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Only punitives will deter insurers’ unfair practices

The Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments Oct. 6 in the case of Rhodes, et al. v. AIG Domestic Claims Inc., et al., SJC-1091. The primary issue for the court was: “Upon finding a willful violation of Chapter 93, did the trial court commit legal error in failing to double the underlying judgment when calculating punitive damages?”

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2009AP2420 C & A Investments v. Kelly

Debtor-Creditor UFTA; punitive damages Punitive damages are not recoverable under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act. “[T]he general rule in Wisconsin is that there can be no punitive damages without compensatory damages. Nothing in the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act changes this ...

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