Tags » Punitive Damages

FDCPA and FCCPA: Temperatures rising

FDCPA and FCCPA (or similar state legislation) claims are getting traction across the country. Bank of America violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) and the related Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”).

1,114 more words

Music Conductor Wins $767K Jury Award In Pregnancy-Discrimination Case

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A jury awarded $120,000 in punitive damages to a music conductor who claimed she was fired by a concert promoter-producer because she complained of pregnancy discrimination, bringing her total award to $767,000. 321 more words


Supreme Court Upholds $1.45 Million Punative Damages Award

This is a decision that was actually rendered in May by the Kentucky Supreme Court.  However, it has serious implications as the most recent opinion the Court has issued on punitive damages and it’s worth your time. 629 more words


DuPont must pay $5.1 million for cancer case from Teflon production

A U.S. jury on Wednesday ordered DuPont to pay $5.1 million to a man who said he developed testicular cancer from exposure to a toxic chemical used to make Teflon at one of its plants…

165 more words

Hulk Hogan-Gawker Jury Awards $25 Million In Punitive Damages

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida jury awarded a total of $25 million in punitive damages Monday in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, hitting Gawker Media with a $15 million judgment and its owner, Nick Denton, with $10 million. 311 more words


Hulk Hogan's $115 Million Verdict

You’ve likely seen by now that Hulk Hogan was awarded a huge verdict against Gawker.  The verdict is an impressive number, but how soon can Hogan expect to get the money, and ultimately, how much will he get? 430 more words

Legal News