Veto may dim a business win

Parent, Tawn
June 1995
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);6/26/95, Vol. 15 Issue 51, p1
Reports on the possibility of Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards' veto of a bill specifying that the hazardous nature of a substance would have to contribute to the injury in order for a plaintiff to collect punitive damages. Dangerous precedents set by state Supreme Court decisions in the William A. Billiott v. BP Oil Co. case; Business groups' reaction to possible veto of bill.


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