Yogi Must Pay Atty $6.4M Punitive Award In Harassment Case

Law360, Los Angeles (January 26, 2016, 5:10 PM EST) -- A California jury Tuesday slammed Bikram Choudhury and his yoga college with more than $6.4 million in punitive damages for sexually harassing and wrongfully firing his former legal adviser, despite the yoga guru’s claims that he and his business are "almost bankrupt.”

Minakshi Jafa-Bodden (second from left), the former legal adviser to Bikram Choudhury, speaks to the press Tuesday in Los Angeles. She is joined by (from left) her attorneys Mark Quigley of Greene Broillet & Wheeler LLP, Carla Minnard of the Minnard Law Firm and Aaron Osten of Greene Broillet. (Credit: Law360) A day earlier, the 12-person jury awarded Choudhury's...

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