H&L punitive damages blog covers the top awards of 2011.
January 11, 2012
Lawyers and their clients who face punitive damages claims may be interested in a "year in review" post on our punitive damages blog, recounting an eventful past year in terms of punitive verdicts in California and around the country. As the post reports, the top 10 punitive damages awards in California totaled over $300 million, with individual awards ranging from $85 million to $2.5 million. The list of the largest awards nationwide is headed by a $150 billion award in Texas and a $1 billion award in Maryland.
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