Exemplary damages

Exemplary damages

Summary ▪ Exemplary damages may be awarded if the dismissal was effected in a wanton, oppressive or malevolent manner. ▪ If moral damages is awarded, exemplary damages may be awarded as well. 1. Concept Under Article 2229 of the Civil Code, “[e]xemplary or corrective damages are imposed, by way of example or correction for the…