Punitive Damages Reform: Damages Limits: SB 1496 (1995): N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2A:15‑5.14.

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Limits the award of punitive damages to the greater of


Limits the award of punitive damages to the greater of five times the award of compensatory damages or $350,000.  The reform does not apply to cases involving bias crimes, discrimination, AIDS testing disclosure, sexual abuse, and injuries caused by drunk drivers.

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