damage


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an act, instance, or consequence of breaking

the action or result of inflicting loss or pain

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Had we been an English ship, or only going to land our cargo of coolies in an English port, like Hong-Kong, for instance, there would have been no end of inquiries and bother, claims for damages and so on.
Here, I say, I passed the winter as heavily as I had passed the autumn cheerfully; but having contracted a nearer intimacy with the said woman in whose house I lodged, I could not avoid communicating to her something of what lay hardest upon my mind and particularly the narrowness of my circumstances, and the loss of my fortune by the damage of my goods at sea.
Let him go," he cried, "and I will undertake, as you require, that he shall pay you all the damages that are held reasonable among the immortal gods.
Vulcan," said Neptune, "if Mars goes away without paying his damages, I will pay you myself.
That there are, upon record, trials at law in which damages have been sought as a poor recompense for lasting agonies and disfigurements inflicted upon children by the treatment of the master in these places, involving such offensive and foul details of neglect, cruelty, and disease, as no writer of fiction would have the boldness to imagine.
You have heard from my learned friend, gentlemen,' continued Serjeant Buzfuz, well knowing that, from the learned friend alluded to, the gentlemen of the jury had heard just nothing at all--'you have heard from my learned friend, gentlemen, that this is an action for a breach of promise of marriage, in which the damages are laid at #1,500.
Damages, gentlemen--heavy damages is the only punishment with which you can visit him; the only recompense you can award to my client.
Typically, these losses involve damages to company buildings by delivery trucks, leaking or ruptured sprinkler lines resulting in water damage, fires of all sizes in both warehouse and public retail space and occasional collapses of ceilings or displays.
Most of the damage at Antelope Valley Union High, Lancaster and Palmdale school districts resulted from ruptured pipes that flooded rooms, damaging or destroying books, computer equipment, ceilings and carpet.
One such exclusion provided by IRC section 104(a)(2) is for damages received on account of physical injuries.
To see whether brain damage caused by N's stroke played a role in his smoking cessation, Bechara and his colleagues scanned N.
Tens of thousands of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama homes experienced hours of wind and rain damage before being inundated by the waters of the Gulf and ultimately destroyed by Katrina's storm surge--leaving only a foundation slab behind.
With a contingency fee, the plaintiff's attorney takes a certain percentage of the damage award, usually 30 to 50 percent, but receives no monetary compensation if the plaintiff loses.
The jury had to find that the company committed fraud in order to award punitive damages.
David Buettner, the county's deputy agricultural commissioner, said the recent dry, windy weather made the area more susceptible than usual to fire damage and frost.