Case Details

CourtCentral District of California
Docket number2:08-cv-01509
Date case filed2008-03-04
Date case closed2011-02-16
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Christina A. Snyder
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Insurance Contract
Nature of suit110 Insurance
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Christopher Krummell
Party type: Plaintiff
in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell
TERMINATED: 02/19/2010
Attorney name: Joseph Kronawitter
Attorney Contact:
Horn Alyward and Bandy LLC
2600 Grand Boulevard Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-0700
Fax: 816-421-0899
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Larry A Sackey
Attorney Contact:
Larry A Sackey Law Offices
11500 W Olympic Blvd Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310-575-4444
Fax: 310-575-4520
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert A Horn
Attorney Contact:
Horn Aylward and Bandy LLC
2600 Grand Boulevard Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-0700
Fax: 816-421-0899
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Teresa Kathleen Breman
Attorney Contact:
Breman Law Offices
1999 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1100
Century City, CA 90067
310-525-3520
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Christopher Krummell
Party type: Plaintiff
on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated
TERMINATED: 02/19/2010
Attorney name: Joseph Kronawitter
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Larry A Sackey
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert A Horn
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Teresa Kathleen Breman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: John V R Krummell
Party type: Plaintiff
Co-Trustee of the Krummell Trust Estate of John D. Krummell
Attorney name: Joseph Kronawitter
Attorney Contact:
Horn Alyward & Bandy LLC
2600 Grand Boulevard Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-0700
Fax: 816-421-0899
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Larry A Sackey
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert A Horn
Attorney Contact:
Horn Aylward & Bandy LLC
2600 Grand Boulevard Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-0700
Fax: 816-421-0899
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Teresa Kathleen Breman
Attorney Contact:
Breman Law Offices
1999 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1100
Century City, CA 90067
310-525-3520
Fax: 310-525-3543
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Matthew W T Krummell
Party type: Plaintiff
Co-Trustee of the Krummell Trust Estate of John D. Krummell
Attorney name: Joseph Kronawitter
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Larry A Sackey
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert A Horn
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Teresa Kathleen Breman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: North American Company for Life and Health Insurance
Party type: Defendant
an Iowa Corporation
Attorney name: Eric C Schaffer
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith
355 So Grand Avenue Suite 2900
P O Box 2084
Oakland, CA 94604-2084
510-763-2000
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Henry Pietrkowski
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith LLP
10 South Wacker Drive 40th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606-7507
312-207-3904
Fax: 312-207-6400
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Henry C Wang
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith
355 South Grand Avenue 29th Fl
Los Angeles, CA 90071-1415
213-457-8000
Fax: 213-457-8080
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Joy L Durand
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith LLP
Two Embarcadero Center Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111-3922
415-543-8700
TERMINATED: 03/14/2011 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert D Phillips , Jr
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith LLP
355 South Grand Avenue Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-457-8000
Fax: 213-457-8080
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Tamara M Rowles
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith LLP
355 South Grand Avenue Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-457-8024
Fax: 213-457-8080
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: William Hayden Higgins
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith LLP
101 Second Street Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-543-8700
Fax: 415-391-8269
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Christopher Curran Foster
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith LLP
101 Second Street
Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-543-8700
Fax: 415-391-8269
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jessica M Perry
Attorney Contact:
Reed Smith
101 Second Street, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94105
415.543.8700
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: DOES
Party type: Defendant
1 through 20
Party: Paula Davis
Party type: Objector
Attorney name: Lee M Gordon
Attorney Contact:
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
700 South Flower Street Suite 2940
Los Angeles, CA 90017-4101
213-330-7150
Fax: 213-330-7152
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12008-03-04 APPLICATION for Appointment of Guardian ad Litem for Incompetent Plaintiff to Institute Action and Points and Authorities filed by Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell), Christopher Krummell(on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated). Lodged Proposed Order. (et) Additional attachment(s) added on 3/17/2008 (lra, ). (Entered: 03/11/2008)
22008-03-05 ORDER by Judge Andrew J. Wistrich: That Chris Krummell be and hereby is appointed guardian ad litem for the incompetent plaintiff John D. Krummell in this cause to act on John D. Krummell's behalf; the guardian ad litem named above is directed to appear in this case and to file the proposed complaint, on behalf of John D. Krummell, an all others similarly sitauted, against North American Company for Life and Health Insurance forwith 1 . (et) (Entered: 03/11/2008)
32008-03-06 COMPLAINT against Defendants North American Company for Life and Health Insurance, DOES 1 through 20. (Filing fee $ 350 PAID.) Jury Demanded., filed by Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell), Christopher Krummell(on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated). (et) Additional attachment(s) added on 3/17/2008 (lra, ). (Entered: 03/11/2008)
3.2 SUMMONS
3.3 NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT
3.4 Civil Cover Sheet
