Sarofim v. Trust Co. of the W., 05-20309
An arbitration award for punitive damages against defendant, an investment company, is affirmed in a case alleging tort and contract claims regarding mismanagement of plaintiff's investments where the arbitrators did not manifestly disregard applicable law or violate public policy in granting the award.
- Decided 02/08/2006
- Published 02/09/2006
- BENAVIDES, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, BENAVIDES and OWEN, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- John Lee Dagley, Justin M. Campbell, III, Campbell, Harrison & Dagley, Houston, TX, for Sarofim.
- For Appellees:
- D. Todd Smith, Fulbright & Jaworski, Austin, TX, Robert Stanford Harrell, Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.