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.
- Decided 08/06/2003
- Published 08/06/2003
- California Court of Appeal
- 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.