Law doesn’t bar suits against cigarette companies in Conn.
Bolsters case of cancer victim who won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds.
The legal costs of climate change
Energy companies could be on the hook for billions in damages.
Government raising nuclear operators’ civilian liability to $1B
Bill will conform to an international nuclear accord on supplementary compensation.
Federal government raises nuclear liability cap to $1B from $75M
Legislation, to be introduced in the fall, will update the four-decade-old limit for civil damages in the event of a nuclear accident.