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§ 416.002. Exemplary Damages

(a) In an action against an insurance carrier for a breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing, recovery of exemplary damages is limited to the greater of:

(1) four times the amount of actual damages; or

(2) $250,000.

(b) An action against a governmental entity or unit or an employee of a governmental entity or unit for a breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing is governed by Chapters 101 and 104, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

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Title:

§ 416.002. Exemplary Damages

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Labor Code

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