ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tim O'Brien) The misinformation on the issue of punitive damages in product liability lawsuits examined; ABA statistics on product liability cases cited. [Public Citizen president Joan CLAYBROOK - comments.] Examples cited of defective products that have modified following such lawsuits. The fact that most high punitive damage awards are later reduced also noted.
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