JACQUELINE GIBSON VS BERNARD WINGFIELD, ET AL.

Case No.: 19STCV02988    

Moving Party: Defendant SCRRA aka Metrolink

Resp. Party: Plaintiff Jacqueline Gibson and Joinder by Colleen Gibson

Defendant’s motion for protective order is DENIED.

Plaintiff’s request for sanctions against Defendant is GRANTED in the amount of $2,400.00.

PRELIMINARY COMMENTS:

The Court wishes to remind counsel that they are expected to comport themselves in accord with the Los Angeles Superior Court, Local Rules, Appendix 3.A: “Guidelines for Civility in Litigation.”

BACKGROUND:

Plaintiff Jacqueline Gibson, successor in interest to Ernest Gibson, brings this action based on allegations that her husband was hit by a train while crossing a train track on April 16, 2018. (Complaint, ¶ 12.)

On January 29, 2019, Plaintiff Jacqueline Gibson commenced this action for negligence and wrongful death against Defendants Southern California Regional Rail Authority dba Metrolink, N........