First Financial Security, Inc. v. Jones et al

Filing 43

ORDER DENYING 15 DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 7/20/2017. (blflc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/20/2017)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 SAN JOSE DIVISION 6 7 FIRST FINANCIAL SECURITY, INC., Plaintiff, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Case No. 17-cv-00773-BLF ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS v. MICHAEL W JONES, et al., Defendants. 12 13 Presently before the Court is the motion to dismiss Plaintiff First Financial Security, Inc.’s 14 (“First Financial”) complaint brought by Defendants Michael W. Jones, Insurance Distribution 15 Consulting, LLC (“IDC”), and Supreme Alliance, LLC (“Supreme Alliance”) (collectively, 16 “Defendants”). Mot., ECF 15; Mem. P. & A. (“Mem”), ECF 16. Defendants argue that the 17 complaint fails to comply with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 8(a), because there are “zero 18 factual allegations of wrongdoing.” Mem. 6. The Court heard oral argument on Defendants’ 19 motion on July 20, 2017. 20 Having reviewed the complaint, the Court finds it adequately notifies Defendants of the 21 claims against them. Accordingly, for that reason and the reasons stated on the record, the Court 22 DENIES Defendants’ motion to dismiss. Defendants shall answer the complaint on or before 23 August 21, 2017. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 27 28 Dated: July 20, 2017 ______________________________________ BETH LABSON FREEMAN United States District Judge

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