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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court holds that prior state settlement did not bar punitive damages award for conduct that caused a plaintiff’s specific harm

September 15, 2021

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files coalition brief urging the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to recognize the special constitutional concerns raised by punitive damages awards and to enforce the Massachusetts Attorney General’s express settlement of such claims

April 12, 2021

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber and Products Liability Advisory Council, Inc. Holly M. Polglase and Peter C. Netburn of Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P.C. and the U.S. Chamber's Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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