Hightower"s North Carolina law of damages by Ainsworth, Thomas H. III.

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Published by Harrison Co. in Norcross, GA (3110 Crossing Park, Norcross 30091-7500) .

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  • Damages -- North Carolina.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesNorth Carolina law of damages.
Statementby Thomas H. Ainsworth III.
ContributionsHightower, Emily.
LC ClassificationsKFN7595 .A95 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 623 p. ;
Number of Pages623
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2263814M
LC Control Number89147405

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If it is found that a power of attorney has been abused, North Carolina law allows the injured party to recover punitive damages as well as actual damages.

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N.C. Gen. Stat. § provides that, in such cases, “the total amount of noneconomic damages for which judgment is entered against all defendants shall not exceed five hundred thousand dollars.” Exceptions. South Carolina law recognizes multiple types of damages.

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InNorth Carolina enacted tort reform legislation commonly referred to as Senate Bill 33 (“SB 33”). N.C. Sess. Law The effective date of this legislation is October 1,but some provisions apply only to causes of action arising on or after that date, while others, including a cap on non-economic damages discussed below under Damage Caps, apply to all actions commenced.

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Property damage is divided into two categories in the state of North Carolina: injury to real property and injury to personal property. Injury to Real Property. According to North Carolina statutes, injury to real property is constituted when a person willfully and wantonly damages, injures or destroys the real property of another.

In this article, we will explain the difference between compensatory and punitive damages in South Carolina.

What are Compensatory Damages in South Carolina. Compensatory damages are intended to compensate the plaintiff for loss of money or property due to the defendant’s actions.

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Under the law you can file a "diminished value claim" with the insurance company. The claim should be made in writing and within 30 days of completion of the repairs.

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Recently legislation effective January 1, has affected South Carolina litigation in a few significant ways. The full statute, S.C. Code §can be found y, and perhaps most significantly, in order to receive punitive damages in a personal injury claim, it must be specifically prayed for in the complaint.

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The jury sets the amount of punitive damages if they find the victim entitled to them. There is no formula for calculating punitive damages, but South Carolina law does provide some factors to consider. Some of the most important factors include: The character of the wrongdoer's acts: How bad the wrongdoer acted.

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