Makaeef v. Trump University, LLC et al Featured Case

Plaintiff: Tarla Makaeef
Defendant: Trump University, LLC and DOES
Case Number: 3:2010cv00940
Filed: April 30, 2010
Court: California Southern District Court
Office: San Diego Office
County: Orange
Presiding Judge: Irma E. Gonzalez
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud
Cause of Action: 28:1332
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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Date Filed#Document Text
June 19, 2017 632 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part 624 Plaintiffs' Motion for Appeal Bond. Simpson is directed to post an appeal bond of $500 to cover taxable costs within seven days of entry of this Order. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 6/19/17. (dlg)
March 31, 2017 618 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER (1) Granting 589 Joint Motion For Final Approval of The Proposed Class Action Settlement; and (2) Granting 590 Plaintiff's Motion For Approval of Class Representative Awards. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 3/31/2017. (jao)
December 20, 2016 584 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting 583 Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement; Directing Issuance of Notice; and Setting Final Approval Hearing. This Court shall hold a Final Approval Hearing on March 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Courtroom 2D. The motion for final approval and any application(s) for Service Awards shall be filed and served within sixty (60) calendar days of this Order. Any replies to any objections shall be filed and served at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the Final Approval Hearing. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 12/20/16. (dlg)
November 15, 2016 572 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part Plaintiffs' and Defendants' Motions in Limine (ECF Nos. 518 , 520 , 521 , 522 , 523 , 524 , 525 , 526 , 527 , 528 , 529 , 530 , 531 , 532 , 533 ). Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 11/15/16. (dlg)
November 10, 2016 565 Opinion or Order of the Court Notice of Tentative Ruling on Plaintiffs' and Defendants' Motions in Limine (ECF Nos. 518 , 520 , 521 , 522 , 523 , 524 , 525 , 526 , 527 , 528 , 529 , 530 , 531 , 532 , 533 ). Counsel are advised that the Court's rulings are tentative. The Court will entertain additional argument at the hearing on November 10, 2016. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 11/10/16.(dlg)
September 15, 2016 513 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Denying Defendats' Ex Parte 510 Application to Continue the November 28, 2016 Trial Date. The Court resets the hearing on jury instructions to November 10, 2016 at 1:30pm. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 9/15/16. (dlg)
August 29, 2016 506 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Denying Defendants' 482 Motion for Leave to File Renewed Motion for Decertification; and Denying 489 Plaintiffs' Motion to Modify Scheduling Order to File a Motion to Clarify or Amend the Court's Class Certification. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 8/29/16. (dlg)
August 2, 2016 501 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting Defendant's 485 Motion to Amend Protective Order. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 8/2/16. (dlg)
April 20, 2016 475 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part Plaintiff Tarla Makaeff's 443 Motion to Withdraw. Makaeff is hereby excused from her duties as a class representative in this action; The Court will invite briefing on fees and costs in connection with the motion to withdraw at an appropriate juncture; and This Court retains jurisdiction to resolve any disputes arising from Makaeff's withdrawal, Defendant Trump University's counterclaim, and Makaeff's eligibility to participate in any class recovery in this action and in Cohen. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 4/20/16. (ok to term plaintiff per dj chambers. dlg)
April 7, 2016 474 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting 473 Joint Motion for Extension to Complete the Deposition of Plaintiff Sonny Low. The deposition of Low shall take place on or before April 13, 2016. No other dates have changed. Signed by Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo on 4/7/16. (dlg)
February 8, 2016 442 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER 441 Rescheduling Pretrial Proceedings. The proposed final pretrial conference order shall be prepared, served and submitted via e-mail in Word or Word Perfect format on or before April 29, 2016. The final pretrial conference shall be held on May 6, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 2D. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 2/8/16. (dlg)
November 18, 2015 423 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER: Granting In Part and Denying In Part 375 Defendant Donald J. Trump's Motion for Summary Judgment or in the Alternative Partial Summary Judgment; Granting In Part and Denying In Part 377 Defendant Trump University's Motion for Summary Judgment or in the Alternative Partial Summary Judgment. The Court Grants summary judgment as to Plaintiffs' claims for injunctive relief under the UCL, FAL, and CLRA. The Court Denies summary judgment as to all other claims. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 11/18/2015. (srm)
September 21, 2015 419 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part 381 Motion for Approval of Class Notice and Directing Class Notice Procedures: The Proposed Class Notices are approved for dissemination of class notice. The parties are authorized to make non-substant ive changes to the notice, as long as they are acceptable to both parties, to reflect deadlines, mailing addresses, and similar information or to format the notice for printing. Plaintiffs will submit an amended Return Postcard that is consistent with this Order within seven (7) days of the Order. Epiq Systems, Inc. is approved as "Notice Administrator" to supervise and carry out the notice procedure. The deadline for exclusion from the Class shall be forty-five (45) days after the Notice Date. The Notice Administrator is ordered to provide counsel for both parties with a list of all timely requests for exclusion within seven (7) business days after the Opt-Out Deadline. Plaintiffs are ordered to file such list with the Court within three (3) days thereafter. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 9/21/15. (dlg)
