consequential damages
consequential damages see damage 2

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

consequential damages
Damage or injury that does not directly and immediately result from a wrongful act, but is a consequence of the initial act. To be awarded consequential damages in a lawsuit, the damages must be a foreseeable result of the initial act.
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Category: Criminal Law
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Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


consequential damages
Injury or harm that does not ensue directly and immediately from the act of a party, but only from some of the results of such act, and that is compensable by a monetary award after a judgment has been rendered in a lawsuit. Detriment that arises from the interposition of special, unpredictable circumstances. Harm to a person or property directly resulting from any breach of warranty or from a false factual statement, concerning the quality or nature of goods sold, made by the seller to induce the sale and relied on by the buyer.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


consequential damages
Injury or harm that does not ensue directly and immediately from the act of a party, but only from some of the results of such act, and that is compensable by a monetary award after a judgment has been rendered in a lawsuit. Detriment that arises from the interposition of special, unpredictable circumstances. Harm to a person or property directly resulting from any breach of warranty or from a false factual statement, concerning the quality or nature of goods sold, made by the seller to induce the sale and relied on by the buyer.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

consequential damages
n.
   damages claimed and/or awarded in a lawsuit which were caused as a direct foreseeable result of wrongdoing.
   See also: damages, foreseeable risk

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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