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Punitive Damages: A Top Ten FAQ

July 9, 2014 By Brian Babcock 1. What are punitive damages? Punitive damages are amounts awarded in tort or occasionally in contract cases to punish a wrongdoer for particularly bad behaviour, to promote respect for the law and provide deterrence, that is, to discourage both the wrongdoer and others from repeating the bad behaviour. 2. Are they awarded […]