Tag Archives: Recoverable

Punitive Damages Not Recoverable in Contract Breach, Supreme Court Rules

Punitive damages are not recoverable in a breach-of-contract lawsuit unless the breach involves a tort, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today. Read more detail on Recent Judiciary posts –

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Addicted to Opioids? An Overview of Damages That May Be Recoverable

The opioid epidemic in America is a national crisis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recently reported that more than 64,000 people died in 2016 from drug overdoses, with the great majority of those deaths caused by opioids. The numbers … Continue reading

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WHEN ARE ATTORNEY'S FEES RECOVERABLE IN LITIGATION

In Virginia, the prevailing party in an action is not entitled to recover attorneys' fees absent fraud, a specific statutory authority granting attorneys' fees, or a contractual provision providing for such an award. This is the "American Plan," every party … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Limits Recoverable Medical Expenses to Amounts Actually Paid by Tort Plaintiff's Insurer

This post was written by Farah Tabibkhoei and Ginger Pigott. In a highly anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court yesterday decided the issue of whether tortuously injured plaintiffs with private health insurance get to recover the full rate charged by … Continue reading

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