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.
- Decided 03/04/2002
- Published 03/04/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- 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.