June 24, 2008

DuPont Asks West Virginia Supreme Court to Review $196.2 Million Punitive Damages Award

DuPont has issued a press release announcing that they have petitioned the West Virginia Supreme Court to review a class-action pollution case with a $251 million judgment, including $196.2 million in punitive damages. According to this story from the West Virginia Record, the verdict in this case was the fifth largest verdict in the nation in 2007.