Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Eighth Circuit: Ray Nassar v. Earnestine Jackson

As grounds were not mentioned in initial JMOL 50(a) motion, they cannot be renewed in 50(b) motion.

Where lost salary and benefits amount was clearly established during trial, remittur of damages to that number.

Fees award vacated and remanded given remittur.

Concur/Dissent - Remittur waived when relevant jury instruction wasn't challenged.

Ray Nassar  v.  Earnestine Jackson
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