Punitive Damages Reform: H.B. 393 (2005)
Limits punitive damages to $500,000 or five times the judgment,
Limits punitive damages to $500,000 or five times the judgment, whichever is greater. Limit does not apply to certain cases involving housing discrimination. The limit on punitive damages violated the jury trial provision of the State Constitution. Lewellen v. Chad Franklin and Chad Franklin National Auto Sales North, LLC, Case No. No. SC92871 (Mo.Sup.Ct., decided Sept. 9, 2014).
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