The Honorable Eddie C. Sturgeon

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-67

Biography

The Hon. Eddie C. Sturgeon is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was initially appointed to the El Cajon Municipal Court by former Governor George Deukmejian in 1988, filling a vacancy created by the elevation of the Hon. William Howatt, Jr. He was then elevated to the Superior Court of San Diego County after the unification of superior and municipal courts in 1998.

Sturgeon earned a J.D. from the University of Santa Clara School of Law in 1973.

He began his legal career as an associate with Tolman & Lorella, a San Diego-based law firm that handled both civil and criminal cases. He quickly became a partner, practicing with the firm for fourteen years before starting his own private practice in 1988.

Sturgeon served as president of the Foothills Bar Association.

He was named Trial Judge of the Year by the San Diego Trial Lawyers Association in 1990 and 2014.

He was born and raised in San Diego, California.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Eddie C. Sturgeon

  • BERENSCHOT VS FCA US LLC

    Dec 04, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Robert W. Berenschot and Patricia Berenschot's motion to compel the deposition of defendant FCA US LLC's person most knowlegable and request for production of documents continued to January 22, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Defendant has already agreed to produce the PMK on January...

  • HASBROUCK VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant General Motors LLC's demurrer to the first cause of action for implied warranty, the second cause of action, the third cause of action for fraudulent inducement-concealment for Luis Hasbrouck and Daniel Dean-Hasbrouk's complaint is overruled.

    Defendant's motion to...

  • DUARTE VS NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Nissan North America, Inc.'s demurrer to the fourth, fifth, and sixth causes of action for fraudulent inducement in plaintiff David Duarte's complaint is overruled. Defendant's motion to strike is denied. Defendant shall file and serve an answer to the complaint within 10...

  • GUZMAN VS ENL INVESTMENTS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Edwin J. Guzman's motion for summary judgment is denied. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice is granted. Defendant Edward Forrester has raised triable issues of fact 1) whether plaintiff was a resident who occupied the premises at the time of the violation of Civil Co...

  • BARRAGAN VS HOME DEPOT USA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.'s demurrer to plaintiffs Donnie Sanchez Barragan and Araceli Barragan's is overruled. The class action case in federal court and this case under the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 have different standards of proof, as well as standing issues. The court...

  • EXPERICON CONSTRUCTION INC VS QUALITY SYSTEMS INTEGRATED CORPORATION

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed motion to withdraw filed by Richard Reese of Lincoln Gustafon & Cercos, LLP, attorney of record for plaintiff Expericon Construction, Inc. is granted. The withdrawal will become effective only upon filing a proof of service of the signed order, indicating all current ...

  • GUZMAN VS ENL INVESTMENTS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Edwin J. Guzman's motion for summary judgment is denied. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice is granted. Defendant Edward Forrester has raised triable issues of fact 1) whether plaintiff was a resident who occupied the premises at the time of the violation of Civil Co...

  • ALVAREZ VS AUTOPARTSPROS LLC [E-FILE]

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed motion of plaintiff Gustavo Alvarez for preliminary approval of the class action settlement to the first amended complaint is granted, provided notice has been given to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency. Defendant did not sign the settlement agreement filed w...

  • BARRAGAN VS HOME DEPOT USA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.'s demurrer to plaintiffs Donnie Sanchez Barragan and Araceli Barragan's is overruled. The class action case in federal court and this case under the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 have different standards of proof, as well as standing issues. The court...

  • GUZMAN VS ENL INVESTMENTS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Edwin J. Guzman's motion for summary judgment is denied. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice is granted. Defendant Edward Forrester has raised triable issues of fact 1) whether plaintiff was a resident who occupied the premises at the time of the violation of Civil Co...

  • HASBROUCK VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant General Motors LLC's demurrer to the first cause of action for implied warranty, the second cause of action, the third cause of action for fraudulent inducement-concealment for Luis Hasbrouck and Daniel Dean-Hasbrouk's complaint is overruled.

