MARGARET HARLING VS HOUSE OF GRACE, LLC, ET AL.

Case No.: 18PSCV00067     Track Rulings In Case

Plaintiff Margaret Harling’s MOTION FOR TRIAL PREFERENCE PURSUANT TO

CCP § 36

Responding Party: Defendants, House of Grace, LLC and Rebecca Sinclair

Tentative Ruling

Plaintiff Margaret Harling’s Motion for Trial Preference is GRANTED.

Background

Plaintiff Margaret Harling (“Plaintiff”) alleges that she sustained a severe pressure sore while residing at defendants’ residential care facility. On October 30, 2018, Plaintiff filed a complaint against Defendants House of Grace, LLC, Rebecca Sinclair and Does 1-250 for:

Elder Abuse

Negligent Hiring and Supervision

Legal Standard

Pursuant to CCP § 36(a), “[a] party to a civil action who is over 70 years of age may petition the court for a preference, which the court shall grant if the court makes both of the following findings: (1) The party has a substantial interest in the action as a whole. (2) T........