Product Liability and Toxic Tort

Punitive Damage Limits In Product Liability Action

State statute, common law weigh heavily in two key Conn. cases

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

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Appropriate limits to punitive damages awards in product liability actions have been the subject of great debate over the past few years. Most of the debate has focused on federal due process limitations in the wake of several important U.S. Supreme Court decisions that struck down large punitive damages awards as unconstitutional.

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