Update: In court last week Dec. 10-16
Billy Vice v. Burlington NorthernDefendant's motion to dismiss for forum non conveniens is continued and reset for Jan. 14, 2005. Trial date of Feb. 7, 2005, is rescheduled for May 9, 2005.
Peggy Brown v. Insurance Auto Auctions et.al.
The plaintiff failed to show for a Dec. 10 hearing date for all pending motions. Judge Nicholas Byron reset the hearing for Jan. 14, 2005
Ben White v. Tiger Corporation
The Dec. 10 hearing was cancelled by Judge Byron, and a new case management schedule was set.
Nathaniel Carter v. Purdue Pharma et.al.
Purdue withdrew all pending motions and re-wed motions for protective order regarding Non Venue discovery in all Oxycontin cases where motion to transfer venue are pending.
Claudell Belton v. Cottrell et.al
Cottrell announced its intent to seek reconsideration of orders striking Cottrell’s leadings and expert witnesses. Judge Andy Matoesian denied all requests but gave Cottrell leave to file a motion with respect to trial date of Dec. 13. Court reset trial for Feb. 22, 2005.