The Honorable Linda D. Hurst

San Luis Obispo Superior Court, Department P-2

Biography

The Hon. Linda D. Hurst is a judge for the Superior Court of San Luis Obispo County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2009, filling a vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position.

Hurst earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis. She has also completed a J.D. from Western State University College of Law as well as an LL.M. from Golden Gate University.

Prior to her appointment to the bench, Hurst was a partner at Hall, Hieatt & Connely since 2003. Before that, she spent five years as an attorney in her own private practice. She has also worked as an associate at Smith, Helenius & Hayes as well as Merrill, Thiessen & Gagen. Over the course of her legal career, she specialized in criminal and personal injury defense, expanding her repertoire to also include medical malpractice and construction defects.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Linda D. Hurst

  • MICHAEL WOLF V. THE OAKS HOTEL PASO ROBLES, INC.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Background.
    On March 15, 2019, Plaintiff Michael Wolf, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed an employment class action lawsuit against Defendant The Oaks Hotel Paso Robles, Inc., alleging causes of action for (1) rest periods, (2) meal periods, (3) failure to provide noti...

  • WILLIAM MCMURRAY V. JAMES KUNZ

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    The motion for summary judgment will be continued to March 23, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in P2. The matter remains on calendar for a Case Management Conference.

    ...

  • BETTY SPINKS, ET AL. V. STEVEN J. HERRON, M.D., ET AL.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    On May 28, 2020, Betty Spinks, a minor, by and through her guardian ad litem Krista Spinks; Krista Spinks and Kelly Spinks (collectively Plaintiffs) filed a personal injury lawsuit against Defendants Steven J. Herron, M.D. and Twin Cities Community Hospital, alleging causes of action for general negligence...

  • NACIMIENTO REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE V. MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES AGENCY

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    On January 15, 2019, Nacimiento Regional Water Management Advisory Committee (“Plaintiff”) filed a petition for writ of mandamus and complaint against the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, its Board of Supervisors and Board of Directors, as well as Monterey County and its Board of Supervisors (collec...

  • TRUE FARMA HOLDING, INC., ET AL. V. MONDO WINE ESTATE, LLC ET AL.

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    The stipulation to take the motion off calendar has been signed by the Court.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\True Farma Holding v. Mondo Wine Estate, 20CVP-0215.docx

    ...

  • RIKI HOSIERVS V. RANDALL CLAGG

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 2, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Hosiervs v. Clagg, 20CVP- 0274.docx

    ...

  • ROBERTO MERCADO, ET AL. V. ART DANSBY

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    Background/Procedural History.
    On July 16, 2019, Roberto Mercado (Roberto1) filed this limited civil action against Art Dansby (Defendant) alleging causes of action for (1) breach of contract and (2) common counts. Roberto alleges that the parties orally agreed Roberto would perf...

  • RIKI HOSIER V. RANDALL CLAGG

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 2, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Hosier v. Clagg, 20CVP- 0274.docx

    ...

  • SHAWNA RHOADES V. GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Feb 05, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to April 6, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Rhoades v. General Motors, 20CVP-0090.docx

    ...

  • LAIRD FOSHAY V. WC VINEYARD PROPERTIES, LLC

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Laird Foshay and Lisa Foshay (collectively “Plaintiffs”) filed this action for partition by sale against WC Vineyard Properties, LLC (“Defendant”) on June 26, 2020. On July 31, 2020, Defendant filed a cross-complaint for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, pro...

  • WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. V. VALENTINA STENE

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (“Plaintiff”) filed this credit card collection action against Valentina Stene (“Defendant”,) on July 10, 2020. Defendant filed her answer on August 7, 2020.
    On September 30, 2020, Plaintiff propounded Requests for Admission on Defendant, and Defendant failed to respond. (Kerfan...

  • VADIM MIESEGAES V. STEPHANIE CLENDENIN

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    On November 27, 2019, Vadim Miesegaes (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Stephanie Cledenin, in her capacity as director of the Department of State Hospitals (“Defendant”). Plaintiff filed an amended complaint on August 19, 2019, to which Defendant filed an answer on November 8, 2019. Plaintiff is a p...

  • BARRY PICKELL, ET AL. V. COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ET AL.

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Background.
    On September 27, 2019, Barry V. Pickell and Melody Pickell (Plaintiffs) filed a verified complaint against Defendants the County of San Luis Obispo (the County), Tiburcio Perez, and Martin D. Rovenstine aka Marty Rovenstine. Plaintiffs’ first amended complaint (FAC) alleges causes of actio...

  • PETER STROJNIK V. AYRES - PASO ROBLES, L.P., ET AL.

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    On June 8, 2020, Peter Strojnik (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Hotel Cheval, LLC (“Cheval”) and others. All of the named defendants own or operate places of lodging in Paso Robles, California. (Cmp., ¶ 9.) The complaint is brought pursuant to the Unruh Civil Rights Act, the f...

