SANTA ANA, Calif. – Although an assisted living facility’s actions regarding the care of one of its patients was reprehensible, the level of reprehensibility was not “exceedingly high,” a California appeals panel majority found April 13, reducing a $250,000 punitive damages award against the facility’s owner (Harlene Miller v. Zareen Faiz, No. G042917, Calif. App., 4th Dist., Div. 3; 2011 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 2721).
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