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.
In 2001, according to The National Law Journal, the median ratio of punitive to compensatory damages
was 3-to-l: it jumped to 4.
subsidiary of the British drug giant, to pay $40 million in compensatory damages
and $175 million in punitive damages.
lead plaintiff lawyer in the $51 million jury verdict against Merck, said a federal judge's ruling on compensatory damages
, in fact, supports the jury's finding of liability and is a "positive development" for his client and others suing Merck.
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.
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.
Fullerton, CA 9/24/03 and Singapore, 9/24/03--A California superior court jury has awarded Beckman Coulter $931 million in punitive damages and $3 million in compensatory damages
in its lawsuit against Flextronics International and Flextronics USA.
The decision in Gore had not said a particular ratio between punitive and compensatory damages
would be acceptable, but State Farm v.