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This case was last updated from Los Angeles County Superior Courts on 12/16/2020 at 02:53:19 (UTC).

SHAHNA EMIKO CERVANTES ET AL VS JASON S ABBOUD

Case Summary

On 03/09/2017 SHAHNA EMIKO CERVANTES filed a Contract - Other Contract lawsuit against JASON S ABBOUD. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The Judges overseeing this case are FREDERICK C. SHALLER, STEVEN J. KLEIFIELD, MICHAEL P. LINFIELD and MICHELLE WILLIAMS COURT. The case status is Pending - Other Pending.

Case Details Parties Documents Dockets

 

Case Details

  • Case Number:

    ****3233

  • Filing Date:

    03/09/2017

  • Case Status:

    Pending - Other Pending

  • Case Type:

    Contract - Other Contract

  • Court:

    Los Angeles County Superior Courts

  • Courthouse:

    Stanley Mosk Courthouse

  • County, State:

    Los Angeles, California

Judge Details

Presiding Judges

FREDERICK C. SHALLER

STEVEN J. KLEIFIELD

MICHAEL P. LINFIELD

MICHELLE WILLIAMS COURT

 

Party Details

Plaintiffs, Defendants and Petitioners

CERVANTES SHAHNA EMIKO

SETO EFREN

STATE FARM GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY

DOES 1-99

ABBOUND JASON S

ABBOUD JASON S. (DOE 1)

ABBOUD JASON S. DOE 1

ABBOUD JASON S

ABBOUD JASON S.

Defendants and Respondents

DOES 1-99

ABBOUND JASON S

ABBOUD JASON S. (DOE 1)

Attorney/Law Firm Details

Plaintiff and Petitioner Attorneys

ROMERO LAW APC

ROMERO ALAN J.

PILLEMER DAVID B.

Defendant and Respondent Attorneys

SAFARIAN HARRY A.

SAFARIAN & BAROIAN LLP

 

Court Documents

Opposition - OPPOSITION DEFENDANT JASON ABBOUD'S OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR LEA VE TO COUNTER-DESIGNATE AN EXPERT WITNESS

11/25/2020: Opposition - OPPOSITION DEFENDANT JASON ABBOUD'S OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR LEA VE TO COUNTER-DESIGNATE AN EXPERT WITNESS

Minute Order - MINUTE ORDER (TRIAL SETTING CONFERENCE)

7/1/2020: Minute Order - MINUTE ORDER (TRIAL SETTING CONFERENCE)

Statement of the Case - STATEMENT OF THE CASE JOINT

2/11/2020: Statement of the Case - STATEMENT OF THE CASE JOINT

Exhibit List - EXHIBIT LIST JOINT

1/31/2020: Exhibit List - EXHIBIT LIST JOINT

Trial Brief

2/4/2020: Trial Brief

Notice of Ruling - NOTICE OF RULING OF JANUARY 7, 2020

1/7/2020: Notice of Ruling - NOTICE OF RULING OF JANUARY 7, 2020

Notice of Ruling

9/6/2019: Notice of Ruling

Certificate of Mailing for - CERTIFICATE OF MAILING FOR MINUTE ORDER (COURT ORDER) OF 05/06/2019

5/6/2019: Certificate of Mailing for - CERTIFICATE OF MAILING FOR MINUTE ORDER (COURT ORDER) OF 05/06/2019

Notice - NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER

5/7/2019: Notice - NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER

NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER

4/20/2018: NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER

Minute Order -

5/17/2018: Minute Order -

NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

5/25/2018: NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER

8/1/2018: CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER

Minute Order -

8/1/2018: Minute Order -

NOTICE OF POSTING JURY FEES

3/13/2017: NOTICE OF POSTING JURY FEES

NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

5/5/2017: NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE HEARING -

5/5/2017: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE HEARING -

ANSWER OF DEFENDANT JASON S. ABBOUD, TRUSTEE OF THE ABBOUD FAMILY TRUST, TO THE SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT

8/29/2017: ANSWER OF DEFENDANT JASON S. ABBOUD, TRUSTEE OF THE ABBOUD FAMILY TRUST, TO THE SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT

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Docket Entries

  • 08/30/2021
  • Hearing08/30/2021 at 10:00 AM in Department 74 at 111 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012; Jury Trial

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  • 08/20/2021
  • Hearing08/20/2021 at 08:30 AM in Department 74 at 111 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012; Final Status Conference

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  • 12/14/2020
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 74; Hearing on Motion for Leave (Motion for Leave to Conduct Limited Discovery) - Held - Motion Granted

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  • 12/14/2020
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 74; Hearing on Motion for Leave (Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Counter-Designate an Expert Witness) - Held - Motion Denied

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  • 12/14/2020
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 74; Trial Setting Conference - Held

