solatium


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so·la·ti·um

 (sō-lā′shē-əm)
n. pl. so·la·ti·a (-shē-ə) Law
Compensation for injured feelings as distinct from financial loss or physical suffering.

[Late Latin sōlācium, sōlātium, compensation, solace, from Latin; see solace.]

solatium

(səʊˈleɪʃɪəm)
n, pl -tia (-ʃɪə)
(Law) law chiefly US and Scot compensation awarded to a party for injury to the feelings as distinct from physical suffering and pecuniary loss
[C19: from Latin: see solace]

solatium

1. payment or other recompense for mental suffering or financial or other loss.
2. Scots Law. a provision for a sum of money to be paid to an injured party by the party responsible for the injury, over and above compensation paid for damages for injury to feelings.
See also: Dues and Payment
References in classic literature ?
But so aloof is he from general suspicion, so immune from criticism, so admirable in his management and self-effacement, that for those very words that you have uttered he could hale you to a court and emerge with your year's pension as a solatium for his wounded character.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced Rs 2 lakh solatium to be provided to the family members of those who lost their lives in wall collapse in Pune on Saturday, as said by Chief Minister Office (CMO) in a press release.
Sheriff McGowan said that, had he found for Ms Weddle, he would have awarded a total of PS214,572.40 for solatium - emotional harm - loss of earnings and university fees.
In the suit, the family claims that through the murder of their daughter they "incurred economic loss and damages, to include but not limited to net pecuniary losses and other economic losses, and non-economic losses and damages, to include but not limited to solatium, grief, emotional distress and suffering and loss of quality of life." Berreth's parents have also requested a trial by jury in the lawsuit, ABC News reported.
This is, by the way, an otherwise unknown concept in German law; nobody would use this term if a robber gave part of his swag back to its owner or if somebody paid solatium. But when the Germans are responsible for the murder of six million Jews, they used that term: "making it just again." This is "generous" only in its level of shamefulness.
As this law is not applicable in Kashmir, the Government of India through NHAI is paying us mere "stamp value" of the land plus 15 % Jabirana (solatium) which is even less than the actual market value of land.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami condoled the deaths and announced a solatium of Rs100,000 each to the kin of the deceased and Rs50,000 each to those grievously injured.
Collyer conceded that Frankel's murder "was a tragic event for which money can never compensate his family." She was convinced that Iran and Syria did provide material support and resources to Hamas in Israel, which contributed to the hostage-taking and murder of the boys, but ordered the defendants to pay only $1 million for Naftali's pain and suffering, $50 million in punitive damages, and $4.1 million to his family in "solatium damages," a term for the mental anguish suffered.
Asi, las parias comprenden "quinquaginta puellas nobiles quas sibi matrimonio copularent, et quinquaginta de plebe que ad solatium essent illis" (238).
Plaintiffs can seek a number of different compensatory remedies--including for pain and suffering and for solatium (55)--and those compensatory sums alone can be significant.