Professor Alberto Bernabe - The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Friday, September 12, 2014
Missouri Supreme Court holds punitive damages cap is unconstitutional
This week, the Missouri Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision striking down that state’s $500,000 punitive damages cap as it applies to any common law claim. Here is a comment praising the decision and here is one criticizing it. The case is called Lewellen v. Franklin.