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Chapter1D.

Punitive Damages.

§ 1D‑1.  Purpose ofpunitive damages.

Punitive damages may beawarded, in an appropriate case and subject to the provisions of this Chapter,to punish a defendant for egregiously wrongful acts and to deter the defendantand others from committing similar wrongful acts. (1995, c. 514, s. 1.)