Walker v Life Insurance Company of the Southwest

  • Class
    • Class Certification
      • Decertification
    • Class wide proof
  • Rule 23 - Typicality
  • Rule 26 
  • Rule 50(a) motion.
  • Ascertainability
  • Fraudulent Concealment
    • Intent to Deceive
  • Offered for - Truth - Intent
  • Expectations
    • Benchmark
  • Lapse
    • Lapse accelerators
    • lapse probability
    • Lapse Prone
    • Lapse Propensity
    • Lapse Rates
    • Lapse Risk Statistics
    • Risk of lapse
    • Spiral
  • Defect
    • Defective, Defective Design
    • Theoretical Defect (D820)
    • Volatility Defect
  • Market
    • Efficient Market
    • Market Value
    •  
  • Structure, Policy Design,
  • Value
    • reduced value statistics;
    • Market Value
    • Instrinsic Value
  • Volatility
    • S&P volatility
  • Flesch Score
    • Defined Terms
  • ULMR v LIIMR
    • Non-guaranteed Elements
    •  
  • Defense
    • Crafty
    • Secret
  • Plaintiff
    • damages issue
    • defective design
    • design elements
    • pure omissions case
    • realistic retirement income

    • reduced value theory
    • Willingness to pay
  • Legal Words
    • Concealment
    • Duty to Read
    • Intend to Defraud
    • Reasonable Reliance
  • asset adequacy testing
    • Stochastic, Deterministic, NAIC
    • DOC 811 - Snippets - Trial Transcript - Day 9 - Walker v LSW - 228p - (Page 196) - Craig Smith

  • Witness
    • Expert 
    • Fact - DOC 805, p158
  • 2014 0408-0425- Trial 
  • 2015 0415 - DOC 791 - ORDER REGARDING POST-JURY TRIAL UCL PROCEEDINGS, Judge Selna - 75p
  • 2015 0504 - DOC 793 - JUDGMENT by Judge James V. Selna. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered and decreed that: 1. Judgment is entered for defendant LSW, and against the class and individual Plaintiffs, with respect to each and every claim; (twdb) (Entered: 05/05/2015)
  • 05/29/2015 797 NOTICE OF APPEAL to the 9th CCA filed by Plaintiffs Kim Bruce Howlett, Muriel Spooner, Joyce Walker
  • x-11/27/2018 1055 MINUTES OF Settlement Conference held before Magistrate Judge John D. Early: After four and a half hours of discussions the parties were unable to reach a settlement in this case. (hr) (Entered: 11/27/2018)
  • x-2021 0608 - Document 1112 - Filed & Entered: 06/08/2021 -  Judgment
  • 2014 0408 - DOC 686 - Exhibit List Revised Joint Exhibit List Kim Bruce Howlett, Muriel Spooner, Joyce Walker.. (Brosnahan, Brian) (Entered: 04/08/2014)
  • 2014 0422 - DOC 748 - Joint Request for Ruling on Objections to Deposition of Donna Morgan Taken November 7, 2011 WITNESS TESTIMONY SUMMARIES filed by Plaintiffs Kim Bruce Howlett, Muriel Spooner, Joyce Walker. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Index to Designations and Objections, # 2 Exhibit B - Morgan Designated Deposition Transcript)(Brosnahan, Brian) (Entered: 04/22/2014)
  • DOC 794 - APPLICATION to the Clerk to Tax Costs against Plaintiffs All Plaintiffs filed by Defendant Life Insurance Company Of The Southwest. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C-1, # 4 Exhibit C-2, # 5 Exhibit C-3, # 6 Exhibit C-4, # 7 Exhibit C-5, # 8 Exhibit C-6, # 9 Exhibit C-7, # 10 Exhibit C-8, # 11 Exhibit C-9, # 12 Exhibit C-10, # 13 Certificate of Service)(Shapiro, Jonathan) (Entered: 05/18/2015)
  • lswclassaction.com/Home/FAQ#faq9
  • Pacer Docket Sheet
  • DocketBird Docket Sheet - [link]

2:10-cv-09198-JVS-JDE Joyce Walker et al v. LIfe Insurance Company of the Southwest
James V. Selna, presiding
John D. Early, referral
Date filed: 12/01/2010
Date terminated: 06/08/2021
Date of last filing: 06/08/2021


U.S. District Court
California Northern District (San Francisco)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:10-cv-04852-JSW

