Recent Case Activity

The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center files in cases of interest to the business community as a direct party, as an intervenor, and as an amicus curiae (friend of the court). The following are Litigation Center’s cases from 2007 to the present. Cases with recent developments (such as a new legal filing or an outcome in the case) are listed first.

Federal Preemption of State Efforts to Police Fraud on a Federal Agency
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Scope of Remand in Punitive Damages Cases
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Due Process and Issue Preclusion
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
State Prohibition of Punitive Damages
Louisiana Supreme Court
Victory
Excessive Punitive Damages and Jury Instructions
Florida Court of Appeals
Other
Massachusetts Supreme Court rejects "no injury" class actions brought under the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Victory
Guidance to Lower Courts as to Excessive Punitive Damages Awards
California Supreme Court
Victory
Detrimental Reliance Requirement under TILA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Victory
Unpublished California Punitive Damages Opinion
California Supreme Court
Victory
Jury Instructions in Punitive Damages Cases
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Victory