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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Source: https://uphelp.org/amicus-briefs/strawn-mark-vs-farmers-insurance-company-of-oregon-mid-century-insurance-company-and-truck-insurance-exchange/
Date: February 23, 2024