IMMIGRANT RIGHTS DEFENSE COUNCIL, LLC VS HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY

Case No.: 18STLC02902    

Defendant Hartford Fire Insurance Company’s Demurrer to First Amended Complaint is OVERRULED.


Background


On February 2, 2018, plaintiff Immigrant Rights Defense Council, LLC (“Plaintiff”) filed its First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) against defendant Hartford Fire Insurance Company (“Defendant”), alleging a cause of action for recovery on immigration consultant bond.


On November 30, 2017, Defendant filed the instant demurrer to the FAC. Plaintiff filed an opposition on May 9, 2018.


Discussion


Meet and Confer


On November 28, 2017, Defendant’s counsel telephoned and emailed Plaintiff’s counsel to meet and confer with respect to the demurrer. (Brandt Decl., ¶ 2.) Plaintiff’s counsel responded with the suggestion that parties meet and confer by email and that he would waive an in-person or telephone meet and confer. (I........