  • Judicial
    • Judge Selna
    • Judge Block
  • Plaintiff
    • Brian Brosnahan - Plaintiff Attorney
    • Jacob N. Foster - Plaintiff Attorney
    • Dr. Patrick Lee Brockett - Plaintiff Expert  Witness
    • Joyce Walker - Policyholder
      • Melody Juge - Melody Juge, a financial advisor with whom Ms. Walker consulted about her LSW policy and, thereafter, assisted in the preparation of the first complaint she submitted to LSW seeking a full refund. Apr. 17, 2014 Trial Tr. at 19:25 – 20:11; 128:4 – 24. (DOC 749, p2), also ref: DOC 812
    • Kim Howlett - Policyholder
    • Spooner - Policyholder
  • Defendant
    • Jonathan Shapiro - Defendant Attorney
    • Sheryl Moore - Defendant Expert Witness
    • Mr. Sabatini - Defendant Expert Witness
    • James Lux
    • Craig Allen Smith - vice-president of strategic analysis and appointed actuary of National Life Group
    • Elizabeth MacGowan - Vice President and Chief Life Product Officer at National Life
    • Matthew Lawrence DeSantos. <LSW’s Senior Vice-President of Distribution and Business Development (himself a former insurance agent) - DOC 792 p27>
    • Donna Morgan - Chief Compliance Officer for the Life Company Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, and National Life Insurance Company.  - 2011 1107 – DOC 748-2 – Deposition of Donna Morgan – 42p
    • Michael Tivilini - primarily designing products, product design - 2013 1211 – DOC 735-2 : Deposition of Michael Tivilini- Walker v LSW – 215p
    • Mike Botkin - Agent
    • Jacob Cooper - Agent
    • Sean Covi - Agent
    • Jeffrey Stemler - Agent
  • 04/04/2014 DOC 676 JOINT WITNESS TESTIMONY SUMMARIES filed by Plaintiffs Kim Bruce Howlett, Muriel Spooner, Joyce Walker. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Table of Objections, # 2 Exhibit B1 - Cooper Designated Transcript Pt 1, # 3 Exhibit B2 - Cooper Designated Transcript Pt 2, # 4 Exhibit B3 - Cooper Designated Transcript Pt 3)(Brosnahan, Brian) (Entered: 04/04/2014)

     

Joyce Walker et al v. LIfe Insurance Company of the Southwest   2:2010cv09198 California Central District Court Date Filed: 12/01/2010-Date Closed: 06/08/2021

Case in other court: 9th Circuit, 15-55809/ 0:2015cv55809
  9th Circuit Court,  - 19-55241
 

9th CCA, 19-55241 - 0:2019cv55241 - Docketed: 02/28/2019 Termed: 03/23/2020

19-55242 - 

 

3:10-cv-04852

  • Date Opened: 10/26/2010 - California Northern District
  • Date Closed: 11/15/2010 - Transferred case to USDC-Central California.

 

  • 12-80217 - Docketed: 11/26/2012 Termed: 02/27/2013
  • 13-80143 - Docketed: 06/13/2013 Termed: 07/10/2013
  • DOC 805, p187 - The former Society of Actuaries president Anna Rappaport,
  • 2013 - Walker v. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE SOUTHWEST. Dist. Court, CD California Google Scholar - [link]
  • 2015 - Walker v. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE SOUTHWEST, Dist. Court, CD California, Google Scholar - [link]
  • 2017 - Walker v. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE SOUTHWEST, Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit - Google Scholar - [link]
  • 2020 - Walker v LSW - Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit - [link
  • 658 03/11/2014 PLAINTIFFS REPLY BRIEF in Support of Motion to Exclude Expert Reports and Testimony of Defendants' Expert Sheryl Moore Under Daubert Standards filed by Plaintiffs
  • 645 03/14/2014 NOTICE OF ERRATA Regarding Reply Brief In Support of Motion to Exclude Expert Reports and Testimony of Defendant's Expert Sheryl Moore Under Daubert Standards and Exhibit I to the Omnibus Reply Declaration of Brian P. Brosnahan in Support of Same filed by plaintiffs.
  • 644 03/14/2014 PLAINTIFFS' CORRECTED REPLY BRIEF in Support of Motion to Exclude Expert Reports and Testimony of Defendants' Expert Sheryl Moore Under Daubert Standards filed by Plaintiffs.
  • 642 03/14/2014 ORDER by Judge James V. Selna: granting {{620}} Application for Leave TO SEALCORRECTED REPLY MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS DAUBERT MOTIONSTO EXCLUDE EXPERT TESTIMONY OF SHERYL MOORE AND CORRECTED EXHIBIT I TO THEOMNIBUS REPLY DECLARATION OF BRIAN P. BROSNAHAN IN SUPPORT OF SAME. (twdb)

641 03/14/2014 Plaintiffs' Updated Index of Moving Papers in Support of Daubert Motions and Motions in Limine filed by Plaintiffs Kim Bruce Howlett, Muriel Spooner, Joyce Walker re: Declaration (Motion related), {{527}}, MOTION IN LIMINE (1) to Exclude Ex-Post Evidence {{523}}, Reply (Motion related) {{609}}, Memorandum in Support of Motion, {{530}}, Objection/Opposition (Motion related) {{573}}, MOTION IN LIMINE to Exclude Expert Reports and Testimony of LSW's Expert Francis Sabatini {{521}}, Objection/Opposition
(Motion related) {{578}}, MOTION IN LIMINE (3) to Exclude Testimony re NAIC Regulation Compliance {{525}}, Objection/Opposition (Motion related) {{577}}, MOTION IN LIMINE to Exclude Expert Reports and Testimony of LSW's Expert Sheryl Moore {{522}}, Objection/Opposition (Motion related) {{574}}, MOTION IN LIMINE (2) to Exclude Evidence
re Optional Policy Riders {{524}}, Reply (Motion related) {{611}}, Declaration (Motion related), {{613}}, Objection/Opposition (Motion related) {{575}}, Declaration (non-motion),
{{579}}, Objection/Opposition (Motion related) {{576}}, MOTION IN LIMINE (4) to Exclude Evidence re EFT {{526}}, Reply (Motion related) {{612}}, Reply (Motion related) {{610}},
Declaration (Motion related), {{528}}