On 05/31/2016 REYNALDA CRUZ DE ORTIZ filed a Personal Injury - Other Personal Injury lawsuit against ALASKA AIRLINES INC. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The Judge overseeing this case is MARC D. GROSS. The case status is Pending - Other Pending.
Pending - Other Pending
Stanley Mosk Courthouse
Los Angeles, California
MARC D. GROSS
DE ORTIZ REYNALDA CRUZ
ALASKA AIRLINES INC
ALASKA AIRLINES INC.
RANDOLPH & ASSOCIATES APC
RANDOLPH & ASSOCIATES
WILLNER ARTHUR I. ESQ.
ARTHUR I. WILLNER ESQ
1/22/2018: Minute Order
2/14/2018: Minute Order
2/14/2018: ORDER TRANSFERRING PERSONAL INJURY (PI) CASE TO INDEPENDENT CALENDAR (IC) COURT
3/13/2018: Notice of Case Management Conference
3/27/2018: Case Management Statement
4/3/2018: Case Management Statement
4/4/2018: Minute Order
5/21/2018: Minute Order
6/25/2018: Other -
6/25/2018: Minute Order
1/11/2019: Ex Parte Application
1/14/2019: Minute Order
5/31/2016: COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES
4/12/2017: DEFENDANT ALASKA AIRLINES, INC.'S ANSWER TO COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES; ETC
9/18/2017: ORDER AND STIPULATION TO CONTINUE TRIAL, FSC [ AND RELATED MOTION/DISCOVERY DATES ] PERSONAL INJURY COURTS ONLY
at 08:34 AM in Department M; Jury Trial - Held - ContinuedRead MoreRead Less
at 08:32 AM in Department M; Final Status Conference - Held - ContinuedRead MoreRead Less
at 08:30 AM in Department M; Hearing on Ex Parte Application (for Order to Continue Trial and Pretrial Dates) - Held - Motion GrantedRead MoreRead Less
Order (Granting ex parte); Filed by REYNALDA CRUZ DE ORTIZ (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Minute Order ((Hearing on Ex Parte Application for Order to Continue Trial a...)); Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Ex Parte Application (Ex Parte Application for Order Continuing Trial and Pre-Trial Dates); Filed by REYNALDA CRUZ DE ORTIZ (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
at 08:31 AM in Department M; Case Management Conference (Conference-Case Management; Trial Date Set) -Read MoreRead Less
Case Management Order; Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Minute order entered: 2018-06-25 00:00:00; Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Notice Re: Continuance of Hearing and Order; Filed by REYNALDA CRUZ DE ORTIZ (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
ORDER AND STIPULATION TO CONTINUE TRIAL, FSC [ AND RELATED MOTION/DISCOVERY DATES ] PERSONAL INJURY COURTS ONLYRead MoreRead Less
[Proposed Order] and Stipulation to Continue Trial, FSC (and Related Motion/Discovery Dates) Personal Injury Courts Only (Central District); Filed by Alaska Airlines, Inc (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
Stip & Order-Continue Trial,FSC-PI; Filed by Attorney for Defendant/RespondentRead MoreRead Less
DEFENDANT ALASKA AIRLINES, INC.'S ANSWER TO COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES; ETCRead MoreRead Less
Answer to Complaint (DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL ); Filed by Attorney for Defendant/RespondentRead MoreRead Less
Answer; Filed by Defendant/RespondentRead MoreRead Less
Complaint; Filed by REYNALDA CRUZ DE ORTIZ (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGESRead MoreRead Less
ComplaintRead MoreRead Less
SUMMONSRead MoreRead Less
Case Number: BC622077 Hearing Date: April 13, 2021 Dept: B
LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT – SOUTHWEST DISTRICT
Honorable Gary Y. Tanaka Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Department B Calendar No. 7
Reynalda Cruz De Ortiz v. Alaska Airlines, Inc., et al.
Alaska Airlines, Inc.’s Motion to Enforce Settlement
Alaska Airlines, Inc.’s Motion to Enforce Settlement is granted.
Plaintiff filed her Complaint on May 31, 2016. Plaintiff alleges the following facts: On May 29, 2014, Plaintiff was a paying passenger on Defendant Alaska Airlines. While the aircraft was at the gate prior to departure, luggage fell from the overhead storage compartment onto Plaintiff’s head and neck while she was seated onboard Defendant's aircraft. Plaintiff suffered serious physical injuries to her head and neck.
Motion to Enforce Settlement
CCP § 664.6 states: “If parties to pending litigation stipulate, in a writing signed by the parties outside the presence of the court or orally before the court, for settlement of the case, or part thereof, the court, upon motion, may enter judgment pursuant to the terms of the settlement. If requested by the parties, the court may retain jurisdiction over the parties to enforce the settlement until performance in full of the terms of the settlement.”
On August 12, 2020, the parties entered into a “Stipulation for Settlement.” (Defendant’s Ex. A.) The stipulation states that the court shall retain jurisdiction and that the settlement may be enforced pursuant to CCP § 664.6. The stipulation states that in exchange for payment by Defendant to Plaintiff in the sum of $82,500, Plaintiff will execute a mutual release. (Id.) However, Defendant submitted evidence that Plaintiff is refusing to execute the mutual release. (Decl., Arthur Willner, ¶¶ 5-6.)
Therefore, Defendant’s Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement is granted. Plaintiff is ordered to execute the mutual release.
Defendant is ordered to give notice of this ruling.
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