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Fünf Hypothesen zur Performance-Optimierung in VGV

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Fünf Hypothesen zur Performance-Optimierung in VGV

In a liability claim the amount awarded as financial compensation for property damage or bodily injury is called compensatory damages in a civil court. In the United States claimants can be awarded an amount on top of this for what the court considers to be particularly reprehensible or irresponsible actions by the defendant. This amount is called punitive damages, or exemplary damages to draw attention to its deterrent function.
The class of insurance most exposed to the risk of punitive damages is product liability, US courts generally regarding bodily injury as being more serious than property damage. The amount [quantum] of punitive damages depends to a large extent on the defendant’s behaviour. On receiving a subpoena [Vorladung] accompanied by a demand for information, the defendant should respond promptly and provide all the evidence required. Failure to do so may well be construed in court as an attempt to cover up. The correction of evidence already submitted, even if the errors were unintended, is even more serious.
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