A Fourth Appellate District ruled Dec. 2 that San Bernardino Superior Judge David Cohn improperly dismissed an action, and ordered the case reinstated.
Cohn was overseeing a March 2016 case filed by Lakshmi Reddy which alleged National University wrongfully terminated her.
San Bernardino Superior Court granted National University’s motion to compel arbitration Jan. 31, 2019, according to the appellate court’s unpublished opinion. Reddy’s counsel did not pull together any arbitration demands due to a series of misfortunes including their mail being stolen, the lawyer breaking her toe, and her assistant being hit by a car, according to testimony recounted in the opinion. The