Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
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In McBride v. Estis Well Service LLC, a divided Fifth Circuit sitting en banc held that punitive damages are not recoverable by an injured seaman or his heirs under the Jones Act or general maritime law of...more
A $200,000.00 fine was “manifestly unfit”, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled, in raising Metron Construction’s fine to $750,000 for criminal negligence after four workers died on Christmas Eve, 2009. The $200,000 fine...more
In 2008, a high-speed chase with authorities looking to apprehend a suspect in a low-level drug deal brought multiple cars screaming down Memorial Parkway at speeds estimated to be around 90 miles per hour. The chase ended...more
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