Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Williams

December 5, 2008

yesterday at the US Supreme Court: Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Williams. 549 U.S. 346 (2007) In the case it was held that the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment bars punitive damages for harm caused to individuals not involved in the litigation. Mayola Williams, the widow of Jesse D. Williams, who died of…

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