My friend didn't understand that the term compensatory damages
encompasses more than the doctor bills and damages to his motorcycle.
Accordingly, the Plaintiff will be awarded a total of $632,888 in compensatory damages
Plaintiffs also sued the enforcer who actually hit the boys, Kolbeck, in a separate suit, resulting in a damages award of $500,000 in compensatory damages
and $1 million dollars in punitive damages for the Plaintiffs.
(23) Using a multiplier at the outset may also raise the risk of subsequent plaintiffs inflating their compensatory damages
in hopes of increasing their eventual payout should punitive damages apply in their cases.
A federal judge said BP must indemnify Transocean for some compensatory damage
claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The twin reasons for compensatory damages
are to make the victim "whole" and to punish the tortfeasor.
Malpractice damages are of two sorts, compensatory damages
and punitive damages (the latter will be discussed in a subsequent column).
25 October 2011 - Swiss biopharmaceutical company Actelion (VTX:ATLN) said yesterday that Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo, USA, had permitted Japanese drugmaker Asahi Kasei Pharma Corp to start trial on compensatory damages
against Actelion, if the latter refuses a reduction of the jury award by a further USD99.2m (EUR71.6m) by 10 November 2011.
the compensatory damages
remedy necessarily values harm equally across
It awarded $250 million in punitive damages to a class of 5,600 female sales reps and $3.36 million in compensatory damages
to 12 named plaintiffs who claimed gender and pregnancy discrimination.
Jose Gonzalez and Glenn Owen, former AT&T customer service technicians who lost their jobs after attending a Jehovah's Witness convention in July 2005, received more than $1.3 million in back pay and compensatory damages
from a religious discrimination lawsuit against AT&T, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced July 31.
Guay is asking for $5 million in compensatory damages
and $50 million in punitive damages from state Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Thomas Burack, Attorney General Kelly Ayotte, the Concord Police Department, Concord police Detective Sean Ford and the city of Concord.