Insurance 101 – Chapter 11 – Volume 49 – Punitive Damages – 3

Punitive Damages – 3

Constitutional challenges continue to be made against punitive damage awards. In BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore, 517 US 559 (1996), the U.S. Supreme Court found that grossly excessive punitive damage awards violate the due process rights of defendants.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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