Bullock v. Philip Morris–Increased Punitive Damages Allowed for Reprehensible Conduct and Physical or Mental Injuries

By David W. Tate In Bullock v. Philip Morris (California Court of Appeal, Second District, Case No. B222596) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] the court affirmed a punitive damage award that is 16 times compensatory...