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 author and publisher disclaim any liability, loss, or risk incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the contents of this blog. The information provided is not a substitute for the advice of a competent insurance, legal, or other professional. The Information provided at this site should not be relied on as legal advice. Legal advice cannot be given without full consideration of all relevant information relating to an individual situation.