August 19, 2011

Here's a handy survey on cases finding 1:1 to be the maximum punitive damages allowable

In a timely post (given this week's Bullock v. Philip Morris opinion) the folks at Dechert LLP have posted the results of punitive damages research they did to "list of all the cases we’ve been able to find where a court held that, constitutionally, punitive damages could not be assessed in an amount greater than a one-to-one ratio."