April 21, 2021

"Trizetto's $570M Punitive Damages Award Excessive, Judge Says"

Law360 reports here on a ruling by a federal district judge in New York, ordering a conditional new trial on the grounds of excessive punitive damages in a trade secrets and copyright case.  The plaintiff must decide between a new trial or a reduction of the punitive damages from $570 million to $285 million (the amount of the jury's compensatory damages award).