What Is The Primary Purpose Of Punitive Damages?

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Punitive damages should be awarded in some cases, and are justified in some cases. The primary purpose of punitive damages is to punish a wrongdoer and is not because of a breach of contract. Courts also may award a punitive damage if an intentional tort is done, to causes harm. Especially, if a person intentionally injures a neighbor’s pets that are playing, in their neighbors own backyard. By hitting it with a rock that causes harm to the animal. In this case, I feel that a punitive damage should be awarded to discourage that type of behavior from occurring in the future, An example is a case that took place "on May 7, 2005, Derek Hebert was riding in a small boat operated by David Vamvoras”. During their trip, the steering system stopped
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