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7th Circuit: No Need for Specificity in Contract Dispute Liability Cap

WP Admin | May 31st, 2013

This week we discuss the 7th Circuit decision SAMS Hotel Group, LLC v. Environs, Inc. which found that, at least between two sophisticated parties, a liability cap in a contract dispute is enforceable even without specifying its application to defendant’s own negligence. The result capped the claim at $70,000 and prevented the plaintiff from seeking the full $4.2 Million in damages.

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Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Punitive Damages Statute

WP Admin | May 24th, 2013

This week’s post explores last week’s Indiana Supreme Court decision State v. Doe that upheld the punitive damages statutory cap and allocation of 75% of any award to the state. We also take a look at what this decision signals for future cases before the Indiana Supreme Court.

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