In May, this blog reported argument in the Scroggin appeal, a bellwether case for one of hundreds if not thousands of Prempro hormone replace product liability lawsuits.  Today, the 8th Circuit opinion came down. It will take some time to review and analyze the 41-page opinion but the quick news is that the Eighth Circuit […]

All defendants reasonably want to know the degree of exposure they face in litigation. Particularly early on in a lawsuit, before discovery, trying to assess the likelihood of punitive damages can be a hard call for some cases and predicting the amount of punitive damages may be extremely difficult if not impossible with any satisfactory […]