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Punitives OK for one plaintiff, but cut in half for another (access required)

A Fairfax circuit judge has approved a punitive damages award of $100,000 for a plaintiff in a drinking-and-driving case. But for the other plaintiff in the case, he cut the same award in half, giving her $50,000. Reston lawyer Robert T. Hall, who represented both the driver and her passenger in the car-wreck case, said that he ...