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Punitive Damages

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Man Awarded More Than $1.8M In Age Discrimination Suit Against USC

Michael Leach, who had worked for USC for 16 years until the age of 73, filed suit against the university after he was let go in February 2012.

02/27/2014

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‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder Must Pay Casino Mogul $20M More In Slander Case

A jury says “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis should pay Steve Wynn $20 million in punitive damages for claiming the casino mogul threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2012

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Jury Awards Woman $65M In Punitive Damages After She’s Sexually Abused At Tarzana Hospital

A jury Thursday awarded $65 million in punitive damages to a woman who was sexually abused by a male nursing assistant at a Tarzana hospital.

11/17/2011

Dodger Lawyers Challenge Claims Made In Stow Punitive Damage Suit

Lawyers for the Dodgers and Frank McCourt have filed court papers challenging some of the claims in the lawsuit by Bryan Stow, asking that the request for punitive damages be dismissed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011