INC., ET AL.

If preliminary approval is granted, the final approval hearing shall take place on December 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept. 1.

  • Hearing

    Aug 07, 2020

MANUELA 'AILA' KAHLFUSS VS. CALIFORNIA FAMILY HEALTH LLC, A DELAWARE COMPANY

The Court here is guided by the principle that, the Court must "satisfy itself that the class settlement is within the 'ballpark' of reasonableness." (Kullar v. Foot Locker Retail, Inc. (2008) 168 Cal.App.4th 116, 133.)

  • Hearing

    Aug 04, 2020

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

DANIEL ARAIZA V. HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY, ET AL.

If preliminary approval is granted, the final approval hearing shall take place on December 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept. 1.

  • Hearing

    Jul 31, 2020

SMITH VS NORDIC SECURITY SERVICES

Plaintiff Smith’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class and PAGA Settlement The hearing on this motion is continued to 9/4/20 at 1:30 p.m. in Department CX101 so that plaintiff may address the issues identified below. It is not necessary for plaintiff to resubmit briefing which has already been filed with the Court. Supplemental declarations or other supplemental materials shall be filed on or before 8/25/20.

  • Hearing

    Jul 31, 2020

GARCIA VS EMERALD LANDSCAPE SERVICES INC.

Plaintiff Garcia’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement The hearing on this motion is continued to 9/4/20 at 1:30 p.m. in Department CX101 so that plaintiff may address the issues identified below. It is not necessary for plaintiff to resubmit briefing which has already been filed with the Court. Supplemental declarations or other supplemental materials shall be filed on or before 8/25/20.

  • Hearing

    Jul 31, 2020

HERNANDEZ VS DUNBAR ARMORED INC

TENTATIVE RULING: Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement is GRANTED. The Court will adopt as its own the proposed order filed on January 31, 2020. The Court hereby sets the final approval hearing for February 5, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

  • Hearing

    Jul 30, 2020

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

KYRA GROVES ET AL VS MAPLEBEAR INC

On August 28, 2019, in the Groves Action, the Court granted Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval of class action settlement.[1] On October 22, 2019, in the Groves Action, Blackham filed a notice of substitution of counsel indicating that: (1) he has exercised his right to recuse (substitute out) his prior counsel of Litchten & Liss-Riordan P.C.; and (2) he was substituting in The Tidtrick Law Firm LLP as his counsel.

  • Hearing

    Jul 28, 2020

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

BOCHENEK VS M2 MEDIA GROUP LLC

The parties were before the court on February 14, 2020 on a preliminary approval hearing. The court granted the motion and ordered notice to the settlement class. ROA 47. The preliminary approval did not come, however, without several concerns having been expressed by the court. ROA 46, pp. 5-7. The preliminary approval order set the fairness hearing for June 19, 2020. ROA 48.

  • Hearing

    Jul 27, 2020

  • Type

    Business

  • Sub Type

    Intellectual Property

ELIZABETH MERRITT V. HOUZZ INC., ET AL.

Conclusion and Order Plaintiff’s motion for preliminary approval is GRANTED. The final approval hearing shall take place on October 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept. 1.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

SCRIBNER V. SIMM ASSOCIATES, INC., ET AL.

Any CourtCall fees for an appearance by an objecting class member will be paid by class counsel. 20 The motion for preliminary approval of the class action settlement is GRANTED, subject 21 to the addition to the class notice. The final approval hearing is set for November 20, 2020, at 22 9:00 a.m.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

SHANNON SANCHEZ, ET AL. V. EXAMONE WORLD WIDE, INC., ET AL.

Footnote 1: At the preliminary approval hearing, counsel indicated that they would meet and confer regarding the appropriate disposition of unclaimed funds in this matter. Prior to final approval, they shall inform the Court how they intend to dispose of such funds.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

VIVIAN DEVEROUX V. APPLE, INC., ET AL.

At preliminary approval, the Court found that the proposed settlement provides a fair and reasonable compromise to plaintiff’s claims. It finds no reason to deviate from this finding now, especially considering that there are no objections. The Court consequently finds that the settlement is fair and reasonable for purposes of final approval. III.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

DONALD MARKHAM V. QUIK STOP MARKETS, INC., ET AL.

