CJAC Liability Reform Insider (March 2021) – In a major victory
on the side of fair apportionment of non-economic damages, the
Second Appellate District Court issued a unanimous, unpublished
decision on March 25 in Putt v. CBS Corporation (Ford
Motor Co.), which reversed the jury’s apportionment of
100% of fault to Ford for plaintiff’s injury.
CJAC originally filed an amici brief, joined by the U.S. Chamber
of Commerce, in the case on January 6.
In the opinion, the court remanded for a new trial on the issues