Dennis Freudeman v. Landing of Canton, et al
|Plaintiff - Appellee:
||DENNIS J. FREUDEMAN, individually and as executor for the estate of Deceased Dorothy V. Freudeman
|Defendant - Appellant:
||LANDING OF CANTON and EMERITUS CORPORATION, dba Emeritus Assisted Living, dba Emeritus Senior Living
||WEGMAN COMPANIES, INC. and WEGMAN FAMILY (CANTON) LLC VI
||February 2, 2012
||U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
|Nature of Suit:
||P.I.: Medical Malpractice
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|Date Filed||#||Document Text|
|December 19, 2012
OPINION and JUDGMENT filed: The res ipsa loquitur, judicial misconduct, and punitive damages issues are AFFIRMED. The punitive-damages-cap issue is REVERSED and REMANDED to the district court with an instruction to reduce the punitive damages award to $800,000. Decision for publication. David W. McKeague (AUTHORING) and Richard Allen Griffin, Circuit Judges; and Susan J. Dlott, Chief United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, sitting by designation.