Eden Memorial Park Class Action

Sands v. Service Corporation International, et al.


Chronology of Key Events

09/10/2009        EA files the Class Action Complaint.

09/14/2009        EA files the First Amended Class Action Complaint.

09/20/2009        Case assigned to the Hon. Anthony Mohr (Dept. 309 of the Los Angeles Superior Court).

10/01/2009        EA files Motion for Temporary Restraining Order Precluding Destruction of Evidence and Requesting Hearing for Preliminary Injunction.

10/14/2009        Court issues an Order requiring Eden Memorial Park to, among other things, preserve all evidence and notify EA of any grave disturbances during the pendency of the lawsuit.  The Court further grants EA's request for a preliminary injunction hearing.

10/20/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

10/22/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

10/28/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/05/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that two burial vaults have been damaged. 

11/16/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

11/17/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

11/18/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/20/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

11/21/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/04/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/07/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/08/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/09/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/14/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/14/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.

12/15/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/16/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/22/2009        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

12/29/2009        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

01/05/2010        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

01/14/2010        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

01/19/2010        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

01/21/2010        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

01/21/2010        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

01/22/2010        EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

01/27/2010        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.

02/08/2010        As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.

02/25/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

03/01/2010      EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

03/02/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

03/22/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

03/23/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

04/01/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

04/02/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

04/05/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

04/07/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

04/08/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

04/08/2010      As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/29/2010      As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/06/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

05/07/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

05/13/2010      Preliminary Injunction Hearing

05/14/2010      Preliminary Injunction Hearing

05/21/2010      As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/09/2010     EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

06/11/2010      Preliminary Injunction Hearing

07/23/2010      As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

07/28/2010      EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the upcoming preliminary injunction hearing.

08/13/2010      Preliminary Injunction Hearing

08/16/2010      Preliminary Injunction Hearing

09/02/2010      As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

09/28/2010      As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/02/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/10/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/11/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/12/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/18/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/19/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/19/2010          Court issues Sanctions Order against Defendants for the destruction of physical evidence after the filing of the lawsuit.

12/06/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

12/06/2010          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged on December 2, 2010.

12/07/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

12/08/2010          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

12/16/2010          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

12/20/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

12/21/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

12/22/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

12/23/2010          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/06/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/11/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/12/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/14/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/17/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/18/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/19/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/25/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

02/17/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

02/21/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

02/27/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

03/08/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

03/09/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

03/14/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at two sites at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

03/21/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

03/22/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

03/31/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/07/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/10/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/14/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/18/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/20/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

04/20/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged and that there is damage at a second site at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

04/28/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/10/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/11/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that two burial vaults have been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/12/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/13/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/25/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/27/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

05/31/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault was damaged on May 29, 2011. EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/03/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged and that there is damage at a second site at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/13/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/15/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/19/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/20/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

06/23/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

06/27/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

06/29/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

07/01/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

07/06/2011          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

07/09/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

07/11/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

07/12/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

07/13/2011          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

07/15/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

07/18/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

07/22/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

08/01/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that a burial vault has been damaged.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

08/05/2011          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

08/09/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

08/10/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

08/12/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

08/15/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

08/16/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

08/23/2011          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

08/29/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

08/31/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

09/06/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

09/07/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

10/18/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/01/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage to two burial vaults at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/10/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/15/2011          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

11/18/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

11/28/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

11/30/2011          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

12/01/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

12/04/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

12/05/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

12/09/2011          EA takes two key depositions in preparation for the pending trial.

12/21/2011          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

01/13/2012          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/14/2012          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/15/2012          As required by the Court Order EA obtained, Eden Memorial Park notifies EA that there is damage to two burial vaults at the Cemetery.  EA travels to the Cemetery and investigates the damage.

01/25/2012          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.

01/26/2012          EA takes a key deposition in preparation for the pending trial.