8 Million in compensatory damages
for ordinary negligence, $1.
Indemnification from compensatory damages
is key for Transocean," whose litigation exposure is now "materially diminished," UBS Securities analyst Angie Sedita wrote in a research note.
Punitive damages are frequently bundled with compensatory damages
in medical malpractice lawsuits.
In 2001, according to The National Law Journal, the median ratio of punitive to compensatory damages
was 3-to-l: it jumped to 4.
SUPREME COURT HOLDS, AS MATTER OF MARITIME COMMON LAW, THAT INHERENT INCONSISTENCIES IN JURY DETERMINATIONS OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES JUSTIFIES LIMITING SAME TO NO MORE THAN AMOUNT OF COMPENSATORY DAMAGES
subsidiary of the British drug giant, to pay $40 million in compensatory damages
and $175 million in punitive damages.
First, owners must understand the difference between consequential damages and compensatory damages
A jury verdict awarded the former prisoner $1,500 in compensatory damages
but no punitive damages.
4 million in compensatory damages
and another $65 million in punitive charges.
paid in settlement of the taxpayer's actual or potential liability for a fine or penalty (civil or criminal)"; it also states that compensatory damages
do not constitute a fine or similar penalty.
In November 2002, a court awarded CGB nearly $2 million--$685,000 in compensatory damages
They sued for fraud when they learned the truth, receiving $17,811 in compensatory damages
and $10 million in punitive damages.