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Court Case Record DIANE COVINO vs. CB RICHARD ELLIS & another 2011-J-0237 UID(366a)


DIANE COVINO vs. CB RICHARD ELLIS & another Court Case Record

Court Case Number: 2011-J-0237


 
Case Number2011-J-0237
Case TitleDIANE COVINO vs. CB RICHARD ELLIS & another
Case TypeCivil
StateMassachusetts, MA
CountySuffolk
CourtSuffolk Superior Court
Court Address
Phone
Field Date06/03/2011
Close Date06/07/2011

Parties

CounselNameType
Christopher J. Trombetta, EsquireDiane CovinoPlaintiff/Respondent
Margo Sutton, EsquireCB Richard EllisDefendant/Petitioner
William P. McGovern, Jr., EsquireOnesource Facility Services, IncDefendant
DOCKET ENTRIES
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
06/03/2011 #1 Petition pursuant to M.G.L. c. 231, § 118 with attachments, filed by CB Richard Ellis.
06/07/2011 #2 ORDER: The defendant, CB Richard Ellis, has filed a petition, pursuant to G. L. c. 231, § 118 (first para.), requesting that the single justice enter an order that (1) vacates the Superior Court judge's denial of the defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment, (2) orders the allowance of the motion and entry of summary judgment, and (3) orders the entry of separate and final judgment, pursuant to Mass.R.Civ.P. 54(b). In the alternative, the petition seeks leave to take an interlocutory appeal to a panel of this Court. To the extent the petition seeks an order for the entry of summary judgment, and for certification of the judgment as separate and final judgment, pursuant to Mass.R.Civ.P. 54(b), the petition must be denied because the Single Justice is without authority to grant such outcome determinative relief requested. See Mass.R.A.P. 15(c) ("a single justice may not dismiss or otherwise determine an appeal or other proceeding"). To the extent the petition requests leave to take an interlocutory appeal, the request is denied. Single justice relief should be reserved for truly extraordinary and exceptional cases and provided only "in a stinting manner." Edwin R. Sage Co. v. Foley, 12 Mass. App. Ct. 20, 25 (1981). The defendant has not made a persuasive showing in this case for overriding the strong judicial policy against disfavored piecemeal interlocutory appeals. Accordingly, all relief requested in the petition is denied. (Katzmann, J.). Notice/attest/MacLeod-Mancuso, J.