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22 Aug 2012, 8:33 am by Lawrence Solum
Los Angeles Transit Lines, a decision that Rabin and his casebook co-author Marc Franklin helped make famous among torts scholars. [read post]
18 Nov 2009, 7:13 am by Moseley Collins
Los Angeles Transit Lines, supra, 56 Cal.2d 498, that, [w]hile the appellate court should consider the amounts awarded in prior cases for similar injuries, obviously, each case must be decided on its own facts and circumstances. [read post]
23 Nov 2009, 7:39 am by Moseley Collins
Los Angeles Transit Lines, supra, 56 Cal.2d at pp. 504, 506, 508-509 [bus accident caused fractures of left heel and shin bones, severed nerves and arteries to left foot and persistent open ulcer; Court conceded that non-pecuniary damages award of $134,000 was high but upheld it, stating that it was intended to compensate for pain and suffering, past and future, humiliation as a result of being disfigured and permanently crippled, and constant anxiety and fear… [read post]
4 Nov 2009, 7:21 am by Moseley Collins
Los Angeles Transit Lines (1961) 56 Cal.2d 498: The powers and duties of a trial judge in ruling on a motion for new trial and of an appellate court on an appeal from a judgment are very different when the question of an excessive award of damages arises. [read post]