20 Years On, Campbell Holds Lessons On Reining In Ratios

By Sheila Birnbaum, Douglas Dunham, Mara Cusker Gonzalez and Lindsay Zanello (April 6, 2023, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Twenty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell provided courts with critical guidance on the constitutionally permissible ratio of punitive to compensatory damages — one of the court's three guideposts for evaluating punitive damages awards....

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