FIRST-BLUSH RULE

FIRST-BLUSH RULE

first-blush rule. The common-law principle that allows a court to set aside a verdict as excessive because the verdict causes the mind to immediately conclude that it resulted from passion or prejudice on the part of the jury. [Cases: Federal Civil Procedure 2345; New Trial 77(2).C.J.S. New Trial ¡ì¡ì 101, 103.]
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