Judge: Michelle C. Kim, Case: 20STCV47224, Date: 2023-03-23 Tentative Ruling
Case Number: 20STCV47224 Hearing Date: March 23, 2023 Dept: 31
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES – CENTRAL DISTRICT
MICHAEL HARVEY, ET AL.,
NUTRIBULLET, L.L.C., ET AL.,
Case No.: 20STCV47224
ORDER TRANSFERRING COMPLICATED PERSONAL INJURY (PI) CASE TO AN INDEPENDENT CALENDAR (IC) COURT
INITIAL NOTE: This is not a tentative ruling. It is being posted with the tentative rulings to give Counsel notice not to appear. This is a final order and the case is being transferred.
AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:
Department 31 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.
AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMENT 1 OF THE STANLEY MOSK COURTHOUSE:
This case is hereby transferred and reassigned to the following Independent Calendar Court in THE WEST DISTRICT, JUDGE H. JAY FORD III presiding in DEPT. O of the SANTA MONICA COURTHOUSE, for all purposes except trial. Department 1 hereby delegates to the Independent Calendar Court the authority to assign the cause for trial to that Independent Calendar Court.
Any pending motions or hearings, including trial and status conferences, will be reset, continued or vacated at the direction of the newly assigned Independent Calendar court.
UPON RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF SHALL GIVE NOTICE TO ALL PARTIES OF RECORD.
COUNSEL ARE TO NOTE THAT EVEN IF THE CASE SUMMARY STILLS SHOWS DEPARTMENT 31 WITH FUTURE HEARINGS, COUNSEL ARE TO CONSIDER THEM TO BE OFF CALENDAR UNTIL RESET IN THE NEW DEPARTMENT ASSIGNED EITHER BY THE COURT STAFF OR THROUGH THE COURT’S RESERVATION SYSTEM BY MOVING PARTY.
Hon. Michelle C. Kim
Judge of the Superior Court