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Damnum

[Latin, Damage.] The loss or reduction in the value of property, life, or health of an individual as a consequence of Fraud, carelessness, or accident.

The phrase ad damnum, "to the damage," is the name of a clause in a complaint that states the damages for which the individual seeks judicial relief.

See: detriment, harm, injury, loss, mischief
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Asimismo apreciamos tambien algunas disposiciones de proteccion por la via del delito de damnum iniuriae datum de recursos naturales relacionados con la fauna y la flora, donde se incluyen los supuestos de incendios, y una completa regulacion del delito de tala furtiva de arboles.
traditional per diem argument; or (4) tell the jury the ad damnum, and
English jurists thus spoke of damnum absque injuria to capture the idea that a party might suffer a genuine loss without having suffered the legally actionable injury that would support litigation.
92) Weeks' 1879 treatise proposed that the doctrine of damnum absque injuria might be understood as follows.
Damnum emergens was a principle in medieval canon law allowing for remuneration according to greater-than-arithmetic equality, which was often invoked alongside lucrum cessans.
342), certo incapax ita evadere videatur ut ipsius regiminis continuado in damnum Instituti practice converteretur, tunc Vicepraeses nominari a Congressu potest in quern omnia Patris iura et officia, excepto tamen titulo, transferantur.
En efecto, en virtud de este criterio se establecia la summa condemnationis sobre la base de las condiciones particulares del acreedor, teniendo en cuenta, ademas del damnum, el lucrum (23), pues el acreedor debia quedar completamente indemne frente al incumplimiento del deudor (24).
686): 'Justitia itaque virtus est, communi utilitate servata, suam cuique tribuens dignitatem, haec est ea virtus qua volumnus unumquemque habere id quo dignus est, si hoc commune non inferat damnum.
Western scholars, from as early as the late eighteenth century, understood that a neoliberal conception of a free market necessarily entailed the infliction of harm by parties upon each other for which there was no legal compensation--a doctrine named damnum absque injuria.
compensable injury and damnum absque injuria in the notion of
El origen de la restrictiva interpretacion normativa se remonta a la equivocada comprension de las fuentes romanas que realizaron antiguos tratadistas franceses tales como Domat y Pothier, quienes sostuvieron que el derecho romano rechazaba "el resarcimiento del dano moral, puesto que el unico atentado que podia ser reparado era el que se causaba a los bienes materiales" [41], representado por el binomio damnum emergens-lucrum cessans [42].
Par un long processus de generalisation puisant ses racines dans la formule du damnum injuria factum, qui s'est progressivement transformee en damnum injuria et culpa datum, c'est-a-dire un << dommage inflige illicitement et fautivement >> (24), la clause generale de responsabilite, dans son expression moderne (25), emerge et demeure l'oeuvre de Domat (26).