Jinghui Huang et al vs Kincaid Siega Orosco et al

Nature of Proceedings: Minor's Compromise

TENTATIVE RULING: The petition is granted

Background: This action arises out of a fatal motor vehicle vs. pedestrian accident in which Shuguang Liu was killed, and her great nephew, plaintiff Alex Haoyang Song, was injured. The accident occurred on November 11, 2013, at about 5:15 p.m., when Shuguang Liu was pushing Alex’s stroller northbound across Cathedral Oaks Road at the east side of the intersection with Santa Marguerita Drive. The two were struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Cathedral Oaks Road, which was driven by defendant Kincaid Siega Orosco, and owned by and registered to his mother, Catriona M. Banks-Orosco. This action was filed on November 12, 2014, naming both the Orosco parties and the City of Goleta as defendants. The action has now settled in its entirety, and this petition for compromise of pending action of a minor has been filed by Alex’s parents and guardians ad litem. Alex was alm........