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BREAKING: New Jersey Jury Slams Johnson & Johnson, Imerys With $80M Punitive Talc Powder Verdict

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BREAKING: Jury Awards $37M In 1st New Jersey J&J Talc Trial, Punitive Damages Phase To Follow

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Wal-Mart to Pay Employee $750,000 in Moral & Punitive Damages

While employers in Ontario have a right to terminate their employees, there is also a requirement that the termination is done in good faith. If employees are treated poorly by their employer during the course of their termination, there can … Continue reading

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Update on Availability of Punitive Damages in Unseaworthiness Cases

On January 23, Ninth Circuit decided Batterson v. Dutra Grp. which addressed the whether punitive damages are available in an unseaworthiness cause of action. Following last year’s unanimous Washington State Supreme Court decision in Tabingo v. Am. Triumph LLC, 188 … Continue reading

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Injured Fishermen Entitled to Punitive Damages in Cases of Unseaworthiness

In a precedent-setting case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that injured fishermen and seamen are indeed entitled to punitive damages under maritime law unseaworthiness guidelines. In reaching this decision in the case of Batterton … Continue reading

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