Strawn, Mark vs. Farmers Insurance Company of Oregon, Mid-Century Insurance Company and Truck Insurance Exchange

Year: 2008
Court: Supreme Court of Oregon
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In order to assure that a punitive damages award fulfills the purpose of deterrence and retribution, due process considerations for assessing the constitutional validity of a punitive damages award must include consideration of the defendant’s wealth.

UP’s brief was written pro bono for United Policyholders by Sharon J. Arkin.


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Date: February 23, 2024