42008-03-06 CERTIFICATION AND NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell, Christopher Krummell. (et) Additional attachment(s) added on 3/21/2008 (lra, ). (Entered: 03/11/2008)
52008-03-06 Consent of Proposed Guardian ad Litem for Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell, in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell, on behalf of heimself and all others similarly situated. (jp) (Entered: 03/11/2008)
62008-03-06 NOTICE OF FILING FEE DUE on Pro Hac Vice Application mailed to attorney Robert A Horn for Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell, Christopher Krummell. (et) (Entered: 03/11/2008)
72008-03-11 NOTICE OF FILING FEE DUE on Pro Hac Vice Application mailed to attorney Joe Kronawitter for Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell, Christopher Krummell. (et) (Entered: 03/11/2008)
82008-03-13 APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Robert A. Horn for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. FEE NOT PAID. filed by PLAINTIFF Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Pro Hac Vice Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 03/13/2008)
92008-03-13 APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Joseph A. Kronawitter for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. FEE NOT PAID. filed by PLAINTIFF Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Pro Hac Vice Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 03/13/2008)
102008-03-14 NOTICE TO COUNSEL by Judge Christina A. Snyder: This case has been assigned to the calendar of Judge Christina A. Snyder. This Notice of Counsel shall be to all parties appearing in propria persona, and for purposes of this notice, the term "counsel" shall include any person appearing in pro per. Counsel are advised that the Court expects strict conmpliance with the provisions of the Local Rules and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (See document for further details). (mmu) (Entered: 03/17/2008)
112008-03-28 ORDER ON APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY TO APPEAR IN A SPECIFIC CASE by Judge Christina A. Snyder Granting APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Joseph A. Kronawitter for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell, Christopher Krummell. Larry A. Sackey is designated as local counsel. FEE PAID. 9 (bm) (Entered: 03/31/2008)
122008-03-27 ORDER ON APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY TO APPEAR IN A SPECIFIC CASE by Judge Christina A. Snyder Granting APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY Robert A. Horn for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of Plaintiffs Christopher Krummell, John Krummell. Larry A. Sackey is designated as local counsel. FEE PAID. 8 (bm) (Entered: 03/31/2008)
132008-04-01 PROOF OF SERVICE Executed by PLAINTIFF Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell), upon North American Company for Life and Health Insurance served on 3/21/2008, answer due 4/10/2008. The Summons and Complaint were served by Personal service, by FRCP 12 statute, upon Margaret Wilson, Registered Agent for Service of Process. Due Dilligence declaration NO. Original Summons Not Returned. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 04/01/2008)
142008-04-07 FIRST STIPULATION Extending Time to Answer the complaint as to North American Company for Life and Health Insurance answer now due 4/25/2008, filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.(Schaffer, Eric) (Entered: 04/07/2008)
152008-04-25 ANSWER to Complaint - (Discovery), Complaint - (Discovery) 3 filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.(Schaffer, Eric) (Entered: 04/25/2008)
162008-04-25 NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Schaffer, Eric) (Entered: 04/25/2008)
172008-05-01 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents. The following error(s) was found: Incorrect event selected. Correct event is Notices - Certificate of Interested Parties RE: Notice of Interested Parties filed 4/25/2008 16 . In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. (gk) (Entered: 05/01/2008)
182008-04-30 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER held before Judge Christina A. Snyder: Scheduling Conference set on June 16, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. pursuant to F.R.Civ.P 16(b). The parties are reminded of their obligations to disclose information and confer on a discovery plan not later than 21 days prior to the date of the Rule 16(b) Scheduling Conference and to report to the Court not later than 14 days after they confer on a discovery plan and the other matters required by F.R.Civ.P. 26(f) and the Local Rules of this Court. If this case hasbeen assigned to the ADR Pilot Program, counsel shall concurrently file the ADRQuestionnaire. (See document for details.) (kpa) (Entered: 05/01/2008)
192008-06-06 JOINT REPORT Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan ; estimated length of trial 2-3 weeks, filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.. (Higgins, William) (Entered: 06/06/2008)
202008-06-13 NOTICE OF LODGING filed re Submission of Proposed Scheduling Order re Joint Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan 19 (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Proposed Scheduling Order)(Higgins, William) (Entered: 06/13/2008)
212008-06-16 MINUTES OF Scheduling Conference held before Judge Christina A. Snyder: Plaintiff shall file a Motion for Class Certification not later than 2/2/09; defendants opposition due 3/30/09; reply, if any, due 4/29/09; motion hearing shall be scheduled for 6/1/09 at 10:00 a.m. The Court confers with counsel and schedules the Trial date and other related deadlines. Refer to document for details of the Order. Court Reporter: Walter Ledge. (pso) (Entered: 06/24/2008)
222008-07-17 STIPULATION for Protective Order filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.(Schaffer, Eric) (Entered: 07/17/2008)
232008-07-23 ORDER RE: PARTIES' PROPOSED PROTECTIVE ORDER 22 by Magistrate Judge Fernando M. Olguin. The court is unable to adopt the Protective Order as stipulated to by the parties. **See document for details.** (vdr) (Entered: 07/23/2008)
242008-08-13 STIPULATION for Protective Order filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.(Schaffer, Eric) (Entered: 08/13/2008)
252008-08-14 PROTECTIVE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Fernando M. Olguin. **See document for details.** (vdr) (Entered: 08/14/2008)
262008-12-30 Joint STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Plaintiff's Motion to Certify Class filed by plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/30/2008)
272008-12-30 Joint STIPULATION to Amend Complaint - (Discovery), Complaint - (Discovery) 3 filed by plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/30/2008)
