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Punitives Claim In DUI Survives With .14 BAC (access required)

A woman hurt in a drunken driving accident may claim punitive damages even though a defendant's blood-alcohol test scored lower than the statutory threshold for such damages, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled. A test showed that the defendant had a BAC of .13 or .14 percent two and one-half hours after an early-morning accident ...

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