Measure of damages

MEASURE OF DAMAGES, prac. Those principles or rules of law which control a jury in adjusting or proportioning the damages, in certain cases. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 636.

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While individual circumstances will vary, in general, if you have an economically viable claim because of the size of your investment loss, you may want to pursue a more complete measure of damages through an individual claim," Mr.
On September 20, 2011, at issue before the trial court was the measure of damages that would be used for the Ruperts' inverse condemnation claim.
In order to maximize your potential subrogation recovery on a claim that involves works of fine art, understanding the recoverable measure of damages and hiring the right damages experts are as important as proving the cause of the loss.
We believe the jury got it right and we intend to pursue the full measure of damages that we believe are owed to Oracle.
The order also required the parties to submit "briefs on the measure of damages for the suspension and lack of hearing.
Now that verdict has been overturned, with the court indicating the measure of damages should be the money DTVA would have received had the airline remained and operated its normal services for the contract's remaining eight years.
The rule is well settled that if there is a yardstick or measure of damages by which prospective profits may be determined and they arise out of a contract in which profit is the inducement to its making, they may be allowed if proven, whether they arise from farming, mechanical, or other contracts.
Under existing case law, the correct measure of damages would be the difference between the marital home market value before the in-law apartment and its value after such improvements had been completed.
However, she also ruled "the use of Geico's trademarks in the headline or text of advertisements that appear when a user searches on 'Geico' does violate the Lanham Act, leaving as the only remaining issues in the case whether Google is liable for such violations and, if so, the measure of damages.
The applicable measure of damages for example, benefit of the bargain, out of pocket--can vary from state to state and case to case.
The only loss suffered was the loss B bore when A canceled the merger agreement, the measure of damages being the cost B incurred to reacquire its stock.
Covering such topics as wrongful discharge, severance arrangements, loss of future earnings, reorganizations and bankruptcy, and marital dissolution, the volume includes information on: the validity of estoppal arising out of offer letters, agreement and oral promises; exercising options after termination of employment; options as marital property; non-compete provisions; and, using loss of option right as a measure of damages.