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puni·tive dam·ages

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  1. punitive damages, exemplary damages, smart moneynoun

    (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)

    Synonyms:
    smart money, exemplary damages

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  1. Volkswagen AG -LRB- VOWG_p:

    These plaintiffs had minimal losses and were rightfully denied the unjustified windfall they were seeking. Plaintiffs' counsel today asked for punitive damages in the millions of dollars, the jury correctly refused that request. Even so, this award exceeds clear constitutional limits and we will ask the court to reduce it accordingly.

  2. Bruce Baron:

    This verdict along with the punitive damages awarded by the judges sends a strong message that teachers across New York state should take their position of authority very serious.

  3. Ethan Hee-Seok Shin:

    It’s unlikely that we will be able to, in the near future, investigate or prosecute these human rights violation cases from North Korea, having these civil lawsuits and being able to actually have these punitive damages or other financial penalties imposed on North Korea from a human rights angle, I think that’s pretty important.

  4. Neama Rahmani:

    Punitive damages, on the other hand, are to punish someone for their wrongful conduct.

  5. Jeffrey Sonn:

    We're very pleased the arbitrator awarded punitive damages because, at its heart, this was a scam of our client and many other professional athletes, these notes never should have been offered to anyone.

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