ANDREA Y OBREON PULIDO ET AL VS MICHAEL JOSEPH BONGIORNO

American Sentinel Insurance Company’s motion for leave to intervene is GRANTED, in part, and DENIED, in part. American Sentinel Insurance Company shall file and serve a new complaint in intervention in compliance with this order 10 days from this hearing.

American Sentinel Insurance Company (“American”) moves the court for leave to intervene in this action pursuant to the permissive intervention provision of CCP § 387(d)(2).

The court “may upon, timely application, permit a nonparty to intervene in the action or proceeding if the person has an interest in the matter in litigation, or in the success of either of the parties, or an interest against both.” (CCP § 387(d)(2).) The court has the discretion to allow intervention where the proper procedures are followed, provided: (1) the intervenor has a direct and immediate interest in the litigation, (2) the intervention will not enlarge the issues in the case, and (3) the reasons for intervention outweigh ........