The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that punitive damages could be recovered from the estate of the deceased tortfeasor.
G.J.D. and D.K and J.K v. Johnson, 713 A.2d 1127 (Pa. 1998).
Jill L. Locnikar,
Tort Law - Damages - Imposition of Punitive Damages on Deceased's Estate,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol37/iss3/7