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Runaway Juries or Runaway Urban Myth?

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Our friends at Keene Trial Consultants posted a good recap of this important issue. From the post:

“Despite the constant headlines about frivolous lawsuits and ridiculously high awards, when the GAO came out with a report on lawsuit awards back in 2003, it received little fanfare even though it strongly contradicted media reports of excessive jury awards….This time it’s a report from the Center for Justice and Democracy, a nonprofit consumer group. The Center uses data from the Department of Justice and other sources to point out that juries seldom award punitive damages in addition to compensatory awards….”

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