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LAUREN H. v. KANNAPPAN, F034098

Given the conflicting evidence of liability, the jury's mishandling of both aspects of damages, and the presence of the other many signs of a placatory verdict, the trial court's decision to order a complete new trial was not a manifest abuse of discretion.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/04/2002
  • Published 03/04/2002

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Law Offices of David Drexler and David Drexler, Sherman Oaks, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • LeBeau, Thelen, Lampe, McIntosh & Crear, Dennis R. Thelen and W. Steven Shayer, Bakersfield, for Defendants and Respondents.
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