What are Punitive Damages? - Personal Injury Legal Blogs Posted by Mr. Richard Perlini - Lawyers.com

Punitive damages exist to punish or make example of the wrongdoer for conduct that is intentional, or when the wrongdoer acts in a reckless manner in disregard for the rights of others.

Punitive damages may be awarded only in certain circumstances. The actual payment of punitive damages is rare, and appellate courts frequently cut punitive damage awards down, or simply throw them out. However, the threat of punitive damages can often induce the defense to make an increased settlement.


Richard Perlini, Esq

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As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney, many of our cases have punitive damages associated with the case.  Punitive damages exist to punish or make example of the wrongdoer for conduct that is intentional, or when the wrongdoer acts in a reckless manner in disregard for the rights of others.

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