282008-12-30 Joint STIPULATION to Compel Discovery filed by plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit A - Breman Declaration, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit B - Breman Declaration, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit C - Breman Declaration, # 5 Exhibit Exhibit D - Breman Declaration, # 6 Exhibit Exhibit E - Breman Declaration, # 7 Exhibit Exhibit F - Breman Declaration, # 8 Exhibit Exhibit G - Breman Declaration, # 9 Exhibit Exhibit H - Breman Declaration, # 10 Exhibit Exhibit I - Breman Declaration, # 11 Declaration Declaration of Barbara Murray)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/30/2008)
292008-12-30 NOTICE of Motion to Compel filed by plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/30/2008)
302009-01-05 ORDER TO SET OR EXTEND DEADLINES RELATING TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO CERTIFY CLASS by Judge Christina A. Snyder: See Scheduling Conference Minute Order 21 ; Resetting Deadlines & Hearing Date: Plaintiff's Motion due by 5/8/2009; Defendant's Opposition due by 6/19/09; Plaintiff's Reply due by 7/17/09 with a hearing on the motion set for on 8/17/2008 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder.(pp) (Entered: 01/06/2009)
312009-01-05 ORDER FOR FILING FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The parties' Stipulation For Filing Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint 27 is GRANTED. Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint is filed forthwith. (gk) (Entered: 01/06/2009)
322009-01-05 FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT against Defendants North American Company for Life and Health Insurance and Does 1 through 20; amending Complaint 3 ; with Jury Demand filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell, in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated. (gk) (Entered: 01/06/2009)
332009-01-05 NOTICE OF DISCREPANCY AND ORDER: by Judge Christina A. Snyder ORDERING Lodging of First Amended Complaint Pursuant to Local Rule 15-1 submitted by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell, received on 12/31/08, not to be filed but instead rejected. Denial based on: No request to file First Amended Complaint. (mmu) (Entered: 01/06/2009)
342008-12-30 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents, RE: Notice (Other) 29 . The following error(s) was found: Incorrect event selected. Correct category and event is : Discovery Motions, Compel. In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. (sl) (sl). (Entered: 01/06/2009)
352009-01-07 EXHIBIT Filed filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell. Exhibits A-D as to Amended Complaint, 32 . (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 01/07/2009)
362009-01-09 STIPULATION to Continue Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Discovery from January 28, 2009 to February 4, 2009 Re: Notice (Other) 29 filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Perry, Jessica) (Entered: 01/09/2009)
372009-01-13 ORDER RE: DISCOVERY MOTION 36 by Magistrate Judge Fernando M. Olguin. IT IS ORDERED THAT: The hearing set for January 28, 2009, is hereby vacated. Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Discovery (Document No. 29) is denied without prejudice. (See document for further details). (mr) Modified on 1/13/2009 (mr). (Entered: 01/13/2009)
382009-02-04 ANSWER to Amended Complaint, 32 filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.(Higgins, William) (Entered: 02/04/2009)
392009-02-05 APPLICATION for attorney Henry Pietrkowski to Appear Pro Hac Vice (PHV FEE NOT PAID.) filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Order on Application of Non Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case)(Phillips, Robert) (Entered: 02/05/2009)
402009-02-06 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder Granting APPLICATION for attorney Henry Pietrkowski to Appear Pro Hac Vice 39 on behalf of Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. Robert D. Phillips, Jr. is designated as local counsel. Fee PAID. (mg) (Entered: 02/09/2009)
412009-02-09 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents. The following error(s) was found: A Certificate of Good Standing is not attached to pro hac vice application. Order granting Application filed 2/6/2009, document number 40 RE: Application of Non-Resident Attorney Henry Pietrkowski to Appear in a Specific Case filed 2/5/2009 39 . In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. (gk) (Entered: 02/09/2009)
422009-02-18 Amended APPLICATION for attorney Henry Pietrkowski to Appear Pro Hac Vice (PHV FEE NOT PAID.) filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Phillips, Robert) (Entered: 02/18/2009)
432009-02-18 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder Granting Amended APPLICATION for attorney Henry Pietrkowski to Appear Pro Hac Vice 39 , 42 on behalf of Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. Robert D Phillips, Jr. is designated as local counsel. Fee PAID. (mg) (Entered: 02/19/2009)
442009-05-01 Joint STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Motion for Class Certification filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell).(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 05/01/2009)
452009-05-01 NOTICE OF LODGING filed for Proposed Order re Stipulation for Extension of Time to File 44 (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 05/01/2009)
462009-05-04 ORDER RE: JOINT STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEADLINES RELATING TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO CERTIFY CLASS by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Parties' Stipulation To Extend Deadlines Relating To Plaintiffs Motion To Certify Class 44 is GRANTED. The Court enters the following scheduling Order extending deadlines governing Plaintiff's motion for class certification: (1) Plaintiff shall file his motion for class certification on or before 6/8/2009. (2) Defendant shall file its opposition to class certification on or before 7/20/2009. (3) Plaintiff shall file his reply in support of class certification on or before 8/19/2009. (4) A hearing on the motion for class certification will be held on 9/14/2009 at 10:00 AM. (gk) (Entered: 05/05/2009)
472009-05-20 Joint STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Plaintiff's Motion to Certify Class, & to vacate and re-set further dates filed by plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit 1 - Proposed Procedure Regarding Discovery from Putative Class Members, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit 1(A) - Draft Letter to Policyholders, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit 1B 2nd Letter from Administrator, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit 1C 3rd Letter from Plaintiffs Counsel, # 5 Exhibit Exhibit 1D 3rd Letter from Defendant's Counsel, # 6 Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 05/20/2009)
