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Can an Injured Plaintiff in Tennessee Recover Punitive Damages?

The most common types of damages awarded in personal injury cases fall within a broad category known as “compensatory damages.” Compensatory damages, which include things like medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering, are awarded to put the plaintiff back in the position he or she was in before the injury occurred. 369 more words

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Federal Judge Decides BP Blew It.

Ruling On The 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Well Blowout, by Sabrina I. Pacifici, BeSpacific Blog

http://tinyurl.com/kh76r3q

BP has already said that it will immediately appeal to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. 286 more words

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