Uncertain Damages – damages that are not clearly the result of a wrong; the uncertainty refers to allowing recovery for the damages, not to the amount

uncertain damages:

1. Damages that are not clearly the result of a wrong.  *  The rule against allowing recovery of uncertain damages refers to these damages, not damages that are uncertain only in amount. [1]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4


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