482009-05-22 ORDER GRANTING JOINT STIPULATION FOR PUTATIVE CLASS DISCOVERY PROCEDURE, TO EXTEND DEADLINES RELATING TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO CERTIFY CLASS, AND TO VACATE AND RESET FURTHER DATES by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Court generally adopts the Joint Stipulation 47 and orders as follows: The Putative Class Discovery Procedure set forth in Exhibit 1 to the Joint Stipulation shall be adopted in this proceeding for use by the parties in carrying out pre-certification discovery of putative class members. The Court extends the schedule governing Plaintiffs motion for class certification as follows: (a) Plaintiff shall file his motion for class certification on or before 10/7/2009. (b) Defendant shall file its opposition to class certification on or before 12/3/2009. (c) Plaintiff shall file his reply in support of class certification on or before 1/14/2010. (d) A hearing on the motion for class certification will be held on 2/8/2010, at 10:00 AM. All further dates previously calendared in this matter are hereby vacated and re-set as follows: Discovery cut-off 5/30/2010. Final Pretrial Conference set for 10/19/2010 11:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial set for 11/9/2010 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 05/22/2009)
492009-09-01 NOTICE of Change of Address by William Hayden Higgins attorney for Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance, changing address to William H. Higgins, Reed Smith LLP, 101 Second Street, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105. Filed by defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance (Higgins, William) (Entered: 09/01/2009)
502009-09-23 Joint STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Extend Deadlines Relating To Plaintiff's Motion To Certify Class And To Vacate And Set Further Dates filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Re Joint Stipulation To Extend Deadlines Relating To Plaintiff's Motion to Certify Class And To Vacate And Set Further Dates)(Durand, Joy) (Entered: 09/23/2009)
512009-09-25 ORDER RE: JOINT STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEADLINES RELATING TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO CERTIFY CLASS AND TO VACATE AND SET FURTHER DATES by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Joint Stipulation To Extend Deadlines Relating To Plaintiff's Motion To Certify Class And To Vacate And Set Further Dates 50 , is GRANTED, and the Court enters the following revised Scheduling Order: (A) The following schedule shall be adopted for briefing and hearing of Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification: Plaintiff's Class Certification Motion due 11/9/2009. Defendant's Opposition to Class Certification due 11/19/2010. Plaintiff's Reply due 2/22/2010. Hearing on Class Certification shall be set for 3/15/2010 at 10:00 AM. (B) All further dates in this matter are hereby vacated, except for the final pre-trial conference and trial dates, and are set or re-set as follows: Fact Discovery cut-off 6/1/2010. Disclosure of Plaintiff's Experts Due 6/15/2010. Disclosure of Defendant's Experts Due 7/27/2010. Expert Discovery Cut-Off 9/15/2010. Pre-trial Conference/Motions in Limine set for 10/18/2010 11:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial set for 11/9/2010 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 09/25/2009)
522009-10-08 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION for Leave to file Second Amended Complaint and Join William J. Milimine as Plaintiff filed by PLAINTIFF Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). Motion set for hearing on 11/2/2009 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Second Amended Complaint)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 10/08/2009)
532009-10-08 NOTICE OF LODGING filed of Proposed Order for Plaintiff to File Second Amended Complaint re MOTION for Leave to file Second Amended Complaint and Join William J. Milimine as Plaintiff 52 (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Proposed Order for Motion for Leave to File SAC)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 10/08/2009)
542009-10-08 NOTICE OF MOTION re MOTION for Leave to file Second Amended Complaint and Join William J. Milimine as Plaintiff 52 filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 11/2/2009 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 10/08/2009)
552009-10-19 DEFENDANT'S OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR LEAVE OF COURT TO FILE SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT Opposition re: MOTION for Leave to file Second Amended Complaint and Join William J. Milimine as Plaintiff 52 filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 10/19/2009)
562009-10-26 REPLY in support of motion MOTION for Leave to file Second Amended Complaint and Join William J. Milimine as Plaintiff 52 filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit 1)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 10/26/2009)
572009-11-02 MINUTES OF PLAINTIFF CHRISTOPHER KRUMELLS MOTION FOR LEAVE OF COURT TO FILE SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT (filed 10/08/09) 52 . Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Plaintiffs motion is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Plaintiff shall have ten days to file a SAC consistent with this order.Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (pp) (Entered: 11/04/2009)
582009-11-09 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Certify Class , Appoint Class Representative and Appoint Class Counsel filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). Motion set for hearing on 3/15/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit A1 to Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 3 Exhibit Exibit A2 to Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit A3 To Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 5 Exhibit Exhibit A4 To Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 6 Exhibit Exhibit A5 To Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 7 Exhibit Exhibit A6 - Coversheet - Filed Under Seal, # 8 Exhibit Exhibit A7 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 9 Exhibit Exhibit A8 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 10 Exhibit Exhibit A9 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 11 Exhibit Exhibit A10 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 12 Exhibit Exhibit A11 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 13 Exhibit Exhibit A12 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 14 Exhibit Exhibit A13 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 15 Exhibit Exhibit A14 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 16 Exhibit Exhibit A15 - Cover Sheet - Filed Under Seal, # 17 Exhibit Declaration of William Hager, # 18 Exhibit Declaration of Thomas Maronick, # 19 Exhibit Declaratin of Patricia Pearse, # 20 Exhibit Declaration of Larry A. Sackey, # 21 Exhibit Declaration of Robert A. Horn, # 22 Exhibit Declaration of Joseph A. Kronawitter, # 23 Exhibit Declaration of Kurt Krueger, # 24 Exhibit Exhibit I, # 25 Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/09/2009)
