mercury insurance company, Plaintiff, vs. county of los angeles, et al., Defendants.

Case No.: 18STCV04928

Hearing Date: July 8, 2019

[TENTATIVE] order RE:

DEMURRER TO cross-complaint motion to strike demurrer

Background

On or about March 24, 2018, Beatriz Maldonado (“Maldonado”) allegedly was driving through an intersection on a green light when she was hit by an ambulance traveling at a high rate of speed with lights and sirens. The impact allegedly caused Brian Guijosa (“Guijosa”) to collide with Maldonado’s vehicle. Maldonado and Guijosa were insured by Mercury Insurance Company (“Mercury”), which filed this subrogation action against the County of Los Angeles (the “County”), seeking to recover sums it paid to Maldonado and Guijosa. Specifically, Mercury alleges that the County’s employee, Justin Medina (“Medina”) was negligent in driving the ambulance. The County filed a cross-complaint again........