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exemplary damages

The same thing as punitive damages. See damages.
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The amount of punitive damages traditionally has been discretionary
to choose between remitting excessive punitive damages and a new trial,
There are strategies for posing the right questions during jury selection to identify those jurors who have certain predispositions against companies and may be inclined to award punitive damages.
In the final analysis, punitive damage awards in litigation can often be traced back to the failure to seriously consider the significance of punitive damages at the outset, the choice not to engage punitive damage counsel to monitor the case and the lack of a comprehensive discovery and trial strategy.
265 imposed a legislative limit on the jury's assessment of punitive damages when such a limit did not exist at the time the Missouri Constitution was adopted, the court found the statutory cap to be unconstitutional.
Punitive damages are deeply rooted in the history of American law.
The Greenbergs argued that the punitive damages they received in their insurance bad faith case may be excluded from income under section 104(a)(3) primarily because punitive damages could not have been awarded without the insurance policy.
The Court reasoned that both the statute and the intention of Congress to exclude only those damages that compensate for personal injuries or sickness indicated that the exclusion does not include punitive damages.
THE GENERAL DETERRENT EFFECT OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHEN THE TORTFEASOR HAS DIED
7) In this Part, however, I argue that under the prevailing logic of deterrence, posthumous punitive damages should actually serve general deterrence.
Baker, the Supreme Court's latest decision on punitive damages, the Court finally rejected the fallacious premise behind its venture into the workings of state tort law: "A survey of the literature reveals that discretion to award punitive damages has not mass-produced runaway awards, and .
In 2007, the Supreme Court considered the Constitution's Due Process limitations with respect to awarding punitive damages in Phillip Morris U.