California Appellate Panel Upholds $19.78 Million Verdict In Negligence Suit
(January 11, 2016, 4:59 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A California appeals panel on Jan. 8 upheld a $19.78 million judgement against a California gas company in a negligence case filed by a man who was injured when the house he was renting exploded, finding that the trial court did not err in allowing evidence of the man’s traumatic brain injury (TBI) (Pengxuan Diao v. Southern California Gas Company, No. B258840, Cal. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 1; 2016 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 109).