In an employment termination action, trial court judgment is affirmed in part and reversed in part where: 1) there was substantial evidence that defendant violated public policy in dismissing plaintiff; and 2) there was insufficient evidence of malice, fraud or oppression to support the award of punitive damages.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Placer County, James D. Garbolino, Judge. Reversed in part and affirmed in part.
THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT
Filed: June 30, 2009
Before BLEASE, Acting P.J., SIMS ,J., NICHOLSON, J.
Opinion by BLEASE, Acting P.J.