Ex-Judge Rebuked In Michelin Brain Injury Case

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Thursday chastised a former superior court judge for his actions in a personal injury lawsuit against Michelin North America Inc., reversing his ruling in favor of the tire manufacturer after finding that he unfairly allowed salacious evidence of the plaintiff's private life, prejudicing the case.

A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal for the State of California in the Second Appellate District said Judge David A. Workman of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County should have excluded evidence of...
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