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When And Where Punitive Damages Are Insurable: Part 2

Law360, New York (February 15, 2017, 1:17 PM EST) -- This is the second part of this article. You can read the first part here.

Willful, Wanton and Reckless Conduct

A frequently encountered type of conduct on the part of defendant tortfeasors that raises the question of the applicability of punitive damages is the operation of a motor vehicle in a willful, wanton and reckless manner, as is often found in the case of the operator found guilty of driving under the influence.

The landmark punitive damages case relating to automobile liability insurance policies is Northwestern...
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