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Where are they now? A look back at the top verdicts of 2009
1. Quirky trial leads to record $370M defamation verdict Choi v. Marciano Defamation July 28, 2009, California After a bizarre trial, a Los Angeles jury awarded a record defamation verdict of $370 million, including $25 million in punitive damages, to five former employees of Guess Jeans mogul Georges Marciano.