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April 1, 2009

Supreme Court Dismisses Writ of Certiorari in Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Williams

On March 31 the Supreme Cout of the United States dismissed the writ of certiorari as impovidently granted in Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Williams.  The dismissal means that the $79.5 million punitive damages award affirmed by the Oregon Supreme Court in Williams v. Philip Morris Inc. , see 176 P.3d 1255 (Or. 2008) on remand, stands. 

MKS

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