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Jurinko v. Medical Protective Co., 2008 WL 5378011 (3d Cir., December 24, 2008)

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Third Circuit Applies 1:1 Ratio for Punitive Damages Where Compensatory Damages Were Substantial and Defendants’ Conduct Not Especially Reprehensible.

Ogletree Deakins • January 20, 2009
In this insurance bad faith case, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals revisited the oft-litigated question of the proper ratio between compensatory and punitive damages, reducing the punitive award from a 3.13:1 ratio to a 1:1 ratio.