HB 2498 Punitive damages; limitation.
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Summary:
Punitive damages. Provides that the total amount of punitive damages collectible from an individual defendant not exceed the greater of $350,000 or five percent of the defendant's net worth. Establishes eight factors to be considered by the trier of fact in determining amount of damages. Repeals 8.01-38.1 which places the cap at $350,000 total for all defendants.

Full text:
01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD5962156  pdf

Status:
01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD5962156
01/23/95  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/95  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
02/08/95  House: No action taken by Courts of Justice by voice vote