Anti-Consolidation Ruling Results In Dismissal

Posted on Tuesday, 13 November 2007

When on the eve of jury selection, the trial judge decided to consolidate for trial a wrongful death mesothelioma suit with a living kidney cancer case, the lawyers at HUGO PARKER, LLP filed an emergency petition for a writ of mandate. The First District Court of Appeal promptly stayed the consolidation order and ordered briefing. Two weeks later the First District vacated the consolidation and plaintiffs' counsel dismissed HP's client from the personal injury trial.


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Click here to see First District Court of Appeal's Opinion.

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