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- The pleasure principle. Jacoby, T. // Newsweek;2/27/1989, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p61
Talks about the Chicago, Ill., economist-and-lawyer team of Stanley V. Smith and Douglas Rallo, who've come up with a way to put a dollar value on happiness with a formula to calculate `hedonic' damages. The team is using this concept in court to win large damage awards for clients. This...
- No pleasure for lawyers. // Newsweek;3/6/1989, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p48
Talks about hedonic damages, the latest idea of lawyers of asking damages for the joy victims lose as a result of their injuries, and a New York court of appeals refusal to sanction the new legal category.
- Everything's 'fine' // Credit Management;Feb2003, p10
Reports on the non-enforcement of the payment of fines in the British Magistrates Court. Lack of clarity and accountability in the responsibilities for managing the collection and enforcement of financial penalties.
- Airlines face higher damages. Lenckus, Dave // Business Insurance;10/18/99, Vol. 33 Issue 42, p2
Focuses on the impact of United States federal court decisions on airlines for alleged frightening flights. Imposition of higher damages against airlines; Air accidents involving American Airlines Inc. and Trans World Airlines Inc.; Provision of the 1920 Death of the High Seas Act on...
- Civil money moratorium ends. Schwartz, Ronald M. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Mar97, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p10
Presents information about the bad news and good news on OBRA survey enforcement civil money penalties (CMPs). Comments of the HCFA on the amount imposed by CMPs; HCFA memorandum; Remarks of Quality Bureau Deputy Director Anthony Tirone on survey enforcement process.
- Will Congress step in between US drugmakers and Canadian pharmacies? Wollenberg, Yvonne Chilik // Medical Economics;4/11/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p18
Reports on the proposed legislation by Representative Bernie Sanders that will prevent pharmaceutical companies from cutting off Canadian pharmacies that supply American patients. Subjectivity of several manufacturers to civil money penalties; Drug laws and policies; Implications for drug...
- Punitive Damages and the Eighth Amendment: An Analytical Framework for Determining Excessiveness. Bittle, Lydon F. // California Law Review;Jul87, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p1433
Argues that the eight amendment's excessive fines clause should be held to limit state imposition of punitive damages in civil actions in the U.S. History of punitive damage; Information on the doctrinal development of the excessive fines clause; Principle by which laws governing punitive...
- Chapter Six: CIVIL TRIAL. Kelly, Zachary A. // Trials & Sentences;1999, p35
The article describes civil trial, which focuses on a conflict between two people, rather than a crime. The main purpose of the trial is to review the facts and laws that relate to the case and see if someone is at fault. The plaintiff begins a case by entering a complaint. Sometimes the...
- Boycott errors can make banks see red. // ABA Banking Journal;Nov87, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p10
Presents steps for banks to avoid civil penalties in the U.S. Banks to execute in international transaction to secure institutional policies and accounts procedure; Need to distinguish between permissible and impermissible conduct; Awareness to the Treasury regulations.