Perez et al v. John Muir Health

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01792

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Denying {{84}} Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages.

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1 JAMES R. ROSEN (SBN: 119438) 2 JROSEN@ROSENSABA.COM ELIZABETH L. BRADLEY (SBN: 172272) 3 EBRADLEY@ROSENSABA.COM ROSEN ✧ SABA, LLP 4 9350 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 250 5 Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Telephone: (310) 285-1727 6 Facsimile: (310) 285-1728 7 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 8 MARLENE PEREZ AND ROSA CERISANO 9 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 12 13 MARLENE PEREZ, an individual, and) CASE NO. 15-01792 HSG ROSA CERISANO, an individual,) 14) PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR Plaintiff,) ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO 15) FILE EXCESS PAGES OR, vs.) ALTERNATIVELY, TO FILE 16) SEPARATE EVIDENTIARY JOHN MUIR HEALTH, a California) OBJECTIONS; ORDER 17 corporation, JOHN MUIR MEDICAL) CENTER, an unknown business entity,) Hon. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 18 and DOES 1-20, et al) Complaint Filed: April 21, 2015) 19 Defendants.)) 20)) 21)) 22)) 23)) 24)) 25 26 27 28 1 PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE EXCESS PAGES OR, ALTERNATIVELY, TO FILE SEPARATE EVIDENTIARY OBJECTIONS, FOR GOOD CAUSE; [PROPOSED] ORDER [NO. 15-01792 HSG] 1 TO THIS HONORABLE COURT, ALL PARTIES AND THEIR 2 ATTORNEYS OF RECORD: 3 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Local Rule 7-11, Plaintiffs 4 Marlene Perez and Rose Cerisano ("Plaintiffs"), hereby move this Court for an 5 order granting leave for Plaintiffs to file a Memorandum in support of their 6 Opposition to Defendant John Muir Health's ("Defendant") Motion for Summary 7 Judgment, or, alternatively, for leave to file a separate pleading, to not exceed five 8 pages, containing Plaintiffs' objections to the evidence offered by Defendant in 9 support of its Motion for Summary Judgment. 10 Good cause exists for the relief sought. Northern District Local Rule 7-4(b) 11 limits briefs to 25 pages. However, Local Rule 7-11 permits a party to move for 12 administrative relief to exceed the page limit. Defendant's Memorandum in 13 support of its Motion for Summary Judgment includes seven separate declarations. 14 (Docs. #70-1 through 70-11.) (Declaration of Elizabeth L. Bradley ["Bradley 15 Decl."], ¶ 2.] Including exhibits, these declarations span 557 pages. (Id.) 16 Plaintiffs have made an earnest effort to conform to the page limit specified in 17 Local Rule 7-4(b). (Bradley Decl., ¶ 3.) However, Plaintiffs' necessary 18 evidentiary objections cause the Opposition to exceed 25 pages. (Id.) 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 28 2 PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE EXCESS PAGES OR, ALTERNATIVELY, TO FILE SEPARATE EVIDENTIARY OBJECTIONS, FOR GOOD CAUSE; [PROPOSED] ORDER [NO. 15-01792 HSG] 1 Plaintiffs' counsel has attempted to informally resolve this issue with 2 Defendant's counsel by securing a stipulation to the relief requested herein. 3 (Bradley Decl., ¶ 4, Ex. 1.) However, Defendant's counsel declined to stipulate to 4 the requested relief. (Id.) Accordingly, Plaintiffs request this Court grant them 5 leave to file a Memorandum in support of their Opposition with an additional five 6 pages, or, alternatively, to file a separate pleading, not to exceed five pages, 7 containing Plaintiffs' evidentiary objections. 8 9 Dated: May 23, 2016 Respectfully Submitted, 10 ROSEN SABA LLP 11 By: /s/ Elizabeth L. Bradley 12 JAMES R. ROSEN ELIZABETH L. BRADLEY 13 Attorneys for Plaintiffs MARLENE PEREZ AND ROSA 14 CERISANO 15 16 ORDER 17 Having reviewed the materials submitted by the parties, the Court finds that 18 good cause exists for the relief sought by Plaintiffs. 19 Plaintiffs' may file a Memorandum in support of their Opposition to 20 Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment with an additional five pages, or, in 21 the alternative, Plaintiffs may file a separate pleading, to not exceed five pages, exclusively containing Plaintiffs' objections to Defendant's evidence offered in 22 S D ISTRIC support of its Motion for Summary Judgment.ATE TC 23 T O S U ED 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. RT UNIT D 25 DENIE R NIA 26 Dated: 5/24/2016 _________________________ HAYWOODJr.S. GILLIAM, JR. illiam District Judge NO 27 United S. GStates y wo o d a FO J u d ge H RT 28 LI 3 E R RELIEF TO FILE EXCESS H A PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE N C PAGES OR, O F D IS T IC T ALTERNATIVELY, TO FILE SEPARATE EVIDENTIARY OBJECTIONS, FOR GOOD CAUSE; [PROPOSED] ORDER [NO. R 15-01792 HSG] 1 PROOF OF SERVICE 2 3 STATE OF CALIFORNIA) 4)ss COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES) 5 6 I am employed in the County of Los Angeles, State of California. I am over the age of 18 and not a party to the within action; my business address is: 9350 7 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 250, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. 8 On May 23, 2016, I served the foregoing document described as: 9 PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE EXCESS PAGES OR, ALTERNATIVELY, TO FILE SEPARATE 10 EVIDENTIARY OBJECTIONS, FOR GOOD CAUSE; [PROPOSED] ORDER, on the interested parties in this action by placing a true copy thereof 11 enclosed in sealed envelopes addressed as follows: 12 Michael D. Bruno, Esq. 13 Hieu Tran, Esq. GORDON & REES LLP 14 275 Battery Street, Suite 2000 15 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 986-5900 16 Facsimile: (415) 986-8054 17 Email: MBRUNO@GORDONREES.COM, HTRAN@GORDONREES.COM 18 19 [√] By electronic transmission to all parties at the recipients at the electronic address above by using the Court's CM/ECF electronic filing system. 20 21 [√] FEDERAL I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the above is true and correct. 22 23 Executed on May 23, 2016, at Beverly Hills, California. 24 ____/s/ Elizabeth L. Bradley, Esq._______________ 25 Elizabeth L. Bradley 26 27 28 1 PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF TO FILE EXCESS PAGES OR, ALTERNATIVELY, TO FILE SEPARATE EVIDENTIARY OBJECTIONS, FOR GOOD CAUSE; [PROPOSED] ORDER [NO. 15-01792 HSG]