March 16, 2011

Bill on punitive damages in products cases fails to pass Senate Judiciary Committee

The Judiciary Committee of the California Senate held a hearing yesterday on Assembly Bill 158, which would eliminate punitive damages in products liability cases in which the defendant complied with applicable regulations.  The committee did not approve the bill, but will consider it again at a future hearing.

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