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Punitive damages were asked from ComputerLand.

March 13, 1985

Herbert Hafif, an attorney for a Micro/Vest Corp., urged jurors to impose at least $100 million in punitive damages against ComputerLand founder William Millard. The request came one day after jurors ordered Millard to surrender 20% of his stock in the world's largest computer retailer and a group of other companies to Micro/Vest because of a $250,000 debt. The ComputerLand stock is valued at more than $400 million. Micro/Vest, a group of 60 investors led by a rival retailer, filed the suit in 1981 against Millard, founder and owner of Hayward-based ComputerLand.

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