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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/01/2006
  • Published 03/01/2006

Judges

  • McINTYRE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • 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.
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