Blaj et al v. Stewart Enterprises et al

Plaintiff: Elizabeth Blaj and Sandra Romero
Defendant: Stewart Enterprises, El Camino Memorial Park & Mortuary, Elliot Stein and DOES
Case Number: 3:2009cv00734
Filed: April 10, 2009
Court: California Southern District Court
Office: Labor: E.R.I.S.A. Office
County: San Diego
Referring Judge: Ruben B. Brooks
Presiding Judge: Larry Alan Burns
Nature of Suit: Both
Cause of Action: Federal Question
Jury Demanded By: 29:1001 E.R.I.S.A.: Employee Retirement

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February 14, 2011 60 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Dismissing Demand for a Jury Trial and Claims for Monetary Relief; Blaj is not entitled to a jury trial on her ERISA claim, and her demand for one is stricken; the Court sees no reason to deviate from the holding of Millsap on the facts of this case, and accordingly dismissed Blaj's claims for past wages; Blaj must amend her complaint to add a reinstatement demand within 7 calendar days of the date this Order is entered; Blaj's request for monetary relief is dismissed in part; Stewart's request for attorney's fees is, at this time, denied without prejudice; Signed by Judge Larry Alan Burns on 2/11/11. (kaj)
November 23, 2010 50 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting 20 Motion for Summary Judgment: After a thorough review of the evidence and consideration of the parties' respective arguments, the Court cannot but reach the conclusion that, at best, Blaj can show that Stewart terminated her in retaliation for exercising certain rights under an ERISA plan. Stewart's summary judgment motion is granted as to all claims but this one. Signed by Judge Larry Alan Burns on 11/23/10. (lmt)

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Plaintiff: Elizabeth Blaj
Represented By: Dale R Larabee
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Plaintiff: Sandra Romero
Represented By: Dale R Larabee
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Defendant: Stewart Enterprises
Represented By: Megan C. Winter
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Defendant: El Camino Memorial Park & Mortuary
Represented By: Megan C. Winter
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Defendant: Elliot Stein
Represented By: Megan C. Winter
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Defendant: DOES
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