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Senate Bill 0436


Senate Bill 0436

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Punitive damages. Provides that an attorney who represents the prevailing party in a case in which punitive damages are awarded is entitled to reasonable attorney's fees from the state's share of the punitive damages award. Specifies that an attorney who represents the prevailing party in a case involving punitive damages owes no duty to the state.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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