Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of December 31, 2020
Section 41.004 - Factors Precluding Recovery(a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), exemplary damages may be awarded only if damages other than nominal damages are awarded.(b) Exemplary damages may not be awarded to a claimant who elects to have his recovery multiplied under another statute.
Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 41.004Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 204, Sec. 13.05, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 19, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 2, Sec. 2.12, eff. Sept. 2, 1987.