"Wantonness and Outrage!"

Jury Finds Monsanto Liable for PCB Pollution

[...] After five hours of deliberations over the course of two days, the jury decided to hold Monsanto and the company that now represents its chemical division liable on six counts: negligence, nuisance, suppression of the truth, trespass, wantonness and outrage.

In Alabama, the claim of outrage - a count almost never claimed or won - requires that the plaintiffs prove conduct "so outrageous in character and extreme in degree as to go beyond all possible bounds of decency so as to be regarded as atrocious and utterly intolerable in civilized society." [...]

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2 Responses:

  1. otterley says:

    *watching the mountain-o-posts building*

    Guess you didn't go to Death Guild, eh?

  2. baconmonkey says:

    damn that Alvin Pleshy.