592009-11-09 NOTICE OF MOTION re MOTION to Certify Class , Appoint Class Representative and Appoint Class Counsel 58 filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 3/15/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/09/2009)
602009-11-09 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE re MOTION to Certify Class , Appoint Class Representative and Appoint Class Counsel 58 filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/09/2009)
612009-11-09 NOTICE of Under Seal Filing filed Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Protective Order, # 2 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/09/2009)
622009-11-09 NOTICE of Manual Filing filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell of Application to File Under Seal, Sealed Exhibits. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/09/2009)
632009-11-09 NOTICE Notice of Errata to Remove Document #61 from the ECF Docket filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/09/2009)
642009-11-09 APPLICATION to File Select Exhibits Under Seal in Support of Motion to Certify Class, Appoint Class Representative and Appoint Class Counsel filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell. Lodged Proposed Order. (gk) (Entered: 11/10/2009)
652009-11-10 ORDER RE APPLICATION TO FILE SELECT EXHIBITS UNDER SEAL IN SUPPORT OF MOTION TO CERTIFY CLASS, APPOINT CLASS REPRESENTATIVE AND APPOINT CLASS COUNSEL by Judge Christina A. Snyder: Plaintiff's Application to File Select Exhibits Under Seal in Support of Motion to Certify Class, Appoint Class Representative and Appoint Class Counsel 64 is GRANTED. (gk) (Entered: 11/12/2009)
662009-11-12 SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT against Defendants North American Company for Life and Health Insurance and Does 1 through 20; amending First Amended Complaint 32 ; with Jury Demand filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell, in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated. (gk) (gk). (Entered: 11/13/2009)
672009-11-10 SEALED DOCUMENT- Exhibits A6-A15 to Declaration of Teresa Breman in Support of Plaintiff's Motion to Certify Class, Appoint Class Representative and Appoint Class Counsel. (Attachments: Part 2, Part 3)(mat) (Entered: 11/17/2009)
682009-11-20 NOTICE of Errata Re Clerical Error in Plaintiff's Motion to Certify Class filed by Plaintiff, Krummell Christopher Krummell(in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell). (Breman, Teresa) (Entered: 11/20/2009)
692009-12-03 STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Response as to Amended Complaint, 66 filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 12/03/2009)
702009-12-04 ANSWER to Amended Complaint, 66 filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance.(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 12/04/2009)
712009-12-04 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder GRANTING Stipulation for Extension of Time for Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance to File Response to the Second Amended Complaint 69 by 12/11/2009. (pp) (Entered: 12/07/2009)
722009-12-08 STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Defendant's Opposition to Motion to Certify and to Revise Scheduling Order filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 12/08/2009)
732009-12-09 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder granting Stipulation for Order Revising Scheduling Order 72 . Defendant's Opposition to Class Certification: 3/17/10; Plaintiff's Reply: 4/26/10; Hearing on Motion for Class Certification: 5/24/10 at 10:00 a.m.; Fact discovery cut-off: 8/24/10; Disclosure of Plaintiff's Expert ddl: 9/27/10; Disclosure of Defendant's Expert ddl: 10/19/10; Expert discovery cut-off: 12/8/10; Pretrial Conference/hearing on Motions in limine: 1/17/11 at 11:00 a.m.; and, Jury trial: 2/8/11 at 9:30 a.m. (pp) (Entered: 12/10/2009)
742010-01-27 Joint STIPULATION to Continue Deadlines Re: Order, Set Motion and R&R Deadlines, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,,,,, 73 filed by Defendants North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Re: Joint Stipulation To Extend Deadlines Relating To Plaintiff's Motion To Certify Class)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 01/27/2010)
752010-01-29 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder Re Joint Stipulation 74 to Extend Deadlines Relating to Plaintiff's Motion to Certify Class 58 . The Joint Stipulation is GRANTED. Defendant's Opposition: 4/14/2010; Plaintiff's Reply: 5/24/2010; Hearing on Motion for Class Certification: 6/21/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. All further dates in this matter shall remain set as follows: Fact Discovery cut-off 8/24/2010. Disclosure of Plaintiff's Experts Due 9/7/2010. Disclosure of Defendant's Experts Due 10/19/2010. Expert Discovery Cut-Off 12/8/2010. Pretrial Conference set for 1/17/2011 at 11:00 AM. Jury Trial Date set for 2/8/2011 at 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (mg) (Entered: 02/01/2010)
762010-02-12 Joint STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Opposition and Reply re Motion for Class Certification, to extend deadlines re discovery and to continue pre-trial conference and trial filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Higgins, William) (Entered: 02/12/2010)
772010-02-16 ORDER RE: JOINT STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEADLINES RELATING TO PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO CERTIFY CLASS, DISCOVERY, AND EXPERT DISCLOSURES AND TO CONTINUE THE PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE AND TRIAL DATES by Judge Christina A. Snyder: Upon Joint Stipulation 76 , the Court enters the following revised Scheduling Order: Hearing on Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification 58 reset for hearing on 8/23/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Last Day to File Defendant's Opposition 6/11/2010. Last Day to File Plaintiff's Reply 7/21/2010. Fact Discovery cut-off 10/22/2010. Last Day to Serve Disclosures of Plaintiff's Experts 11/5/2010. Last Day to Serve Disclosures of Defendant's Experts 12/17/2010. Expert Discovery Cut-Off 1/28/2011. Final Pretrial Conference set for 2/28/2011 11:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Jury Trial set for 4/19/2011 09:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 02/17/2010)
