AMERICAN CONTRACTORS INDEMNITY COMPANY, VS JORES BAGHOOMIAN

Case No.: 18STLC06831    

ACIC v. Baghoomian, et al.

MOTION TO VACATE DEFAULT AND DEFAULT JUDGMENT

(CCP § 86(b)(3))

TENTATIVE RULING:

ANALYSIS:

On May 3, 2018, Plaintiff American Contractors Indemnity Company (“Plaintiff”) brought this action for breach of indemnity agreement against Defendant Jores Baghoomian (“Defendant”). The Complaint alleges that Defendant agreed to indemnify Plaintiff for losses incurred with respect to Contractors License Bond, No. 100204974, issued on behalf of Empire Heating & Air Conditioning. (Compl., ¶5.) Plaintiff allegedly incurred damages of $8,261.28 over the prior four years paying off claims made on the Bond and brought this action to recover those damages from Defendant. (Id. at ¶6.) When Defendant failed to respond to the Complaint, Plaintiff obtained entry of default and default judgment on August 14, 2018 and September 20, 2018, respectively.

On May 21, 2020, Defendant filed the insta........