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Waldman v. Stone

(W.D. Ky. Jan. 15, 2016)

On remand from the Sixth Circuit, the district court apportions fault 50/50 between the two defendants (pursuant to KRS 411.182) and reduces the punitive damage award proportionally with the reduction of compensatory damages. 38 more words

Fraud

Woman Can Seek More Than $20M In Damages In Lawsuit Over Drunken Hospital Photos

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cook County judge has given attorneys permission to seek hefty punitive damages in a lawsuit accusing a Northwestern Memorial Hospital doctor of posting photos of a drunken patient online. 277 more words

News

WHEN AN INTOXICATED DRIVER CAUSES INJURY OR DEATH - Our firm led the fight!

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention every single  day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. 471 more words

AUTO ACCIDENTS

Weary v. Poteat

(6th Cir. Sep. 30, 2015)

The Sixth Circuit affirms the lower courts, holding that the creditor willfully violated the automatic stay and punitive damages were appropriate. 104 more words

Sixth Circuit

Ejected - Man Knocked Unconscious on Water Slide; Court Permits Amendment to Complaint Alleging Punitive Damages (PA)

Perez v. Great Wolf Lodge of the Poconos (Pennsylvania)
(trial court disposition)

Plaintiff Brian Perez was a paying guest and business invitee of the defendant Great Wolf Lodge, which operates a hotel and water park in the Poconos.   586 more words

Federal Litigation

Insurance Bad Faith and Your Stolen Car

Insurance Bad Faith and Your Stolen Vehicle Claim

We purchase insurance to protect us from many unforeseen and unwelcome possibilities, including vehicle theft. Lately, insurance companies seem to be investigating stolen car claims with additional scrutiny and increasing skepticism. 423 more words

Arizona

Striking punitive damages allegations in California

Striking punitive damages allegations in California is the topic of this blog post.  If a complaint includes only boilerplate and conclusory allegations in support of a request for punitive damages a motion to strike the punitive damages allegations and/or a prayer for punitive damages should be filed. 717 more words

California Freelance Paralegal