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Punitive Damage Awards in State Courts, 2005

March 2011 ncj 233094 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics BJS Special Report P unitive damages were sought in 12% of the estimated 25,000 tort and contract trials concluded in state courts in 2005.


Fifty StateSurvey

1 A LABAMA A LABAMA Standard for an Award of Punitive Damages Wrongful Death Alabama Code Sec. 6-5-410(a) provides that punitive damages are recoverable for the "wrongful act, omission, or negligence of any person, persons, or corporation."



NONPUNITIVE ACTIONS 1. SUSPENSION OF FAVORABLE PERSONNEL ACTIONS (FLAGS) : a. When a soldier has become the subject of a criminal investigation, civilian offenses, entry into the weight control program, failure of a PT test, or upon initiation of most disciplinary actions, a suspension of ...


Punitive Damages

Punitive Damages _____ By Phyllis Van Wyhe, CPCU, CIC, CSP www.insurancece. com The Civil Rights Act of 1991 has had a dramatic impact on the employment-related claims of discrimination and sexual harassment.


Simplifying Punitive Damages in the U.S.: Due Process and the ...

1 Simplifying Punitive Damages in the U.S.: Due Process and the Pursuit of Manageable Awards and Procedures William Schubert J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2010 *Forthcoming, E UROPEAN J OURNAL OF C ONSUMER L AW (Belgium, 2011).


The Rules On punitive Damages

By Steven F. napolitano and Hayden a. Coleman p UNITIVE DAMAGES continue to generate headlines and heated debate across the country. As New York practitioners are well aware, the U.S. Supreme Court has in recent years addressed the due process constitutional standards governing punitive damage ...


Punitive Damages: What do I need to do, when and how do I ...

CAALA The Advocate March 01, 2002 By Michael J. Bidart and Ricardo Echeverria Punitive Damages: What do I need to do, when and how do I prove it?



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Chapter 1D. Punitive Damages.

NC General Statutes - Chapter 1D 1 Chapter 1D. Punitive Damages. § 1D-1. Purpose of punitive damages. Punitive damages may be awarded, in an appropriate case and subject to the provisions of this Chapter, to punish a defendant for egregiously wrongful acts and to deter the defendant and others ...


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