- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of damage.
- n. law The money paid or awarded to a claimant (in England), a pursuer (in Scotland) or a plaintiff (in the US) in a civil action.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) a sum of money paid in compensation for an injury or wrong.
- n. a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
“Sir John laid great stress upon the erroneous manner in which the action had been laid, and contended that as the English form of 'assumpsit' had been taken, in order to get both debt and damages, instead of a single action of damages being brought, all the consequences of the form adopted must be taken by the plaintiff, who, not having proved _damages_, or even stated them, must be held by the court to have made out no case, and be cast accordingly.”
“Charles Clarke, the former Labour home secretary, and Max Mosley, the former Formula 1 boss who won £60,000 in damages from the tabloid for breach of privacy, said Coulson's position was "untenable".”
“Gruver, backed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, filed the personal injury lawsuit last year seeking up to $6 million in damages from the Imperial Klans of America and two of its leaders — Edwards and “Grant Titan” Jarred R. Hensley.”
“The car suffered some $3000 in damages from the possible interstellar attack.”
“Sony BMG is seeking to recover some $12 million in damages from the Phoenix-based technology company, according to court papers filed July 3.”
“If Beverley Reade doesn't get an apology from CEO Ted Rogers, she's gonna try'n get CDN$5,800 in damages from a small-claims suit.”
““One of my distant relatives has a firm that managed to successfully a German municipality for several (I remember more than 10) million Euro in damages for violating his firms due process rights (on rational basis review!) in a siting process.””
“One of my distant relatives has a firm that managed to successfully a German municipality for several (I remember more than 10) million Euro in damages for violating his firms due process rights (on rational basis review!) in a siting process.”
“I hope the City pays a fortune in damages as result of these rogue copsters and then Sizer will be forced to make changes or be shown the darn door herself.”
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