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That’s a good deal for the embattled credit reporting company as its exposure theoretically could amount to $143 billion under a federal law that carries damages of as much as $1,000 per violation, plus punitive damages.
Pence's statement also said that although the lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages, this case is about more than just money.
Both lawsuits seek jury trials as well as actual and punitive damages.
The lawsuit is asking for $5 million in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitive damages.
Negligence could open the company to other types of damages, such as punitive damages, that inverse condemnation doesn’t cover, Pitre said.
Following the news of her being expelled, India's mother Kizzy Landry filed a lawsuit against the school district and the school principal Martha Strother, seeking unspecified exemplary and punitive damages.
The plaintiff, Eva Echeverria, won $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages following a trial.
Though Simpson was acquitted of criminal murder charges, a 1997 civil case hit Simpson with a total of $33.5 million in punitive damages.
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