ROBERT S MARKMAN VS COLLEGE HOSPITAL GROUP INC ET AL

ROBERT S. MARKMAN; Plaintiff, vs. COLLEGE HOSPITAL GROUP INC., et al.; Defendants.

Case No.: BC 620808

Hearing Date: September 13, 2019

[TENTATIVE] RULING RE:

PLAINTIFF ROBERT MARKMAN’S Motion for RECONSIDERATION OF Terminating Sanctions.

Plaintiff Robert Markman’s (Markman) Motion for Reconsideration of Sanctions is GRANTED and the order of May 8, 2019 awarding sanctions of $3700 against Markman is vacated.

FACTUAL BACKGROUND

This case stems from an involuntary commitment of plaintiff pursuant to a “5150” hold. The First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) alleges that plaintiff Robert S. Markman (“Markman”) was detained by Officer Jeremy Tolen (“Tolen”) of the California Highway Patrol on May 29, 2014, and delivered to the College Hospital of Cerritos, a facility operated by defendant College Hospital Group, Inc. (“CHG”). (FAC ¶ 1.) Tolen filled out a 5150 Application for Involuntary 72-hour........