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    What are punitive damages in Pennsylvania accident cases?


    by msaile

    26 views If you have been injured in a Pennsylvania auto accident, personal injury lawyer, Michael L. Saile Jr., explains that if the other driver was reckless, you may be able to recover punitive damages. Punitive damages are special damages over an above regular damages that are meant to punish the bad behavior of the other driver. In this instructional video, PA personal injury lawyer, Michael L. Saile, Jr., explains how punitive damages may be applied in the Ryan Dunn fatal car accident case. Before causing his death and the death of his passenger, it has been reported that Ryan Dunn was driving his Porsche in speeds in excess of 100 m.p.h. and his blood alcohol content (BAC) was over twice the Pennsylvania legal limit for driving under the influence (DUI). For more information about how punitive damages may apply to an auto accident case, contact the Bucks County personal injury lawyers at or or To gain information about what to do after a PA accident, you may also download a FREE copy of our Pennsylvania Car Accident book at