Friday, March 19, 2010

Federal Judge Tosses $100 Million Punitive Damages Award Against BP

Horvitz & Levy LLP report on their blog about the federal district court judge who threw out a $100 million punitive damages award, not for excessiveness, but because he felt the plaintiffs had not presented clear and convincing evidence that the defendant, BP, acted with intent to harm or engaged in gross negligence. Read their post about the cased here.


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