Tag Archives: Damages

Sixth Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Damages Expert

The Sixth Circuit continued its string of Daubert decisions with ASK Chemicals v. Computer Packages, Inc.  The only issue in the case was the amount of damages caused by the untimely expiration of a patent owned by ASK Chemicals after Computer Packages failed to pay the maintenance fees in Japan.  The opinion affirms the district … Continue Reading

Fifth Circuit Follows Sixth Circuit Regarding Title VII’s Compensatory and Punitive Damanges Cap

The Fifth Circuit, recognizing an open question in that Circuit’s jurisprudence, recently elected to follow the Sixth Circuit’s application of the Title VII compensatory and punitive damages cap from Hudson v. Reno, 130 F.3d 1193 (6th Cir. 1997).  In Hudson, a unanimous panel of the Sixth Circuit held that the damage cap in Title VII … Continue Reading

Indirect Injury Not Enough to Support Subprime Mortgage Public Nuisance Claim

The Sixth Circuit has affirmed dismissal of a public nuisance case brought by the City of Cleveland against various companies that financed subprime mortgages in pdf-City of Cleveland v. Ameriquest Mortgage Securities, Case No. 09-3608 (July 27, 2010). Given the recent increase of lawsuits against entities who are farther removed from the plaintiff’s ultimate injury … Continue Reading