In Court Last Week: Nov-29-Dec3

Steve Gonzalez Dec. 2, 2004, 9:41am

Mark J. Eavenson DC ind. & on behalf v. Safeco Insurance Company

  • Safeco Insurance's motion to dismiss Eavenson’s first amended complaint was set for Dec. 29 at 9 a.m. A case management conference was set for March 2, 2005 at 9 a.m.

    Jennifer Abert v. Alberta Energy Company
  • A motion to utilize a master set of discovery was filed by plaintiffs. Co-defendants, St. Louis Pipeline and Illinois Petroleum, filed a motion to strike VI – X of plaintiffs’ complaint. Circuit Judge George Moran set a motion hearing for Dec. 22 at 9:30 a.m. to hear the motion. Judge Moran also set a hearing for 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 22 to consider motions filed by several defendants wanting to dismiss the first amended complaint filed by the plaintiffs.

    Wise & Julian v. West American Insurance Company
  • Case management conference was rolled over for 60 days by agreement of both parties. It has been rescheduled for Feb. 2 at 9 a.m.

    Andrew Roberts v. Private Bank and Trust
  • The defendants have settled with Roberts and have reached findings of “good faith” under section 2c of the Joint Tortfeasors Contribution Act.

    George Mims v. Royal Surplus Lines Insurance
  • A scheduled case management conference was cancelled and Judge Moran rescheduled the case management conference on Feb. 2, 2005.

    David V. Mickelberg v. John Deere Company
  • A case management conference that was scheduled was cancelled and Judge Moran rescheduled it on Feb. 2, 2005.

    Jimmy Cooper v. Cottrell
  • Cooper’s motion to quash, strike or for protective order re: expert deposition, argued and ruled on as follows: partially moot and is passed at this time.

    Gerald Hill v. Teco Barge Line
  • Judge Matoesian set a hearing for Dec. 29 to hear arguments on Hill’s motion to strike Teco’s jury demand.

    Amber Williamson v. Burger King
  • Cause came to hearing on plaintiff’s motion to strike, however Bob Perica, attorney for Williamson, advised the issue is moot as the defendant filed a verified answer which should be part of the record.

    Kevin V. Phillips v. Norfolk Southern Railway
  • Order comes before the court on defendant’s motion to transfer based on forum non conveniens grounds. At request of plaintiff’s counsel, motion to transfer continued to next available date.

    Mark Humphrey v. Futuristic Few
  • Robert Edwards is granted leave to intervene and may file a petition to vacate judgment. Motion denied because of bankruptcy stay.

    Marilyn Bosen v. Flying J Inc
  • Judge Matoesian denied defendant's motion to dismiss, motion for a summary judgment, and motion to continue trial.

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