Slesinger v. Walt Disney Co., B178340
When a plaintiff's deliberate and egregious misconduct makes any sanction other than dismissal inadequate to ensure a fair trial, the trial court has inherent power to impose a terminating sanction.
- Decided 09/25/2007
- Published 09/25/2007
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, Steven L. Mayer, Steven N. Sherr and Jerome B. Falk, Jr., San Francisco, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- O'Melveny & Myers, Alan Rader, Victor H. Jih,Justin M. Goldstein, Kevin L. Vick and Daniel M. Petrocelli, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Respondent.