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Court Erred in Reducing Punitives Award (access required)

In a personal injury case against a drunken driver that led to jury awards of $100,000 each in punitive damages for the two plaintiffs, in addition to $5,600 in compensatory damages for one plaintiff and $14,000 in compensatory damages for the second plaintiff, the Supreme Court of Virginia says the trial court erred in reducing ...