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CITY OF GLENDALE v. SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY (FENTON), B152057

The trial court erred in granting a motion to strike a municipality's request for punitive damages, because public entities are not, as a matter of law, precluded from pursuing claims for punitive damages.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/06/2002
  • Published 02/06/2002

Judges

  •  BOLAND, J.*

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Scott H. Howard, City Attorney of Glendale;  Morris, Polich & Purdy, Carol Ann Humiston, Richard H. Nakamura, Jr., Los Angeles, and Pamela A. Hill, Boston, MA, for Petitioners., Plotkin, Marutani & Kaufman and Jay J. Plotkin, Sherman Oaks, for Real Party in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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