Barbara Barkley talks with her lawyers, Todd Barsotti, center, and Stephen Cornwell, during a break in her wrongful termination civil trial against Bank of the West in Fresno County Superior Court. In March 2017, a jury awarded Barkley $1.68 million in damages. Judge Jeffrey Hamilton, however, in May gutted the award by $904,500, saying it was excessive.
Barbara Barkley talks with her lawyers, Todd Barsotti, center, and Stephen Cornwell, during a break in her wrongful termination civil trial against Bank of the West in Fresno County Superior Court. In March 2017, a jury awarded Barkley $1.68 million in damages. Judge Jeffrey Hamilton, however, in May gutted the award by $904,500, saying it was excessive. PABLO LOPEZ Fresno Bee file
Barbara Barkley talks with her lawyers, Todd Barsotti, center, and Stephen Cornwell, during a break in her wrongful termination civil trial against Bank of the West in Fresno County Superior Court. In March 2017, a jury awarded Barkley $1.68 million in damages. Judge Jeffrey Hamilton, however, in May gutted the award by $904,500, saying it was excessive. PABLO LOPEZ Fresno Bee file

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