Judge Won't Scrub Comments About Atty From GM MDL

Law360 (April 29, 2021, 10:53 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge declined to walk back his comments about an attorney whose representation of a client's ignition switch claims against General Motors "left much to be desired," finding Thursday that the attorney himself had acknowledged much of what was said.

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman rejected T. Patton Youngblood Jr.'s argument that he made "gratuitous comments" about the attorney, finding that the comments were made in response to an issue before the court, and that Youngblood had an opportunity to respond. Youngblood, the judge said, does not provide any basis for the withdrawal of the comments.

Youngblood acknowledges that...

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