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damages for loss of profits [1 record]

Record 1 1999-12-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Law of Obligations (civil law)
OBS

damage(s). "The word damage, meaning "Loss, injury, or deterioration," is to be distinguished from its plural, - damages - which means "a compensation in money for a loss or damage." American Stevedores, Inc. v. Porello. 330 U.S. 446, 450 n. 6 (1947) (quoting Black's). In the following sentence, the two terms are correctly used: "After actual damage is shown it is unnecessary to show its money extent to sustain a judgment for exemplary damages."

OBS

there is no plural

French

Domaine(s)
  • Droit des obligations (droit civil)
OBS

Il n'y a pas de singulier.

Spanish

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