Compensatory Damages – sufficient in amount to indemnify the injured person for the loss suffered

compensatory damages:
 (1817)

l. Damages sufficient in amount to indemnify the injured person for the loss suffered. – Often shortened to compensatories. 2. See actual damages. [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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