United States Seventh Circuit

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PURNICK v. C.R. ENGLAND, INC., 01-1853

Under Indiana law, evidence that truck driver falsified his trip logs to conceal his driving beyond the 10-hour limit under federal law is insufficient to establish intentional misconduct to warrant punitive damages in a car accident case.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/19/2001
  • Published 10/19/2001

Judges

  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and BAUER and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • James E. Brammer (argued), Allen & Associates, Valparaiso, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Daniel W. Glavin (argued), Beckman, Kelly & Smith, Hammond, IN, for Defendant-Appellee.