Legal Memorandum: Jury Verdict

Issue: What is the standard of review in the Fifth Circuit tc "Standards of Review " l 2for a jury verdict?

Area of Law: Litigation & Procedure
Keywords: Jury verdict; Standard of review
Jurisdiction: Fifth Circuit
Cited Cases: 866 F.2d 112
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 02/01/2000

A jury verdict "must be upheld unless the facts and inferences point so strongly and so overwhelmingly in favor of one party that reasonable men could not arrive at any verdict to the contrary."  Granberry v. O’Barr, 866 F.2d 112, 113 (5th Cir. 1988) (quoting Western Co. of North America v. United States, 699 F.2d 264, 276 (5th Cir. 1983)).


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