Case Details

CourtCentral District of California
Docket number2:97-cv-08528
Date case filed1997-11-19
Date case closed1999-09-28
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Christina A. Snyder
Case cause28:1346 Tort Claim
Nature of suit350 Motor Vehicle
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Defendant

Case Parties

Party: Wendy Osterholt
Party type: Plaintiff
as Conservator of the Estate of Paul F Teibl
Attorney name: Gregory J Burnight
Attorney Contact:
Vadenberg Newell Curtis and Nelson
11 Golden Shore Drive
Suite 400
Long Beach, CA 90802
310-435-7471
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Keith A Nelson
Attorney Contact:
Vandenberg Newell Curtis Nelson & Schuur
City National Bank Bldg
11 Golden Shore Dr
Ste 400
Long Beach, CA 90802
562-435-7471
Fax: 562-435-7405
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: United States of America
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Janna B Sidley
Attorney Contact:
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Div - US Courthouse
312 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Julie Zatz
Attorney Contact:
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Civil Division
300 North Los Angeles Street Room 7516
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-894-7349
Fax: 213-894-7819
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Does
Party type: Defendant
1 through 50 inclusive

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
11997-11-19 COMPLAINT filed Summons(es) Issued referred to Discovery R. J. Groh (bg) (Entered: 11/21/1997)
21997-12-19 RETURN OF SUMMONS and proof of service executed upon defendant USA by serving AUSA Genoveva Ortega Legal clerk (auth to accept) on 12/15/97; 1st class mail on 12/16/97 (pj) (Entered: 12/29/1997)
31997-12-19 ORDER by Chief Judge Wm. M. Byrne, Pur to the recomm proc adopt by the Crt for the creation of the cal of Judge Christina A. Snyder, Case transferred frm the cal of Judge Lourdes G. Baird to the cal of Judge Christina A. Snyder for all further proceedings . Case will now read CV 97-8528 CAS (JGx). (et) (Entered: 12/30/1997)
41998-02-12 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder ntc to cnsl ; this case has been reassigned to the Calendar of Judge Snyder; this ntc to cnsl shall be appl to all ptys appearing in pro per, and for purposes of this ntc, the term "cnsl" shall include any person appearing in pro per. (ab) (Entered: 02/18/1998)
51998-02-17 ANSWER filed by defendant USA to complaint [1-1] (shb) (Entered: 02/19/1998)
61998-02-23 NOTICE by plaintiff Wendy Osterholt of reassignment (shb) (Entered: 02/24/1998)
71998-02-24 MINUTES: The ptys are advised that this actn has been assigned to the cal of Judge Snyder, for all further proceedings. ; mandatory status conference set on 1:30 4/13/98 by Judge Christina A. Snyder CR: N/A (shb) (Entered: 02/27/1998)
81998-03-16 JOINT REPORT OF EARLY MEETING OF COUNSEL filed. Estimated length of trial 3-5 dys (twdb) (Entered: 03/18/1998)
91998-04-13 PRAECIPE: by defendant USA in re complaint in intervention summons on complaint in intervention issued (shb) (Entered: 04/14/1998)
101998-04-13 MINUTES: ; mandatory status conference held ; pretrial conference on 1:30 1/25/99 ; trial set on 9:00 2/23/99 , est 3 to 5 dy crt trial. The crt gr the stip permiting National Union Fire Insurance Co to file a cmp in intervention. by Judge Christina A. Snyder CR: Maria Beesley (twdb) (Entered: 04/21/1998)
111998-04-13 STIPULATION and ORDER to permit filing of cmp in intervention w/o mot. by Judge Christina A. Snyder (twdb) (Entered: 04/21/1998)
121998-04-13 INTERVENOR'S COMPLAINT ; summons issued (twdb) (Entered: 04/21/1998)
131998-04-23 Proof of service of summons and complaint in intervention executed upon defendant USA, Nora Manella, Julie Zata and Janet Reno on 4/21/98 by US mail (shb) (Entered: 04/24/1998)
141998-05-12 ANSWER filed by defendant USA to complaint in intervention [12-1] (twdb) (Entered: 05/13/1998)
151998-05-14 AMENDED ANSWER [5-1] by defendant USA (twdb) (Entered: 05/18/1998)
161998-10-14 JT STIPULATION and ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder ; discovery ddl cont on 3/1/99 ; pretrial conference cont to 4/19/99 , and ;trial cont on 6/1/99 (lc) (Entered: 10/19/1998)
171999-02-17 NOTICE AND REQUEST Of Settlement Procedure Selection fld Parties request to apr bef a randomly selected judicial officer frm the Civil Settlement Panel for sttlmnt procdgs Order by Judge Christina A. Snyder granting settlement procedure selection request [17-1] (rn) (Entered: 02/19/1999)
181999-02-19 REQUEST FOR ASSIGNMENT OF SETTLEMENT JUDGE - pursuant to Local Rule 23.5.4, case assigned to Judge Harry L. Hupp for settlement conference. (cc: all counsel) (rn) (Entered: 02/19/1999)
191999-02-17 STIPULATION and ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder to continue ; discovery ddl reset on 5/1/99 ; pretrial conference contd on 1:30 6/7/99 ;trial reset on 9:30 7/6/99 (el) (Entered: 02/22/1999)