    Defendant's motion to...

  • MORENO VS DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS INC [E-FILE]

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed request to file a second amended complaint to add plaintiffs Henry De Leon, Anthony Gonzalez and Kyle Lanesey and define the class is granted.

    The court will hear argument on plaintiffs Ilene Moreno, Cheryl James-Ward and Laray Peterson Ilene Moreno, Cheryl Ja...

  • DUARTE VS NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Nissan North America, Inc.'s demurrer to the fourth, fifth, and sixth causes of action for fraudulent inducement in plaintiff David Duarte's complaint is overruled. Defendant's motion to strike is denied. Defendant shall file and serve an answer to the complaint within 10...

  • FIDELITY NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY CASES [E-FILE]

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Janice Fistolera, Fernando Palacios, and Hamid Aliabadi's motion for class certification is off calendar. These plaintiffs sought to withdraw as representative plaintiffs. The court on November 6, 2020, sustained defendant Fidelity National Home Warranty Company's demurr...

  • SOUTHLAND CLAIMS SERVICES INC VS AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORPORATION

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendants Andrew L. Jones and Law Office of Andrew L. Jones, P.C.'s motion for a further bill of particulars is denied. The remaining defendants have either been dismissed, bankrupt or defaulted. The documents requested are within both parties' possession and the information conta...

  • SOUTHLAND CLAIMS SERVICES INC VS AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORPORATION

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendants Andrew L. Jones and Law Office of Andrew L. Jones, P.C.'s motion for a further bill of particulars is denied. The remaining defendants have either been dismissed, bankrupt or defaulted. The documents requested are within both parties' possession and the information conta...

  • DELEON VS JONES LANG LASALLE AMERICAS INC

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed motion of plaintiffs, David DeLeon, Jesse Monge and Christopher North on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated, for preliminary approval of the class action settlement to the second amended complaint is granted. The date of the final hearing will be Ma...

  • GONZALEZ VS ACACIA MOBILE HOME PARK LLC [E-FILE]

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Acacia Mobile Home Park, LLC's ("Acacia") motion for an order excluding testimony regarding and reliance on plaintiff's electrical expert Brian Kimball's inspection and photographs taken on December 16, 2019, is denied. The court has reviewed the correspondence between co...

  • GONZALEZ VS ACACIA MOBILE HOME PARK LLC [E-FILE]

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Acacia Mobile Home Park, LLC's ("Acacia") motion for an order excluding testimony regarding and reliance on plaintiff's electrical expert Brian Kimball's inspection and photographs taken on December 16, 2019, is denied. The court has reviewed the correspondence between co...

  • MARK COZIAHR VS OTAY WATER DISTRICT [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Daniel Patz and Joan Mann Chesner's motion to permit expert testimony and augment administrative record is granted. The court finds the reasoning in Malott v. Summerland Sanitary District (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 1102, reh'g denied (Nov. 9, 2020) persuasive.

    Plaintif...

  • MARK COZIAHR VS OTAY WATER DISTRICT [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Daniel Patz and Joan Mann Chesner's motion to permit expert testimony and augment administrative record is granted. The court finds the reasoning in Malott v. Summerland Sanitary District (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 1102, reh'g denied (Nov. 9, 2020) persuasive.

    Plaintif...

  • JEREMY MANNING VS MAX LAUFER INC [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Jeremy Manning's unopposed motion for preliminary approval of class action settlement is conditionally granted.

    Plaintiff served a PAGA notice letter to the LWDA on November 22, 2017. Was the Reed first amended complaint served also, along with the settlement?

    ...

  • MARK COZIAHR VS OTAY WATER DISTRICT [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Daniel Patz and Joan Mann Chesner's motion to permit expert testimony and augment administrative record is granted. The court finds the reasoning in Malott v. Summerland Sanitary District (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 1102, reh'g denied (Nov. 9, 2020) persuasive.

