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Statute bars punitive damages in power of attorney case (access required)

Where the court found that defendant breached fiduciary duties by violating the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, plaintiff’s damages are limited to recovery of the lost funds and reimbursement for attorney’s fees and costs. The act does not authorize an award of punitive damages. Petitioner’s motion for the court to reconsider its denial of punitive damages ...