When Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded?
In accidents and incidents, the best law firms fight for their client’s rights to adequate compensation. When successful, they can receive money for their medical bills, car payments, and other associated costs. However, in rare cases, victims are also entitled to punitive damages to set an example and punish specific behaviors. While not common in the average personal injury claim, you might see them awarded in some of the following situations: The Jury Sees Fit Many victims involved in car accident settlements receive compensatory damages to cover the costs associated with their accidents. However, punitive damages might be awarded if a judge and jury...Continue reading