Icicle Seafoods, Inc. v. ClausenPetition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2012
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Issue: (1) Whether, in determining the ratio between compensatory and punitive damages for purposes of applying federal limits on punitive damages, court-awarded attorney’s fees are properly included as compensatory damages; and (2) whether, and to what extent, punitive damages in maritime cases may exceed the 1:1 ratio between compensatory and punitive damages applied by the Court’s Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker decision.
Briefs and Documents
- Petitioner’s application for a stay
- Respondent’s response to application for stay
- Petitioner’s reply in support of application for stay
- Order staying Washington Supreme Court’s judgment