November 4, 2006
High Court Reviews High-Dollar Cigarette Judgment
"The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case to determine how high punitive damages can go when a state court finds extreme corporate misconduct. In a suit against Phillip Morris, the company was ordered to pay $79.5 million for a smoker's death."
See also, transcript of oral argument in Philip Morris USA v. Williams. [RJ]
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