782010-02-18 NOTICE OF MOTION AND First MOTION to Substitute Plaintiffs John V.R. Krummell and Matthew W.T. Krummell, co-trustees of the Krummell Living Trust for Christopher Krummell, in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell filed by plaintiff Christopher Krummell(on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated). Motion set for hearing on 3/22/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit B, # 3 Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 02/18/2010)
792010-02-18 NOTICE OF MOTION re First MOTION to Substitute Plaintiffs John V.R. Krummell and Matthew W.T. Krummell, co-trustees of the Krummell Living Trust for Christopher Krummell, in his capacity as Guardian ad Litem for John D. Krummell 78 filed by Plaintiff Christopher Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 3/22/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 02/18/2010)
802010-02-19 ORDER RE UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR SUBSTITUTION OF PLAINTIFF by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Court GRANTS Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion For Substitution of Plaintiff 78 and enters the following Order: John V. R. Krummell and Matthew W. T. Krummell, Co-Trustees of the Krummell Trust Estate are hereby substituted in place of Christopher Krummell as plaintiffs in this action under the provisions of Rule 25(a)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (gk) (Entered: 02/22/2010)
812010-04-02 Joint STIPULATION for Discovery as to Supplement Putative Class Discovery Procedure filed by defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Adopting Joint Stipulation to Supplement Putative Class Discovery Procedure)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
822010-04-06 ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder GRANTING Stipulation to Supplement Putative Class Discovery Procedure 81 . (pp) (Entered: 04/06/2010)
832010-05-03 Joint STIPULATION for Discovery filed by Defendant - Joint Stipulation to Further Supplement Putative Class Discovery Procedure North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 05/03/2010)
842010-05-04 ORDER GRANTING JOINT STIPULATION TO FURTHER SUPPLEMENT PUTATIVE CLASS DISCOVERY PROCEDURE by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Court approves the Joint Stipulation to Further Supplement Putative Class Discovery Procedure 83 , counsel for plaintiffs and for North American Company for Life and Health Insurance are permitted to make joint telephone calls to potential policyholder deponents who have signed and returned the "Acknowledgment of Service of Subpoena" or who have been served by in-hand delivery with a deposition subpoena for the purpose of (i) confirming their attendance at their respective depositions or rescheduling those depositions to a mutually convenient place and time, and (ii) asking if they would be willing to have any documents responsive to the subpoena to be copied in advance in order to save time at the deposition itself and making arrangements therefore. (gk) (Entered: 05/05/2010)
852010-05-11 NOTICE of Agreement in Principle to Settle and Joint Stipulation to Modify Scheduling Order filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 05/11/2010)
862010-05-18 ORDER GRANTING JOINT STIPULATION TO MODIFY SCHEDULING ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder: Upon Joint Stipulation 85 , the Court orders that: (1) the following scheduled dates are hereby VACATED: Last Day to File Defendant's Opposition to Class Certification 58 6/11/2010; Last Day to File Plaintiff's Reply in Support of Class Certification 7/21/2010; Hearing on Class Certification 8/23/2010 at 10:00 AM; Fact Discovery Cut-Off 10/22/2010; Last Day to Serve Disclosures of Plaintiff's Experts 11/5/2010; Last Day to Serve Disclosures of Defendant's Experts 12/17/2010; Expert Discovery Cut-Off 1/28/2011; Pre-trial Conference Date 2/28/2011 at 11:00 AM; Jury Trial 4/19/2011 at 9:30 AM; and (2) a Telephonic Status Conference is set for 6/9/2010 11:30 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (gk) (Entered: 05/19/2010)
872010-06-09 MINUTES OF TELEPHONIC STATUS CONFERENCE RE: SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT held before Judge Christina A. Snyder: Hearing held telephonically and counsel are present. The Court confers with counsel regarding the status of the settlement in the above-referenced action. Counsel inform the Court that the parties intend to file a Motion for Preliminary Approval after July 4, 2010, and noticing the hearing for August 9, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., or close thereto. The Court sets a Further Telephonic Status Conference re: Settlement Agreement on July15, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon). (See document for further details) (yl) (Entered: 06/21/2010)
882010-07-14 MINUTES (IN CHAMBERS) by Judge Christina A. Snyder: Defense counsel updates the Court with regards to the status of the action and it appears that the parties are on schedule as to the filing of the Motion for Preliminary Approval. Therefore, on the Court's own motion, the Court continues the Telephonic Further Status Conference re: Settlement Agreement to 8/5/2010 12:00 PM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. All parties are ordered to discuss the matter with their clients and opposing counsel prior to the telephone conference. Counsel for PLAINTIFF is ordered to initiate the telephone conference call THROUGH THE TELEPHONE OPERATOR. If the Motion for Preliminary Approval is filed with the Court prior to 8/5/2010, then the 8/5/2010 Telephonic Further Status Conference will not go forward. Court Reporter: Not Present. (gk) (Entered: 07/14/2010)
892010-08-04 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Christina A. Snyder. The Court having been informed by counsel that the Motion for Preliminary Approval will be filed on or before August 9, 2010 and noticing the hearing on August 30, 2010 at10:00 a.m. The Court VACATES the August 5, 2010 Telephonic Further StatusConference. If the Motion for Preliminary Approval is unable to be filed by August 9,2010, counsel shall contact the Courtroom Deputy Clerk to reset the Telephonic Further Status Conference. (vv) (Entered: 08/05/2010)
902010-08-09 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION for Settlement Approval of Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement and Other Relief filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 8/30/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Settlement Agreement, # 2 Proposed Order Proposed Findings and Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 08/09/2010)
