Ehrlich Law Firm wins affirmance of $15 million verdict

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Appellate Lawyer

Ehrlich Law Firm wins affirmance of $15 million verdict

US Court of Appeals 9th CircuitOn July 14, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a $15 million jury verdict on behalf of three Los Angeles Police Department officers who had been wrongfully accused by the department of corruption. In Harper v. City of Los Angeles, 533 F.3d 1010 (9th Cir. 2008), the court held that the evidence supported the jury’s verdict that the officers’ constitutional rights were violated, and that the award of $5,000,001 to each was not excessive.

Certified appellate specialist Jeffrey I. Ehrlich briefed and argued the appeal for the officers.


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Southern California appeals attorney, Jeffrey I. Ehrlich, is an appellate specialist certified by the State Bar of California’s Committee on Legal Specialization. He is the principal of the Ehrlich Law Firm, in Encino, Los Angeles County, California.