If you watch a lot of Law TV and are well aware of the terms and processes
you go through after being involved in a personal injury case, you may
be wondering, “Am I entitled to punitive damages?”—And
Legally Pink Law can help determine that.
Let’s start out with what punitive damages are for those who aren’t
all the caught up on their Law & Order. Punitive damages are damages
intended to reform or deter the defendant and others from engaging in
conduct similar to that, which formed the basis of the lawsuit. Although
the purpose of punitive damages is not to compensate the plaintiff, the
plaintiff will in fact receive all or some portion of the punitive damage
Your ability to recover punitive damages depends largely on the facts of
the case. Punitive damages are not available in the pre-suit phase of
a case, and can only be recovered if you file a lawsuit making a formal
claim for punitive damages under Florida law. There are some limitations
and guidelines when it comes to claiming punitive damages and our personal
injury attorneys in Orlando, Florida can assist you with this process.
Please feel free to contact
Carolyn Salzmann of Legally Pink Law to schedule a free consultation to see how we can
best serve your particular needs.