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Learmonth v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., 09-60651

In an action claiming that defendant department store caused plaintiff injuries in an automobile accident, the Fifth Circuit certified the following question to the Supreme Court of Mississippi: "Is Section 11-1-60(2) of the Mississippi Code, which generally limits non-economic damages to $1 million in civil cases, constitutional?"

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/20/2011
  • Published 01/20/2011



  • United States Fifth Circuit