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Punitive Damages: Law and Practice, 2d, 2021 ed.

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Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 2021
ISBN: 9781731980632
Publication Frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update format: N/A

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Punitive Damages: Law and Practice, 2d, 2021 ed.


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Use Punitive Damages: Law and Practice to determine up front whether your case warrants a request for punitive damages and the extent of a possible award. This must-have, two-volume work explains national and state-specific law, allowing you to carefully prepare every element of your case with background, precedent, and in-depth analysis of relevant cases. You'll find:

    • Discussion of the function and intent of the concept of punitive damages

    • A complete survey of the law of each state and the District of Columbia concerning punitive damage awards

    • Consideration of punitive damage issues not generally encountered in routine practice, as well as conflict of law issues, vicarious liability of corporations, and insurability

    • Comprehensive coverage of recent reform proposals at the state and federal level

    • Discussion of the variability in state court interpretations and applications, with charts that analyze punitive damages state by state

    • Practical suggestions regarding discovery techniques, trial strategy, presenting proof, evidence, and precedents

    • Forms that you can customize to the facts of your case

    • A detailed chart providing the status of punitive damages in a particular state at a glance

    • Discovery techniques, trial strategy, and pleadings