Motorola Credit Corp. v. Uzan, 06-1222
In case involving misrepresentations by Turkish family seeking financing for a Turkish telecommunications business to swindle plaintiffs of billions, judgment awarding punitive damages of $1 billion jointly and severally against defendants is affirmed over claims that: 1) the punitive damages assessed violate Illinois law and the U.S. Constitution; and 2) the district court erred in assessing the punitive damages jointly and severally.
- Decided 11/21/2007
- Published 11/21/2007
CALABRESI, Circuit Judge:, Before: WINTER, CALABRESI, and SOTOMAYOR, Circuit Judges.
United States Second Circuit
Howard H. Stahl (Steven K. Davidson & Bruce C. Bishop on the brief), Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, D.C., for Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Appellee., Ryan E. Bull (R. Stan Mortenson & Benjamin E. Kringer on the brief), Baker Botts LLP, Washington, D.C., for Defendants-Appellants.