I caught that.info: interesting stipulation here , in case you missed it
But Cutrufelli's lawyer, Sanford Troy, says the negligence lawsuit has "extremely good chances" of success if Cutrufelli is acquitted
My first thought was "only in CA" but know better.
I recall a case in Iowa about 30 years ago where a farmer lost everything for shooting a burglar in the ankles with a shotgun. He should have aimed about 5 feet higher.