California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 17, 2022
Pacific Fertility Cases, S275134.

#22-229 Pacific Fertility Cases, S275134. (A164472; 78 Cal.App.5th 568; San Francisco County Superior Court; CJC19005021.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Whether a petition for writ of mandate is the exclusive means of challenging an order approving or denying a good faith settlement under Code of Civil Procedure section 877.6.

Petition for review granted: 8/17/2022

Case fully briefed: 1/20/2023

Dismissal order filed: 10/18/2023

“The joint motion to dismiss filed October 10, 2023, is granted. Consistent with that motion, each side will bear its own fees and costs in this matter except as otherwise provided in the parties’ agreement. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.493(a)(2).)”

Votes: Guerrero, C.J., Liu, Kruger, Groban, Jenkins and Evans, JJ.  Corrigan, J., was absent and did not participate.

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.