Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Volkswagen emissions

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit remanded a punitive damages calculation involving “emissions defeat devices” installed in certain Volkswagen and Audi vehicles, finding the lower court was wrong to set the maximum punitive damages at four times the compensatory damages award.

Click here to read the ruling.   

Categories / Briefs, Business, Law

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.