Rule 4003.7. Punitive damages.

 A party may obtain information concerning the wealth of a defendant in a claim for punitive damages only upon order of court setting forth appropriate restrictions as to the time of the discovery, the scope of the discovery, and the dissemination of the material discovered.

   Official Note

   Discovery may also proceed pursuant to the agreement of the parties. See Rule 4002.

Source

   The provisions of this Rule 4003.7 adopted August 11, 1997, effective December 1, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 4462.



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