Definition of "additur"
  1. The act where a court enhances the damages initially awarded by a jury that the court considers to be insufficient
How to use "additur" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff's lawyers asked for an additur since the awarded damages did not cover all the medical expenses.
  2. The court decided to implement an additur as the original compensation failed to redress the victim’s losses properly.
  3. Unsatisfied with the jury's decision, the defendant’s attorney feared an additur might further increase their client's financial liabilities.

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