CGB Occupational Therapy, Inc. v. Sunrise Assisted Living, Inc. (Third Circuit)
In this case, our client, Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., was held liable for tortious interference with the at-will relationship between CGB and therapists in its employ. CGB was awarded $109,000 in compensatory damages and $30 million in punitive damages. In response to our post-trial motions, the district court reduced the punitive damages to $2 million. After both parties appealed, the Third Circuit further reduced the punitive damages to $750,000.