912010-08-09 NOTICE OF MOTION re MOTION for Settlement Approval of Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement and Other Relief 90 filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 8/30/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 08/09/2010)
922010-08-30 STATEMENT Joint STatement of Plaintiffs and Defendant North American Company for LIfe and Health Insurance re Findings and Order Preliminarily Approving Settlement, Directing Issuance of Notice to the Class, and Setting Final Approval Hearing filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance re: Notice of Motion, 91 . (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Barbara Murray)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 08/30/2010)
932010-08-30 NOTICE Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance's Notice of Compliance with CAFA Notification Requirements filed by Defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of William H. Higgins ISO North American Company for Life and Health Insurance's Notice of Compliance with CAFA Notification Requirements)(Foster, Christopher) (Entered: 08/30/2010)
942010-08-30 FINDINGS AND ORDER PRELIMINARILY APPROVING SETTLEMENT, DIRECTING ISSUANCE OF NOTICE TO THE CLASS, AND SETTING FINAL APPROVAL HEARING by Judge Christina A. Snyder: It is hereby ORDERED AND DECREED AS FOLLOWS: The motion of Plaintiffs John V.R. Krummell and Matthew W.T. Krummell, in their capacities as co-trustees of the Trust Estate of John D. Krummell and as representatives of the Class, for preliminary approval of the class action settlement reached with North American Company for Life and Health Insurance 90 is GRANTED. The Courtpreliminarily approves the Settlement Agreement. The Court appoints the law firms of: (a) Law Office of Larry A. Sackey; (b) Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC; and (c) Breman Law Offices as Class Counsel. For settlement purposes only, the Court also appoints Plaintiffs John V.R. Krummell and Matthew W.T. Krummell, in their capacities as Co-Trustees of the Trust Estate of John D. Krummell, as the Class Representatives. A hearing (the "Final Approval Hearing") will be held on 2/14/2011 at 10:00 AM, to consider the fairness, reasonableness, and adequacy of the proposed Settlement and whether it should be finally approved by the Court. The Court approves the selection of Gilardi & Co. LLC as the initial Settlement Administrator pursuant to the Settlement Agreement. All proceedings in the Action are stayed until further order of the Court, except as may be necessary to implement the Settlement or to comply with the terms of the Settlement Agreement. See document for details. (gk) (Entered: 08/31/2010)
952010-08-30 MINUTES OF Motion Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Court confers with counsel and counsel argue. Unopposed Motion of Plaintiffs for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement and other Relief 58 , 90 is hereby GRANTED. The Court signs the Proposed Findings and Order Preliminarily Approving Settlement, Directing Issuance of Notice to the Class, and Setting Final Approval Hearing. A hearing (the Final Approval Hearing) is set for 2/14/2011 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (gk) (Entered: 09/02/2010)
962010-10-04 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION to Amend MOTION for Settlement Approval of Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement and Other Relief 90 filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 11/1/2010 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Amendment No. 1 To Settlement Agreement, # 2 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 10/04/2010)
972010-10-05 ORDER PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AMENDMENT NO 1 TO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE by Judge Christina A. Snyder: Motion 96 GRANTED. All defined terms in this order shall have the same meanings as in the Settlement Agreement. The Court preliminarily approves Amendment No. 1, a copy of which was filed as Exhibit A to the motion, and reaffirms preliminary approval of the Settlement Agreement as amended by Amendment No. 1. The Court approves the form and content of the Class Notice, as amended by Amendment No. 1. The Court orders that the Class Notice, as amended by Amendment No. 1, shall be mailed pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, as amended by Amendment No. 1, and finds that such Class Notice (a) is the best practicable notice under the circumstances; (b) is reasonably calculated to apprise Lapsed Coverage Subclass Members of the pendency of the Action and of their right to object or exclude themselves from the proposed Settlement; (c) is reasonable and constitutes due, adequate, and sufficient notice to all persons entitled to receive notice; and (d) satisfies all applicable requirements of Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of CivilProcedure, the United States Constitution, and its Amendments. (ir) (Entered: 10/06/2010)
982010-11-19 DECLARATION of Ryanne Cozzi re: Notification of Class Action Settlement filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 11/19/2010)
992010-11-22 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents RE: Declaration (non-motion) 98 . The following error(s) was found: Title page lacks submitting counsel's name, California bar number, office address, telephone and facsimile numbers and e-mail address; commencing with line 1 at the left margin, pursuant to Local Rule 11-3.8(a). In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. You need not take any action in response to this notice unless and until the court directs you to do so. (ag) (Entered: 11/23/2010)
1002010-12-09 APPLICATION for Attorney Fees , Costs and Class Representative Incentive Awards filed by PLAINTIFF John V R Krummell. Application set for hearing on 2/14/2011 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Ex A - Declaration of Larry Sackey, # 2 Exhibit Ex B - Declaration of Joseph Kronawitter, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit C - Declaration of Teresa Breman, # 4 Exhibit Ex D - Declaration of John VR Krummell, # 5 Exhibit Ex E - Declaration of Chris Krummell)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/09/2010)
100.1 Exhibit Ex A - Declaration of Larry Sackey
100.2 Exhibit Ex B - Declaration of Joseph Kronawitter
100.3 Exhibit Exhibit C - Declaration of Teresa Breman
100.4 Exhibit Ex D - Declaration of John VR Krummell
100.5 Exhibit Ex E - Declaration of Chris Krummell
1012010-12-09 NOTICE OF MOTION re APPLICATION for Attorney Fees , Costs and Class Representative Incentive Awards 100 filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 2/14/2011 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/09/2010)
