Definitions for "Exemplary damages"
An order to pay money as a form of punishment or deterrence from future error that has caused legal injury; also known as punitive damages.
Damages awarded over and above those necessary to compensate for actual loss, as a mark of disapproval of the defendant's conduct and/or a warning to others.
(law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
Keywords:  exempt, property
Exempt Property