January 20, 2015

Missouri state senator seeks to amend state constitution to restore cap on punitive damages

Last year the Missouri Supreme Court struck down Missouri's statutory cap on punitive damages as unconstitutional. Today the Missouri Chamber of Commerce reports that state senator Ron Richard has introduced a bill to amend the Missouri constitution to reinstate the cap.  Not surprisingly, the chamber of commerce supports the proposal.

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Missouri Supreme Court strikes down punitive damages cap as unconstitutional