Plaintiff Opts For New Trial On Damages Rather Than See $4.5M Verdict Cut To $1M

(September 29, 2015, 9:33 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Given a choice between a California state court judge’s remittitur of a Wright hip verdict from $4.5 million to $1 million, a plaintiff will opt for a new trial on damages only, the plaintiff’s counsel told Mealey Publications Sept. 28 (Alan Warner, et al. v. Brad L. Penenberg, M.D., et al., No. BC 475958, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

Steven R. Vartazarian of the Vartazarian Law Firm in Sherman Oaks, Calif., said that Judge Michael Harwin of the Los Angeles Superior Court on...
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