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February 24th, 2007

Punitive Damages Award Good For Plaintiffs – Updated

I’ve posted an update to Friday’s post on the Philip Morris decision to account for Justice Breyer’s comments at oral argument. He seems to also support a 100-1 ratio of compensatory to punitive damages when applicable. Which means that five current justices would support such a ratio. It is at the end of this post: Philip Morris Punitive Damages Decision — Why It Was Good For Plaintiffs

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