Amelia Fleetwood vs. FCA US LLC

Case No.: 56-2019-00528110-CU-BC-VTA    

TENTATIVE RULING FOR JANUARY 14, 2020 ON MOTION BY PLAINTIFF TO COMPEL DEFENDANT TO FURTHER RESPOND TO REQUESTS FOR ADMISSIONS

The court rules as follows on Plaintiff's Motion to Compel further response to requests for admissions.

The Court finds Defendant has admitted RFAs 1 and 2.

The Court denies Plaintiff's request as to RFA 14 on the ground it is not full and complete in and of itself, and is compound as to "inquiry or investigation."

As to RFA 20, the Court finds Defendant has admitted there was nothing in the repair orders that suggested evidence of misuse, abuse, or damage.

The Court denies the motion as to RFA 24 on the ground of ambiguity in the phrase "Plaintiff is defined as..."

Sanctions of $1250 are awarded against Defendant and counsel jointly and severally, payable by 1-31-20.

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