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SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF EL DORADO MINUTE ORDER
CASE NO: PC20000165 DATE: 07/10100

TRAVIS SMITH VS TOM MARTIN ~.

TIME: 1:31

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HEARING: MOTION TOM MARTIN

RE: TO REDESIGNATE

TO SPECIALIZE

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Honorable Judge ALLEN P. FIELDS presiding. Clerk: Court Reporter: Sara ~. Stromberg, CSR #3154. IToappearance
record.

Pamela

E. Fisher.

is-inacre-byany parties

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The Court having issued its tentative ruling pursuant to Local Rule 7.10.05, and no timely request for hearing having been made, the tentative ruling becomes the order of the Court. Text of tentative ruling as attached hereto and incorporated herein.

The Court Finds and Orders: Motion Hearing II II cc: Travis Smith, 158 #A Starthistle, Placerville, CA 95667 denied without concluded. prejudice.

cc: Timothy M. Cary & Assoc., Cameron Park, CA 95682

3330 Cameron

Park Dr., Ste 2000,

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LawandMotionCalendar Department One 19. SMITH, TAL.v. MARTIN, E ETAL. PC-20000165


Motion to RedesignateCaseas a SpecializedCase.

July 10,2000

This actionfor wrongfultermination wasfiledon March24, 2000.The ac.ti~n.alleges thatthe ..


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plaintiffwasterminatedin February1994dueto armswellingand requeststhat he be awarded


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medicalexpenses,lost wagesandunemployment. defendants,plaintiffsformere.mployer, The filed an answeron April 21, 2000.The case is currentlydesignateda standardcase to be completedwithinoneyearof thefilingof thecomplaint.Plaintiffr.equests ~ourtt~ desig~a!e the
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this caseas a specialized caseandasksthe courtto hearthe casein' ~-..timely manner, because needsmedical ttention. he a Apparently plaintiff equests r thatthecourtto designate
this an expeditedcase,ratherthana specialized case. Thereis no proofof serviceof themotionuponthedefendantsin thecourt'sfile. Thereis no oppositionto the motion.The motionis defective that plaintiffhas not providedevidencethat in

themoving papers wereserved uponthedefendants least21dayspriorto thedatesetfor at thismatter.(SeeCodeof CivilProcedure, 1005.) bsent vidence suchnoticethecourt A e of
can notproceedto hearthe matter.Theplaintiffwasprovidedwith a 28-daycontinuance file to a proofof service,but no suchproofof serviceis in the court'sfile. Therestill is no opposition

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in..Q1e_ coui1'~file. Th~ cQurtcan not rule..on q,.motion -wherethere has CeefH10 notice to the opposingpartywho has appeared the action.To do so wouldviolatethe due processrights in

ofthe defendant whohasappeared thisaction. hecourtis leftwithno optionbutto deny in T


the motionwithoutprejudice.

TENTATIVE RULING 19:THEMOTION # ISDENIED WITHOUT REJUDICE. P NOHEARING ON THIS MATTER WILL BE HELD,UNLESS ORALARGUMENT REQUESTED IS BY COURT CALLOR PERSONAL PPEARANCE DEPARTMENT A IN ONEAT 1:30 P.M.ON MONDAY, JULY10,2000.IF THECOURT GRANTS THEREQUEST FORA HEARING, A

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July 10, 2000.

HEARINGDATE AND TIME WILL BE SET DURING THAT PERSONAL OR TELEPHONIC


APPEARANCE.

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