West Headnote of the Day – February 17, 2010

February 17, 2010

West's Key 115 Damages
West's Key 115V Exemplary Damages
West's Key 115k87 Nature and Theory of Damages Additional to Compensation
West's Key 115k87(1) k. In General.

“Punitive damages” are quasi-criminal in nature and are imposed to punish a wrongdoer and to deter like conduct.
Longshore v. Saber Sec. Services, Inc., 619 S.E.2d 5 (S.C. Ct. App. 2005)

115 Damages