The U.S. Postal Service advertises that "shipping isn’t complicated." Taking a page from the Postal Service’s book, the Supreme Court of Louisiana on Tuesday said much the same thing about res judicata.
The threat of large punitive damages awards is particularly acute for businesses, large and small. Like many of its counterparts in other states, the Montana legislature sought to relieve businesses of the unpredictability and hydraulic pressure to settle created by the risk of uncabined punitive awards by imposing a cap on such awards: ..