Lovett v. Omni Hotels & Resorts et al

Filing 174

ORDER by Judge Richard Seeborg granting 169 Motion for determination of good faith settlement. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/3/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JENNIFER K LOVETT, Case No. 14-cv-02844-RS Plaintiff, 8 v. 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 OMNI HOTELS MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, et al., ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR DETERMINATION OF GOOD FAITH SETTLEMENT Defendants. 12 13 Third-party defendant/third-party plaintiff SPRI Products, Inc. (“SPRI”) moves for an 14 order determining the settlement it has agreed to with plaintiff Jennifer K. Lovett qualifies as a 15 good-faith settlement within the meaning of California Code of Civil Procedure sections 877, et 16 seq. and according to the factors set forth in Tech-Bilt, Inc. v. Woodward-Clyde & Assocs., 38 Cal. 17 3d 488 (1985). No opposition has been filed. Pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure 18 section 877.6(b) and Civil Local Rule 7-1(b), the motion can be disposed of without a hearing. 19 Because the settlement qualifies as a good-faith settlement according to sections 877, et seq. and 20 Tech-Bilt, SPRI’s motion is granted and the hearing scheduled for January 12, 2017 is vacated. 21 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: January 3, 2017 ______________________________________ RICHARD SEEBORG United States District Judge

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