EFFECTIVE MARCH 18, 2013
All Personal Injury Cases In General Jurisdiction Will Be Filed In the Central District
Effective March 18, 2013,
all Los Angeles Superior Court personal injury cases in General Jurisdiction must
be filed in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, located at 111 N. Hill St.,
Personal injury cases are defined as:
An unlimited civil action described on the Civil Case Cover Sheet Addendum and Statement of Location (LACIV 109) as Motor Vehicle Personal Injury/Property Damage/Wrongful Death; Personal Injury/Property Damage/Wrongful Death Uninsured Motorist; Product Liability (not asbestos or toxic/environmental); Medical Malpractice Physicians & Surgeons; Other Professional Health Care Malpractice; Premises Liability; Intentional Bodily Injury/Property Damage/Wrongful Death); or Other Personal Injury/Property Damage/Wrongful Death. Actions for intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation, civil rights/discrimination and malpractice other than medical malpractice are not included in this definition. Actions for injury to real property are not included in this definition.
This information is also available on the Los Angeles Superior Court website at www.lasuperiorcourt.org.