Arizona Appeals Court Voids $7.9 Million Award For Refusal To Give Jury Instruction

(November 26, 2018, 7:35 PM EST) -- PHOENIX — An Arizona appeals court vacated a jury’s $7.9 million award to a man who was hit by a drunken driver while stopped at an intersection on his scooter.  The lower court erred in refusing to give a jury instruction on intervening and superseding cause proposed by the owner of a gentleman’s club, which was critical to determining liability, the appeals court said Nov. 15 in remanding the action (Mark H. Dupray, et al. v. JAI Dining Services [Phoenix] Inc., No. 1-17-0599, Ariz. App., Div. 1, 2018 Ariz. App. LEXIS 179)....

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