North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 1D - Punitive Damages.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
§ 1D-1. Purpose of punitive damages.
§ 1D-5. Definitions.
§ 1D-10. Scope of the Chapter.
§ 1D-15. Standards for recovery of punitive damages.
§ 1D-20. Election of extracompensatory remedies.
§ 1D-25. Limitation of amount of recovery.
§ 1D-26. Driving while impaired; exemption from cap.
§ 1D-30. Bifurcated trial.
§ 1D-35. Punitive damages awards.
§ 1D-40. Jury instructions.
§ 1D-45. Frivolous or malicious actions; attorneys' fees.
§ 1D-50. Judicial review of award.