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Who Pays When The DEA Destroys Your Vehicle And Kills Your Employee During A Botched Sting? Hint: Not The DEA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DEA, sting, damage, destruction, liability )

Judy
- 421 days ago - techdirt.com
Craig Patty runs a tiny trucking company in Texas. He has only two trucks in his "fleet." One of them was being taken to Houston for repairs by his employee, Lawrence Chapa. Or so he thought.
BAD NEWS: Exxon Valdez $2.5 Billion Oil Spill Ruling Overturned
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oil industry, record oil profits, liability, consequences, pollution disaster, Alaska, oil spill clean-up, industry's free ride )

IE
- 2923 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the record $2.5 billion in punitive damages that Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) had been ordered to pay for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska.
The Supremes Protect Medical Device Manufacturers - Another Bush Victory
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Bush, corporate protections, law, lawsuits, liability, health, FDA )

RC
- 3050 days ago - nytimes.com
In a decision renderted yesteray, "the makers of medical devices...are immune from liability for personal injuries as long as the Food and Drug Administration approved the device before it was marketed and it meets the agency's specifications." THE FDA???
   

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