Actos Ruling Sets Up Appellate Clash Over Punitives Ceiling

By Sindhu Sundar (October 28, 2014, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal judge's ruling slashing a $9 billion Actos bladder cancer award to $37 million highlights an ambiguity on upper limits for punitive damages that attorneys say will spur the Fifth Circuit — and maybe even the U.S. Supreme Court — to address the issue more directly....

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