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  • 12/14/2020
  • DocketMinute Order ( (Hearing on Motion for Leave Motion for Leave to Conduct Limit...)); Filed by Clerk

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  • 12/14/2020
  • DocketNotice of Ruling; Filed by Shahna Emiko Cervantes (Plaintiff); Efren Seto (Plaintiff)

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  • 12/14/2020
  • DocketNotice of Posting of Jury Fees; Filed by Shahna Emiko Cervantes (Plaintiff); Efren Seto (Plaintiff)

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  • 12/10/2020
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 74; Hearing on Motion for Leave (Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Counter-Designate an Expert Witness) - Not Held - Advanced and Continued - by Court

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  • 12/10/2020
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 74; Hearing on Motion for Leave (Motion for Leave to Conduct Limited Discovery) - Not Held - Advanced and Continued - by Court

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  • 04/24/2017
  • DocketDeclaration; Filed by Jason S Abboud (Defendant)

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  • 04/03/2017
  • DocketProof-Service/Summons; Filed by Shahna Emiko Cervantes (Plaintiff)

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  • 04/03/2017
  • DocketPROOF OF SERVICE SUMMONS

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  • 03/13/2017
  • DocketNOTICE OF POSTING JURY FEES

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  • 03/13/2017
  • DocketNotice; Filed by Shahna Emiko Cervantes (Plaintiff)

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  • 03/09/2017
  • DocketComplaint; Filed by Shahna Emiko Cervantes (Plaintiff); Efren Seto (Plaintiff)

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  • 03/09/2017
  • DocketComplaint; Filed by State Farm General Insurance Company (Plaintiff)

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  • 03/09/2017
  • DocketSUMMONS

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  • 03/09/2017
  • DocketUNLIMITED COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES 1. BREACH OF ORAL CONTRACT ;ETC

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  • 03/09/2017
  • DocketCIVIL DEPOSIT

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Tentative Rulings

Case Number: BC653233    Hearing Date: December 14, 2020    Dept: 74

BC653233 SHAHNA EMIKO CERVANTES vs JASON S ABBOUD

Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to Conduct Limited Discovery and Motion for Leave to Counter Designate an Expert Witness

TENTATIVE RULINGS: Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to Conduct Limited Discovery is granted. Plaintiffs’ motion for leave to counter designate an expert witness is denied.

ALL COUNSEL ARE REMINDED OF THE COURT’S AUGUST 1, 2018 ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE COURT’S GUIDELINES FOR CIVILITIY IN LITIGATION FOUND IN APPENDIX 3A TO THE LASC LOCAL RULES. ANY FUTURE FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE GUIDELINES COULD RESULT IN MONETARY SANCTIONS OR REPORTING TO THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA.

Motion for Leave to Conduct Limited Discovery

Plaintiffs wish to depose Defendant, Mr. Clark and Mr. Koster as the issues raised by Defendant’s motion to exclude evidence of a fire at the premises, Defendant’s motion to exclude evidence Defendant participated in insurance fraud and Plaintiffs’ motion to exclude the fire report prepared by Mr. Clark and relied upon for Mr. Koster’s testimony warrant such discovery. (Motion, p.3:24-28.) Plaintiffs further argue that recent motions, addition of witnesses, the parties meet and confer efforts, COVID-19, continuance of the trial date and Plaintiffs’ counsel’s recent health failures all led to this motion being filed in July 2020 instead of an earlier filing date. (Motion, p.4:7-5:11.) Furthermore, the trial date has not been set for this matter; therefore, there is no likelihood that the depositions will interfere with the trial calendar.

In opposition to this motion, Defendant argues that the original discovery cut-off date was January 19, 2020 and Plaintiffs had the opportunity to conduct the discovery prayed for in this motion within the preceding three years. (Opp., p.2:8-3:4.) Defendant further argues the Court should not give Plaintiffs a third bite at the apple since the only discovery served in this matter were written discovery requests. (Opp., p3:5-9.) Despite such, Defendant failed to show how the limited discovery will prejudice his client or hinder the trial calendar.

The motion is granted as such discovery will not interfere with the trial calendar. Code Civ. Proc. §§ 2017.010, 2017.020 and 2024.050.

Motion for Leave to Counter Designate an Expert Witness

Plaintiffs move for an order granting leave to counter-designate an expert witness pursuant to CCP §2034.720.

In this case, the demand for expert information was due on April 29, 2019. (Opp., p.3:4-6.) Defendant designated an expert while Plaintiffs failed to do so but propounded discovery requests upon Defendant on April 18, 2019. (Opp., p.3:6-18.) Furthermore, Plaintiffs filed this motion and its counter-designation of expert witness on July 27, 2020, over a year after such designation was due, which makes Plaintiffs motion and counter-designation untimely. (Motion, Exhibit 3.) As such, Plaintiffs failed to comply with the requirements set forth in Code Civ. Proc., § 2034.720(c).

The motion is denied.