Personal Injury Video Law Tip
“Punitive damages are available in Florida. You cannot plead punitive damages initially. You have to ask the court permission to plea punitive damages. However, case law in the state of Florida allows for punitive damages to be record evident that would allow you to plea punitive damages. Punitive damages are punishment money for bad behavior like drunk driving.” – Dena Sisk Foman
DUI’s are the classic punitive damages case. The state of Florida takes the act of drinking and driving very seriously in its criminal and civil courts.
Personal injury law video number 100004: Are punitive damages available in Florida drunk driving accident or DUI cases?