  • SHAWNA RHOADES V. GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Jan 27, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 30, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Rhoades v. General Motors, 20CVP-0090.docx

    ...

  • WILLIAM POWERS, JR. V. DONALD JENSEN, ET AL.

    Jan 27, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 2, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Powers v. Jensen, 16CVP- 0312.docx

    ...

  • FRANK ULLOA LUJAN, ET AL. V. RYAN MICHAEL PAVONE, ET AL.

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    On May 15, 2020, Frank Ulloa Lujan, individually and as heir to Harley Nicole McGrew Lujan, deceased; and Christopher Nehemiah Rodriguez, through his guardian ad litem Frank Ulloa Lujan (Plaintiffs) filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Ryan Michael Pavone, Brian Christopher Terrizzi...

  • STROJNIK V. AYRES

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This hearing has been continued to February 2, 2021.

    ...

  • RUBY ESCALANTE V. DORI STONE

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    This matter will be called on the Law & Motion calendar on January 26, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. While representations have been made to the Court that the bankruptcy stay has been lifted, nothing has been filed with the Court to confirm this status. Absent clarification in writing, filed with the Court, the hear...

  • MIESEGAES V. AHLIN.

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This hearing has been continued to February 2, 2021.

    ...

  • P.A. V. ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    ________________________________________________________________________
    P.A., a minor, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem (“Plaintiff”), filed this action against the Atascadero Unified School District (the “District”), on April 23, 2020. Plaintiff, who was three years old at the time of the incide...

  • BROCK VEILLETTE V. FCA US, LLC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    Brock Veillette (“Plaintiff”) filed this lemon law action against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, LLC (“FCA”) on August 31, 2018. Plaintiff filed a first amended complaint on September 27, 2018. The dispute arises out of Plaintiff’s purchase of a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 in October 2017, which ...

  • WILLIAM CARLYLE V. CAL FIRE, ET AL.

    Jan 19, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    William Carlyle (“Plaintiff”) filed this action on June 17, 2019, against David Macagni (“Macagni”), the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (sued as “Cal Fire”), and the County of San Luis Obispo (the “County”). The dispute arises from damages caused by a car fire which spread...

  • BARRY PICKELL ET AL. V. COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ET AL.

    Jan 19, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    Background.
    On September 27, 2019, Barry V. Pickell and Melody Pickell (Plaintiffs) filed a verified complaint against Defendants the County of San Luis Obispo (the County), Tiburcio Perez, and Martin D. Rovenstine aka Marty Rovenstine1. Plaintiffs’ first amended complaint (FAC) ...

  • See More Results

Recent Rulings by Hon. Linda D. Hurst

  • MICHAEL WOLF V. THE OAKS HOTEL PASO ROBLES, INC.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Background.
    On March 15, 2019, Plaintiff Michael Wolf, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed an employment class action lawsuit against Defendant The Oaks Hotel Paso Robles, Inc., alleging causes of action for (1) rest periods, (2) meal periods, (3) failure to provide noti...

  • WILLIAM MCMURRAY V. JAMES KUNZ

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    The motion for summary judgment will be continued to March 23, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in P2. The matter remains on calendar for a Case Management Conference.

    ...

  • BETTY SPINKS, ET AL. V. STEVEN J. HERRON, M.D., ET AL.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    On May 28, 2020, Betty Spinks, a minor, by and through her guardian ad litem Krista Spinks; Krista Spinks and Kelly Spinks (collectively Plaintiffs) filed a personal injury lawsuit against Defendants Steven J. Herron, M.D. and Twin Cities Community Hospital, alleging causes of action for general negligence...

  • NACIMIENTO REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE V. MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES AGENCY

    Feb 23, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    On January 15, 2019, Nacimiento Regional Water Management Advisory Committee (“Plaintiff”) filed a petition for writ of mandamus and complaint against the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, its Board of Supervisors and Board of Directors, as well as Monterey County and its Board of Supervisors (collec...

  • TRUE FARMA HOLDING, INC., ET AL. V. MONDO WINE ESTATE, LLC ET AL.

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    The stipulation to take the motion off calendar has been signed by the Court.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\True Farma Holding v. Mondo Wine Estate, 20CVP-0215.docx

    ...

  • RIKI HOSIERVS V. RANDALL CLAGG

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 2, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Hosiervs v. Clagg, 20CVP- 0274.docx

    ...

  • ROBERTO MERCADO, ET AL. V. ART DANSBY

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    Background/Procedural History.
    On July 16, 2019, Roberto Mercado (Roberto1) filed this limited civil action against Art Dansby (Defendant) alleging causes of action for (1) breach of contract and (2) common counts. Roberto alleges that the parties orally agreed Roberto would perf...

  • RIKI HOSIER V. RANDALL CLAGG

    Feb 09, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 2, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Hosier v. Clagg, 20CVP- 0274.docx

    ...

