Bielicki v. Terminix Int'l Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20115
No(s). 98-2349 (10th Cir. Sep 6, 2000)

The court upholds a jury verdict awarding punitive damages to three individuals who suffered injuries after the employee of a pest control company sprayed toxic pesticides in the individuals' workplace while they were working. Under New Mexico law, punitive damages may be imposed on an employer for ...