    Plaintif...

  • AMADOR VS STOCKDALE MANAGEMENT LLC

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Stockdale Management, LLC's motion to strike punitive damages is denied. Defendant shall file an answer to the first amended complaint within 10 days of the final ruling.

    ...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Eddie C. Sturgeon

  • BERENSCHOT VS FCA US LLC

    Dec 04, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Robert W. Berenschot and Patricia Berenschot's motion to compel the deposition of defendant FCA US LLC's person most knowlegable and request for production of documents continued to January 22, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Defendant has already agreed to produce the PMK on January...

  • HASBROUCK VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant General Motors LLC's demurrer to the first cause of action for implied warranty, the second cause of action, the third cause of action for fraudulent inducement-concealment for Luis Hasbrouck and Daniel Dean-Hasbrouk's complaint is overruled.

    Defendant's motion to...

  • DUARTE VS NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Nissan North America, Inc.'s demurrer to the fourth, fifth, and sixth causes of action for fraudulent inducement in plaintiff David Duarte's complaint is overruled. Defendant's motion to strike is denied. Defendant shall file and serve an answer to the complaint within 10...

  • GUZMAN VS ENL INVESTMENTS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Edwin J. Guzman's motion for summary judgment is denied. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice is granted. Defendant Edward Forrester has raised triable issues of fact 1) whether plaintiff was a resident who occupied the premises at the time of the violation of Civil Co...

  • BARRAGAN VS HOME DEPOT USA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.'s demurrer to plaintiffs Donnie Sanchez Barragan and Araceli Barragan's is overruled. The class action case in federal court and this case under the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 have different standards of proof, as well as standing issues. The court...

  • EXPERICON CONSTRUCTION INC VS QUALITY SYSTEMS INTEGRATED CORPORATION

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed motion to withdraw filed by Richard Reese of Lincoln Gustafon & Cercos, LLP, attorney of record for plaintiff Expericon Construction, Inc. is granted. The withdrawal will become effective only upon filing a proof of service of the signed order, indicating all current ...

  • GUZMAN VS ENL INVESTMENTS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Edwin J. Guzman's motion for summary judgment is denied. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice is granted. Defendant Edward Forrester has raised triable issues of fact 1) whether plaintiff was a resident who occupied the premises at the time of the violation of Civil Co...

  • ALVAREZ VS AUTOPARTSPROS LLC [E-FILE]

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed motion of plaintiff Gustavo Alvarez for preliminary approval of the class action settlement to the first amended complaint is granted, provided notice has been given to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency. Defendant did not sign the settlement agreement filed w...

  • BARRAGAN VS HOME DEPOT USA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.'s demurrer to plaintiffs Donnie Sanchez Barragan and Araceli Barragan's is overruled. The class action case in federal court and this case under the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 have different standards of proof, as well as standing issues. The court...

  • GUZMAN VS ENL INVESTMENTS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Edwin J. Guzman's motion for summary judgment is denied. Plaintiff's request for judicial notice is granted. Defendant Edward Forrester has raised triable issues of fact 1) whether plaintiff was a resident who occupied the premises at the time of the violation of Civil Co...

  • HASBROUCK VS GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant General Motors LLC's demurrer to the first cause of action for implied warranty, the second cause of action, the third cause of action for fraudulent inducement-concealment for Luis Hasbrouck and Daniel Dean-Hasbrouk's complaint is overruled.

    Defendant's motion to...

  • MORENO VS DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS INC [E-FILE]

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed request to file a second amended complaint to add plaintiffs Henry De Leon, Anthony Gonzalez and Kyle Lanesey and define the class is granted.

    The court will hear argument on plaintiffs Ilene Moreno, Cheryl James-Ward and Laray Peterson Ilene Moreno, Cheryl Ja...

