Judge Thins Malpractice Suit Over Child's Motrin Case Verdict

Law360, Los Angeles (May 14, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday trimmed a malpractice suit against Greene Broillet & Wheeler LLP and other former attorneys who represented a girl who lost a high-profile case against Johnson & Johnson alleging her use of Children's Motrin caused her to go blind.

Judge Joseph R. Kalin nixed a breach of fiduciary claim and struck Sabrina Brierton Johnson's request for punitive damages against Balaban & Spielberger LLP, Greene Broillet & Wheeler and others. Judge Kalin, who is overseeing the case temporarily, gave Johnson 20 days' leave...
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