Definition - Noun [Old French, from dam injury, harm, from Latin damnum financial loss, fine] 1: loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation 2pl: the money awarded to a party in a civil suit as reparation for the loss or injury for which another is liable see also additurcovermitigateremittitur compare declaratory judgment at judgment injunctionspecific performance at performance The trier of fact determines the amount of damages to be awarded to the prevailing party. More than one type of damages may be awarded for a single injury.
Definition - adj : of or relating to damages <a ~ action> <a ~ remedy>
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