loss of use
- An inability to utilize something, such as a car or building, due to damage caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another, potentially allowing for a claim for damages
- After the flood, he claimed for the loss of use of his home during its restoration.
- She demanded compensation for the loss of use of her car after the accident until it was repaired.
- The business filed a claim for loss of use of their office following the fire while it was under restoration.