Tag Archives: Punitive Damages

10th Circuit reduces $25.5 million punitive award to $1.95 million

Last week, the Tenth Circuit issued its decision in a closely-watched punitive damages case, Lompe v. Sunridge Partners, LLC. The case arose from a lawsuit filed by Amber Lompe, a 20-year old college student in Wyoming, who suffered carbon monoxide … Continue reading

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce files amicus brief in 10th Circuit arguing against excessive punitive damages

According to this post from the Mayer Brown law firm’s terrific Punitive Damages Blog, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has filed an amicus curiae brief in Lompe v. Sunridge Partners, LLC, arguing that a federal district court in Wyoming incorrectly … Continue reading

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Does Ted Cruz’s legal work in New Mexico mean he’s a hypocrite? Nope.

Yesterday, David Corn of Mother Jones Magazine published the following article: “As a Lawyer, Ted Cruz Defended Huge Jury Awards. As a Politician, He Opposed¬†Them.” The article describes Ted Cruz’s involvement in two New Mexico appellate cases while in private … Continue reading

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