AN ACT CONCERNING THE EVIDENTIARY STANDARD FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGE AWARDS.
To establish a prerequisite for the recovery of punitive damages that a plaintiff demonstrate, by clear and convincing evidence, that a defendant acted in a wanton manner, or, alternatively, in a wilful, intentional or malicious manner where such standard is currently applicable.
Introduced by:Judiciary Committee
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|3/18/2011||Public Hearing 03/23|
|3/17/2011||Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary|