November 28, 2018

Los Angeles jury awards $34 million in punitive damages against owner of mobile home park

Law 360 (subscription required) reports on a jury verdict awarding $34 million in punitive damages, on top of $5.56 million in compensatory damages, to the residents of a Long Beach mobile home park.  The plaintiffs alleging that the park was built on top of a former landfill, and that the shifting ground released noxious odors and damaged their homes.