The Appellate Court upheld the jury award of $45 million dollars in non-economic damages to the children of the decedent killed by a drunk driver, finding that the award did not shock the conscience because the decedent was a single and loving mother.J.B.B. Investments Partners LTD. et al., v. R. Thomas Fair et al. (2019) 37 Cal. App. 5th 1
The court upheld the validity of a settlement agreement and found Defendants’ appeal of the trial court’s ruling to be frivolous. Thus, the court found Defendants and Defendants’ counsel jointly and severally liable for sanctions.
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