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Here in Wisconsin, can a party receive punitive damages during summary judgment?

Fennimore, WI |

Can a party receive punitive damages during summary judgment around here?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. Punitive damages are usually very fact specific, so it would be difficult for them to be awarded in a summary judgment motion. However, that does not mean that they cannot.

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  2. Yes, you could get punitive damages on summary judgment. Probably not super common, but very possible.