1-800-526-4711
« In Your Community. On Your Side »

Punitive Damages

Author: Webmaster / August 12, 2016 / Categories:

A type of damages that can be awarded to victims of personal injury claims (such as automobile accident claims or medical malpractice claims). These damages are awarded in such a way that they exceed total direct, compensatory damages in order to act as a punishment for the negligent party. In other words, the plaintiff is awarded a monetary amount over what their direct medical bills and other costs total, in order to punish the defendant and deter them from acting in a similar negligent manner in the future.

Number of views (1)/Comments (0)

Tags:

Free Case Review

Upcoming Events

  1. Tropical Tattoo Old School Chopper Show

    March 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Teen Safety Driving School

    April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Law Enforcement Memorial Ride

    April 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm