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Calif. Court OKs Doc's Injury Verdict, Nixes $2.9M Fees Award

Law360 (February 14, 2018, 10:24 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a jury’s decision to award a medical technician $225,000 in a suit accusing a doctor of sexual battery, but reversed a trial judge’s award of $2.9 million in attorneys’ fees, saying a doubling of fees may not have been fair.

A three-judge Second Appellate District panel upheld a verdict in favor of Yunuen Campos in a suit accusing Dr. John M. Kennedy of sexually assaulting the cardiac stenographer in a doctor’s lounge while she was assigned to work at...
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