Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Case No. BC650407
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Camilla Cleese and Matthew Bilinsky v. MLT, LLC, May Ling Yu, Thomas Yu, Jay Roshan and PEMCO, LLC
(last updated 8/29/19)
Class: The class is defined as all tenants of 8811 Burton Way, Los Angeles, California, (“Versailles Apartments”) who have made rental payments for their respective units under their respective lease agreements, from February 15, 2013 through the present.
Subclass: The subclass is defined as all tenants of Versailles Apartments who have made rental payments for their respective lease agreements and occupied their units from approximately November 1, 2016, to the present, and who have not signed written waivers entitled “Renovation Construction Lease Addendum” addressing ongoing construction at the Versailles Apartments.
This is a CLASS ACTION lawsuit and it is called: CAMILLA CLEESE, an individual, and MATTHEW BILINSKY, an individual, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, vs. MLT, LLC, a California limited liability company, MAY LING YU, an individual, THOMAS YU, an individual, JAY ROSHAN, an individual, PEMCO, LLC, a California limited liability company, and DOES 1 through 400, inclusive. This CLASS ACTION is proceeding in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, at 312 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California on behalf of all tenants who have made rental payments for an apartment unit at the Versailles Apartments (8811 Burton Way) between February 15, 2013 and, ongoing through the present date and beyond. This CLASS ACTION alleges causes of action against the Defendants for (1) Breach of Contract; (2) Breach of the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing; (3) Breach of the Warranty of Habitability; and (4) Violations of Business & Professions Code section 17200, et seq.The Defendants deny the allegations in Plaintiffs’ complaint, and deny that they did anything unlawful or improper. The Court is neutral with respect to Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ claims, and the Court has not determined who is right or wrong in this lawsuit.
You have the option to remain in this lawsuit or opt-out. You must decide this now.To stay in the Class, you do not have to do anything; you are automatically in the Class unless you ask to exclude yourself, as set forth below. If you stay in the Class, you will be legally bound by all orders and judgments of the Court. If money or benefits are obtained, you will be notified about how to obtain your share.
If you decide to exclude yourself from the Class, or “opt out” of the Class, you cannot get money or benefits from this lawsuit if any are awarded. Instead, you will retain your right to sue the Defendants for any claims you may have, now or in the future, and will not be bound by any orders, judgments or settlements in this lawsuit, favorable or not.
Members who choose to opt-out of the Class can do so through the Versailles Apartments Class Action Website at (www.versaillesclassaction.com). Alternatively, you can also send a letter or postcard postmarked no later than (30-days from your date of mailing) September 30, 2019 to: Versailles Apartments Action, McNICHOLAS & McNICHOLAS, LLP, 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1400, Los Angeles, CA 90024, that says you want to opt out from Cleese v. MLT, LLC, et al (the Versailles Apartment Class Action). Please include your name, address, and telephone number if you choose this option.
Please keep your address current – If you should change your address, or if this Notice is not mailed to your correct address, you should immediately provide your current address by accessing the Versailles Apartments Class Action Website (www.versaillesclassaction.com). Changes of address can also be submitted to McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP (identified below) by phone, letter, fax, or e-mail. This will ensure that you receive future communications about this lawsuit. If McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP does not have your correct contact information, you might not receive notice of important developments in this lawsuit and you might not receive your share of money, if any, recovered by the Class.
Deadline for returning an opt out request
SEPTEMBER 30, 2019