What is the test for a judge to uphold a finding of substantial quantum of evidence in a civil case?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from Watkins v. Cent. Freight Lines, Inc., A138015 (Cal. App. 2014):

bound to uphold it so long as the record is free from prejudicial error and the judgment is supported by evidence which is 'substantial,' that is, of ' "ponderable legal significance," ' ' "reasonable in nature, credible, and of solid value . . . ." ' " (Howard v. Owens Corning (1999) 72 Cal.App.4th 621, 631.)

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