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A Brief Explanation of Compensatory and Punitive Damages

In tort law, there are 2 main categories of damages that can be awarded in a personal injury case: compensatory damages and punitive damages. The chief objective of such damages is to restore an injured victim’s quality of life back … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of a Negligence Lawsuit

When a victim sues an at-fault person in civil court for personal injuries that resulted from an accident caused by the defendant, it is considered a negligence lawsuit. In criminal court, there are wrongdoers, whereas, in civil court, there are … Continue reading

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