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Narconon Lawsuits : 20 ongoing, new case DAVID G URE VS. NARCONON VISTA BAY

Discussion in 'Narconon, Drug Free World, and Other Anti-drug Fro' started by AnonyMary, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    Regarding the California cases mentioned in Post #1 of this thread, I did a bit of searching using the online court docket sites and found this...

    1. David G. Ure – Docket #CISCV178315 – Dismissal Pending April 2014
    2. Jessie Karaoglanian – Docket #EC059845 – Dismissed 3/21/2013
    3. Evans/Evans/Gallion – PC052807 – Dismissed 3/7/2014
    4. Diane Kind – Docket #CISCV174551 – Dismissed May 2013
    5. Janice Olson – Docket #CISCV174433 – Dismissed April 2013
    6. William Sweeney – Docket #30-2012-00597715-CU-MM-CJC - Case doesn't appear active, but am unable to confirm as dismissed.

  2. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    Here is an update on Sweeney

    Case Id: 30-2012-00597715-CU-MM-CJC



    Filing Date: 09/13/2012

    Category: CIVIL - UNLIMITED

    2 pages
    190 MINUTES FINALIZED FOR EX PARTE 03/28/2014 09:00:00 AM. 04/01/2014 1 pages
    189 JURY TRIAL CONTINUED TO 10/20/2014 AT 08:30 AM IN THIS DEPARTMENT. 03/28/2014 NV
    187 JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR 10/20/2014 AT 08:30:00 AM IN C26 AT CENTRAL JUSTICE CENTER. 03/28/2014 NV
    185 EX PARTE SCHEDULED FOR 03/28/2014 AT 09:00:00 AM IN C26 AT CENTRAL JUSTICE CENTER. 03/27/2014
  3. Leland

    Leland Crusader

  4. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    It would be interesting to find out why those are being dismissed
  5. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    With the exception of Ure, the others settled. We will never know the terms of settlement but they were dismissed with 'prejudice' which means they cannot bring the case back to court, the matter is done.

    Ure, which is now in Santa Cruz Superior Court after Narconon won on a demand for change in venue from Orange County, is dismissed as of 4/9/2014 . The defendents were trying to compel some answers from Ure. They also filed a motion to sanction the attorney reping Ure. Not sure what all that was about but it must have been serious. Ure had to get a new attorney when the case transferred. Maybe he wasn't prepared or did not have all the facts.

    There were matters pending, as you can see below, but they were either ruled inapplicable or vacated because the case was dismissed. From my experience, this means they probably settled but Ure did not get all that he was asking for because of the issues filed by Narconon et al. towards the end.

    Here is what the docket says for most recent entries
  6. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    are we agreed that the only active California case referenced in Post #1 of this thread is Sweeney?

  7. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    I'm sorry. Evans/Evans and Gallion appears to be dismissed. Out of the three cases, it appears that the case of the mother, Anise Evans, was the main case of the combined cases and at first in late Feb, Narconon partially dismissed it's cross complaint, filed earlier against Evans. Then on Mar 3 Evans did the same with her complaint ( through her attorney for her as the Objector/Contestant, a term that relates to an estate - one who objected or contested). So it looks to me like the attorney for her ( as spouse, as executor of husband's estate) files the partial dismissal and then 4 days later the balance of each parties complaints are settled and dismissed - meaning all Plaintiffs and all Defendent's complaints filed against each other are dismissed

    I am not sure what Narconon and DePalma filed against Evans in cross complaint but whatever it concerned it caused only partial dismissal at that point. I presume it had to do with something in her complaint, which was then agreed to be dismissed in part, was her case just before settlement.
    I hope this makes sense.
  8. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    For anyone researching in future, this matter is based in Orange County, California.
    Basic info may be obtained at the Orange County Superior Court's website/online docket. (Use the court ID number highlighted above.)

    JB <---Who repeatedly failed to find the case using the Los Angeles/Santa Cruz sites. Duh.
  9. phenomanon

    phenomanon Canyon

  10. phenomanon

    phenomanon Canyon

  11. secretiveoldfag

    secretiveoldfag Silver Meritorious Patron

    This is not a nuclear strike but death by 1000 cuts. Add on legal costs to settlement costs and consider negative publicity and the creeps who run Narconon must be beginning to wonder if the game is worth it.

