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accordance with the conduct's reprehensibility, not with the
The circuit court decided that GEICO's conduct, "while not admirable, was of low to moderate reprehensibility."
We ultimately see that Nicholson senior is of sufficient moral reprehensibility that he convinces his youngest son Nathan to do exactly the same.
But federal Judge David Carter found in his ruling Monday that there was sufficient "evidence of reprehensibility" in Cleavenger's treatment by superiors at the UO that the punitive damages should stand.
(42) Jurors are also influenced by whether the defendant is a corporation or an individual, the reprehensibility of the underlying act, concerns about plaintiff's attorney fees, and beliefs about the parties' insurance coverage.
Gore: (99) (1) the degree of reprehensibility of the defendant's
activity, and felt the need to reinforce the reprehensibility of the
Courts examining the constitutionality of punitive damages were to review: (1) the degree of reprehensibility; (2) the ratio between punitive and compensatory damages; and (3) the sanctions for comparable misconduct.
Campbell (41) in 2003, the Supreme Court has emphasized the primacy of the retribution rationale for punitive damages, holding that the reprehensibility of the defendant's conduct is the first and "[pjerhaps the most important" constitutional guidepost in determining the reasonableness of a punitive damages award.
reprehensibility of illicit work done without the remit of regulated
(108) However, a defendant's knowledge of the moral reprehensibility of his behavior will generally lead to the conclusion that his ignorance as to the wrongfulness of his behavior was avoidable.
For only distance is capable of providing a veil thick enough to obfuscate its moral reprehensibility. On November 24, 2012, the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which was creating goods for Wal-Mart stores, caught fire, killing at least 117 people.
Rather the purpose of punitive damages is to punish the defendant for the reprehensibility of his behavior.
He accepted the reprehensibility of such attacks; he sought not to defend them, but to deny the existence of murder plots by himself or fellow English Catholics abroad.