General Motors, LLC. V. Bavlsik


(U.S., filed March 26, 2018): Arguing that the lower court improperly ordered a damages-only retrial when the trial record contained strong indications the jury had originally reached an impermissible “compromise verdict.” A compromise verdict requires retrial on all issues so as to not erode fundamental Seventh Amendment guarantees.

Court denied cert

On May 15, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for cert.

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