In all of our cases, we are looking to collect compensatory damages for our clients. These are awards for economic losses, pain and suffering, humiliation, embarrassment and loss of life’s pleasures. However, here at DLP, we also analyze each case to see if there is a punitive component to the damages. This would be compensation for actions that were egregious or outrageous. A DUI defendant would be a good example of a punitive case. Before you sign up with a lawyer, make sure that all aspects of damages are being explored. You may have a case worth more than just compensatory damages. [email protected].