    So far this is only a handful of cases. Hundreds or thousands of other Narconon victims can sue on the same grounds. I hope they do. They deserve it.
  12. degraded being

    degraded being Sponsor

    Ryan Hamilton hits 11


    There are so many threads on Narconon I didn't know where to put this, but here it is, at Tony's :)

    "..Ryan Hamilton files lawsuit number eleven against Scientology’s drug rehab network

    Las Vegas attorney Ryan Hamilton isn’t slowing down. He’s filed another federal fraud lawsuit against Scientology’s drug rehab facility in Nevada — Rainbow Canyon Retreat in the remote town of Caliente — bringing to eleven the suits he’s filed in recent months against similar centers in California and Colorado..........."
  13. Mimsey Borogrove

    Mimsey Borogrove Crusader

    A consistent theme in these lawsuits is that they offer no drug counseling. What they are missing is the lens that Hubbard viewed drug addition through. In his world view, if a person found out the truth on human nature ( he is an ageless spiritual being trapped in a body ) who can, via the purif, scientology training and auditing, rise above his addiction, why would he need any drug counseling? Such was Hubbard's ego, his belief in his world view, and the audacity of his belief in his tech's efficacy.

    And, it turns out, his Achilles heel.

  14. secretiveoldfag

    secretiveoldfag Silver Meritorious Patron

    In other words, since Narconon is based on Hubbard's tech, it is bunk. Unscientific unfounded dangerous bunk.
  15. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    I saw this on Face Book,,, the other day, and have to post it.

    This guy, Mike Hoy, was my landlord for a couple years in Los Angeles... (in the late 1990s up until the summer of 2001). Mike Hoy was an OT 7 Comp around 1995?

    We also worked at the same company for awhile.....a scientologist owned Real Estate Mortgage Servicing Company in Glendale.

    I see now that he has moved to Clearwater and is head of Narconon East US.

    We use to grab a Burrito near the house he owned and rented rooms a place called El Tarrinos.....they had great burritos...

    We would chat and were somewhat friends.

    Once he was in a funk about his marriage ...( and four kids) time while we were hanging out....and he confessed to me..."it was a Purif romance."

    Also this guy, Mike head of Narconon East US.....once told me that he had been "Moses" in a past life. ( don't know what to say about that....? But I didn't believe it.)

    And a few more tidbits....Mike told me. Mike Hoy was raised in West Virginia, rather poor....and played the Clarinet as a kid.

    Something about his Face Book Photo.....something way off....IMO.....seems like a well hidden raving lunatic to me.


    Edited to add this gem: Mike's wife...can't remember her name off hand....use to come over to the rental house also, once in a while, and we'd talk. During one of our chats, she confided to me that she "was sure (one of her young kids) had been Elvis Presley in a his past life."

    Edited: by the looks of the bracelet ....looks like Mike Hoy has done OT 8 ?
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2014
  16. Demented LRH

    Demented LRH Patron Meritorious

    Yes, Mary is doing a great job! The number of lawsuits is astonishing, I thought it was about 5 only. Boy, was I wrong!
  17. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    That OT bracelet doesn't mean he's done OT8. I had a solid gold one and I'd just completed OT5. Nobody said there was any restrictions as to who could buy them.

    You can buy just about anything in the CofS if you've got the money.
  18. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    Thank you Demented LRH. It's a concerted effort by volunteers at Narconon Reviews and Reaching For The Tipping Point forum to get these cases known of and documented. ethercat / Ann is the one making all this possible. I'm just the one trying to get the news and some article out when I am not researching things. We get many complaints about the program over at the forum and by email.. So much is happening, it's hard to keep up with it all.

    There are actually over 40 current lawsuits going across the USA! We have a total of 84 posted up at Narconon Reviews as of Oct 8th. Still have many more court complaints to get hold of and post.... we do this as volunteers and it can get expensive. Here is Ann's latest blog post about recent additions to our collection of lawsuits:

    22 More Lawsuits Involving Narconon Added, Total: 84
    Written by Ann on October 8, 2014 · 1 Memo

    We have added 22 lawsuits to our collection, some new and some old, bringing the total to 84.

    We have section at Narconon Reviews called Resources where we post documentation Here's the Researchers index
    Narconon Lawsuits
    Narconon Surveys
    Inspection Reports
    Formal Reports
    Formal Complaints
    Informal Reports
    Informal Complaints
    Open Records Requests
    Links for Researchers

    We also have sections for Potential and Former Clients of Narconon

    Appreciate your support. Thanks :)
  19. Wants2Talk

    Wants2Talk Silver Meritorious Patron

    Sunday afternoon, watching a Dragnet marathon on COZY TV, when on comes a lawyer's ad asking victims of Narconon to contact the law firm!:clap:
  20. AnonyMary

    AnonyMary Formerly Fooled - Finally Free

    How fun!! Tony O mentioned and posted the ad today...