District Judge Vince Chhabria maintained that the $5.27 million in compensatory damages
awarded by a jury supported the evidence brought against Bayer for Hardeman's claims.
Supreme Court rulings limit the ratio of punitive to compensatory damages
to 9 to 1.
The Retirees seek injunctive and declaratory relief in the form of an order requiring the [defendant] City [of Pawtucket] to recalculate and pay the pensions owed to the retirees with the cost of living adjustment ('COLA') benefits that had been denied, and compensatory damages
for the breach of contract, Contracts Clause, and Due Process Clause claims.
Kelly sued Finkler, Berg, and Berg's homeowner's insurer, Manitowoc Mutual Insurance Company, and a jury awarded Kelly compensatory damages
for her personal injuries.
We will pay compensatory damages
for BI or PD for which any covered person becomes legally liable because of an auto accident.
The Plaintiff requests compensatory damages
, punitive damages, and attorneys' fees.
Arbitrators with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority say that the broker-dealer is liable for compensatory damages
to Kimberly Rose and must reword the reason for her 2014 termination in her regulatory records.
(3) The test involves weighing the reprehensibility of the defendant's actions, the ratio of punitive damages to compensatory damages
, and the comparable criminal and civil punishments typically imposed upon a similar bad actor.
She was seeking $5 million in compensatory damages
and an undetermined amount of punitive damages but won a larger verdict when the court ruled in her favor in November 2012.
Rather than awarding a single punitive damage award in each case, under the multiplier approach, a jury sets a mathematical relationship between punitive and compensatory damages
by establishing a dollar-for-dollar ratio after hearing evidence of the reprehensibility of the defendant's conduct, including consideration of the harm to nonparties.
Following trial, the jury returned a $5.1 Million verdict against LRHC, awarding $1.8 Million in compensatory damages
for ordinary negligence, $1.9 Million in compensatory damages
for medical negligence, and $1.4 Million in compensatory damages
for violation of the Residents' Rights Act (RRA).