Karl the Martian asks about the latest twist in the Patreon CA court cast:
complex litigation hype train – stronger or weaker than our god emperor’s chances of being president?
It’s not so much weaker as nonexistent. What he’s referring to here is yesterday’s court-approved request for complex litigation made by Patreon back in May. This was a cheap legal stunt intended to increase filing fees for the Bears, which also provided the Bears with a third breach of contract claim in their arbitrations. Because the case isn’t actually complex and complex status wouldn’t serve to do anything it hasn’t already accomplished, Patreon agreed to an order that was filed to designate the case as non-complex more than a month ago, as the court records show.
2020-10-07 FEE PAID ON: STIPULATION & ORDER TO DESIGNATE CASE AS NON-COMPLEX (TRANSACTION ID # 100113383)
As far as I have heard, no one on either side understands how this happened or what’s going on yet. My guess is that this was just an administrative error in which someone failed to notice the original request had already been revoked.