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Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuits – Today’s Guest Blog is by The Law Firm of Percey Martinez.

A person who files a personal injury lawsuit might learn that they will be entitled to receive two types of compensations: specific and general damages. 490 more words

What Are Punitive Damages?

I’m originally from Michigan and I have family there. I was researching Michigan insurance law, and discovered that in Michigan, the award of punitive damages to policyholders who have been treated badly by insurance companies is not common – in fact, Michigan courts discourage it. 1,457 more words

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Cartier International AG and Ors.  Vs.  Gaurav Bhatia and Ors.

Citation: 226 (2016) DLT 662


As per a study conducted in 2016 by OECD (Organisation Economic Cooperation and Development) and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office, India ranks amongst the top five exporters of counterfeit products. 1,261 more words


Punitive damages for IP infringement and the Enforcement Directive: some thoughts on the OTK decision

On 25 January last, just a few months after the Liffers (here, and on IPlens) and Hansson (here) judgments, the EU Court of Justice issued another decision under Article 267 TFEU on compensation for IP infringement ( 1,199 more words


May v Nationstar Mortgage: Reckless Indifference resulting in Mental Anguish results in 500k punitive damages award

Jeannie K. May, Plaintiff-Appellee,
Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, Defendant-Appellant.
Jeannie K. May, Plaintiff-Appellant,
Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, Defendant-Appellee.

May v Nationstar Mortgage

Nos. 16-1285, 16-1307. 5,340 more words


Case of the Day - Thursday, April 6, 2017


Kee Nee Moo Sha, Inc., had a tract of wooded land on a lake, next to a Bible camp owned by the Baptist Church. 1,309 more words

WA State Supreme Court: Jones Act Seaman Can Recover Punitive Damages in Unseaworthiness Claim

In Tabingo v. American Triumph LLC, No. 92913-1 (Wa. March 9, 2017) (en banc), the Washington (state) Supreme Court held, as a matter of law, the issue of the recoverability of punitive damages in a Jones Act seaman’s general maritime law unseaworthiness claim is governed by the U.S. 462 more words

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