Chrysler Group v. Walden


(Ga., filed August 31, 2017): Arguing the lower court erred by admitting CEO pay evidence because it creates extreme unfair prejudice and provokes a jury response based on passion and prejudice.  Also, arguing that considering the damages award only in isolation prevents a meaningful analysis for excursiveness.

Court ruled against ATRA's position

Status: On March 15, 2018, the court disagreed with ATRA’s position and affirmed the punitive damages award.

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