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Punitive Damages Can Be Awarded to a Drunk Driving Accident Victim in Columbus

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Penalties through the civil courts come in the form of punitive damages.

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Ford Says Sanctions Violated Due Process In $1.7B Case

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urged the Georgia Court of Appeals on Tuesday either to order a new trial or substantially reduce a record-setting $1.7 billion punitive damages verdict returned against the automaker in litigation over a fatal rollover, arguing the award resulted from "death penalty sanctions" that essentially directed a verdict against it.

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United States: Florida Punitive Damages Amendments Now Subject To Interlocutory Appeal - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

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The Florida Supreme Court just changed the litigation landscape regarding punitive damage claims.

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How The Fla. Supreme Court Is Changing Business Litigation

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Three sweeping civil procedure changes introduced by the Florida Supreme Court over the past year — a fresh summary judgment standard, a new apex deponent rule and immediate review of early punitive damages decisions — should lead to fairer and more predictable litigation outcomes, and signal a continued revamp in 2022 and beyond, says Kyle Robisch (..)

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Supreme Court to consider NCAA student-athlete compensation, class action rules

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The US Supreme Court granted certiorari in three new cases Wednesday, including two cases about compensation for student-athletes. The court consolidated the cases National Collegiate Athletic Association v. ” The court also granted certiorari in TransUnion LLC v. Alston and American Athletic Conference v.

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Laramie vs. Philip Morris Decision Upheld by Mass. High Court

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Massachusetts' high court upholds a 2019 jury decision regarding punitive damages.

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Federal jury orders 3M to pay $77.5M to veteran over alleged hearing damage from its earplugs

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million to a US Army veteran for alleged hearing damage that resulted from using the company’s military-issue earplugs. The US District Court for the Northern District of Florida Pensacola Division heard the case , with Judge Casey Rodgers presiding. The total amount of damages in the trials lost exceeds USD 300 million.