Venice, CA asked in Personal Injury for California

Q: What's the next step when you receive a demurrer and answer from two different defendants ?

I filed a personal injury action against defendants, and listed the security company and the bar in the lawsuit. The attorney representing the bar responded with a demurrer and the attorney representing the security company filed an answer.

The attorney representing the bar also filed an indemnity cross-complaint against the security company.

I am pro se, what are the next steps I should take and deadlines I should be aware of.

Do I need to take any action on the cross-complaint between the two defendants ?

The demurer hearing is scheduled for 09/15/2021.

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Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info is needed.

however, you clearly need a lawyer. the defense will just paper you to death.

you have to deal with each party you sued.

if there is a demurer they are arguing there is not enough evidence...........

if an answer is filed you have to set further discovery and appear in court when ordered as the judge will want status reports.

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