In determining whether a class settlement is fair, adequate and reasonable, the trial court should consider relevant factors, such as the strength of plaintiffs’ case, the risk, expense, complexity and likely duration of further litigation, the risk of maintaining class action status through trial, the amount offered in settlement, the extent of discovery completed and the stage of the proceedings, the experience and views of counsel, the presence of a governmental participant, and the reaction of the class

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

CHARMIE RUFFY V. ISLAND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, INC., ET AL.

Class members are not required to submit a claim to receive their payments, with the exception of the FLSA class (as discussed in the Court’s order granting preliminary approval). Should any putative class members choose to opt out of the class, the settlement provides that their portion of the net settlement will revert to defendants.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

MALONE VS ORANGE COURIER, INC.

Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement The court has reviewed the supplemental materials submitted by plaintiff and finds they address the identified concerns. Accordingly, the motion for preliminary approval is granted. The Notice submitted by plaintiff in connection with the motion shall be given to the class. The motion for final approval will be heard on November 20, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in Department CX101.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

PIANA VS LOANDEPOT.COM,LLC

Motion for preliminary Approval of Class Settlement The court has reviewed the supplemental materials submitted by plaintiff and defendant and finds they address the identified concerns. Accordingly, the motion for preliminary approval is granted. The Notice submitted by plaintiff in connection with the motion shall be given to the class. The motion for final approval will be heard on November 20, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in Department CX101.

  • Hearing

    Jul 24, 2020

IN RE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS WAGE AND HOURS CASES

This action has now been resolved pending preliminary approval of the parties’ Stipulation of Settlement (the Settlement).

  • Hearing

    Jul 23, 2020

ANDREA PEARSON VS. HOTEL DEL CORONADO LP [E-FILE]

TENTATIVE RULING: Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement is GRANTED. The Court will adopt as its own the proposed order filed on June 22, 2020, with a modification as to the final approval hearing date. The Court hereby sets the final approval hearing for January 22, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

  • Hearing

    Jul 22, 2020

  • Type

    Personal Injury/ Tort

  • Sub Type

    other

HENRY CARDIEL, AN INDIVIDUAL, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED VS MILLERCOORS LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AND DOES 1 THROUGH 50, INCLUSIVE

The court therefore GRANTS the unopposed motion and preliminary approval of the class action and representative action settlement.

  • Hearing

    Jul 20, 2020

  • Type

    Employment

  • Sub Type

    Other Employment

HAYNES V. MILPITAS GROCERY OUTLET, ET AL.

All current and former hourly-paid individuals employed by Defendant who 9 worked at Milpitas Grocery Outlet within the State of California at any time during the period from January 31, 2015 to September 28, 2018. 10 11 As discussed in connection with preliminary approval, defendant ACFONG15, Inc. 12 (“Defendant”), which owned and operated Milpitas Grocery Outlet, will pay a total non- 13 reversionary amount of $211,000.

  • Hearing

    Jul 17, 2020

PROVENCIO V. TOO FACED COSMETICS, LLC

Ford Motor Co. (1996) 48 9 Cal.App.4th 1794.) 10 In determining whether a class settlement is fair, adequate and reasonable, the trial court should consider relevant factors, such as “the strength of plaintiffs’ 11 case, the risk, expense, complexity and likely duration of further litigation, the risk of maintaining class action status through trial, the amount offered in 12 settlement, the extent of discovery completed and the stage of the proceedings, the experience and views of counsel, the presence of a

  • Hearing

    Jul 17, 2020

PREXXIE PASCUAL, ET AL. V. SATELLITE HEALTHCARE, INC., ET AL.

Conclusion and Order Subject to the modification to the form of notice stated above, plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval is GRANTED. The final approval hearing shall take place on December 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept. 1.

  • Hearing

    Jul 17, 2020

MARTIN Z. JADAN V. COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION, ET AL.

Conclusion and Order Subject to the modifications to the form of notice and notice procedure stated above, plaintiff’s motion for preliminary approval is GRANTED. The final approval hearing shall take place on December 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept. 1. At the preliminary approval hearing, counsel shall address with the Court which of the class definitions proposed by the parties should be used to certify the settlement class.

  • Hearing

    Jul 17, 2020

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