Damnum


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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.

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Sed eas quidem formulas in quibus de iure quaeritur, in ius conceptas uocamus, quales sunt quibus intendimus nostrum esse aliquid ex iure Quiritium aut nobis dare oportere aut pro fure damnum <decidi oportere; sunt et > aliae in quibus iuris ciuilis intentio est.
They can certainly choose to do this, but then they must be ready for the rather ruthless math of proportionate causalities that provides the primary "facts" of ad damnum proportionality; yet, if such attacks are factually found to be wildly disproportionate, they must expect to face the ensuing charges of war crimes against innocent civilians as a jus cogens norm.
simply by offering a higher ad damnum; that is, requesting more money
Como diria Galindo (40), la obligacion de reparar un dano nacio en Roma de la injuria (damnum injuria datum); por lo tanto, desde sus origenes, el resarcimiento ha tenido cierta trascendencia a lo penal.
Finaliza el capitulo 35 del libro tercero del Codigo con sendas constituciones imperiales de Diocleciano y Maximiano, a Claudio y a Plinio respectivamente, por las cuales permiten la demanda por la Ley Aquilia por el duplo contra quien, encerrando ganado ajeno, lo matara, aunque fuese de hambre, o para pedir indemnizacion contra quien consumiera ilicitamente los pastos ajenos; apreciamos, por tanto, dos disposiciones de proteccion por la via del delito de damnum iniuriae datum de recursos naturales relacionados con la fauna y la flora (C.
Indeed, title and interest bear more than a passing resemblance to the concepts of injuria and damnum, which played a role in Founding-era debates about the right to sue in the courts of the United States.
In matters of obligations, there are two quite commonly used expressions: damnum emergens and lucrum cessans.
Attenditur eniam q' non sit libera voluntate quando quis vendere vel emere vult tali pretio propter euitandum notabile & enorme damnum".
DWL policies may heighten the need to send excess ad damnum letters [which explain the amount that can be recovered under a default judgment] to policyholders and convey the latter's right to engage separate counsel.
Arroyo also claimed the UCCP lacked cause of action against her on the grounds that there was damnum absque injuria (loss without injury); that the complaint was a suit against the state; and the UCCP leaders did not have any cause of action for any alleged act on her part in the performance of her official duties as President and Commander in Chief.
You, the chief financial officer of XYZ Medical Corp., have just received from the insurance company a letter insurers call an "excess ad damnum" letter.
On Cajetan's analysis, all such defenses ultimately rely on appeal to damnum emergens (36) and, while Cajetan does allow for this in certain cases, the practices of the montes pietatis fall short of a just claim thereto.