Legal Advice for Punitive Damages — 25 results
Written by attorney Nick Passe, about 3 years ago.
Occassionally in civil litigation judges and juries, after being presented with all of the evidence, feel that issuing a judgment against the defendant only for the amount the... more
Written by attorney Jon Jackson, over 6 years ago.
Punitive Damages Are Being Limited by State and Federal Law Makers. If it is proven by clear and convincing evidence that the responsible party is guilty of oppression, fraud or malice, an... more
Written by attorney Donald A Green, almost 2 years ago.
Damages in any personal injury matter are designed to make the injured party "whole." In other words, to return the injured person to the same condition they were in before the accident and... more
Written by attorney Gregory Baumgartner, about 3 years ago.
In Texas, a defendant can ask the court to separate an issue of exemplary damages from the actual damage part of the trial. This guide outlines the bifurcation process.
Written by attorney John Ely Stobart, almost 4 years ago.
Civil Code 3294 provides that a plaintiff may seek punitive damages where it is proven by clear and convincing evidence that the defendant has been guilty of oppression, fraud or malice.... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, over 5 years ago.
Tests Studies Recent driving studies have confirmed what most intuitively know already: driving while texting on a handheld device is highly dangerous. Someone texting has to concentrate... more
Written by attorney Joseph Miller, about 1 year ago.
Guide Summary In some personal injury cases the at-fault party may be required to pay punitive damages. Punitive damages are generally awarded for the purposes of punishing the defendant... more
Written by attorney Stephen Sugarman, about 3 years ago.
Many times a client will ask for a lawyer's opinion regarding what a personal injury claim is worth. Answering this seemingly simple question can be a complex legal analysis of available... more
Written by attorney Michael Perillo, over 3 years ago.
In Vincent v. Alden Park Strathmore Inc., the estate of a deceased nursing home resident attempted to bring a claim for punitive damages under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act (NHCA).... more
Written by attorney Steven Sweat, about 4 years ago.
Is is possible, under California Law, to obtain punitive damages in an action for personal injuries and/or wrongful termination of employment. The standard is laid out in California Code of... more
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