  • DUARTE VS NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC

    Dec 03, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Nissan North America, Inc.'s demurrer to the fourth, fifth, and sixth causes of action for fraudulent inducement in plaintiff David Duarte's complaint is overruled. Defendant's motion to strike is denied. Defendant shall file and serve an answer to the complaint within 10...

  • FIDELITY NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY CASES [E-FILE]

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Janice Fistolera, Fernando Palacios, and Hamid Aliabadi's motion for class certification is off calendar. These plaintiffs sought to withdraw as representative plaintiffs. The court on November 6, 2020, sustained defendant Fidelity National Home Warranty Company's demurr...

  • SOUTHLAND CLAIMS SERVICES INC VS AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORPORATION

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendants Andrew L. Jones and Law Office of Andrew L. Jones, P.C.'s motion for a further bill of particulars is denied. The remaining defendants have either been dismissed, bankrupt or defaulted. The documents requested are within both parties' possession and the information conta...

  • SOUTHLAND CLAIMS SERVICES INC VS AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORPORATION

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendants Andrew L. Jones and Law Office of Andrew L. Jones, P.C.'s motion for a further bill of particulars is denied. The remaining defendants have either been dismissed, bankrupt or defaulted. The documents requested are within both parties' possession and the information conta...

  • DELEON VS JONES LANG LASALLE AMERICAS INC

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    The unopposed motion of plaintiffs, David DeLeon, Jesse Monge and Christopher North on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated, for preliminary approval of the class action settlement to the second amended complaint is granted. The date of the final hearing will be Ma...

  • GONZALEZ VS ACACIA MOBILE HOME PARK LLC [E-FILE]

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Acacia Mobile Home Park, LLC's ("Acacia") motion for an order excluding testimony regarding and reliance on plaintiff's electrical expert Brian Kimball's inspection and photographs taken on December 16, 2019, is denied. The court has reviewed the correspondence between co...

  • GONZALEZ VS ACACIA MOBILE HOME PARK LLC [E-FILE]

    Dec 02, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Acacia Mobile Home Park, LLC's ("Acacia") motion for an order excluding testimony regarding and reliance on plaintiff's electrical expert Brian Kimball's inspection and photographs taken on December 16, 2019, is denied. The court has reviewed the correspondence between co...

  • MARK COZIAHR VS OTAY WATER DISTRICT [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Daniel Patz and Joan Mann Chesner's motion to permit expert testimony and augment administrative record is granted. The court finds the reasoning in Malott v. Summerland Sanitary District (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 1102, reh'g denied (Nov. 9, 2020) persuasive.

    Plaintif...

  • MARK COZIAHR VS OTAY WATER DISTRICT [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Daniel Patz and Joan Mann Chesner's motion to permit expert testimony and augment administrative record is granted. The court finds the reasoning in Malott v. Summerland Sanitary District (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 1102, reh'g denied (Nov. 9, 2020) persuasive.

    Plaintif...

  • JEREMY MANNING VS MAX LAUFER INC [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Plaintiff Jeremy Manning's unopposed motion for preliminary approval of class action settlement is conditionally granted.

    Plaintiff served a PAGA notice letter to the LWDA on November 22, 2017. Was the Reed first amended complaint served also, along with the settlement?

    ...

  • MARK COZIAHR VS OTAY WATER DISTRICT [E-FILE]

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENATIVE RULING

    Plaintiffs Daniel Patz and Joan Mann Chesner's motion to permit expert testimony and augment administrative record is granted. The court finds the reasoning in Malott v. Summerland Sanitary District (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 1102, reh'g denied (Nov. 9, 2020) persuasive.

    Plaintif...

  • AMADOR VS STOCKDALE MANAGEMENT LLC

    Nov 20, 2020 |  San Diego County

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Defendant Stockdale Management, LLC's motion to strike punitive damages is denied. Defendant shall file an answer to the first amended complaint within 10 days of the final ruling.

    ...

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