exemplary damages


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exemplary damages

the result of a judgment in court proceedings in which the person against whom the judgment is made is required to pay more than the assessed loss and is required to pay an additional sum as a punishment or as an example. Such a decision is rare and made only in circumstances where the person has been wilfully or recklessly neglectful.
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CONTENTS I Introduction II The Expansionist Thesis A 'Objectives' and 'Measures' of Damages B Variations in the Thesis 1 The Availability of the Several 'Measures' 2 The Unity of the Proposed Monetary Remedy C General and Exceptional Categories of Damages D Crossover of Remedies E Rationale of the Thesis III The Development of the Law of Damages A Consolidation of the Principle of Compensation B The Criticisms of Rookes v Barnard 1 The False Monopoly of Compensation 2 The Restrictions on Exemplary Damages 3 The Category of Aggravated Damages IV An Evaluation of the Thesis V The Principles of Damages Revisited VI Conclusion
The majority decides overall that no power now exists in the law of New South Wales to award exemplary damages for equitable wrongs such as those alleged in this case nor should this Court recognize such a power.
Money,(8) another 1763 case, the court approved an award of exemplary damages of 300[pounds] - which the U.
1(2) of the Engineers Act, RSBC 1979, c-109, "a person who engages in unauthorized practice is liable to pay exemplary damages not exceeding $C10,000 to the Association of Professional Engineers whether of not he has been convicted of an offense related to the contravention.
Punitive or exemplary damages are damages other than compensatory that may be awarded to punish the defendant for outrageous conduct and to deter similar malfeasance in the future.
In addition to seeking the immediate return of its property, Tangible Investments is also seeking an award of general, punitive and exemplary damages, as well as attorneys' fees.
The evidence was insufficient and in Kenya, punitive or exemplary damages are available where there is oppressive, arbitrary or unconstitutional action by the servants of the government," the judge said in the December 7 decision.
P9,124,164 as compensation for loss of earning plus corresponding amounts for burial, interment expenses, moral and exemplary damages.
US$ 77,021,593 in damages from United States-based Intersil Corporation, including US$10,000,000 in exemplary damages.
The total includes exemplary damages to mark the seriousness of the case.
The court also ordered the accused to pay the heirs of Laude P50,000 for civil damages; P50,000 for loss of earning capacity; P155,250 as funeral and burial expenses; P50,000 moral damages; and P30,000 exemplary damages.
They are also seeking damages for alleged breach of contract, unlawful interference with their economic interests, as well as punitive and exemplary damages.