$12.5 million verdict by Chatsworth jury for 2007 assault at Oakdale Heights facility in Santa Clarita California.

VALENCIA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ — Following a five-week trial, a jury in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, awarded 94-year old Sophie Schwartz $12.5 million ($6 million in general damages and $6.5 million in punitive damages) on March 1, 2010 against Jose Vazquez and Oakdale Heights Management Corporation for the 2007 sexual assault committed while Schwartz resided at Oakdale Heights of Santa Clarita in Santa Clarita, California. The Honorable Judge Melvin D. Sandvig presided.

 

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