ad damnum


ad damnum
ad dam·num /'ad-'dam-nəm, 'äd-'däm-nu̇m/ n [Latin, in accordance with the loss]: the claim for damages in a civil lawsuit
defendant's motion seeking to reduce the ad damnum demanded in the complaint

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

ad damnum
n.
(Latin) To the damage; the clause in a complaint in which a plaintiff specifies the damages he or she seeks.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


ad damnum
n. Latin To the damage. The amount of money sought as damages by the plaintiff in a civil action.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


ad damnum
(Latin: To the loss.)
The clause in a complaint that sets a maximum amount of money that the plaintiff can recover under a default judgment if the defendant fails to appear in court.

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


ad damnum
I
[Latin, To the loss.] The clause in a complaint that sets a maximum amount of money that the plaintiff can recover under a default judgment if the defendant fails to appear in court.
II To the damage.

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