High Court Asked To Weigh Juries' Role In Punitive Damages

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT) -- A worker who won a $2 million punitive damages jury award against UPS Inc. in a retaliatory discharge suit has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if the Tenth Circuit was wrong to rule that the award was excessive, arguing that it was a decision best left to the jury in many types of cases.

Keith Jones, a delivery driver who alleged UPS fired him in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim, is asking the justices to give "greater predictability" to "deeply divided" courts...
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