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compensatory damages
n. damages recovered in payment for actual injury or economic los...
consequential damages
n. damages claimed and/or awarded in a lawsuit which were caused ...
damages
n. the amount of money which a plaintiff (the person suing) may b...
exemplary damages
n. often called punitive damages, these are damages requested and...
general damages
n. monetary recovery (money won) in a lawsuit for injuries suffer...
liquidated damages
n. an amount of money agreed upon by both parties to a contract w...
mitigation of damages
n. the requirement that someone injured by another's negligence o...
nominal damages
n. a small amount of money awarded to a plaintiff in a lawsuit to...
punitive damages
n. (synony- mous with exemplary damages), damages awarded in a la...
special damages
n. damages claimed and/or awarded in a lawsuit which were out-of-...
speculative damages
n. possible financial loss or expenses claimed by a plaintiff (pe...
treble damages
n. tripling damages allowed by state statute in certain types of ...



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