SAN DIEGO - The Fourth District California Court of Appeal on March 11 affirmed a defense verdict in a product liability case, disagreeing with the plaintiff's contention that the trial court judge's ownership interest of certain insurance companies disqualifies him (Shelley Brown v. American Bicycle Group LLC, No. D063268, Calif. App., 4th Dist., Div. 1; 2014 Cal. App. LEXIS 223).