201999-04-05 ORDER by Judge Harry L. Hupp ; settlement conference 4:30 4/29/99 w/possibility of being moved up to 1:30; ptys shl sum settlmt conf ltrs to crt 5 cal days bf conf and exchg non confid ltrs w/other cnsl (lc) (Entered: 04/06/1999)
211999-04-05 COURT'S NOTICE of settlmt conf bf Judge Hupp 4/29/99 4:30 w/possibility of being moved up to 1:30 (lc) (Entered: 04/06/1999)
221999-04-29 MINUTES: ; settlement conference cont til 2:30 5/7/99 by Judge Harry L. Hupp CR: n/a (dhl) (Entered: 05/06/1999)
231999-05-07 MINUTES: ; settlement conference contd to 4:30 5/20/99 , with the possibility of being moved up to 1:30 pm by Judge Harry L. Hupp CR: Cynthia Mizell (el) (Entered: 05/10/1999)
241999-05-17 PRETRIAL MEMO OF CONTENTIONS OF FACT and LAW by defendant USA (el) (Entered: 05/20/1999)
251999-05-17 WITNESS list submitted by defendant USA (el) (Entered: 05/20/1999)
261999-05-20 MEMO OF CONTENTIONS OF FACT and LAW by plaintiff Wendy Osterholt (el) (Entered: 05/25/1999)
271999-05-20 JOINT EXHIBIT list (el) (Entered: 05/25/1999)
281999-05-20 WITNESS list submitted by plaintiff Wendy Osterholt (el) (Entered: 05/25/1999)
291999-05-20 EXHIBIT list by intervenor plaintiff National Union Fire, pur to LR 9.7 (el) (Entered: 05/25/1999)
301999-05-20 WITNESS list submitted by intervenor plaintiff National Union Fire (el) (Entered: 05/25/1999)
311999-05-20 MEMO OF CONTENTIONS OF FACT and LAW by intervenor plaintiff National Union Fire (el) (Entered: 05/25/1999)
321999-05-27 MINUTES: Cnsl notified re ; telephone stat conference set on 12:15 6/1/99 Plf's cnsl is instructed to initiate the conf call @ (213)894-8551 by Judge Christina A. Snyder CR: None present (el) (Entered: 05/28/1999)
331999-05-20 MINUTES: ; 3rd settlement conference held No stlmnt is reached by Judge Harry L. Hupp CR: Not present (el) (Entered: 06/04/1999)
341999-06-03 OBJECTIONS by defendant USA to plf's trl exhs [29-1] (el) (Entered: 06/08/1999)
351999-06-04 SUPPL WITNESS list submitted by plaintiff Wendy Osterholt; Decl of Keith A Nelson (el) (Entered: 06/08/1999)
361999-06-07 MINUTES: ; pretrial conference held ; trial reset on 9:30 7/20/99 ; IN COURT HEARING RE: mtns in limine set on 1:30 7/19/99 the Cutoff for lfg mtns in lim is 6/28/99; any opp to be fld 7/6/99 & rplies if any to be fld 7/12/99, ; settlement conference 10:00 7/9/99 ; telephone conference held by Judge Christina A. Snyder CR: Carmelita Lee (el) (Entered: 06/17/1999)
371999-06-25 MINUTES: In chambers: 4th stlmnt conf hld; no stlmnt is reached by Judge Harry L. Hupp (el) (Entered: 06/28/1999)
381999-06-28 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION by plaintiff Wendy Osterholt in limine to exclude and/or to limit dfts' expert testimony (el) (Entered: 06/29/1999)
391999-06-29 OPPOSITION by defendant USA to motion in limine to exclude and/or to limit dfts' expert testimony [38-1] (el) (Entered: 06/30/1999)
401999-07-09 MINUTES: ; settlement conference held , ; trial vacated , pending the review process and a follow-up hrg by ; telephone conference set on 12:15 7/23/99 Govt nsl agreed to place the conf call to chambers at 213-894-8551 by Judge Christina A. Snyder CR: Not reported (el) (Entered: 07/14/1999)
411999-08-12 MINUTES: ; telephone conference held Plfseeking the probate crt's approval to sign the stip re stlmnt; all cnsl consented to AUSA Janna Sidley coming to chambers w/the orig Order for sig frm Crt. by Judge Christina A. Snyder CR: None Present (el) (Entered: 08/13/1999)
421999-08-16 STIPULATION of COMPROMISE by Judge Christina A. Snyder; Plf & dft do hereby agree & stip to sttle & compromise this actn on the terms indicated herein. Dft USA will pay to the plf, the total sum of $8,500,000.00 including attys' fees which sum sh be in full sttlmnt & satisfaction of any & all clms plf now has. Dft USA will pay to the plf-in-intervention Natl Union Fire Ins Co the total sum of $750,000.00 which sum sh be in full sttlmnt. (see doc for fur details). (ENT 8/17/99). mld cpys. (jag) (Entered: 08/17/1999)
431999-09-21 Receipt and Full Satisfaction pur to the stip for compromise agreement and STIPULATION and ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder that all claims of Wendy Osterhold, as Conservator of the Estate ofPaul Teibl are hereby dismissed w/prej. in their entirety (ENT 9/23/99) cpy to AUSA (el) (Entered: 09/23/1999)
441999-09-28 RECEIPT AND FULL STISFACTION acknowledged by intervenor plf, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Treasury check issd pur to STIPULATION entered by /crt on 8/17/99 in the amt of $750,000.00 and ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder that all clms of National Union Fire Insurance Company are hereby dismissed w/prej. in its entirety terminating case (MD JS-6) (ENT 9/30/99) cpy to AUSA (el) (Entered: 09/30/1999)