Jimenez, et al. v. Volvo Ce Rents, Inc., et al.
ORDER signed by District Judge Troy L. Nunley on 5/23/2017 GRANTING 42 Motion for Approval of Minor's Compromise as to N. H. J.; ORDERING the defendants to issue the full amount of the $50,000.00 settlement to the plaintiff's counsel within 30 days; ORDERING that $18,737.25 from the settlement funds be distributed to the plaintiff's counsel, Needham Kepner & Fish, LLP, for reimbursement of costs; ORDERING that the remaining settlement proceeds of $31,262.75 be disbursed in equal parts to plaintiffs Luis Andres Jimenez and Jose Luis Jimenez, Jr.; ORDERING each party to bear its own costs, fees and expenses. (Michel, G.)
ANNE J. KEPNER – BAR NO. 181078
NEEDHAM KEPNER & FISH LLP
1960 The Alameda, Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95126
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
MARIA I. JIMENEZ; ET AL.
VOLVO CE RENTS, INC.; BLUELINE RENTAL,
LLC; TEICHERT, INC., dba TEICHERT
CONSTRUCTION; A. TEICHERT & SONS,
INC.; and DOES 1 – 20, inclusive,
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S
MOTION FOR ORDER APPROVING
SETTLEMENT OF MINOR
Now before the Court is Plaintiff Maria Jimenez’s Motion for Order Approving
Settlement of Minor Plaintiff N.J.’s Claims. Having reviewed Plaintiff’s Motion, the Court
finds that proposed settlement is in N.J.’s best interest and is fair and reasonable in light of
the facts of the case. Accordingly, Plaintiff Maria Jimenez’s Motion for Order Approving
Settlement of Minor Plaintiff N.J.’s claims is hereby GRANTED. The Court hereby
ORDERS as follows:
a. GRANTS the minors compromise approving settlement between the parties as
set forth herein;
b. ORDERS the Defendants to issue payment to Plaintiffs’ counsel for the full
amount of the $50,000 settlement within 30 days of the Court’s Order approving
the minors compromises as specified in the parties’ settlement agreement;
c. ORDERS a distribution of $18,737.25 from the settlement funds to plaintiffs’
counsel, Needham Kepner & Fish, LLP, for reimbursement of costs incurred in
the litigation of this matter;
d. ORDERS that the remaining settlement proceeds of $31,262.75, be distributed
in equal parts to plaintiffs Luis Andres Jimenez and Jose Luis Jimenez, Jr. This
settling minor will not receive any portion of this settlement but will receive a
waiver of fees and costs in exchange for a dismissal with prejudice.
e. Each party will bear its own costs, fees and expenses.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: May 23, 2017
Troy L. Nunley
United States District Judge
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