actual damages


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actual damages

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According to Daniel Solove, a narrow reading of actual damages would
The statutory damages in Tenenbaum were far more egregious, according to Gertner: "The plaintiffs here may have suffered approximately $1 in actual damages for each song that Tenenbaum illegally downloaded, but the jury awarded the plaintiffs $22,500 per song, for a statutory-to-actual-damages ratio of approximately 22,500:1.
IFTI sought millions of dollars in actual damages from Flame Seal.
It has no relation to the actual damages nor the economic hardship to the defendant.
Trinity was in effect trying to recover the same loss twice, once as liquidated damages and once as actual damages.
Her husband and children sued the maker of the product that caused Betty's death and received a jury award of $1,525,000 actual damages and $10 million punitive damages.
Recoverable damages would be the greater of $5,000 or the actual damages and, in the court's discretion, reasonable attorney's fees.
The disclosure of lead-based paint content and hazards can reduce the potential for liability in a lawsuit merely by giving tenants the opportunity to prevent exposure, but if a lessor or seller fails to provide information concerning known hazards, they will be liable for triple the actual damages sustained.
The court's ruling was intended to prevent large punitive damages awarded by juries that bear little resemblance to actual damages.
Allows periodic payouts of judgment; requires claims to be filed within seven years of injury; punitive damages capped at two times actual damages, and medical-liability lawsuits may only be tried in county where the alleged malpractice took place.
Damages include actual damages arising from the incident or $500 whichever, is greater.
Compensatory or actual damages that compensate an injured party for the injury sustained and that make good or replace the loss caused by the wrong or injury.