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The DC Code: § 8-1446 Punitive damages.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

In addition to the damages authorized elsewhere in this subchapter, punitive damages may be awarded, if it is proved that the plaintiff's injuries were caused by the defendant's wanton or reckless disregard for public safety in the transportation of the gasses, explosives, and materials identified in § 8- 1442.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-262, see notes following § 8-1441. DC CODE § 8-1446 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 14, 2007, D.C. Law 16-262, § 306, 54 DCR 794.)