The Act amends O.C.G.A. 10-1-255 relating to civil actions for unlawful practices in the marketing of octane or cetane fuels under the &"Below Cost Sales Act&" to provide for punitive damages up to specified maximum amounts. Under prior law, O.C.G.A. 10-1-255(b), a person who sustained a competitive injury from such unlawful trade practices was limited to recovery of actual or special damages including reasonable attorney's fees and the cost of litigation.
Georgia State University Law Review
"COMMERCE AND TRADE Notice: Fuel Sales: Unlawful Practices: Punitive Damages,"
Georgia State University Law Review:
2, Article 46.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol2/iss2/46