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Scott v. Phoenix Schools, Inc., No. C058539

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By FindLaw Staff on July 02, 2009 5:25 PM

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.   

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APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Placer County, James D. Garbolino, Judge. Reversed in part and affirmed in part.
Filed: June 30, 2009

Before BLEASE, Acting P.J., SIMS ,J., NICHOLSON, J.
Opinion by BLEASE, Acting P.J.

For Plaintiff: Mary-Alice Coleman and James C. Ashworth.
For Defendant: Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard, Bruce A. Scheidt, Kristianne T. Seargeant and Meredith Packer.

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