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