Irreparable Injury

Irreparable Injury

Any harm or loss that is not easily repaired, restored, or compensated by monetary damages. A serious wrong, generally of a repeated and continuing nature, that has an equitable remedy of injunctive relief.

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Otherwise the angles might inflict on the unwary Feeler irreparable injury.
But, my dear captain, an accident may happen in a moment, and it would require but one unlucky blow to do the balloon an irreparable injury, so that the trip would be totally defeated; therefore we must act with the greatest caution.
Her thoughts were silently fixed on the irreparable injury which too early an independence and its consequent habits of idleness, dissipation, and luxury, had made in the mind, the character, the happiness, of a man who, to every advantage of person and talents, united a disposition naturally open and honest, and a feeling, affectionate temper.
So tender were his lamentations, that the kindly Mr Boffin was quite sorry for him, and almost felt mistrustful that in buying the house he had done him an irreparable injury.
The plaintiffs, who allege that procedural violations on the part of the Co-op's Board led them to 'sustain irreparable injury,' are seeking 'an award of damages in an amount to be proved at trial' and that the Co-op's boycott of Israeli goods be 'declared unenforceable, null, and void.
At the center of the class action lawsuit by the players is that they "will suffer severe and irreparable injury if (the NFL is) permitted to continue their lockout.
52) Some courts follow the "sliding scale" approach, wherein a strong showing of irreparable injury lowers the burden of showing likelihood of success on the merits and vice versa.
It is almost inconceivable that when a patient presents to an emergency room displaying all of the classic symptoms, which should lead the ordinarily prudent health care provider to rule out a stroke, the patient is discharged, only to die or suffer irreparable injury from a stroke
The judge ruled that the government's proposed action prior to a judicial review would cause KindHearts to "suffer serious and irreparable injury in the form of loss of reputation and goodwill.
In most cases, when an animal suffers irreparable injury or has died shortly before you find it, the meat can be salvaged if you act quickly--unless you have recently given that animal medication or a vaccination that would make the meat unfit for human consumption.
Because the court concludes that the plaintiffs are unable to demonstrate an irreparable injury, it denies the request for the extraordinary remedy of a preliminary injunction," the court wrote.