hedonic damages

Definition of "hedonic damages"
  1. Damages attributed as reparation for the inability to enjoy life due to a wrongful action
How to use "hedonic damages" in a sentence
  1. In the personal injury case, the plaintiff could potentially receive hedonic damages due to the accident's impact on their quality of life.
  2. After being injured at work, she sought hedonic damages to compensate for her decreased ability to take pleasure in life's activities.
  3. The jury awarded him hedonic damages, considering his permanent disabilities from the accident have prevented him from enjoying life as he once did.

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