punitive damages in a sentence

Example sentences for punitive damages

In addition to compensatory damages the courts began to award punitive damages.
Punitive damages are awarded in addition to compensatory damages for actual monetary losses.
What is needed is punitive damages for patent trolling.
Punitive damages would also be available, but only if prosecutors could be shown to have lied in seeking to justify a detention.
But citizens cannot sue for punitive damages and the leaders of counterterror operations are exempt from liability.
It seeks unspecified damages for lost wages as well as compensatory and punitive damages.
If jurors decide he did, they will have to decide the amount of punitive damages, which usually run much higher.
Punitive damages may be awarded to punish an employer who has committed an especially malicious or reckless act of discrimination.
Upon commencement of a civil action, the complaint must not seek punitive damages.
Punitive damages also may be available if an employer acted with malice or reckless indifference.
Here, punitive damages are available for a fraud claim and should be included in the amount in controversy.
Apportion punitive damages between state and plaintiff.
Defendants seek to dismiss the punitive damages claim.
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