California’s Sky High Case Values: What’s Really Driving the Dollars Up?

This presentation provided a roadmap that explores what drives up the value of cases in the States by comparing and contrasting how damages in these cases are valued in California versus Canada. The panelists discussed the differences between reasonable and retail damages and how they are calculated and the overall effect of cases such as Hanif v. Housing Authority of Yolo County; Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc.; and Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics, LLC.