In Doyle v. Dixon, which was an action for breach of contract, the language of the court was: "When the damages awarded by the jury appear to the judge to be excessive he may either grant a new trial absolutely, or give the plaintiff the option to remit the excess, or a portion thereof, and order the verdict to stand for the residue."Summary of this case from Arkansas Cattle Co. v. Mann
January 13, 1959
Orders unanimously affirmed, with $20 costs and disbursements to the respondent. No opinion.
Concur — Botein, P.J., M.M. Frank, Valente and Bergan, JJ.