Excessive Verdict

Definition of Excessive Verdict

A verdict which is result of passion or prejudice. Babb v. Murray, 26 Cal.App.2d 153, 79 P.2d 159, 160. The test of whether a verdict is “excessive” is whether the amount thereof is such as to shock the conscience of the court. Scheidegger v. Thompson, Mo.App., 174 S.W.2d 216, 222. See Remittitur.

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