Miller v. Collectors Universe, Inc., G036432
In case involving claims of unauthorized use of a name, multi-million dollar verdict for plaintiff which was premised upon a ruling in limine erroneously interpreting and applying Civil Code section 3344(a) is reversed where plaintiff had but a single cause of action for wrongful appropriation of his name, thereby limiting his statutory damages to $750.
- Decided 08/30/2007
- Published 08/30/2007
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellees:
- Boudreau, Albert & Wohlfeil, Joel R. Wohlfeil, Andrew S. Albert; Ross, Dixon & Bell, and Jon R. Williams for Plaintiff, Cross-defendant and Appellant., Attlesey & Thomlinson, Keith A. Attlesey, Suzanne M. Shaw; and Armen R. Vartian for Defendant, Cross-complainant and Appellant.