Cases & Deals

Lennar settles 10-week jury trial after $200 million damage claim excluded

Client(s) Lennar Corporation

Jones Day defended Lennar Corporation and Lennar Homes of California, Inc. in a 10-week jury trial. The trial judge excluded evidence of $200 million of the $202 million claim, and the case settled on very favorable terms during closing argument.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association v. LNR California Investments, Inc.; Heritage Fields El Toro, LLC; Heritage Fields LLC; LNR Heritage Fields, Inc.; LNR Partners, Inc.; (formerly known as Lennar Partners, Inc.); LNR Property Corporation; Lennar Corporation; and Does 1-100, Case No. 30-2008-00111856 (Superior Ct. of Ca., County of Orange, Central Justice Center)