Cotton et al v. City of Eureka, California et al

Filing 282

ORDER re 279 Order on Ex Parte Application,. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 1/23/12. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/25/2012)

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1 LAW OFFICES OF VICKI I. SARMIENTO A Professional Corporation 2 VICKI I. SARMIENTO, SBN 134047 333 N. Garfield Avenue 3 Alhambra, California 91801 vislaw@vis-law.com 4 Telephone: (626) 308-1171 Facsimile: (626) 308-1101 5 LAW OFFICES OF DALE K. GALIPO Dale K. Galipo, SBN 144074 6 21800 Burbank Blvd., Suite 310 Woodland Hills, California 91367 7 dalekgalipo@yahoo.com Telephone: (818) 347-3333 8 Facsimile: (818) 347-4118 9 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 10 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 14 15 SIEHNA M. COTTON, a minor, by Megan 16 McClure her guardian ad litem: and MARTIN COTTON SR., an individual, 17 Plaintiffs, 18 19 20 21 22 Case No.: 08-CV-04386-SBA ORDER APPROVING MINOR’S COMPROMISE AND DISBURSING FUND v. CITY OF EUREKA, ADAM LAIRD, JUSTIN WINKLE, GARY WHITMER, Defendants. 23 24 The Court having considered the Ex Parte Application for Order Approving the 25 26 Petition of Megan McClure to approve the settlement of claim of minor Plaintiff Siehna M. 27 28 Case No. CV 08-CV-04386-SBA [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING MINOR’S COMPROMISE AND DISBURSING FUNDS 1 Cotton and distribution of settlement funds and good cause appearing, IT IS ORDERED 2 THAT: 3 4 1. The settlement of this action against Defendants County of Humboldt, et. al., in the sum of $60,000 is hereby approved; 5 6 2. The distribution of the settlement proceeds as set forth in the Petition is 7 approved; 8 9 3. The Court approves attorney’s fees and costs in the amount of $26,856.56 to the Law Offices of Vicki I. Sarmiento; 10 11 4. The Court approves $33,143.44 to be distributed to minor plaintiff Siehna M. 12 Cotton through a structured settlement with Symetra Life Insurance Company, an A.M. 13 Best A Class 12 rated life carrier. 14 5. The Court approves Megan McClure to be named as primary beneficiary on 15 16 17 Siehna’s M. Cotton’s structured settlement. IT IS SO ORDERED. 18 19 20 21 22 Dated: 1/23/12 _______________________________ SAUNDRA BROWN ARMSTRONG UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2Case No. CV 08-CV-04386-SBA [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING MINOR’S COMPROMISE AND DISBURSING FUNDS

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