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When Civil Law Countries Recognize Punitive Damages

On 5 July 2017, the Italian Court of Cassation, as the French Court of Cassation in December 2010, affirmed that punitive damages are not contrary to international public order. 1,676 more words

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Oakland Councilwoman Ordered To Pay $550K For 2015 Nightclub Fracas

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A jury Monday ordered Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks to pay $550,000 in punitive damages to former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown damages for an incident in October 2015 in which Brooks pushed Brown down at an Oakland nightclub. 582 more words

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Linda L. Schlueter, Esq.

Title: Retired Law Educator

Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States

Linda L. Schlueter, Esq., Retired Law Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the Law.

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NBA Courtside: Rampaging Cavaliers could be in for turbulence

Reports of the demise of the four-time defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers might have been exaggerated.

The Cavs started the year 5-7 with what was by far the worst defence in the entire NBA (113.1 points allowed per 100 possessions), lost iron man Tristan Thompson to injury, Derrick Rose to self-doubt, unsuccessfully tried to shoehorn Dwyane Wade into the starting lineup, and had to watch as Kyrie Irving played incredible basketball for a Boston side that was running away from the rest of the Eastern Conference. 942 more words

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Can I Be Awarded Punitive Damages in My Personal Injury Lawsuit?

On the off chance that you have been harmed because of the carelessness of somebody, you have likely procured costs that you wouldn’t have something else. 337 more words

In re Witham

(Bankr. E.D. Ky. Oct. 12, 2017)

The bankruptcy court awards damages to the debtor for the creditor’s willful violation of the automatic stay. The debtor had an agreement with the tanning bed salon in which the salon would deduct a monthly payment from her debit card. 53 more words

Bankruptcy Court For Eastern District Of Kentucky

Springer v. RNBJ RTO LLC (In re Springer)

(Bankr. W.D. Ky. Aug. 16, 2017)

The bankruptcy court enters judgment against the creditor for its violation of the automatic stay. The creditor is a home furnishing leasing company that leased furniture to the debtors prepetition. 82 more words

Bankruptcy Court For Western District Of Kentucky