Phoenix Simpson v. Los Angeles Unified School District et al

Filing 44

FINAL JUDGMENT by Judge John A. Kronstadt. See Judgment for specifics. (MD JS-6, Case Terminated). (ah)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, WESTERN DIVISION 8 9 10 Case No.: 2:16-cv-05441 JAK (ASx) PHOENIX SIMPSON, a minor by and through his guardian ad litem Scott Simpson, FINAL JUDGMENT 11 Plaintiff, JS-6 12 vs. 13 14 15 LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, et al., Defendants. 16 17 SCOTT SIMPSON (hereinafter “Petitioner”) as the court appointed 18 Guardian Ad Litem of the named minor plaintiff, PHOENIX SIMPSON 19 (“Plaintiff”), has petitioned the Court to approve the settlement reached between 20 himself and defendants, LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, 21 STEPHANIE MCCLAY, KAREN PERRY, BECKY GARCIA, EDDIE 22 ATAMIAN and SUSAN KLEIN (collectively, “Defendants”). 23 The Court held a hearing on the Petition for Compromise on October 30, 24 2017. Sark Ohanian appeared on behalf of Plaintiff, and also present in Court 25 were Petitioner and Plaintiff. The Petition for Compromise was granted at the 26 hearing, with a more detailed order to follow. Consistent with those rulings, 27 28 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the total settlement amount of $25,000 shall be distributed as follows: 1 1 To be issued made payable to “Scott Simpson as 2 guardian ad litem for Phoenix Scott Simpson,” and then 3 deposited into a blocked trust account at Chase Bank. To be issued made payable to “Carpenter, Zuckerman & $ 7,795.43 Rowley” for reimbursement of costs. To be issued made payable to “Carpenter, Zuckerman & $ 8,333.33 Rowley” for attorneys fees. Total $25,000.00 4 5 6 7 8 $ 8,871.24 9 10 11 Petitioner is authorized and directed to execute any and all documents reasonably 12 necessary to carry out the terms of the settlement, including the foregoing 13 distributions. 14 15 IT IS SO ORDERED. 16 17 18 December 6, 2017 Dated: ______________ ____________________________________ JOHN A. KRONSTADT U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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