actual damages


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Noun1.actual damages - (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensatedactual damages - (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
amends, damages, indemnification, redress, restitution, indemnity - a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
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20, 2012) ("Unlike the CFA, a plaintiff asserting a claim under TCCWNA need not have suffered any actual damages.
He was also ordered to pay P250,000 in actual damages and P25,000 as temperate damages for burial expenses.
The jury awarded $400,000 in actual damages and $250,000 in punitive damages against the newspaper and Wren.
sum of--(A) actual damages sustained by the individual as a result
Plaintiffs will need to spend significantly more time and money on their lawsuits in order to provide evidence of their actual damages.
A copyright owner with a timely registered claim of copyright "may elect" an award of statutory damages rather than actual damages and profits.
In dismissing the majority of the claims, the court allowed a limited number of negligence-based claims to move forward, provided that plaintiffs could demonstrate actual damages.
The class includes all veterans, spouses of veterans and military personnel who had actual damages from May 3, 2006, through Feb.
Where applicants cannot show that the EU institutions' conduct is unlawful, companies that unduly suffer because of their conduct may obtain compensation if (1) actual damages occurs, (2) there is a causal link between the damage and the conduct of EU institutions, and (3) the damage is "unusual" and "special.
The penalties for violating the FACTA can include actual damages, statutory damages up to $1,000 punitive damages per violation (with no cap on class action damages), attorneys' fees, and civil penalties up to $2,500.
Mishoe brought suit against the hospital claiming both actual damages and punitive damages.
The parties began settlement discussions to determine the government's estimated actual damages; they also discussed trebling actual damages under the FCA.