CATHAY BANK VS ACE HARDWARE CORPORATION

Case No.: KC069647     Track Rulings In Case

Plaintiffs Cathay Bank and Robb Evans & Associates LLC’s motion for order permitting discovery of financial information as to Defendants Ace Hardware Corporation and John Mikulski, Inc. is DENIED.

Judicial notice is taken of Defendant JMI, Inc.’s (“Defendant JMI”) Exhibits 1-2. (Evid. Code § 452.)

Evidentiary Objections

Defendant Ace Hardware Corporation’s (“Defendant Ace”) evidentiary objections are OVERRULED as to Objections ## 2, 7-10, 13, 16-18, 22-23, 25-27, 29, 31, and 33 and SUSTAINED as to Objections ## 1, 3-6, 11-12, 14-15, 19-21, 24, 28, 30, 32, and 34.

Plaintiffs Cathay Bank and Robb Evans & Associates LLC (collectively, the “Plaintiffs”) move for leave to conduct discovery into the financial condition of Defendant Ace and Defendant JMI (collectively, the “Defendants”) pursuant to Civil Code section 3295(c):

No pretrial discovery by the plaintiff shall be permitted with respect to the evidence referr........