[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO TAX COSTS

On October 21, 2016, Plaintiff Brett Luebke (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Defendants Automobile Club of Southern California and Tong Yin for negligence arising from an automobile collision while Plaintiff was waiting for roadside assistance on the side of the freeway. Brent-Air Towing Inc. was named as Doe 1. Bel-Air Towing, Inc. and Automobile Club of Southern California (collectively, “Defendants”) prevailed on summary judgment on September 11, 2019. Judgment was entered on October 29, 2019. Defendants filed their Memorandum of Costs on November 22, 2019, seeking $6,654 in costs. Plaintiff filed a motion to tax costs on December 3, 2019.

Generally, a prevailing party will be entitled to recover its costs. (Code Civ. Proc., § 1032, subd. (b).) A party challenging the amounts claimed may file a motion to tax costs, which must be served and filed 15 days after service of the cost memorandum........