assessment of damages
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  • assessment of damages — Measuring and fixing the amount of compensatory damages. 22 Am J2d Damg §§ 45 et seq …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Damages, Assessment of — Damages are not assessed in an arbitrary fashion but are subject to various judicial guidelines. The general principle is that the claimant is entitled to full compensation for his or her losses. The purpose of damages in tort is to put the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • determination of damages — I noun adjudication, assessment, award, award judgment, compensation, finding, grant, inquest, judgment, penalization, penalty, relief, remuneration II index inquest Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Measure of damages under English law — Damages for breach of contract is a common law remedy, available as of right. It is designed to compensate the victim for their actual loss as a result of the wrongdoer’s breach rather than to punish the wrongdoer. If no loss has been occasioned… …   Wikipedia

  • Measure of Damages (under English law) — Damages for breach of contract is a common law remedy, available as of right. It is designed to compensate the victim for their actual loss as a result of the wrongdoer’s breach rather than to punish the wrongdoer. If no loss has been occasioned… …   Wikipedia

  • DAMAGES — Assessment In Jewish law, once the tortfeasor s liability for the damage has been established and he is ordered to compensate for the loss, the measure of damages requires determination. This is done by assessing the market price of the damaged… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • assessment — I (estimation) noun aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, calculation, determination, estimate, measure, mensuration, rating, reckoning, survey, valuation associated concepts: assessment of damages II (levy) noun amount assessed as …   Law dictionary

  • damages — I noun amends, compensation, costs, expenses, expiation, fine, indemnification, indemnity, injury, just compensation, legal costs, legal liability, loss, penalty, recompense, recovery, reimbursement, remuneration for injury suffered, reparation,… …   Law dictionary

  • Assessment — As*sess ment, n. [LL. assessamentum.] 1. The act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club. [1913 Webster] 2. A valuation of property or profits of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assessment — /ə sesmənt/ noun a calculation of value ● an assessment of damages ● a property assessment ● assessment of damages ● a tax assessment …   Marketing dictionary in english

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