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BARTON v. ALEXANDER HAMILTON LIFE INS. CO. OF AM., E030085

Petition for rehearing is denied where the trial court: 1) had jurisdiction to enter its order limiting the new trial to compensatory damages, and 2) did not abuse its discretion in granting a motion for a new trial on the grounds of excessive damages and failure to follow jury instructions.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/06/2003
  • Published 08/06/2003

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Michael J. Cappelli for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thelen Reid & Priest, James J. Moak and Kenneth R. Pedroza, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Appellant.
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