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AVOIDABLE LOSS [1 record]

Record 1 2015-08-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tort Law (common law)
CONT

... the plaintiff must take all reasonable steps to mitigate the loss to him consequent upon the defendant's wrong and cannot recover damages for any such loss which he could thus have avoided but has failed, through unreasonable action or inaction, to avoid. Put shortly, the plaintiff cannot recover for avoidable loss.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Droit des délits (common law)

Spanish

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