LYSA COOPER, AN INDIVIDUAL VS CITY OF LOS ANGELES, A PUBLIC ENTITY

Case No.: 20STCV07211     Track Rulings In Case

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT LYSA COOPER, Plaintiff(s), vs. CITY OF LOS ANGELES, ET AL., Defendant(s). ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO: 20STCV07211 [TENTATIVE] ORDER FINDING MOTION TO COMPEL DEFENDANT’S DEPOSITION MOOT; DENYING REQUEST FOR SANCTIONS Dept. 31 8:30 a.m. September 29, 2020 Plaintiff, Lynn Cooper filed this action against Defendant, City of Los Angeles for damages arising from a trip and fall on a public sidewalk. On 6/26/20, Plaintiff filed the instant motion to compel the deposition of Defendant’s PMK. Plaintiff contends she has attempted to take Defendant’s PMK’s deposition since March 2020, and most recently, served Defendant with a notice of deposition on 5/1/20, setting the deposition for 6/1/20. Plaintiff argued Defendant was attempting to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a tactic to delay discovery. In opposition, Defendant argues the motion should be denied because Defendant has worked wit........