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Slovinski and Lawlor: An examination of remittitur when punitive damages exceed compensatory damages By Matthew J. Adair Tort Law, June 2013 The author takes a look at the cases of Slovinski v. Elliot and Lawlor v. North American, the Court’s two most recent opinions addressing remittitur of punitive damages, and explains why the Court reduced punitive awards in each case to an amount equal to the compensatory damages awarded.

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