Can a party receive punitive damages during summary judgment around here?
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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Personal Injury Lawyer
Yes, you could get punitive damages on summary judgment. Probably not super common, but very possible.