Damage Adjustments Demanded After the Judgment in the Initial Trial:

damages ultra – additional damages claimed by a plaintiff who is not satisfied with the amounts the defendant paid into court.

excessive damages – an award of damages by a verdict which appears to have been given under the influence of passion or prejudice; an award so large as to shock the judicial conscience, out of proportion to the damages proved.

inadequate damages – damages insufficient to fully and fairly compensate the parties; damages bearing no reasonable relation to the plaintiff’ s injuries, indicating prejudice, mistake, etc.