The Honorable John Nguyen

Orange County Superior Court, Department retired

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Biography

John Nho Trong Nguyen is a retired judge for the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He retired in September 2013.

Nguyen is the first Vietnamese-American to sit on the bench. Even before Nguyen came to America, he was already a renowned statesman and jurist in Vietnam. He was a member of the House of Representatives of Vietnam and also served as an Associate Justice on the Constitutional Special Supreme Court of South Vietnam. Nguyen also served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.

His family sponsored hundreds of Southeast Asian refugees to settle in America.

Recent Rulings by Hon. John Nguyen

  • WARREN VS FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Apr 26, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Plaintiff Warren's Motion for Terminating Sanctions or Issue and Monetary Sanctions Against Defendant Ford Motor Company. (Opposed)

    Recommendation: The objections are overruled. The Court will give the evidence the appropriate weight. The motion is granted.

    Service: Timely

    B...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's ("Dignity Health") Demurrer to Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) ...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's Motion to Strike Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) general and/or...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's Motion to Strike Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) general and/or...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's ("Dignity Health") Demurrer to Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) ...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's Motion to Strike Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) general and/or...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's ("Dignity Health") Demurrer to Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) ...

  • MAHMOUD MALAKAFALI VS PASSION FOODS INC

    Apr 18, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendants Fin City Foods, Inc.'s and James Clark's Motion to Compel Arbitration and Stay Action (Opposed)

    Background:

    Plaintiffs Mahmoud Malakafzali's, Jafar Mosleh's, and Pacific Fin Kitchen, Inc.'s ("Pacific Fin") Complaint asserts causes of action against Defendants Passion Food...

  • MAHMOUD MALAKAFALI VS PASSION FOODS INC

    Apr 18, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendants Fin City Foods, Inc.'s and James Clark's Motion to Compel Arbitration and Stay Action (Opposed)

    Background:

    Plaintiffs Mahmoud Malakafzali's, Jafar Mosleh's, and Pacific Fin Kitchen, Inc.'s ("Pacific Fin") Complaint asserts causes of action against Defendants Passion Food...

  • INFAB CORPORATION VS. PAUL DIXON

    Apr 15, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendants' Motion to Quash Service of Summons (opposed).

    Background: Plaintiff Infab Corporation alleges that it provided Defendant Paul Dixon with confidential, non-public information for purposes of negotiating a business arrangement and after the parties entered into a nondisclosure and...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • JOICE VS. FIDLER

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint. There is no opposition from any party to this case.

    RULING:

    The Court grants the motion to amend the complaint.

    Plaintiff to file the amended complaint on or before ...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • WALGREN VS VINTAGE SR MANAGEMENT ET AL

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion 2: Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the pleadings (JOP) . Opposed.

    Background: (See Motion 1)

    Grounds asserted by Defendants in support of the JOP:

    2nd COA: Violation of Wel. & Inst. Code section 1560...

  • JOICE VS. FIDLER

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint. There is no opposition from any party to this case.

    RULING:

    The Court grants the motion to amend the complaint.

    Plaintiff to file the amended complaint on or before ...

  • RONALD HATCHER VS. BOUCHARD COMMUNICATIONS INC

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • INTEGON PREFERRED VS HERRERA

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff (P)'s motion to compel OnTrac's further responses to Special Interrogatories (S.I.s) Set 2 and sanctions of $2,958. Opposed.

    Service: Timely

    Background: Coverage action: Integon issued a business auto p...

  • JOICE VS. FIDLER

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint. There is no opposition from any party to this case.

    RULING:

    The Court grants the motion to amend the complaint.

    Plaintiff to file the amended complaint on or before ...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • RUTH MILLER VS. HUMANE SOCIETY OF VENTURA COUNTY

    Apr 12, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Defendants Humane Society of Ventura County's Motion to Compel Plaintiffs Ruth Miller, Linda Meagher, and Kathy Barton to Provide Further Responses to Special Interrogatories (Set No. 1), hereinafter referred to as "MTC – SI, Set 1", and for $13,300 in Sanctions. (Opposed)

    ANALYSIS AND RULINGS:

    ...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. John Nguyen

  • WARREN VS FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Apr 26, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Plaintiff Warren's Motion for Terminating Sanctions or Issue and Monetary Sanctions Against Defendant Ford Motor Company. (Opposed)

    Recommendation: The objections are overruled. The Court will give the evidence the appropriate weight. The motion is granted.

