L.A. judge orders new trial in $33 mln Budget case

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By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES, Feb 27 (Reuters) - A judge on Friday overturned a $33-million jury award against Budget Rent-A-Car and the city of Los Angeles in a nationally watched case involving a black doctor who said he was permanently injured during a wrongful arrest for car theft. Los Angeles police pulled over and arrested Angelo Gousse in February 2001 on suspicion of car theft after noting that the vehicle had been reported stolen. Budget later admitted to putting the wrong ...

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