AN ACT CONCERNING THE EVIDENTIARY STANDARD FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGE AWARDS.
To reform the tort system by requiring a plaintiff to establish, by clear and convincing evidence, that a defendant acted in a wanton manner in order to recover punitive damages.
Introduced by:Rep. DebraLee Hovey, 112th Dist.
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|1/10/2013||Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary|