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Standard Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lay

2012 IL App (4th) 110527 (Ill. App., 2012)

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Punitive Damages: In General

Trial Judge

Judge Patrick L. Londrigan

Appellate Judge

Judge Knecht


Damages awarded under Telephone Consumer Protection Act of $500 per fax is a penalty in the nature of punitive damages, not insurable as a matter of Illinois public policy.

Fact Summary

PLA granted by Illinois supreme court,9/26/12