Punitive Damages Reform Bifurcated Trial: AM Sub SB 80 (2004).
Provides that in jury trials, if punitive damages are requested
Provides that in jury trials, if punitive damages are requested by any party, the trial is bifurcated so that the jury considers compensatory damages in one stage, and punitive damages in a second stage.
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