HUGO MEDINA ET AL VS LIQUID ASPHALT SYSTEMS INC ET AL

Case No.: BC704543    

Motion to be Relieved as Counsel

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

BACKGROUND

On May 1, 2018, Plaintiffs Hugo Medina and Jesus Torres (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) filed a complaint against Defendants Liquid Asphalt Systems, Inc. dba Taurus Tanks, Terry L. Williams, Panther Products Corporation, Steven F. Jones, and Does 1-50. The complaint alleges causes of action for negligence and strict product liability, arising from the explosion of an asphalt tanker during a roofing job.

On September 20, 2019, Morey & Upton, LLP, the previous counsel for Plaintiff Jesus Torres (“Torres”), filed a motion to be relieved as counsel as to Plaintiff Torres with the Court. On December 2, 2019, Department 4A of the Court heard and granted the motion. Morey & Upton, LLP remained as counsel for Plaintiff Hugo Medina.

The case was transferred to Department 28 on Jan........