April 9, 2015 404 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part 331 Plaintiff/Counter Defendant Tarla Makaeff's Request for Fees and Costs. The Court awards Makaeff $790,083.40 in fees; the Court awards Makaeff $8,695.81 in costs; the Court Grants 368 Makaeff's ex parte application to file a limited response. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 4/9/15. (dlg)
December 16, 2014 366 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting Plaintiff/Counter Defendant Tarla Makaeff's Motion to Quash and Denying Defendant/Counter Claimant Trump University, LLC's Motion to Compel. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 12/16/2014. (srm)
December 3, 2014 360 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Denying 355 Plaintiffs' Opening Memorandum Regarding Discovery Disputes. Signed by Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo on 12/3/2014. (srm)
November 18, 2014 358 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Requiring Supplemental Briefing in Support of Plaintiff/Counter Defendant Tarla Makaeff's Bill of Fees and Costs (Doc. 331 ). Makaeff shall submit her supplemental brief by December 12, 2014, and Trump University may file a supplemental brief in opposition on or before December 23, 2014. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 11/18/2014. (srm)
July 11, 2014 333 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER on Discovery Dispute re 330 Joint Statement for Determination of Discovery Dispute. The Court Sustains Defendants' objections to Plaintiffs' ROGs Set Five. Signed by Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo on 7/11/2014. (srm)
June 17, 2014 328 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER Granting Plaintiff/Counter Defendant's Special Motion to Strike Defendant/Counterclaimant's Defamation Counterclaim (Dkt. Nos. 14 , 282 , 294 ). Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant Makaeff shall file with the Court substantiation of th e reasonable attorney's fees and costs associated with bringing the Motion to Strike, related appeal, and supplemental briefing by 7/3/2014. Defendant Makaeff's bill of fees and costs shall be filed by 7/18/2014. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 6/16/2014. (srm)
February 21, 2014 298 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER: (1) Granting In Part and Denying In Part 122 Plaintiffs' Motion to Certify Class Action, Appoint Class Representatives, and Appoint Class Counsel; (2) Denying Motions to Strike (Docs. 138-2, 196 , 211 ). Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 2/21/2014. (srm)
March 12, 2013 203 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER on Discovery Disputes. Signed by Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo on 3/12/2013. (srm)
March 2, 2012 95 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER on Discovery Issues. Signed by Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo on 3/2/12.(lmt)
May 16, 2011 70 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting in part and denying in part Defendant Trump University's 50 Motion to Dismiss and denying 51 Motion to Strike. Plaintiffs' 349 claims are dismissed w/o prejudice. Plaintiff Patricia Murphy's fraud, misrepresentation, and false promises claims are dismissed w/o prejudice. Defendant's motions are denied in all other respects. Plaintiffs are granted leave to amend their complaint. If Plaintiffs wish to do so, they should file their third amended complaint w/in 14 days of the filing of this Order. Signed by Judge Irma E. Gonzalez on 5/16/2011. (jah) (jrl).
February 11, 2011 58 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting in part and denying in part Defendant Trump University's 46 Motion to Stay Pending Appeal. Court grants Trump University's request to stay proceedings on its counterclaim only. Proceedings on Trump University's counter claim are stayed pending resolution of Makaeff's appeal of Court's denial of her anti-SLAPP motion. Court denies Trump University's motion to stay proceedings on Pla's Second Amended Complaint. Signed by Judge Irma E. Gonzalez on 2/11/2011. (jah)
December 6, 2010 40 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER denying 31 Plaintiff/Counterdefendant Tarla Makaeff's Motion for Reconsideration of the Court's August 23, 2010, Order denying her Motion to Strike Trump University's counterclaims. Signed by Judge Irma E. Gonzalez on 12/6/10. (lao)
October 12, 2010 33 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER granting in part and denying in part Defendant's 16 Motion to Dismiss. Motion is denied as to claims of breach of contract, breach of implied covenant, money had and received, and violation of California Unfair Competition Law. Motion is granted as claims for negligent misrepresentation, fraud and false promise, under Rule 9(b) for failure to allege claims w/ sufficient particularity. Motion to dismiss Plaintiffs' CLRA claims is granted to extent claim is based on advertisement of the seminars w/ intent to not supply reasonably expectable demand. Motion is granted on Plaintiffs' claim for violation of the False Advertising Law as to Plaintiff Tarla Makaeff. Motion is granted as to claim for elder abuse. Plaintiffs may file a Second Amended Complaint to cure the deficiencies within 20 days of the filing date of this Order. Signed by Judge Irma E. Gonzalez on 10/12/2010. (jah)
August 23, 2010 24 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER denying Plaintiff's 14 Motion to Strike 4 Counterclaim. Signed by Judge Irma E. Gonzalez on 8/23/2010. (jah)

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