Plaintiff awarded $100,000 in punitive damages following a hit and run accident.

http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/17/18/2017BCSC1806.htm The courts awarded a plaintiff $100,000 following a hit and run accident. Firstly, it should be noted that awards for punitive damages are relatively rare, and usually only occur in cases involving relatively extreme conduct.  Generally, punitive damages awards are reserved for wrongful acts that are so “malicious and outrageous that they are deserving […]

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