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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC. v. SUPERIOR COURT (ADAMS), A095728

General Order No. 55, adopted by the San Francisco Superior Court to help manage its complex asbestos litigation, does not violate California Rules of Court, rule 981.1, which preempts generally applicable local rules.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/18/2001
  • Published 12/18/2001

Judges

  •  JONES, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Justs N. Karlsons,James G. Scadden, Kathryn A. Amnott, Terrie L. Robinson, David M. Rice,Laurie J. Falik, San Francisco, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, Counsel for petitioners., Alan R. Brayton, Gilbert L. Purcell, Novato, Lloyd F. LeRoy, Brayton, Purcell, Curtis & Geagan, Counsel for real parties in interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for respondent.
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