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State Farm v. Campbell: What You Need to Know About Punitive Damages!

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell: A Review on car accident insurance law. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell (538 U.S. 408, 2003) is a landmark case in which the. United States Supreme Court established the “three-guidepost” test for reviewing punitive damages awards in civil cases. Punitive damages are damages awarded in addition to compensatory damages. (Which are intended to compensate the plaintiff for their actual losses) to punish the defendant for their misconduct and to deter similar conduct in the future.

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