Punitive Damages Reform: HB 2008 / SB 1522 (2011); Amended Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-39-104.
Limits punitive damages to two times compensatory damages or $500,000,
Limits punitive damages to two times compensatory damages or $500,000, whichever is greater. The limits on punitive damages do not apply if the defendant acted with intent to harm, falsified records or acted under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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