    Service: Timely

    B...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's ("Dignity Health") Demurrer to Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) ...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's Motion to Strike Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) general and/or...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's Motion to Strike Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) general and/or...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's ("Dignity Health") Demurrer to Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) ...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's Motion to Strike Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) general and/or...

  • DEBORAH L SMITH VS. DIGNITY HEALTH

    Apr 25, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendant Dignity Health's ("Dignity Health") Demurrer to Complaint (unopposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries arising out of medical treatment. Causes of action include: 1) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 2) general and/or gross negligence (Dignity Health); 3) ...

  • MAHMOUD MALAKAFALI VS PASSION FOODS INC

    Apr 18, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendants Fin City Foods, Inc.'s and James Clark's Motion to Compel Arbitration and Stay Action (Opposed)

    Background:

    Plaintiffs Mahmoud Malakafzali's, Jafar Mosleh's, and Pacific Fin Kitchen, Inc.'s ("Pacific Fin") Complaint asserts causes of action against Defendants Passion Food...

  • MAHMOUD MALAKAFALI VS PASSION FOODS INC

    Apr 18, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendants Fin City Foods, Inc.'s and James Clark's Motion to Compel Arbitration and Stay Action (Opposed)

    Background:

    Plaintiffs Mahmoud Malakafzali's, Jafar Mosleh's, and Pacific Fin Kitchen, Inc.'s ("Pacific Fin") Complaint asserts causes of action against Defendants Passion Food...

  • INFAB CORPORATION VS. PAUL DIXON

    Apr 15, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Motion: Defendants' Motion to Quash Service of Summons (opposed).

    Background: Plaintiff Infab Corporation alleges that it provided Defendant Paul Dixon with confidential, non-public information for purposes of negotiating a business arrangement and after the parties entered into a nondisclosure and...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • JOICE VS. FIDLER

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint. There is no opposition from any party to this case.

    RULING:

    The Court grants the motion to amend the complaint.

    Plaintiff to file the amended complaint on or before ...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • WALGREN VS VINTAGE SR MANAGEMENT ET AL

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion 2: Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the pleadings (JOP) . Opposed.

    Background: (See Motion 1)

    Grounds asserted by Defendants in support of the JOP:

    2nd COA: Violation of Wel. & Inst. Code section 1560...

  • JOICE VS. FIDLER

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint. There is no opposition from any party to this case.

    RULING:

    The Court grants the motion to amend the complaint.

    Plaintiff to file the amended complaint on or before ...

  • RONALD HATCHER VS. BOUCHARD COMMUNICATIONS INC

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • INTEGON PREFERRED VS HERRERA

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff (P)'s motion to compel OnTrac's further responses to Special Interrogatories (S.I.s) Set 2 and sanctions of $2,958. Opposed.

    Service: Timely

    Background: Coverage action: Integon issued a business auto p...

  • JOICE VS. FIDLER

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Plaintiff's motion to amend complaint. There is no opposition from any party to this case.

    RULING:

    The Court grants the motion to amend the complaint.

    Plaintiff to file the amended complaint on or before ...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • COLLIN POWELL VS. AT & T CORP

    Apr 14, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Judge John Nho Trong Nguyen, Dept. 40

    TENTATIVE RULING

    Motion: Defendant Bouchard Communications, Inc.'s motion for judgment on the pleadings as to punitive damages. (opposed).

    Background: Action for personal injuries. Plaintiff alleges that he collided with defendants' constru...

  • RUTH MILLER VS. HUMANE SOCIETY OF VENTURA COUNTY

    Apr 12, 2016 |  Ventura County

    Defendants Humane Society of Ventura County's Motion to Compel Plaintiffs Ruth Miller, Linda Meagher, and Kathy Barton to Provide Further Responses to Special Interrogatories (Set No. 1), hereinafter referred to as "MTC – SI, Set 1", and for $13,300 in Sanctions. (Opposed)

    ANALYSIS AND RULINGS:

    ...

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