general damages


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Related to general damages: nominal damages, exemplary damages, Special damages
  • noun

Synonyms for general damages

(law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated

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First, the Court held that the Minor Injury Cap draws a distinction between an automobile accident injury victim who is entitled to recover the full value of general damages and an automobile accident injury victim who is limited to a recovery amount of $4000;
4) In that same year, general damages accounted for 58 percent of total paid claims under third-party BI insurance.
THE COURT CONCLUDED THAT THE TRIAL JUDGE WAS CLEARLY WRONG IN BASING THE GENERAL DAMAGE AWARD ON HIS BELIEF THAT THE PATIENT HAD MADE A "REMARKABLE RECOVERY.
The Sunday Mirror had appealed against the jury's award of general damages.
One approach has been to exclude less severe injuries from entitlement to compensation, either by a verbal threshold of severity of injury or a monetary deductible from general damages recoverable.
New technology is helping insurers make more consistent evaluations of general damages for bodily injury claims.
Bolger's claim for damages include the return of his fine, his costs for representation at the appeal, general damages and damages for breach of constitutional rights.
He has worked on numerous commercial litigation projects with an emphasis on intellectual property, finance, valuation, and general damages analyses.
Judge Margaret Heneghan awarded her EUR18,000 general damages with EUR1,986 special damages.
com photographer claims that his damaged foot has cost him 195,000 dollars in general damages.
General damages, which are also called compensatory or non-pecuniary damages, are meant to compensate a plaintiff for pain and suffering, insofar as money can.
Suit seeks noneconomic damages of $160,000, punitive damages of $5,000, general damages of $114,000 and special damages of $3,500.
8 million in general damages, a $100,000 donation to the nonprofit bicycle safety group Safe Moves, more than $600,000 in hospital and burial expenses, and construction of a pedestrian bridge at the intersection.
00 of the verdict was for Diana's past and future general damages.
A judge awarded Mr Byrne general damages of EUR20,000 with special damages of EUR7,640.
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