  • SHAWNA RHOADES V. GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Feb 05, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to April 6, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Rhoades v. General Motors, 20CVP-0090.docx

    ...

  • LAIRD FOSHAY V. WC VINEYARD PROPERTIES, LLC

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Laird Foshay and Lisa Foshay (collectively “Plaintiffs”) filed this action for partition by sale against WC Vineyard Properties, LLC (“Defendant”) on June 26, 2020. On July 31, 2020, Defendant filed a cross-complaint for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, pro...

  • WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. V. VALENTINA STENE

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (“Plaintiff”) filed this credit card collection action against Valentina Stene (“Defendant”,) on July 10, 2020. Defendant filed her answer on August 7, 2020.
    On September 30, 2020, Plaintiff propounded Requests for Admission on Defendant, and Defendant failed to respond. (Kerfan...

  • VADIM MIESEGAES V. STEPHANIE CLENDENIN

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    On November 27, 2019, Vadim Miesegaes (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Stephanie Cledenin, in her capacity as director of the Department of State Hospitals (“Defendant”). Plaintiff filed an amended complaint on August 19, 2019, to which Defendant filed an answer on November 8, 2019. Plaintiff is a p...

  • BARRY PICKELL, ET AL. V. COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ET AL.

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    Background.
    On September 27, 2019, Barry V. Pickell and Melody Pickell (Plaintiffs) filed a verified complaint against Defendants the County of San Luis Obispo (the County), Tiburcio Perez, and Martin D. Rovenstine aka Marty Rovenstine. Plaintiffs’ first amended complaint (FAC) alleges causes of actio...

  • PETER STROJNIK V. AYRES - PASO ROBLES, L.P., ET AL.

    Feb 02, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    On June 8, 2020, Peter Strojnik (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Hotel Cheval, LLC (“Cheval”) and others. All of the named defendants own or operate places of lodging in Paso Robles, California. (Cmp., ¶ 9.) The complaint is brought pursuant to the Unruh Civil Rights Act, the f...

  • SHAWNA RHOADES V. GENERAL MOTORS LLC

    Jan 27, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 30, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Rhoades v. General Motors, 20CVP-0090.docx

    ...

  • WILLIAM POWERS, JR. V. DONALD JENSEN, ET AL.

    Jan 27, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This matter has been continued to March 2, 2021, in P2 at 9:00 a.m.
    O:\Operations\LKING\Judges\HURST\Tentatives\2021\Feb 2021\020921\Powers v. Jensen, 16CVP- 0312.docx

    ...

  • FRANK ULLOA LUJAN, ET AL. V. RYAN MICHAEL PAVONE, ET AL.

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    On May 15, 2020, Frank Ulloa Lujan, individually and as heir to Harley Nicole McGrew Lujan, deceased; and Christopher Nehemiah Rodriguez, through his guardian ad litem Frank Ulloa Lujan (Plaintiffs) filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Ryan Michael Pavone, Brian Christopher Terrizzi...

  • STROJNIK V. AYRES

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This hearing has been continued to February 2, 2021.

    ...

  • RUBY ESCALANTE V. DORI STONE

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    This matter will be called on the Law & Motion calendar on January 26, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. While representations have been made to the Court that the bankruptcy stay has been lifted, nothing has been filed with the Court to confirm this status. Absent clarification in writing, filed with the Court, the hear...

  • MIESEGAES V. AHLIN.

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    This hearing has been continued to February 2, 2021.

    ...

  • P.A. V. ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    ________________________________________________________________________
    P.A., a minor, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem (“Plaintiff”), filed this action against the Atascadero Unified School District (the “District”), on April 23, 2020. Plaintiff, who was three years old at the time of the incide...

  • BROCK VEILLETTE V. FCA US, LLC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    Brock Veillette (“Plaintiff”) filed this lemon law action against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, LLC (“FCA”) on August 31, 2018. Plaintiff filed a first amended complaint on September 27, 2018. The dispute arises out of Plaintiff’s purchase of a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 in October 2017, which ...

  • WILLIAM CARLYLE V. CAL FIRE, ET AL.

    Jan 19, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    William Carlyle (“Plaintiff”) filed this action on June 17, 2019, against David Macagni (“Macagni”), the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (sued as “Cal Fire”), and the County of San Luis Obispo (the “County”). The dispute arises from damages caused by a car fire which spread...

  • BARRY PICKELL ET AL. V. COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ET AL.

    Jan 19, 2021 |  San Luis Obispo County

    TENTATIVE RULING
    Background.
    On September 27, 2019, Barry V. Pickell and Melody Pickell (Plaintiffs) filed a verified complaint against Defendants the County of San Luis Obispo (the County), Tiburcio Perez, and Martin D. Rovenstine aka Marty Rovenstine1. Plaintiffs’ first amended complaint (FAC) ...

  • See More Results

For full print and download access, please subscribe at https://www.trellis.law/.

Please wait a moment while we load this page.