STDS of REVIEW: Punitive Damages Constitutionality

O.(R.)  VS. C.(A.)
COA, Published, 3/26/2012

We review the constitutionality of punitive damages de novo. Steel Technologies, Inc. v. Congleton, 234 S.W.3d 920, 931 (Ky. 2007); McDonald’s Corporation v. Ogborn, 309 S.W.3d 274, 297 (Ky. App. 2009).

For an in-depth explanation as to the policy furthering a de novo standard of review, see Ragland v. Digiuro, 352 S.W.3d 908, 916-917 (Ky. App. 210)