No. 15330.

130 Ariz. 516 (1981)

637 P.2d 726

Dennis TAYLOR, surviving husband of Kathleen Taylor, deceased, Appellee, Cross-Appellant, v. SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, a Delaware corporation; Wilbur L. Biggerstaff, Appellants, Cross-Appellees.

Supreme Court of Arizona, In Banc.

Rehearing Denied December 15, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Haralson, Kinerk & Morey, P.C. by Dale Haralson, Tucson, for appellee-cross-appellant.

Evans, Kitchel & Jenckes, P.C. by Ralph J. Lester, Robert R. Mills, F. Pendleton Gaines, III, Phoenix, for appellants-cross-appellees.

CAMERON, Justice.

On 6 February 1979, a jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff, Dennis Taylor, in a cause of action alleging that the defendants, Southern Pacific Transportation Company and Wilber L. Biggerstaff, had negligently caused the wrongful death of Taylor's wife. The jury found Southern Pacific liable for $7,000 in compensatory damages and $200 in exemplary damages. At the same time, the jury found Biggerstaff not liable. On 6 April 1979, the trial...

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