Gober v. Ralphs Grocery Co., D040473
An order denying grocery store defendant-employer's motion for a judgment notwithstanding the verdict in a sexual harassment case is reversed and the matter is remanded with directions to modify a judgment for plaintiffs by reducing the award of punitive damages to six times their respective compensatory damages awards.
- Decided 03/01/2006
- Published 03/01/2006
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Law Offices of Philip E. Kay, Philip E. Kay, Lawrence A. Organ; Rosen, Bien & Asaro, Sanford Jay Rosen, Sarah Olson Zimmerman, Ernest J. Galvan, Richard Hardack, San Francisco; John W. Dalton; Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps and Charles A. Bird, San Diego, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Horvitz & Levy, Daniel J. Gonzalez, Karen M. Bray, Curt C. Cutting, Encino; Ford & Harrison and Helene J. Wasserman, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Appellant.