ARMANDO GONZALEZ ET AL VS LAKEWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER I



GONZALEZ v. LAKEWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC.

CASE NO.: BC604587

HEARING: 09/26/17

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TENTATIVE ORDER

Defendants PROMISE HOSPITAL OF EAST LOS ANGELES, LP; and PROMISE HEALTHCARE, INC.’s motion for determination of good faith settlements is GRANTED. CCP §877.6.

Moving Party to give Notice.

In determining the good faith of a settlement, the court must balance the public policy favoring settlements with that favoring equitable sharing of costs among tortfeasors. To do so, the settlement must be within the reasonable range of the settling tortfeasor’s share of liability for the Plaintiff’s injuries, taking into consideration the facts and circumstances of the particular case. (Tech-Bilt, Inc. v. Woodward-Clyde & Associates (1985) 38 Cal.3d 488, 499.) The Tech-Bilt court set forth the factors to be considered by the court in making the determination, such as: (1) the ro........