exemplary damages


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exemplary damages

The same thing as punitive damages. See damages.
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Exemplary damages serve to provide the claimant with recovery above and beyond compensatory damages in order to punish the wrongdoer for egregious conduct and to deter the wrongdoer and others from similar conduct in the future (4).
The federal appellate court went further by stating that not only would the defendant walk away from his misconduct if insurance paid for exemplary damages but that the financial burden of his treacherous act would wrongly fall on society.
We retain grave reservations about the proposed legislation on exemplary damages," he said.
Exemplary damages Publishers who refuse to join the new regulator will be liable to exemplary damages if they lose a libel case.
This is a case where Cardiff Bus' conduct has been outrageous and where, absent of an award of exemplary damages, a compensatory award would be insufficient.
Mr Alam is claiming damages for malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office, aggravated and exemplary damages, loss of liberty, psychiatric injury and loss of potential earnings.
Since 2005, the Delhi High Court, the country's most influential court of first instance, has begun awarding punitive and exemplary damages in IP cases.
It is believed to be the first time an employment tribunal has awarded exemplary damages in this country.
Calling for an unprecedented award of punitive exemplary damages in a breach of privacy case, counsel James Price QC said the effect on his client's relationships with family, friends and business colleagues could only be imagined.
Otherwise, they will face the stern disapproval of the court, and significant exemplary damages.
The claim also seeks $11 million in punitive and exemplary damages and $13 million in damages for Melikian's mother, Tahouhi Melikian, who witnessed the alleged improprieties.