In July we reported on the reversal of a $3 million punitive damages award in McNeal v. Whittaker, Clark & Daniels, and commented on the significance of the decision for products liability litigation in California.  The Supreme Court this week denied the plaintiffs’ petition for review.  But as noted on At the Lectern, Horvitz & Levy’s blog on all things related to the Supreme Court of California, Justice Goodwin Liu voted to grant the petition.