Motion for Summary Judgment

Having considered the moving papers, the Court rules as follows. No opposing papers were filed.


On November 13, 2017, Plaintiffs Christopher Ramos, Daniel Ramos, Jose Ramos, and Gilbert Villalobos (“Plaintiffs”) filed a complaint against Defendants Alan Schlaerth, M.D. and White Memorial Medical Center alleging negligence and wrongful death of decedent Ann Jacobsen (“Decedent”) for an inadequate surgery that occurred in November of 2016.

On January 26, 2018, Plaintiffs renamed Doe 1 as Defendant Armando Huaringa, M.D. and Doe 2 as Defendant Maria Raquel Kronen, M.D.

On July 24, 2019, Defendant Maria Raquel Kronen, M.D. filed a motion for summary judgment pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure section 437c.

Trial is set for March 9, 2020.


Defendant Maria Raquel Kronen, M.D. (“Moving Defendant”) asks the Court........