1022010-12-09 NOTICE Notice of Errata to Remove Document #101 from the ECF System Docket filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/09/2010)
1032010-12-09 NOTICE OF MOTION re APPLICATION for Attorney Fees , Costs and Class Representative Incentive Awards 100 filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 2/14/2011 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 12/09/2010)
1042011-01-14 NOTICE OF MOTION AND Final MOTION for Settlement Approval of Class Action Settlement filed by plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 2/14/2011 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
1052011-01-14 NOTICE OF MOTION re Final MOTION for Settlement Approval of Class Action Settlement 104 filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. Motion set for hearing on 2/14/2011 at 10:00 AM before Judge Christina A. Snyder. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
1062011-02-04 DECLARATION of Markham Sherwood re Order on Motion for Settlement,,,,,, 94 re: List of Timely, Complete Requests for Exclusion from Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 02/04/2011)
1072011-02-04 NOTICE of Manual Filing filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell of Exhibit A to Delcaration of Markham Sherwood Under Seal. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice of Manual Filing)(Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 02/04/2011)
1082011-02-04 APPLICATION to File Exhibit A to the Declaration of Markham Sherwood Re List of Timely, Complete Requests for Exclusion from Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass Under Seal filed by Plaintiffs John V. R. Krummell and Matthew W. T. Krummell. Lodged Proposed Order. (gk) (Entered: 02/07/2011)
1092011-02-04 ORDER RE APPLICATION TO FILE EXHIBIT A TO THE DECLARATION OF MARKHAM SHERWOOD RE LIST OF TIMELY, COMPLETE REQUESTS FOR EXCLUSION FROM LAPSED COVERAGE SETTLEMENT SUBCLASS UNDER SEAL by Judge Christina A. Snyder: Plaintiffs' Application to File Exhibit A to the Declaration of Markham Sherwood Re List of Timely, Complete Requests for Exclusion from Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass Under Seal 108 is GRANTED. (gk) (Entered: 02/09/2011)
1102011-02-04 SEALED DOCUMENT- Exhibit A to the Declaration of Markham Sherwood Re: List of Timely, Complete Requests for Exclusion from Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass. (mat) (Entered: 02/09/2011)
1112011-02-10 NOTICE of Apperance by Lee M. Gordon for POSSBILE CLASS MEMBER Paula Davis filed by Plaintiffs John V R Krummell, Matthew W T Krummell. (Gordon, Lee) (Entered: 02/10/2011)
1122011-02-10 Request for Exclusion From Class Settlement From Possible Class Member Paula Davis as Beneficiary of a Lapsed Policy Issued to Michael L. Davis filed by Plaintiffs John V R Krummell, Matthew W T Krummell (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Timothy P. Mahoney)(Gordon, Lee) (Entered: 02/10/2011)
1132011-02-11 NOTICE filed by Possible Class Member Paula Davis Not Matthew W T Krummell. Request to Appear Telephonically at Final Approval Hearing (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Mahoney, Timothy) (Entered: 02/11/2011)
1142011-02-14 MINUTES OF Motion Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder:RE PLAINTIFFS UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR FINAL APPROVAL OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT 104 ; ANDPLAINTIFFS UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR AWARD OF ATTORNEYS FEES, COSTS AND CLASS REPRESENTATIVE INCENTIVE AWARDS 100 . The Court confers with counsel and grants the above-referenced motions. Counsel shall meet and confer and submit a final order to be entered by the Court, as stated in Court and on the record. Court Reporter: Laura Elias. (lc) (Entered: 02/14/2011)
1152011-02-14 [PROPOSED] FINAL ORDER APPROVING CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AND JUDGMENT OF DISMISSAL WITH PREJUDICE THEREON re Final MOTION for Settlement Approval of Class Action Settlement 104 filed by Plaintiff John V R Krummell. (Sackey, Larry) (Entered: 02/14/2011)
1162011-02-14 ORDER GRANTING POSSIBLE CLASS MEMBER PAUL DAVIS' REQUEST TO APPEAR TELEPHONICALLY AT THE FINAL APPROVAL HEARING by Judge Christina A. Snyder 113 . Request is Granted. (kpa) (Entered: 02/15/2011)
1172011-02-15 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents RE: Request for Exclusion from Class Settlement 112 . The following error(s) was found: Incorrect event selected. The correct event is: Requests - Exclude. Also, Miscellaneous Document event utilized in docketing this filing. Proposed order was not submitted pursuant to Local Rule 52-4.1 In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. You need not take any action in response to this notice unless and until the court directs you to do so. (vdr) (Entered: 02/15/2011)
1182011-02-16 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents RE: Proposed Final Order Approving Class Action Settlement and Judgment of Dismissal with Prejudice Thereon filed 2/14/2011 115 . The following error(s) was found: This document tendered for the judge's approval should have been submitted as a separate PDF attachment to a Notice of Lodging. In response to this notice the court may order (1) an amended or correct document to be filed (2) the document stricken or (3) take other action as the court deems appropriate. You need not take any action in response to this notice unless and until the court directs you to do so. (gk) (Entered: 02/17/2011)
1192011-02-16 FINAL ORDER APPROVING CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AND JUDGMENT of dismissal with prejudice thereon by Judge Christina A. Snyder: The Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement is hereby GRANTED. All preliminary findings and conclusions in the Courts Preliminary Approval Order are hereby made final. The Court has personal jurisdiction over all Class Members. The Court has subject matter jurisdiction over the claims asserted in this Action including, without limitation, jurisdiction to approve the Settlement Agreement. Venue is proper. The Court hereby directs that the Settlement shall be effected inaccordance with the terms of the Settlement Agreement (all of which terms areadopted and incorporated herein by reference). Class Counsel are hereby awarded attorneys fees and expenses in the amount of $905,000. (See document for further specific details) (MD JS-6, Case Terminated). (ir) (Entered: 02/17/2011)
1202011-03-14 NOTICE of Change of Attorney Information: Notice.Joy L Durand is no longer attorney of record in this case for the reason indicated in the G-06 Notice. Filed by defendant North American Company for Life and Health Insurance (ak) (Entered: 03/14/2011)